The future of energy

Petroleum imports can be significantly reduced if Nepal begins producing hydrogen to meet energy needs Nepal’s mountainous topography and its perennial river systems, flowing from...

In-house investment

It would be prudent for Nepal to attempt to finance small hydropower projects through domestic bonds and derivatives AUG 13 - The Energy Minister, along with...

India warms up to Nepal – is China feeling the heat?

As the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi concludes the next leg of his neighborhood bonhomie with a visit to Nepal, the world busies itself...

India and China vying for energy resources in Nepal

With his two-day trip to Nepal, Narendra Modi became the first Indian PM to visit the neighboring country in 17 years. But was the...

India beyond Modi

BISHAL THAPA Long before the first vote had been cast and the last vote counted, Narenda Modi had come to mean different things to different...

Working on water

Unless investments are made in hydro, Nepal will not be able to attract substantial investment in any other sector AUG 03 - The ongoing debates on...

Opening the floodgates

AUG 01 - Faced with brownouts of up to 16 hours, Nepal badly needs electricity. There are only two options to do so at...

TIME HAS COME TO REVIEW INDO-NEPAL TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP – 1950

No two neighbouring countries enjoy a more intimate and a more complex relationship than India and Nepal. India is where Nepalis come to study, work, spend holidays,...

Cutting water off

The controversy on hydropower development misses the key point that India's main interest is water JUL 25 - It’s a déjà vu. Suspicions and controversies...

A new beginning with Nepal

An early visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Kathmandu will offer an opportunity to remove the accumulated cobwebs of mistrust between the two...