Stuck at home after losing job to pandemic, Nepali migrants from districts where monsoon has wreaked havoc face a difficult road to recovery
Remittance money has always played a crucial role in disaster recovery. But Covid-19, which has left many migrant workers without work, has now made it much more challenging to recover from disasters.
Nepal-made clothing brands were enjoying a great run and then the pandemic hit
With no sales for months, and record low demands, Nepali clothing brands find themselves in an unfamiliar position.
In the midst of a pandemic, a cafe becomes a place of refuge for stranded people
Run by a monastery, Utpala Cafe, in Boudha, has been providing free meals to people since day one of the lockdown—feeding more than 80 people every day.
Bijay Amatya: This pandemic is unlike any challenge the tourism industry has seen
Kora Tours CEO Bijay Amatya talks about what the future of Nepal’s tourism industry looks like.
The lockdown may be over but the threat of Covid-19 is not
Here are some things to keep in mind to limit the spread of the virus in this post-lockdown world.
The lockdown has put an end to all sex work and pushed sex workers into poverty
Even though the lockdown has been eased, there is no respite in sight for sex workers--already marginalised and vulnerable--who have been jobless for months.
Lessons to take from the pandemic
As people continue to adjust to the new normal, the Post spoke to an academician, a medical professional and a social activist about what we can learn from the current crisis.
How to sleep better in uneasy times
Ever since the lockdown started, there’s no doubt many are having trouble sleeping while others are having disrupted sleeping patterns. But there are ways that can help you get a good night’s sleep.
How fitness centres are responding to the Covid-19 crisis
Nepal’s fitness industry is dealing with an unprecedented crisis as thousands of gyms across the country have remained closed for more than two months.
Covid-19 threatens the very survival of restaurants
Nepal's restaurant industry is one of the worst hit by the pandemic, and it may become one of the last ones to recover.
Not everyone is happy with people feeding stray dogs
Some locals say the food left out for dogs is attracting more strays, inviting nuisance; while others fear dogs could transmit Covid-19—a claim that has no scientific evidence yet.
Empty trails and deserted villages: the pandemic brings the mountain economy to a standstill
During the spring trekking season, mountain trails would have been teeming with tourists, but this year, Covid-19 has turned these trails ghostly and desolate.
Yugal Gurung releases new album online and donates proceeds for relief
Musician Gurung talks about the inspiration behind his recently launched album 'Lukamari' and why he is donating all the proceeds from the album's sale.
Virtual tours: Travelling in the time of Covid-19
Saurav Dhakal, the founder and curator of StoryCycle, on the importance of effective storytelling and how his organisation is making use of technology to offer virtual tours for a society under lockdown.
Alan Arnette: It will not surprise me if climbing does not resume until spring
One of the most well-known chroniclers of Everest, Arnette talks about his love for mountains, the precarious situation the mountaineering industry is in due to Covid-19, and how he is raising funds for out-of-job climbing sherpas.