Biswas Baral has been associated with Republica national daily as a journalist since 2011. He oversees the op-ed pages of Republica and writes and reports on Nepal's foreign affairs. He is a regular contributor to The Wire (India).
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Every night during the fortnight of the summer games, I would be riveted to the idiot box for the highlight package of the day’s events. I enjoyed the footage of all sports: weight-lifting, track and field, football, table tennis. But most of all I wanted to watch swimming and diving.
Human beings are creatures of habit. That being the case, how do we break from our musty routines so that we can lead better, more enriching lives? In his new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, Adam Grant, a professor of management at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania..
In the best of worlds, Nepal would be able to employ all its youths, and pay them handsomely too. But realistically, even if we can somehow manage the first, the second isn’t happening, which is why many Nepalis will continue to risk their life and limb for a shot at a solid middle-class life.
“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.
The argument that the Himalayas offer the best defense against China is contradicted by rapid expansion of Chinese rail lines in Tibetan plateau
A few weeks ago I was talking to a New Delhi-based Nepali academic who has closely followed recent Nepal-India engagements.