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Poverty forcing people to resort to begging: Study (ht 17/03/2018)

Squatters warn of protests if govt gives public land to army, by Mahesh Kumar Das (rep 12/03/2018)

Love wins out for Muslim boy and Hindu girl, by Arjun Oli (rep 15/02/2018)

Social trend of migration effecting more migration (rep 10/02/2018)

Rural-to-urban migration to remain high (ht 25/12/2017)

No more dress code: The idea that men should wear this and women should wear that must be dismantled, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (kp 24/12/2017)

What is in store? Societal changes are much needed, but whether or not they will occur after elections is doubtful, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 21/11/2017)

What migration means on the home front: Nearly three-quarters of Nalma’s young male demographic now works abroad and landscapes and social hierarchies are being shaken from tradition, by Gabrielle Lipton, Leona Liu and Bimbika Sijapati Basnet (kp 28/10/2017)

Over one-third migrant workers hail from seven districts (ht 23/10/2017)

Country’s ‘first transgender marriage’  finds rare family acceptance (kp 10/10/2017)

Foreign jobs blamed for increasing divorce rates (ht 03/10/2017)

Use of sex toys on the rise in Kavre: Illicit and extra marital affairs have broken homes of many people in Kavre (ht 03/10/2017)

Suicides increasing at alarming rate, says report, by Sabitri Shakal (ht 11/09/2017)

More people opting for electric crematorium (ht 10/09/2017)

Biratnagar squatters to be removed from river bank (ht 31/08/2017)

Bajura folks prefer baby boys to girls (ht 29/08/2017)

Migration in a microcosm, by Sebastian Wolligandt (nt 18/08/2017)

Love comes to everyone: Nepal is one of the most progressive countries in the world for sexual minorities, by Sumeru Sambahangphe (kp 13/08/2017)

Suicides on the rise in Myagdi, by Hari Krishna Gautam (rep 10/08/2017)

More wives of migrant workers eloping with assets, by Amar Khadka (rep 08/08/2018)

Divorce rampant in Rolpa, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 02/08/2017)

Kavre grappling with rising cases of suicide: 12 incidents reported in two weeks, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 01/08/2017)

Couple jump off bridge in ‘suicide pact’ (kp 31/07/2017)

A daughter lights the funeral pyre of her mother, by Ganesh BK (rep 30/07/2017)

Superstition And Social Suppression, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 24/07/2017)

468 committed suicide in Kathmandu Valley last fiscal (ht 22/07/2017)

Demand for pork meat surges 30pc in Pokhara (kp 21/06/2017)

Rural migrants face tough choices for survival in cities (ht 27/05/2017)

Long way from home, by Isha Upadhyay (rep 19/05/2017)

The art of conversation: It is often said that cities breed loneliness. Kathmandu is somehow an exception. Even in a city of nearly millions, complete strangers will ask you for your last name and where your parents come from, by Pranaya SJB Rana (kp 06/05/2017)

We, the ugly people: Don’t think our smile signifies innocence and happiness. It is only a way to mask our hideous and scheming mind, by Trailokya Raj Aryal (rep 29/04/2017)

Oli’s follies: His words and actions have been unfair to some groups of Nepalis, including the Christians, by Ramesh Khatry (kp 27/04/2017)

Complaints from men on rise at police’s women cell, by Samipa Khanal (kp 20/04/2017)

‘Slums continue to grow in urban areas’ (ht 13/04/2017)

LGBT and media: Reel truth, by Ayush Joshi (rep 11/04/2017)

Suicide rate continues to rise: 3,366 people killed themselves by hanging last fiscal (ht 06/04/2017), Growing suicide rates major cause for concern (kp 07/04/2017)

Let’s talk about sex: A new mobile app MeroLagi is hoping to change how Nepali young adults converse about sexual and reproductive health, by Samikshya Bhattarai (kp 01/04/2017)

SAC endorses Social Practices Reform Bill (kp 27/03/2017), A long-felt need: Main challenge of the bill lies in monitoring social events and whether the legal provisions are being followed or not (ht 28/03/2017)

Erosion of family values hits grey population: Over 1,700 elderly are living in old age homes across the country (ht 24/03/2017)

Report on labour migration, its socio-political impact released (kp 14/03/2017)

On the home front: Listen to the unheard voices of the suffering wives of migrant workers left behind, by Roni Pradhan (kp 07/03/2017)

The purse strings: Women have little control over household finance despite being important earners, by Ashika Sharma (kp 07/03/2017)

Live-in relationship: Experiment time; Nepali judiciary has not accorded legal status to live-in relationship but no law has declared it illegal either, by Ganesh Paudel (rep 04/03/2017)

Suicides on the rise in Baitadi, by Bira Gadal (rep 23/02/2017)

Morang gay couples want marriage right: LGBTIs are allowed to live together, but not marry (kp 22/02/2017)

Number of sex workers increasing (ht 17/02/2017)

Identification of squatters begins: Government plans to relocate them to Ichangunarayan (ht 14/02/2017)

More than 200 families in Salyan without land ownership certificates, by Biplav Maharjan (kp 12/02/2017)

