About Us

KATHMANDU TRIBUNE (Registration No. 304/073-74) is Nepal’s National online English and Nepali daily run by Nepal Tribune Media. It is based in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Kathmandu Tribune focuses on pressing forward to contribute significantly towards English and Nepali journalism.

Kathmandu Tribune

tribune: an unofficial defender of the rights of the individual
ˈtrɪbjuːn/  \ ˈtri-ˌbyün , tri-ˈ \

Kathmandu Tribune is independent.
It values truth.
It shuns fake news and loathes yellow journalism.
There’s no place for sensationalism and click-bait journalism.

Kathmandu Tribune believes in the future of digital journalism.
The newsroom aspires to publish investigative stories.
We know data is the future.
We believe technology compliments journalism.

Kathmandu Tribune does not associate with any political party or corporation.
It is not owned by millionaires.
There are no hidden agendas; no hidden strings.
We believe in transparency.

Kathmandu Tribune believes in quality and ethics.
It is customer-focused, reader-focused, journalism-focused and
We aim to create a strong foundation for the future of Nepali journalism.
We are neutral but critical.

Kathmandu Tribune is honest and aspires to give you the truth.
Kathmandu Tribune believes in democracy, human rights, and progressive values.
Kathmandu Tribune believes in press freedom and editorial independence.
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Let’s invest in the future of journalism.

Our Team

Arun Budhathoki is a poet, writer and freelance journalist based in Kathmandu, Nepal. He is the founder and editor of Kathmandu Tribune. He tweets at @arunbudhathoki.

Email: arun@kathmandutribune.com

Cell: 9860809651 — Founding Editor

Manoj Panthi is Project Manager in Advance R&D for Spirit Aerosystems in the United States. He dreams big about the future of media. He tweets at @DreamerManoj


Founding Chief Operating Officer (COO)


Staff Writers 

Urusha Maharjan

Sushila Gurung

Anjali Gurung

Manoj Ghimire

Bibidh Subedi

Prashansha Basnet

Shreejana Mainali

Roshan Parajuli

Deepika Joshi – US Correspondent