There is a famous saying in Nepali which translates to: “A boy can’t get a girl for marriage if he hasn’t traveled abroad.” Though absurd, this mindset still prevails in the Nepali society. More often than not, the family of the girl is hesitant about marrying off their daughter to a boy who’ve never stepped foot outside the country. However, various other reasons compel foreign migration. Better career opportunities and further studies are the most influential ones.
KATHMANDU, March 26: Foreign policy experts have argued that China should be granted full membership of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to give new life to the almost defunct regional body owing to the rivalry between India and Pakistan.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: While pointing out the need to work on various fronts to revive the glory of the party, a group of Nepali Congress (NC) youth leaders led by Nabindra Raj Joshi has launched a nation-wide campaign to develop strong and defined ideology and effective organization of the party.
KATHMANDU, March 21: ‘Echoes in the valley’ is a music festival that aims to preserve, promote and witness the changes in diverse traditional performance arts from Kathmandu. This one day music festival is set for March 25.