LGBTIs in civil service: 651 transgender people applied for PSC exams; Officials describe it as a big step forward for the gay community, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 11/02/2017)

The last goodbye, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 10/02/2017)

Trump era triggers fear among Nepal’s LGBTI, by Anjali Subedi (rep 24/01/2017)

Hindu-Muslim dispute upsets harmony of Kapilvastu village, by Manoj Paudel (kp 11/01/2017)

China-Nepal bilateral relations: After reports of abuse on social media, fewer Nepali women are getting married to Chinese men, by Pan Lan (nt 06/01/2017)

Stop the scourge: We must come together as a society  to reject the woeful practice of dowry (kp 05/01/2017)

Tarai youths migrating to mid-west hills for work (ht 01/01/2017)

Lack of annual leave, disintegrating migrant worker families, by Krishna Oli (rep 28/12/2016)

Till death do you part: Marriages have become one  of the most costly of enterprises. There is virtually no limit to the wealth squandered, the debts incurred, by Mohan Guragain (kp 24/12/2016)

Driving coffin vans a heartbreaking job: They reach the bodies of dead migrant workers home and then run, by Bhadra Sharma (rep 15/12/2016)

Rural migrants face reality check, by Anita Shrestha (ht 12/12/2016)

Engaging the public: There is communication gap between our sociologists and larger public, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (rep 29/11/2016)

Lastenträger im Himalaya: Warum Nepalesen so viel tragen können (Der Spiegel 17/11/2016)

Muslim community stands against dowry, by Pawan Yadav (kp 07/11/2016)

Go home again: People in Nepal use festivals to meditate on peace and continuity, by Abhi Subedi (kp 30/10/2016)

Nepal ranked 39th in World Giving Index 2016 (ht 27/10/2016)

6,800 bighas of land encroached upon, by Durgalal KC (kp 22/09/2016)

Mortality among migrant workers same as for other Nepalis: ILO report, by Siromani Dhungana (rep 20/09/2016)

12 persons killed self every day on an average last fiscal (kp 11/09/2016), Alarming trend (ht 12/09/2016), Poverty, inflation behind rising suicides, by Devendra Basnet (rep 12/09/2016)

Dhaka topi losing appeal among younger Nepalis (ht 27/08/2016)

New Generation, by Prem Khatry (rn 16/07/2016)

LGBTI community faces ostracisation, by Anita Shrestha (ht 15/08/2016)

Suicide cases spike in Arghakhanchi: Victims range in age from 9 years old to 90, by Arjun Bhushal (rep 08/08/2016)

Squatters in Valley hate police but can’t do without: Report (kp 03/08/2016)

Down and Out: Possible correlation between migration, mental health and an increase in suicide rates, by Smriti Basnet (nt 15/07/2016), Mental cost of migration: Mental health is not among the diseases for which returning migrant workers can seek compensation, by Shreejana Shrestha (15/07/2016)

Tehrathum population drops by 75 pc in 50 yrs, by Chandra Karki (kp 12/07/2016)

Far from home and hearth: Many things need to be changed to ensure the rights and dignity of labour migrants, by Bhawana Pokhrel (kp 12/07/2016)

Finding refuge in cyberspace: Fear of ostracisation by family and friends forces Nepal’s LGBTI community to seek solace on social media, by Christopher Kelly (nt 08/07/2016)

LGBTI community lauds UN decision to appoint independent monitor (kp 04/07/2016)

Middle class swells to 22pc of population (kp 30/06/2016), 22pc of population in middle-class category: Atypical structural transformation a hindrance to pull out people from vulnerable group, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 30/06/2016), 90% Nepalis struggling or feel sense of insecurity: Building larger and stronger middle class key challenge for country, by Kuvera Chalise (rep 30/06/2016)

Only women, children left in entire ward, by Barun Paneru (rep 10/06/2016)

42 percent population lives in urban centres (kp 28/05/2016)

LGBTI people ‘fail to cope with depression’: The BDS says lack of social acceptance and psycho-social counseling has left gays miserable (kp 22/05/2016)

No trivial matter: Many people I know are unhappy but they are not in a position to share their suffering, by Anjali Subedi (rep 21/05/2016)

Happiness is a hot meal, by Priyanka Gurung (rep 20/05/2016)

Cases related to family disputes up in Kaski (ht 14/05/2016)

Five years on, state still undecided on squatter resettlement plan (kp 09/05/2016)

Rainbow country: Promoting cultural diversity is important as it will lead to sustainable development, by Anita Yadav (kp 08/05/2016)

Where the streets have no men: the Nepalese town where women hold sway; Years of migration by men taking up jobs abroad have drained Bhramarpura of working-age men, leaving women to take the reins, by Sune Engel Rasmussen (Guardian 03/05/2016)

Suicide rate increasing sharply in far-western region (ht 23/04/2016)

It’s cheaper, faster, cleaner ...... so why aren’t more families choosing electric cremation?, by Liew Yu Wei (nt 15/04/2016)

Caste of characters: In Hindu society, many of the problems are a result of caste and not merely class, by Ratna BK (kp 05/04/2016)

