Nepali Afghanistan and Iraq victims seek compensation, justice
According to the US Labor Department, approximately 300 Nepalis have filed compensation claims for deaths or injuries in the US war zones. However, experts believe the true number of Nepali casualties is far higher.
‘Cheap’ Nepali deaths in US war zones
In Afghanistan and Iraq, Nepalis who are injured or killed while working for American contractors are often sent home with only token compensation, or none at all.
Debt and Deadlines
Each year around the anniversary of the April and May 2015 earthquakes, the media turns its attention to the ongoing plight of Nepal’s earthquake victims and reconstruction progress. Journalists—especially foreign ones like myself—are guilty of hypocrisy in calling attention to earthquake victims on anniversaries, then turning a blind eye to them for much of the rest of the year.
Flood recovery plan set to exclude tenant farmers
In Pipara, a predominantly Dalit settlement in Kanchanpur Municpality of Saptari District, floods hit mid-day on August 12.
As he is installing exhaust fans on his latest project—a walk-in solar tunnel dryer for betel nut in Jhapa District—Babu Raja Shrestha