KAVYA BISWOKARMA

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Experimental with an essence of Nepal

Published On: January 10, 2020 11:03 AM NPT By: KAVYA BISWOKARMA

With the idea of promoting the essence of Nepali food, Nisha Sen Thakuri along with her partner opened up Lapsi Garden about four months ago. The restaurant is located in Pani Pokhari just behind Japanese Embassy and offers a relaxing ambience surrounded by trees and greenery. The building Lapsi Garden is operating on has two storeys - the restaurant on the first floor and an adjacent spa on the ground floor.

Stronger than ever

Published On: December 20, 2019 10:01 AM NPT By: KAVYA BISWOKARMA

Being the subject of discussion on a Facebook post of someone I didn’t even know too well was amusing at first but it quickly became a source of much anguish and hurt when people took to name calling and caste discrimination.

Highway horror

Published On: December 13, 2019 08:56 AM NPT By: KAVYA BISWOKARMA

According to various reports, the total number of bus accidents in Nepal from July 2018 to January 2019 was recorded at 5,404. And that number is only increasing as we continue to hear news of buses plunging into rivers, injuring and killing many, on a daily basis. Narrow roads with sharp bends, and poor conditions of vehicles and highways are often blamed for such accidents. But what is going on, really?