Migration and rural change: The success stories of the few often distract attention from the hard reality for the majority, by Fraser Sugden (kp 05/04/2016)

Dating couples in public places face music, by Isha Pandey (rep 22/03/2016)

Alerted by Facebook post, police thwart suicide bid: Youth from Jhapa had posted his intention to kill self, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 12/03/2016)

LGBTI rue exclusion from survey (kp 02/03/2016)

Learning through culture: Understanding different aspects of culture helps understand the current Nepali quagmire, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 01/03/2016)

Setting things straight, by Isha Bista (rep 26/02/2016)

On the banks of river Bagmati, by Cilla Khatry (rep 19/02/2016)

Once hailed, now failed? LGBTI people have been facing hurdles when it comes to getting hitched, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 24/01/2016)

Nepal ko time: It's not just high-ranking government officials who believe only their time is important, by Biswas Baral (rep 22/01/2016)

Raising children: Men and women should share equal responsibility for childcare, by Seema Subedi (kp 01/01/2016)

CSR in Nepal: The poor beneficiaries can now afford two meals a day, schooling for their children and they now have confidence to lead decent lives, by Sudeep Bahadur Singh (rep 31/12/2015)

Social change through political empowerment? Nepal gets first female President and Speaker of the Parliament in 2015, by Ashok Dahal and Shreejana Shrestha (rep 31/12/2015)

LGBTI community urges lawmakers not to ignore their issues (kp 20/12/2015)

‘A lot more needs to be done to eradicate existing social evils’ (ht 17/12/2015)

A sense of place: According to a study, Nepalis choose to settle and work in Britain for the future of the children, by Abhi Subedi (kp 29/11/2015)

Know them: We all need to be aware of our thought processes when dealing with gender and sexual minorities, by Sanjeev Dahal (kp 29/10/2015)

‘Leave for home early this Dashain’: Official data shows that more than 2.4 million people live in Kathmandu Valley and around 1.5 million of them leave every Dashain, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 08/10/2015)

Not made in heaven: Marriages in Nepal have never been about two people starting a life together on equal terms, by Paridhi Acharya (kp 13/09/2015)

4,350 suicide cases reported last fiscal (ht 10/09/2015), Most suicide cases go unreported (ht 11/09/2015), Suicide rate surges post quake: Report (kp 15/09/2015)

Bhumika finally gets citizenship (kp 08/09/2015)

The Migration Effect, by Pramila Rai (rep 28/08/2015)

Violence against men up in Kavre, by Ram Kumar Parajuli (ht 23/08/2015)

Nepal issues 3rd gender PP: Passport Dept awaits applicant to collect machine readable passport, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 07/08/21015), Passports for third gender, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 07/08/2015), Proud moment for transgender, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 11/08/2015), Passport issued to third gender (ht 11/08/2015), Other battles: Amendment of existent and proposed laws is key to ensuring rights of sexual minorities (kp 12/08/2015)

Think long and hard: In some villages if a young male hasn't gone abroad for employment purpose, he finds it hard to get the bride, by Tarun Pratap Shah (rep 04/08/2015)

Divorce cases up in Parsa (ht 30/07/2015)

Suicide rate up in Valley after quakes (kp 12/07/2015)

Foreign affairs: The rise of foreign employment has led to an increase in the number of extramarital affairs in the country, by Anjali Rajbhandary (nt 10/07/2015)

‘No progress’ on legalising same sex marriage, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 29/06/2015), To get on equal footing: Badri Pun has had one overriding wish in life—to get married to a woman. The problem is he was not born a man, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 04/07/2015), Ministry pledges to take LGBTI agenda forward, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 10/07/2015)

Diverse lives matter: The conventional narrative of minority groups is changing with more organisations and groups coming to their support, by Subhanu Khanal (kp 16/06/2015)

Nuptials and earthquakes: The quake has brought about changes in social rituals, as reflected in post-quake marriages, by Puspa Paudel (kp 14/06/2015)

Demand for rental space escalates in Valley, by Ramesh Shrestha (ht 11/06/2015)

Love in the time of quakes, by Devika Bista (nt 05/06/2015)

Nepalis have something to cheer about: Nepal climbs 14 ranks on happiness index in two years (ht 25/04/2015)

3 teenage girls commit suicide, by Mohan Shahi (kp 20/04/2015)

Four schoolgirls commit ‘mass suicide’ over poor exam results, by Manoj Badu (kp 14/04/2015), Four girls jump into river ‘after failing in their final exam’ (ht 14/04/2015), Three bodies recovered (ht 14/04/2015), Body of fourth girl recovered from river (ht 15/04/2015)

Life expectancy to be up by 2034: In two decades, women likely to outlive men by two years, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 07/04/2015)

Deserted villages where males are old or very young, by Barun Paneru (rep 06/04/2015)

Muted colors: Most of Nepal's homosexcual men suffer from internalized homophobia because they are unable to escape old marriage with opposite sex, by Kedar Maharjan (rep 04/04/2015)

Construction of human identity: Flawed pre-selected categories, by David Seddon (ht 27/03/2015)

Task force recommends legal status for same-sex marriage (ht 26/03/2015)

