The Kathmandu Post Features

Nepal-China exchanges via Soong Ching-ling

The honorary chairwoman of the People’s Republic of China in 1950-60 met with heads of government or delegations from Indonesia, India, the Soviet Union, Nepal, North Korea, Myanmar, Pakistan, Mexico and other countries.

History and politics of Nepal’s school education

The evolution of school education during the later decades of Rana rule from around the 1930s until the end of the Panchayat period in the 1990s is captured thoroughly in ‘School Education in Nepal’.

Missing migrant workers of Sudurpaschim

A number of men from the far west go missing in India, hundreds bring home HIV infections every year but mothers and wives still send their sons and husbands to India for livelihood.

Remembering the maestro Gopal Yonjan

Gopal was a trailblazer who shaped Nepali music—its present and future—disarming listeners, urging them to step into his realm of creations.

The chairman has an identity crisis

Pushpa Kamal Dahal is torn between his two selves: an insidious, crafty Prachanda who will go on the offensive to get what he wants, and a gentle, pragmatic Pushpa Kamal who can placate opposing factions and win over the media.

The rise and fall of Nepal Airlines

Once the country’s largest employer and the largest earner of foreign currency, Nepal Airlines was brought down by the two evils that plague most other public bodies in Nepal—mismanagement and corruption.