US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had a rare meeting with Nepal's Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali as part of the Trump administration's effort to thwart increasing Chinese influence in the Himalayan nation. To read further, click on the link below:
Nepal's government has stopped eight foreign contractors from leaving the Himalayan country in an effort to complete a critical but much delayed water supply project for the capital. To read further, Click on the link:
- 19 Dec 2018 by Friends of Nepal
WASHINGTON – Peace Corps releasedits 20 18 rankings of the top volunteer-producing states across the country. The nation’s capital is again the largest producer of volunteers per capita, after claiming the top spot in 2017 from longtime front-runner Vermont.
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- 24 Mar 2018 by Friends of Nepal
Journalists from Nepal’s largest newspaper have been charged with contempt of court after publishing critical stories about the country’s chief justice. To read further and watch video, please click on the link below:
- 01 Mar 2018 by Daniel Donaghue
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, but precisely how tall is it? It’s not such a simple question. In the past, geologists have disagreed about what to include in their calculations: Should the summit’s snowcap be included? Or should surveyors drill down to the peak’s rock base?
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