Happiness index: World may be upbeat, but Nepal looks a bit glum; Ranked 138th among 143 countries in global survey (ht 22/03/2014)

LGBT to get passports under ‘O’category, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 20/03/2015)

Superstitions: Believing the unbelievable, by Nitya Pandey (rep 20/03/2015)

Family rendered landless for failing to repay Rs 20, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 15/03/2015)

Let’s talk society: Patriarchy harms men as much as it does women (kp 13/03/2015)

Daktar saab: Social prestige is associated with being called ‘Dr’ even if the said doctors are not thus qualified, by Deepak Thapa (kp 12/03/2014)

Drawing caste lines: More than quotas, the focus should be on building a meritocracy, which will lead to better inclusivity, by Suman Khadka (kp 26/02/2015)

Sexual minorities: Same-sex couples see new ray of hope, by Weena Pun (kp 13/02/2015)

Mass wedding in Capital, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/02/2015)

Baitadi villagers join hands against drinking, gambling, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 08/02/2015)

Transgenders, hijras want better health, living condition (ht 06/02/2015)

Love marriages ending in divorce up in Kailali (ht 30/01/2015)

Unfulfilled promises: Dreams shattered and neck deep in debt, families of migrant workers who die abroad struggle to get by, by Debendra Basnet (rep 28/01/2015), Scholarships for children of deceased migrant workers in offing (rep 28/01/2015)

Ill treatment in society: Third gender people, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 11/01/2015)

Road clear for 3rd sex passports (kp 06/01/2015)

Number of divorce cases rising in Kaski (ht 28/12/2014)

Trend of migrant men divorcing wife on the rise, by Janak Nepal (kp 25/12/2014)

The last Yakchis of a deserted village: Climate change hits Yak herders of Upper Mustanf hard, by Om Astha Rai (rep 22/12/2014)

Squatter settlement bulldozed to build open jail, by Tekendra Bashyal (rep 19/12/2014)

Living together: Living together could be a way to try out the relation before committing to marriage, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (rep 06/12/2014)

Kathmandu's forgotten people: Urban poor left to their own devices, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 05/12/2014)

Dyolas demand house ownership documents (kp 30/11/2014)

Sherpas want land ownership certificates, by Ananda Gautam and Lawadev Dhungana (kp 30/11/2014)

Squatters left inlurch for months (ht 27/11/2014)

Land, houses for landless squatters, by Pawan Yadav (kp 24/11/2014)

Society discriminatory against sexual minorities (kp 23/11/2014)

Causes of many suicides unknown (kp 17/11/2014)

Authorities prioritise endangered communities for land distribution (kp 16/11/2014)

Money to work: National policies and plans must acknowledge the relationship between migration and climate change adaptation, by Soumyadeep Banerjee and Meena Poudel (rep 15/11/2014)

Landless protest goes nationwide (kp 13/11/2014)

Plans to hand out public land to squatters draw flak: Experts fear misuse by politicians in favor of party cadres, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 12/11/2014), As applications swell, squatters fear land falling into wrong hands, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 13/11/2014), Deadline extension sought for filing applications, by Amar Khadka (rep 13/11/2014)

The shadowed existence, by Anjali Subedi (rep 07/11/2014)

Inter-caste couple refused marriage registration (ht 07/11/2014)

Succour for financially poor families facing dowry heat, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 29/10/2014)

Are Grandparents Burden to Modern Social Life?, by Kedar Karki (Setopati 22/10/2014)

Early marriages still common in Jajarkot (ht 18/10/2014)

Prevention measures needed to reduce suicide rate (ht 14/10/2014)

Two kill selves in Chitwan (kp 13/10/2014)

Experiences of solitude: When compared with the West, in Nepal, family ties still prevail over trajectories of solitude, by Gérard Toffin (kp 08/10/2014)

Landlessness: A growing menace, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 07/10/2014), Place to stay: Efforts to resolve landlessness must focus on land redistribution and cheap housing (kp 08/10/2014)

Offering low-cost housing to urban poor, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/10/2014)

4 suicides in Morang on Friday: Police (nn 04/10/2014)

15 Nepalis take own life every day, by Manish Gautam (kp 07/09/2014), Western region sees three suicide a day: Police, by Santosh Pokhrel (rep 07/09/2014), Suicide cases up in Kaski district (ht 11/09/2014)

Social cost of remittance: Foreign employment strongly linked to breakdown of marriages in Arghakhanchi as in many other parts of the country, by Bishal Bhattarai (kp 07/09/2014)

Infant mortality down, life expectancy up, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 02/09/2014)

Inter-caste marriage creates commotion, by Manoj Poudel and Anand Gurung (kp 31/08/2014)

Uncle and auntie: Semantic differences between kinship have direct impacts on the construction of social relations in Nepal, by Gérard Toffin (kp 26/08/2014)

Polyandry Thrives, by Janak Nepal (rn 22/08/2014)

Sleepless in Kathmandu’s slums, by Umesh Pokharel (kp 16/08/2014)

Beggar population swells as anti-begging Act gathers dust, by Dipak Bayalkoti (kp 14/08/2014)

Separate water taps for different castes (ht 14/08/2014) [With such thinking, Nepal has no future!!!]

