Taiyab Hussain, 62, is from Bihar. He owns a shop at Kamalpokhari. “I came to Kathmandu with my elder brother. He used to sew mattresses and blankets. I learnt the skills from him and started working with him. We used to roam around Kathmandu sewing mattresses and blankets for a living,” he said.
Fifty-two-year-old Raj Kumar Sah calls himself an uneducated business person. “I have only studied up to the second standard. Back then, fifth graders used to be our teachers”, says the father of three daughters and three sons. Raj Kumar was a scavenger when he first started working in Kathmandu. Later, he traveled back to his home district Sarlahi and started a small shop there. His wife currently looks after the shop.
KHOTANG, April 23: The District Administration Office of Khotang has sealed a shop and its godown after completing investigation on a public complaint regarding presence of carbamide (urea) in sugar at Diktel bazaar.
Red Mud Coffee boldly invites people with their tagline, “Every revolution starts in a coffee shop, start yours.” From the beginning itself, their aim was to do much more than just serve drinks. Apparently, they wished to provide a socially vibrant space where people could mingle and network. Today Red Mud Coffee is doing all that and a little more. With two popular outlets in town, one even in Manang (open during season), Aashish Adhikari, founder of Red Mud Coffee, talks about his experiences so far.