Snow leopard population overestimated in Nepal? DNA study suggests it may be

>>Researchers conducted a large-scale survey of potential snow leopard habitat in Nepal to re-estimate the species’ population density using the non-invasive technique of collecting environmental DNA from scat samples combined with standard genetic analyses. >>This method enabled the researchers to sample a larger, more representative, area than many previous studies, often conducted in prime leopard […]

‘Nepal’s Taj Mahal’ was deserted for a century. Can it get its glory back?

If you have ever mugged up general knowledge question-answers for a quiz contest or a ‘Loksewa’ exam, you will know which historical monument is called Nepal’s ‘Taj Mahal’. While millions of Nepalis have heard about the Rani Mahal in Palpa, only a small section of the population has visited the place. Apparently, the century-old monument […]