Knotty affairs: Wedding planners are catchingon in Nepal, too, by Riwaj Rai (rep 12/08/2014)

Social security schemes: Experts for putting in place effective dstribution mechanism, monitoring system (rep 07/08/2014), Experts urge for need based social security (ht 07/08/2014)

Shelter for all: We need a mechanism to control further squatting and to maintain supply of housing for all urban poor, by Raja Ram Chatkuli (rep 06/08/2014)

Equality in paper at least in Nepal: A government committee is ready to submit recommendations on legalising same-sex marriage, but it is a long road, by Basil Edward Teo (nt 01/08/2014), Hidden in plain view: Even if gay marriage is legalised, cultural norms and values haven’t kept pace with the amendments, by Ayesha Shakya (nt 01/08/2014)

Sex and the citizen: Given the long history of migration from Nepal, there is nothing new about stories of wayward wives, by Deepak Thapa (kp 31/07/2014)

Rate of divorce goingup in Kaski district (ht 27/07/2014)

Sindhuli villages seeing huge outflux of youths (ht 20/07/2014)

Police records show one suicide a day in Valley (ht 18/07/2014)

Campaign to outdo harassment of third genders in societies, by Durga Lal KC (kp 17/07/2014)

Wedlocked: Govt needs to work on strictly enforcing the legal age at marriage (kp 11/07/2014)

Foreign employment fraying conjugal ties, by Benupraj Bhattarai (rep 04/07/2014)

Power of satire: In many ways, the MaHa duo is way ahead of its time in its portrayal of current Nepali society, by Gérard Toffin (kp 27/06/2014)

Squatters left out in cold: 258 families were displaced from Thapathali during the eviction drive, by Dipak Vayalkoti (kp 22/06/2014), 5,500 squatters displaced, by Rajan Bhattarai (ht 22/06/2014)

Provisions related to marriage and divorce in the proposed Civil Code (sp 20/06/2014)

Slough of despair: Depression rampant among spouses of migrant workers and kids, too, by Daman Rai (rep 19/06/2014)

Jewellery row stalls wedding ceremony, by Laxmi Sah (kp 11/06/2014)

Bill to end dowry, tilak system registered (ht 07/06/2014)

On the quest for a 'home', by Nitya Pandey (rep 06/06/2014)

Woman in anti-dowry crusade (ht 04/06/2014)

Nip not the buds: The epidemic of early marriage stems from a deep seated disinterest towards investing in girls at all levels, by Avinashi Paudel (kp 03/06/2014)

Inter-caste couple in Pyuthan restricted in social affairs, by L.B. Thapa (rep 01/06/2014)

Everest’s orphans: n the absence of a strong welfare system, there is a need to address families where the breadwinner is lost, by Helen Sherpa (kp 29/05/2014)

Rural families spend twice on addictions than on education, by Dikshya Singh (ht 19/05/2014)

Yawning gap between rich, poor (ht 19/05/2014)

38.8 per cent tenants in cities: Survey (ht 19/05/2014)

Ways of life: Through the practice of capture marriage, Kabaddi illustrates a clash between tradition and modernity, by Binit Gurung (kp 18/05/2014)

Cops’ move against dowry ‘effective’, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 11/05/2014)

46 hurt as cops, landless clash, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 07/05/2014), Pathari remains tense after clash: 16 police personnel and 20 agitating squatters receiving treatment (ht 07/05/2014)

Money management: Policy intervention aimed at fostering inter-caste cooperation and social integration entails a scheme exclusively for dalits and widows, by Jayash Paudel (rep 05/05/2014)

Money matters: Remittance has changed the way people live, think and interact in a village in Sarlahi, by Deepak Chaudhary (kp 27/04/2014)

Landless demand land ownership certificates, by Abdhesh Kumar Jha (kp 26/04/2014)

Tradition, technology abetting child marriage in Bajura, by Krishna Oli (rep 22/04/2014)

Squatter-turned landlords lose houses, properties, by Binod Bhandari (kp 02/04/2014)

Hashish sale rampant in Bajhang (kp 02/04/2014)

LGBTIs still fear boycott (kp 30/03/2014)

Under-age marriage rising (ht 20/03/2014)

Winter over, Dolpa people head homeward, by Pratibha Rawal (rep 12/03/2014)

Thabai community seeks support from state (ht 07/03/2014)

18 displaced families living under rock, by Nirajan Poudel (rep 04/03/2014)

Couples get allowances for inter-caste marriage (nn 27/02/2014)

Riches to rags: Evolving definitions of poverty, by Bijan Panta (rep 19/02/2014)

Spirit of the gift: In Nepal, the economy is still partly or dominantly controlled by altruistic aims, by Gérard Toffin (kp 10/02/2014)

Polygamy becoming rampant in Syangja (ht 07/02/2014)

What's in a caste? Grandma argues inter-caste unions end family history; I think they bring interesting twists, by Prayas Raj Koirala (rep 06/02/2014)

Brick and mortar: Adequate housing must be available for all residents of Kathmandu regardless of a squatter’s title, by Benjamin Conner (kp 02/02/2014)

