Benefits of Nepal Compact come with risks

Nepalese policemen use shields to protect themselves as protesters opposing a proposed US half billion dollars grant for Nepal clash with them outside the parliament in Kathmandu, Nepal,Feb 27, 2022. (NIRANJAN SHRESTHA / AP) Despite fierce protests across the country, Nepal's House of Representatives passed the Nepal Compact of the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation […]

US gift to Nepal a Trojan horse

In a statement on Feb 9, the United States embassy in Nepal described the $700 million that was pledged to the country in an investment deal arranged under the auspices of the US aid agency Millennium Challenge Corporation as "a gift from the American people and a partnership between the two nations that will bring […]

Floods, landslides kill at least 43 people in Nepal

This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) shows NDRF personnel rescuing civilians stranded following heavy rains at Chhara village near Nainital, Uttarakhand on Oct 20, 2021. At least 43 people have died and another 30 are missing after three days of heavy rainfall triggered landslides and flash floods in Nepal, police said on Wednesday. […]