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The Record We are an independent digital publication based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Our stories examine politics, the economy, society, and culture. We look into events both current and past, offering depth, analysis, and perspective. Explore our features, explainers, long reads, multimedia stories, and podcasts. There’s something here for everyone.
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Mayor Balen Shah’s commitment to improving Kathmandu’s solid waste management system is cause for optimism. But there are no overnight solutions, and the spotlight must stay on the issue.
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Eight young Nepali writers imagine the possible futures of climate change in a new collection featuring poetry and short fiction.
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Is maintaining the Kodari crossing between Nepal and China as an international highway a lost cause?
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While the state of mental health of Nepalis is largely unknown, estimates and anecdotal evidence suggest that the pandemic and climate crises have exacerbated problems.
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Every winter and spring, Kathmandu goes through episodes of dips in air quality. Poorly designed policies and enforcement mechanisms hinder improvement.
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When it comes to climate change, Global media attention has stayed on island nations but the Himalaya have their own unique vulnerabilities.
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The longstanding ‘park-people’ conflict surrounding Chitwan National Park, which includes instances of gross human rights violations against the Tharu community, is a story that is often buried in the garb of conservation.
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With Occupy Tudikhel Nepal gets an opportunity to question larger forces that are shaping it physically, and politically.