Beg to differ: Is it rational to criminalize beggary without analyzing the problem in larger social context?, by Sudeshna Thapa (rep 28/01/2014)

Folklore and politics: Nepali folklore studies is a precious way of saving the real, creative and meaningful existence of people in this land, by Abhi Subedi (kp 26/01/2014)

Sex in the city: Legalising prostitution will provide legal protection and employment to sex workers, by Giri Bahadur Sunar (kp 26/01/2014)

Report on same-sex marriage: Sexualminorites await with bated breath, by Weena Pun (kp 23/01/2014)

Forget Nepal? For a nation that rarely gets moments to boost its self ego antiquity may be the only tonic, by Dinkar Nepal (rep 19/01/2014)

Lumanti rekindles low income families hopes of owning home, by Pratibha Rawal (rep 31/12/2013)

Fight for rights: Equality in marriage is an important step towards ending all legal and public discrimination towards LGBTI community, by Anjita Parajuli (kp 31/12/2013)

State of neglect: Despite being born and raised here, Nepali Sikhs and their contributions are ignored by the state, by Jaspal Singh (kp 29/12/2013)

Squatters pin their hopes on newly elected representatives, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 28/12/2013)

Vive la différence: South Asian education’s technical focus has left its society totally dependent on politics to address differences, by Pramod Mishra (kp 26/12/2013)

One-step back: Sexual minorities in Nepal should focus on removing discriminatory legal provisions in the Muluki Ain, by Semanta Dahal (kp 23/12/2013)

Squatters unimpressed by apartments in Ichangunarayan: Most of the people who live in the settlement are daily wage earners and they would not go to live in the apartments paying rent, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 21/12/2013)

Depression leading to rise in suicide cases, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 21/12/2013)

Nepali culture and grief resolution: Crucial backup ensured, by Ajay Risal (ht 20/12/2013)

Ramechhap people deserting villages for jobs at brick kilns, by Himal Dhungel (ht 14/12/2013)

Are marriage ceremonies becoming more lavish?, by Suprasanna Aryal (rep 14/12/2013)

Father figures: Nepali men should be encouraged to break traditional barriers and take up caring roles in their children's  lives, by Neeti Aryal Khanal (kp 13/12/2013)

Sexual minorities feel left out by GBV drive, by Basant Sharma (kp 8/12/2013)

Exodus: In hopes of a better future; After the CA election, hordes of seasonal migrant workers are leaving Nepali villages for India, by Rudra Khadka (rep 06/12/2013)

Of unity in adversity: The unity between Nepalis of different backgrounds is being forged in the searing heat of Western Asia, by C.K. Lal (rep 06/12/2013)

No Allowance For Inter-caste Couples (rep 29/11/2013)

More Nepalis holding weddings in hotels (kp 14/11/2013)

Juwako Khaal: The culture of gambling in Nepal, by Nitya Pandey (rep 01/11/2013)

Dashain notes: Elders wished for good education, health and long life of their loved ones; Now blessings concern a plot of land or a vehicle, by Dharma Adhikari (rep 23/10/2013)

Lodging mayhem in the city, by Nitya Pandey (rep 27/09/2013)

Gender minority: Do They Really Believe In God?, by Anjali Subedi (rep 26/09/2013)

The pursuit of happiness: A dwindling economy, an indifferent polity and structurally entangled political parties all show no clear indication of creating conditions of happiness, by Abhi Subedi (kp 15/09/2013)

No private affair: Parents who value 'hard work' and 'conscientiousness' in grooms often want a house in Kathmandu for their daughter, by Arun Bhattarai (rep 14/09/2013)

Landless Issues Resurface As Key Political Policy: Despite recurring electoral promises, the plight of squatters remains as dire as ever, by Pragati Shahi (kp 10/09/2013), Dying hopes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/09/2013)

Being a Nepali: Four anecdotes that explore what Nepaliness could be said to entail, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 31/08/2013)

Society Still Reluctant To Embrace Same Sex Partners, by Anjali Subedi (rep 28/08/2013)

500 commit suicide in a year in Mid-West, by Rajendra Nath (kp 18/08/2013)

A matter of attitude, by C.K. Lal (rep 16/08/2013)

Transgenders call for human treatment (ht 08/08/2013)

Young Nepal: World Population Day 2013, by Badri Pokhrel (rep 11/07/2013)

Ceremonial change: Recent assertions by Dalits, Kamlaris and other underprivileged groups point to a society still entrenched in social hierarchy and discrimination, by Lok Raj Baral (kp 02/07/2013)

Displaced couple yet to return home (kp 24/06/2013)

Close to the edge: In a remote corner of eastern Nepal, villagers log timber to barter for food from Tibet, by Sunir Pandey (nt 14/06/2013)

Life in Transit, by Cilla Khatry (rep 31/05/2013)

Social Consequences of Economic Integration in Asia, by Krishna Prasad Subedi (sp 31/05/2013)

The trend of going abroad and the void it leaves behind, by Nistha Rayamajhi (rep 31/05/2013)

Battlefield redefined, by Phanindra Dahal (kp 25/05/2013)

Paradigm shift in early marriage, by Laxmi Maharjan (ht 19/05/2013)

