The clock strikes 3 in the morning. It is very dark outside. He gets ready and boards the bus from Madhyapur Thimi. His final stop is Khasi Bazar in Kathmandu. Shyam Krishan Kayastha is a 50-year-old farmer. For over 30 years he has been following that monotonous routine. He travels around Machindra Bahal and Nardevi.

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, Aug 1: China’s Huawei Technologies overtook Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to become the world’s second-biggest smartphone seller in the June quarter, data from market research firms showed, as it gained ground in Europe and expanded its lead back home.

ZURICH, June 5: Soccer’s ruling body FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against online ticket reseller Viagogo, saying it wanted to protect fans and prevent unauthorized ticket resales at the World Cup in Russia starting next week.

Kanhaiya Mandal is a new face in Kathmandu. Here, he spends most of his time assisting his brother in his paan stall. The Dhanusha resident often recalls memories of his hometown, especially the moments he spent with his friends back home. Nonetheless, he’s also aware of his responsibilities towards his family. “I am 20 years old now.

Carpet seller in town

January 9, 2018 10:04 am

Deviram Joshi, 43, is a carpet seller from Guthu, Surkhet. He is currently living near Hanumandhoka of Kathmandu with his family, including his wife and a daughter. He came to Kathmandu some six months ago to find work.

Juvenile Tea Seller

December 3, 2017 09:16 am

Nine-year-old Shusil Khatri is a third grader at The Rolling Stones School, Bhimsensthan in Kathmandu. He is often found serving tea to the passersby and tourists around Basantapur. Though Shusil is usually busy with his studies, he says he likes helping his mother and sister whenever he is free. Sushil’s pleasant smile and innocence habitually convince people to buy a cup of tea from him.

An 18-year-old tea vendor who became Pakistan’s hottest new celebrity when his photo went viral on the Internet says he has no plans for an acting career – though he is flattered by the attention.

Islamabad, Oct 21: A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.