Kathmandu-Paris-Kathmandu: Bus and Train Journey

Published On: September 7, 2022 04:45 PM NPT By: Dr. Kashiraj Pandey

Kathmandu-Paris-Kathmandu, a delightful travelogue in Nepali language, has so well captured the hilarious life of a young Nepali boy and his dreams come to a reality. When the boy decided that he wanted to travel through the world, who would (not) believe him? Whether one believed him or not, it didn’t bother much to Shyam Mohan Shrestha who comes from a lower middle-class household that allowed him to harbor foreign dreams.

A chronicle of struggle for survival

Published On: August 12, 2022 07:00 PM NPT By: I P Adhikari

The mystic Shangrila, Bhutan, changed its political course evicting over 20 percent of its population in 1990 hoping to fare well with Gross National Happiness mantra but the action will continue to hunt it back unless it adequately addresses the grievances of the Lhotsampa population.

Fictional Stories of Real Pain

Published On: October 7, 2021 04:25 PM NPT By: Jagat Deuja

'Sampurna Akash' is a collection of stories that has become a mirror not only of women's oppression, betrayal and pride, but also of their courage, enthusiasm and inspiration. The collection conveys the message how a woman is superior to others in the literal sense and how she can cope with any kind of misery.

Hisila: from Revolutionary to First Lady

Published On: July 31, 2021 12:45 PM NPT By: Arun Gupto

One may not agree to the writer’s points of view when it comes to her analysis and interpretation of events and ideas, but what is important for the reader is to carve his or her own narrative by reading the experience of a political insider.

Anatomy of Facial Melanoses

Published On: July 17, 2021 03:05 PM NPT By: Deeptara Pathak Thapa

This is an extremely informative, well written yet concise book with all descriptors of a disease including introduction, clinical description, histopathological features, prognosis and treatment. The clinical photographs, Woods lamp photographs, dermoscopic features photographs are of very good quality and are tagged with easily recognizable symbols.

Sanghiyata ko artha rajniti (political economy of federalism) is a book penned by Binod Neupane. The second edition of the book authored by Neupane, who is well-versed on models of federalism, decentralization and local development, hit the stands in August, 2020. The book primarily focuses on what challenges Nepal's federalism is currently facing and what measures should be taken to overcome them.

Things you probably didn’t know about Dashain

Published On: October 23, 2020 12:15 PM NPT By: SITU MANANDHAR

Most of us, all over Nepal, celebrate Dashain but we aren’t familiar with the many concepts and stories of this main festival of Hindus. Like with everything else, there are many myths and facts associated with Dashain that can help you see the festival in a new light. Also, the information can make for good conversation starters.

Farewell, my friend

Published On: April 22, 2020 04:00 PM NPT By: Cilla Khatry

Peter J Karthak, musician, writer, storyteller, husband, father, friend, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 77. He had been diagnosed with cancer just a few weeks earlier and was undergoing treatment at Nepal Cancer Hospital in Hattiban, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Peter J Karthak, the author of Pratyek Thhaun: Pratyek Manchhe, passed away today at Nepal Cancer Hospital, Lalitpur. He was 77. His first book in Nepali, Pratyek Thhaun: Pratyek Manchhe, won the prestigious Sajha Purashkar in 1978. He was a writer, musician, and a journalist. Pratyek Thhaun: Pratyek Manchhe was translated into English, titled Every Place: Every Person, in 2004.

Three amazing noodle recipes

Published On: April 10, 2020 11:16 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Really, who doesn’t love noodles? And although this dish can be found and is eaten all over the world, its taste and the overall dish itself varies region to region. Here, we bring you three of the most popular and tasty noodle recipes from different parts of the world. So, put on your chef hat and get cooking.