Fender bender: Experimenting with live-in relationships, by Cilla Khatry (rep 17/05/2013)

Govt urged to address menace of migration (ht 16/05/2013)

Crossing the sea: Notions of purity associated with travel have changed with the increased rate of labour migration from Nepal, by Gŕard Toffin (kp 05/05/2013)

Muslims' rights are a far cry in Nepal, by Dev Kumar Sunuwar (rep 15/03/2013)

Of long hair, hooliganism & Nepal Police, by Arpan Shrestha (rep 08/03/2013)

Making peace with death: Death processions in Nepal, by Michael Rosenkrantz (kp 28/02/2013)

Migration of young population on rise (ht 18/02/2013)

Failed formulas: Writing being out of women's reach, erotica before the last century was by and for men, by Sewa Bhattarai (rep 14/02/2013)

Local trust networks: Nepal can be depicted as a divided society where different groups cannot find consensus in important actions, by Gérard Toffin (kp 27/01/2013)

LGBTIs’ citizenship secured (kp 22/01/2013), Third gender to be issued citizenship (ht 23/01/2013)

Call to increase retirement age (ht 20/01/2013)

Modern servitude: The political economy of servitude in Nepal needs new analyses as in the absence of workers’ rights, new forms of servitude replace the old, by Gyanu Adhikari (kp 15/01/2013)

Right to squat: Squatting is a complex issue that needs to be considered in its totality rather than applying popular gimmicks, by Suman Khadka (kp 01/01/2013), Police, squatters clash during eviction bid, by Harihar Singh Rathore (kp 02/01/2013)

Nepalis among 'least emotional' people in world: Survey (nn 28/12/2012)

Easy come, easy go: Evolving marriage trend (rep 23/12/2012)

Sex police strikes: For far too long we have condemned sexual acts when we should celebrate them, by Anil Bhattarai (kp 16/12/2012)

Eating out!, by Ritzy Sedhai (ht 16/12/2012)

Rents: Revenues and rights?, by Asmita Manandhar (rep 07/12/2012)

Migration trends, by Ankit Adhikari (kp 01/12/2012)

The rise of the nuclear family, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/12/2012)

Matters of Sexual Equality, by Jacqueline Damen (sp 30/11/2012)

Documentary film investigates suicide 'epidemic' in Nepal (nn 28/11/2012)

SC orders lesbian freed (kp 06/11/2012), SC allows live-in lesbian relationship, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 06/11/2012)

Early marriage: Victims pin the blame on gadgets, by Kokila K.C. (ht 22/10/2012)

Dashain brings financial woes to labourers (ht 22/10/2012)

Squatter rehab plan back to square one (kp 07/10/2012)

Still in the Middle Ages: Research shows that massive caste-based discrimination continues in Nepali society, by Dhana Bahadur Mijar (kp 03/10/2012)

Govt recognises first Nepali, post-operative transsexual (kp 28/09/2012)

High in the Himalaya, brothers share one wife, by Frankie Taggart (rep 28/09/2012)

35 percent Badis landless: Report, by Ganesh Chaudhary(kp 19/09/2012)

Alarming rise in suicide number (kp 11/09/2012), Alarm bells (kp 14/09/2012)

‘Empty Nest Syndrome’: In the Nepalese context, by Ajay Risal (ht 31/08/2012)

Historic temple, heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley becoming favourite haunts for lovers (nn 30/08/2012)

New faces of conflict: As the struggle for natural resources between communities begins, conflict-resolution mechanisms need to be brought into place, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 19/08/2012)

Inter-caste marriage leads to displacement (kp 18/08/2012)

Phase II squatter resettlement kicks off (kp 16/08/2012)

Nepali society: Sycophancy still rules is guided by the chakari system where a person’s qualification counts little, by Prem Phyak (kp 14/08/2012)

Hardships abound for marginalised Badis, by Krishna Prasad Gautam (kp 09/08/2012), Badi children out of school (ht 09/08/2012)

Take back the pride, by Raji Pokhrel (kp 03/08/2012)

Govt brings in yet another squatter relocation plan (kp 02/08/2012), Make room: Resettlement plan for squatters is astute, but govt must be ready for opposition (kp 03/08/2012), Still On a razor edge, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/08/2012)

Suicide rate on the rise in Kapilvastu, by Manoj Poudel (kp 30/07/2012)

Lalitpur shut against squatter relocation, by Anjali Subedi (rep 23/07/2012), Squatters: Govt rescinds Lalitpur plan (kp 25/07/2012), Unwanted everywhere: Politics and prejudice takes its toll on the landless squatters (kp 26/07/2012)

Bhusal censures PM over squatters (kp 17/07/2012)

Nepal's gay rights movement, by Bibek Bhandari (rep 13/07/2012)

