Stick and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. Or so we like saying. But there are some experiences that stay with us long after we have moved on. Here, some people talk about such memories.
As kids, we all wanted to grow up and become “adults”. And then we did. We never really realized it till we were doing things that we had always seen the “adults” in our lives do. But we have all had a particular moment in our lives when we felt like we have grown up and become an “adult” like we always wanted to. The Week asked some people to recall when they first felt like an adult.
Actor Mallika Sherawat says she lost out on a number of projects as male actors could not stomach her opinionated nature and replaced her with their girlfriends. The actor, who got a breakthrough with "Murder" almost 15 years ago, said when she looks back at all those people, they look like fools.
I recently had the pleasure of travelling in a ‘Sarathi’ taxi which offers ride booking services and, I must say, it was a great experience. The urge to write about it, at the cost of sounding like a paid promoter, is borne simply out of sheer overwhelming gratitude.
I have had a lot of experiences working in different parts of the world, with people from more than 50 different countries. Every experience gave me different insights. More importantly, every experience came with questions that challenged my biases and prejudices, liberating me from them. I saw how we humans were all similar, though we were raised under different circumstances. Nothing good or bad about anything; they were just my perceptions.
Trendy bars and clubs are mushrooming in the city these days. And it's good news for party lovers. To have a great time, all you need is great music, good food, comfortable seating and your favorite people.
Subin Bhattarai is an author who has published four books till date: ‘Kathaki Part’, ‘Summer Love’, ‘Saaya’, and ‘Monsoon’. Born in Khotang but schooled in Kathmandu, he completed his Master’s degree in Environmental Science from Tribhuvan University. Here he shares his city experiences with Republica.
Young Nepali entrepreneurs are paving the way in creating jobs and opportunities lately. What does it really take to start a business in Nepal? Is it only about having huge capital, skilled manpower or managing legal procedures? Entrepreneurs share their opinion on this matter with Republica’s Prasuma Rawal.
KATHMANDU, July 1: Social media is a big part of all our lives these days. We use different social media platforms for various reasons. We connect with friends, stay updated on the latest happenings around the world, and share our opinions on the same.