I never thought, I would get married to my school days crush. He was one year senior to me,” remembers Devi Basnet, a 27-year-old security guard in Patan. Blushing, she mentioned how her brother-in-law used to tease her, calling her ‘bhauju’ (sister-in-law) even before the marriage.
Kathmandu’s indigenous Newar community is renowned for their vibrant lifestyle comprising festivals lasting throughout the year. These celebrations hold historical, religious, cultural, and social importance. Among many of such social events, ‘Sithi-Dyo Jatra’ or ‘Sithi Nakha’ is a fiesta celebrated in honor of Kumar -- the warrior God.
A roundtable discussion on upscaling Entrepreneurship Development Fund (EDF) for women run small medium enterprises (SME) was held at Hotel Annapurna on Monday. The event was hosted by the Federation of Woman Entrepreneur’s Association of Nepal (FWEAN).
Social media provides the perfect platforms to interact with the netizens, and nobody does it better than the celebrities. Their influence on the society gives them the opportunity to interact with a large mass of admirers.
Since the beginning stages of life on earth, Mother Nature has fulfilled all living organisms with their needs for survival. In the meantime, to cope with their surrounding, many have transformed from their primitive form to their current structure.
Fashion is an art that glimmers to its maximum when complemented with matching accessories. Undoubtedly, the season puts fashion buffs on their toes to bring out the best from their wardrobes. Moreover, with the arrival of monsoon, it’s crucial to get the footwear right as well.
Sauraha flaunts a diverse range of flora and fauna and a rich wildlife. The ecology and geographical settings of the place also allure numerous visitors into the modest Tharu village. Once comprising a vast spread of Tharu settlement, the surge in popularity of Sauraha has been attracting many businesses to cater to the needs of the incoming tourists.
One can find 70-year-old Keshari Maharjan working at Kriti Buddha Bihar. When she started working there some 40 years back, she was full of energy, but at present, her pace has slowed down. Currently, she’s limited only to easier tasks.