58 huts for squatters at Sundarighat, by Anjali Subedi (rep 05/07/2012), Construction of squatters’ huts in Balkhu resumes (kp 05/07/2012), Locals protest move to construct sheds (ht 05/07/2012), Locals’ protest dampens squatters’ home hopes (kp 07/07/2012), Locals protest squatters’ relocation (ht 07/07/2012), Sundarighat locals threaten to burn squatter huts, by Anjali Subedi (rep 07/07/2012), Squatters refuse to move, demand homes for all, by Binod Ghimire (kp 11/07/2012), Squatters unlikely to move to Sundarighat (rep 17/07/2012), Lalitpur shutdown to protest plans to settle squatters at Sundarighat (nn 22/07/2012), Sundarighat locals protest relocation of squatters (ht 23/07/2012)

Squatters evicted from forest, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 30/06/2012)

Rautes charmed by modern lifestyles, by Durgalal K.C. (kp 26/06/2012)

Squatters to be settled in Dhobighat (ht 26/06/2012)

Sans ‘dating spots’, lovebirds falling prey to cops’ claws: Held for ‘immoral’ activities in public places, young lovers are handed over to their guardians, by Roishan Sedhai (kp 18/06/2012)

Provide relief to evicted squatters: AHRC (kp 12/06/2012)

Govt building huts for squatters: 48 temporary almshouses in the initial phase in Balkhu area, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/06/2012)

One in three Nepalis rate their lives ‘worse’ (ht 29/05/2012)

Third genders to get citizenship (kp 24/(05/2012)

Squatters feel abandoned in limbo, by Arjun Poudel (rep 23/05/2012), We’ll reoccupy Bagmati land, squatterswarn (ht 24/05/2012)

Govt starts demolition drive to remove Bagmati riverside squatters (nn 08/05/2012), Govt bulldozes Bagmati squatter settlement, by Arjun Poudel (rep 09/05/2012), Government evicts Thapathali squatters, by Bionod Ghimire (kp 09/05/2012), Squatters forcefully evicted from Thapathali: More than 3,000 security personnel deployed; 297 houses demolished in a single day, (ht 09/05/2012), Landless and now homeless, by Arejun Poudel (rep 10/05/2012) Rain rubs salt on squatters’ wound (kp 10/05/2012), Rights watch dog lament forced eviction of Bagmati riverside squatters (nn 11/05/2012), PM assures food and shelter to squatters (rep 14/05/2012), Landless resettlement soon: PM (kp 14/05/2012), Locals protest govt plan to relocate Bagmati river squatters in Chovar (nn 14/05/2012), Kirtipur locals protest squatter relocation plan (kp 15/05/2012), Outrage against govt plan to resettle squatters in Chobhar (ht 15/05/2012)

3 percent men victims of domestic abuse: Report (kp 07/05/2012)

Survey paints bleak condition of children, women in mid and far western regions (nn 04/05/2012

434,848 families apply for recognition as landless squatters, by Gani Ansari (rep 28/04/2012), Verification of squatters to be over soon: To collect data on landless living on Bagmati banks (ht 29/04/2012)

13 pc youths experience pre-marital sex, by Arjun Poudel (rep 21/04/2012)

Snag in squatter verification process (kp 16/04/2012)

‘Illegal’ huts torched, ‘squatters’ left in the lurch (ht 13/04/2012)

Govt rent dole to real landless next week (kp 11/04/2012)

In 1st phase, 190 squatter families to get rent (kp 26/03/2012)

Rs 15,000 to squatters before evacuation: PM (rep 25/03/2012)

Nepal 2nd in child marriage prevalence: UNICEF, by Anjali Subedi (rep 24/03/2012)

Graying of hair common among youths, by Anjali Subedi (rep 13/03/2012)

Nepali Society: Fading Norms and Dying Values, by Prem Khatry (rn 06/03/2012)

Govt’s drive to build houses on; Badis left out, by Motilal Poudel (kp 27/02/2012)

Pure unions Marriages between Dalits and non-Dalits need acceptance (kp 17/02/2012)

Waiting in Fear: Bagmati evictions mired in confusion, by Kyle Knight (rep 10/02/2012)

Govt drive to identify landless squatters (rep 07/02/2012)

Transgender facing discriminations (rep 05/02/2012)

Rs 5,000 monthly for squatters: Only real landless people to get govt succour, by Binod Ghimire (kp 01/02/2012)

Govt drives away footpath vendors, tastes rare feat, by Nirjana Sharma (kp 25/01/2012)

Squatters' eviction: A handful of people register themselves (kp 23/01/2012)

70 families awaiting bodies of kin abroad: Many countries require exit visa even for corpses, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 22/01/2012)

Food in transit: Nepalis have peculiar food habits that create interesting food situations, by Sewa Bhattarai (kp 22/01/2012)

Squatters refuse to participate for verification, by Om Astha Rai (rep 19/01/2012), Leave in four days or face eviction, squatters told: NGOs rally for landless people (kp 22/01/2012)

Govt to identify real squatters and evict them (rep 12/01/2012), Taskforce gears up for eviction drive, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/01/2012)

Child suicide rate surges, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 02/01/2012), 104 suicides in 5 months ring alarm bells, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 04/01/2012), Suicide cases on the rise, by Kamal Panthi (kp 07/01/2012)

Community Self Reliance Centre (CSRC), Sindhupalchok

List of Nepali surnames and their ethnic/caste affiliation, by K.-H. Krämer (in German)

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