Jagat Bahadur Shrestha, a farmer by profession, lives in Bijaya basti village in Nepal’s Parsa district. He and his family of five survive on less than a hectare of land from which they eke out a living. Water shortage is characteristic of Parsa district with many villagers abandoning farming of seasonal crops and opting for tobacco as the prime alternative given its need for less water.
The current scenario of our country’s agricultural sector looks bleak. Much concern has been expressed over the increasing amount of imported food grains and the plummeting capacity of our agro production.
She emerged a winner at all the major award ceremonies with her debut effort two years ago. In fact, Astha Raut is still riding high on those releases, playing innumerable concerts both nationally and internationally. As the love for her uniquely powerful vocals continue to grow among the masses, her status in the music industry is becoming ever so strong.
November 18, 2016 10:56 AM NPT
Red Mud Coffee boldly invites people with their tagline, “Every revolution starts in a coffee shop, start yours.” From the beginning itself, their aim was to do much more than just serve drinks. Apparently, they wished to provide a socially vibrant space where people could mingle and network. Today Red Mud Coffee is doing all that and a little more. With two popular outlets in town, one even in Manang (open during season), Aashish Adhikari, founder of Red Mud Coffee, talks about his experiences so far.
November 18, 2016 10:50 AM NPT
By: Joshna Karki
A graduate in BFA Graphic Communication from Kathmandu University (KU), Aayusha Shrestha has been designing gold plated brass jewelry under the brand name AAMO for a little over a year now. And the handcrafted pieces have gained quite the reputation and popularity to boot. Each piece of AAMO jewelry, in its perfect fusion of the traditional and the contemporary, carries a story of Nepal and its history and heritages, which is why they are unique and refreshing.
November 18, 2016 10:41 AM NPT
Foodmandu is the first company in Nepal that provides multi-restaurant food ordering and delivery service. They have partnered with more than 120 popular restaurants in Kathmandu and Lalitpur and have become the first call for those looking to immediately satiate their cravings without leaving the comforts of their homes. As the brains behind this business, Manohar Adhikari, CEO of Foodmandu, reflects on his journey so far.
St. Augustine once said “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” Travel is good for lots of things, but it can also increase mental well-being – and not just in the short-term. Whether you’re traveling for business, on a one-week family holiday, or have sold everything to pursue a life on the road, traveling can make you a happier person by building self-confidence, providing new experiences and memories, breaking routine and allowing you to meet people from all over the world.