FIFA World Cup: Russia hopes to build on football craze in Nepal to boost bilateral ties

For past three weeks, the world’s eyes are on Russia as the largest country in the world by area hosts the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup. Russia holds a powerful position in global politics and this World Cup, without doubt, has given it an opportunity to add a new feather in its cap— […]

Robin Marston: This pioneer of Nepal’s trekking industry has nostalgia for pre-lodge trekking

Robin Marston and his wife rolled into Kathmandu 40 years ago on a Land Rover, having driven from England via Afghanistan, where they arrived on the same day the Soviet Union invaded. He settled down in the idyllic valley and took up a job in Mountain Travel Nepal, which according to him was the first […]