• Calling 101

    Calling 101

    You will hardly hear any stories about firefighters in Nepal; seldom will you hear little boys and girls say, “I want to be a firefighter”. What happens when you call 101?  - The call center at Juddha Barun Yantra receives the call.  - Thereafter, when the person on duty confirms the fire, they signal the first group

  • For a Cleaner Environment

    For a Cleaner Environment

    Each of us has a moral duty to dispose garbage in a responsible manner so as to teach future generations about the importance of protecting the environment in which we live. Nowadays, one of the major common worldwide problems is the accumulation and disposal of waste. Due to the rampant growth of world population, this problem is becoming increasingly

  • The Bagmati Screaming for Help

    The Bagmati Screaming for Help

    Bagmati suffers from a plethora of woes, and the journey from a sewer to a holy river again doesn’t seem feasible until there is a proper system for waste segregation and sewage treatment. Running through the heart of the city, the Bagmati has forever been a witness to lives in this beautiful valley since centuries. The 3,640 km river

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  • The Pyramid Spiral,  Dance of the Five Elements

    The Pyramid Spiral, Dance of the Five Elements

    Reviewed by J. S. Bhutia, BA Buddhist Studies

    In this mind blowing book, a step-by-step process of how the manifest world comes into being is suggested through the description of a piece of artwork made by the author herself, Susan Griffith-Jones. At the time of making it, she was living next to the beautiful stupa of Bouddhanath

    Jun.22.2016
  • Calling 101

    Calling 101

    Srizu Bajracharya

    You will hardly hear any stories about firefighters in Nepal; seldom will you hear little boys and girls say, “I want to be a firefighter”. What happens when you call 101?  - The call center at Juddha Barun Yantra receives the call.  - Thereafter, when the person

    Jun.18.2016
  • For a Cleaner Environment

    For a Cleaner Environment

    GIACOMO D'ORLANDO

    Each of us has a moral duty to dispose garbage in a responsible manner so as to teach future generations about the importance of protecting the environment in which we live. Nowadays, one of the major common worldwide problems is the accumulation and disposal of waste. Due to the

    Jun.16.2016
  • The Bagmati Screaming for Help

    The Bagmati Screaming for Help

    Rajni Jaishi

    Bagmati suffers from a plethora of woes, and the journey from a sewer to a holy river again doesn’t seem feasible until there is a proper system for waste segregation and sewage treatment. Running through the heart of the city, the Bagmati has forever been a witness to lives

    Jun.16.2016
  • What's Eating Away Our Temples?

    What's Eating Away Our Temples?

    Looza Mahaju

    The perfume I earlier associated with temples has changed into smell. It isn’t the smell of devotion anymore; it is a stench of disintegrating organic matters. Nostalgia is not unlike a mirage; it’s all good, until you want to check it out for yourself. As soon as you decide

    Jun.12.2016
  • Healthful Sattoo  of the Terai

    Healthful Sattoo of the Terai

    Amar B. Shrestha

    There is one distinctive food in the Terai that is truly healthful, and it’s called ‘sattoo’.  The people of the Terai (lowlands) are a hardworking lot, most of whom work in the fields all day long in the sweltering heat of a blazing sun. The Terai is the granary

    Jun.10.2016
  • A Luxurious Jungle Abode

    A Luxurious Jungle Abode

    Avash Shrestha

    The blend of the local feel and plush atmosphere makes the Taj Meghauli Serai an experience guests will remember for a lifetime. Our boat cruised on the serene Rapti River as we closely observed the grasslands on the river banks to get a sight of any wildlife.

    Jun.08.2016
  • Small World, Reconnecting with the Past

    Small World, Reconnecting with the Past

    Don Messerschmidt

    “I wonder which of the people who cross my path, their faces unknown to me, have nonetheless played a part in my life without my being the slightest bit aware of it.” ~Anne Berest (2015) I recently read a book entitled ‘Sagan, Paris 1954’ by Anne Berest, a popular

    Jun.07.2016
    • Calling 101

      You will hardly hear any stories about firefighters in Nepal; seldom will you hear little boys and girls say, “I

    • For a Cleaner Environment

      Each of us has a moral duty to dispose garbage in a responsible manner so as to teach future generations

    • The Bagmati Screaming for Help

      Bagmati suffers from a plethora of woes, and the journey from a sewer to a holy river again doesn’t seem