Muktiyatra by Binod Sadhak is a labor of love, and for anyone contemplating a tour of the holy places in the sub-continent it is well worth a read.
Written in simple, straightforward Nepali, it is an account of the pilgrimage that the author and his spouse made to renowned Hindu temples, shrines and other sacred sites across the length and breadth of India as well as Nepal, at different times and over a span of two and a half years starting 2010 AD.
June 10, 2016 02:31 PM NPT
A very popular defense for not being able to read a lot of books is the abundance of newspapers. We have all heard it.
People may confess to not having picked up a novel or finished a story in a long time but many also are quick to add that this doesn’t mean they haven’t been reading.
June 10, 2016 02:17 PM NPT
By: Isha Bista
A while ago I came across some very disturbing news on TV. The leader of Pakistan’s Council of Islamic Ideology proposed a bill regarding how men were allowed to deal with ‘their’ women.
The proposal was to make it legal for husbands to “lightly beat” their wives if needed and prohibit the mixing of genders in schools, hospitals, and offices.
“We’re not going home!” Stephen Curry, the point guard of Golden State Warriors in the National Basketball Association (NBA), was pumped.
He had just finished an easy lay-up to extend the lead of his team to 10 points with just a minute to go in the game.
A couple of years ago, a college trip took my classmates and I to the Gujeshwori Wastewater Treatment Plant in Kathmandu.
On my part, it was a well-anticipated trip as I had many questions about why the river systems of Kathmandu were so polluted and what was being done to stymie the unrelenting flow of dirty water into the Bagmati.
'Why head to the store when you could simply create your outfits right at home with the touch of a button?’ asked a tech discovery website recently.
The article was featuring the idea behind London-based startup Kniterate, which has developed what they are calling “the 3D printer for knitwear.” Indeed thanks to them, the idea of printing out your clothes isn’t inconceivable anymore.