The Child by Destiny

July 25, 2022 16:00 pm

Mother, Manamaya, wanted to abort the fetus when she knew the unborn was female in her pregnancy. I don’t think her unconscious mind had internalized another baby boy. Having been in the conventional society, she by then was convinced that daughter would as well be her support in her old and hard times. She was just literate, knew reading some verses and jotting down her name, and no more than that.

A Situational Thief

August 11, 2021 12:46 pm

For Timothy, someone’s life is more important than a few thousand dollars. When Timothy saw Matt in the hospital bed, he was shocked because the man in the bed was no other than his house assistant who worked for him for his entire life.

A head-scratching David and Goliath story is playing out on Wall Street over the stock price of a money-losing video game retailer.

The tenderness of heart

September 11, 2019 15:15 pm

Gently, like a young romantic, lifting a broken flower, he picked up the puppy, and placed him close to his heart. The eyes of the puppy that were round and wet and honest touched his tender heart.

“Holidays during Jana Andolan II became an opportunity to learn guitar for me,” says Ishan R Onta, “I was introduced with music at the small age.

For whom the bell tolls

July 20, 2019 01:30 am

The sound of the bell breaks the train of thoughts of a person and helps to focus the mind and make it more receptive

Legends retold

June 28, 2019 09:07 am

We all love a good story. Which is probably why we are so fascinated by myths and legends. Our cultures and histories have so many of them that it’s hard to know everything. But if you want a better understanding of some common folklore then there are some great podcasts that you can tune into. Here are some podcasts on the topic that we are currently in love with.

That picture story

June 5, 2019 01:30 am

Do intellectual property principles or fair use policies only apply to Western creators and producers? It is hard to believe AFP and Getty Images can be so negligent about their professional ethics

Who is God?

June 1, 2019 11:05 am

There is no God up there. God has no figure and is shapeless. God is just energy. But very powerful energy- the energy that created us and the universe.

RED Unendurable mendacities

May 27, 2019 12:00 pm

My eyes are running through national dailies with my morning tea. I suddenly stop at an article with amusing fact.

Girl in the sketch

May 24, 2019 11:00 am

Rain is drizzling outside the police headquarter. The Police chief and some investigation officers are having a meeting in a soundproof room.


May 19, 2019 10:00 am

will confide in you, my dear readers, with hopes that you are lending a sympathetic ear. The urge to pour out my sorrow and bitterness to the eager public is getting unbearably strong by the moment.

The lady of Perpetual Victimhood

May 12, 2019 12:05 pm

The lady broke into a grim penetrating laugh that made the tube lights crackle and windows rattle. Her eyes narrowed and ears slid backwards, like an evil ill-bred cat. Her tongue shot out and covered her chin.

Terror in the Night

May 9, 2019 12:05 pm

I was slouching in my chair, sleepily tapping my feet on the floor and drumming my fingers on the table, when a hollow knocking sound startled me. I looked over my shoulder and fancied I saw a shadow flit past the window.

SIRAHA, May 6: When the then Minister for Physical Planning and Construction, Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar laid the foundation stone of a bridge over the Mainabatti River in Siraha in 2010, as a part of a plan to construct seven bridges in the district, the people in the area were on cloud nine.

Watching Avengers: End game

May 2, 2019 12:00 pm

Here comes one of the most awaited movies. Not only in Europe or Asia but this movie ‘Avengers: End game’ was much awaited by the audience all over the world. In recent years, the Marvel studio has attracted a large number of people through its spellbinding movies.

Oh Mother, tell me a story,

March 22, 2019 11:05 am

Oh Mother, Tell me a story of a life pre-destined with death but still has the bravest breath, Tell me a story of sweet memories forever imprinted down the vista of years,

Life after coming back…

January 31, 2019 18:44 pm

When I started my educational journey far away from home back in 2009, I was a proud girl. Something that I wanted so badly was about to come true.

The sandpits of story tropes

January 18, 2019 07:50 am

When I pick up a book to read I do so with certain anticipations. I’m not seeking for a life-altering read that will inspire me to shave off my hair and venture into the wilderness in search of Nirvana all Christopher McCandless style (except for a few times when I go all nihilistic on life, we all have our days)

The vengeance

January 8, 2019 13:28 pm

I pulled off the bed sheet from the bed and tore it into two halves. I shrouded each of the bodies with two halves of the bed sheet and fastened them with a rope. I dragged the bodies clutching on the rope with one hand and carried an axe in the other. The floor was completely smeared with blood gushing out of the bodies, as I dragged them through the corridor, down the staircase and to the parking lot where I had parked my car. The cold breeze blew as I reached the parking lot dragging the bodies. I could hear the sound of howling wind, barking dogs and the roar of the engines of the vehicles that rattled down the distant highway. I produced a key from my pants pocket and unlocked the trunk of the car with it. The trunk opened with a short creaking sound that reverberated across the street. I hurriedly loaded the bodies on the trunk and locked the trunk immediately. I got into the car, inserted the key and started the engine. The engine stammered into life and I fled before someone could catch me.

Plastic: a cursed invention

September 26, 2018 10:51 am

I am sure that most of us have heard about the story of King Midas. According to the myths, when the god granted king Midas one wish, he wished for the touch of gold. The wish was granted and he started turning trees, rocks, and building into gold. But soon, he found himself in a horrible situation because he couldn’t eat as a result of his boon. The food he touched turned into gold as well.

In the autobiography ‘The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story Of War And What Comes After’ by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil, it is stated that when most children begin to start learning to ride their bikes or tie their shoelaces, Clemantine was introduced to a world of hate, war, hunger, rape, and hardship. Six- year- old, Clemantine and her 15-year-old sister, Claire, were forced to leave their home in Rwanda and become refugees.

Story of my pencil

July 17, 2018 11:00 am

A day before I bought a new ‘Kites’ pencil. It choked to me ‘I can thoroughly breathe still.’ Shocked and gobsmacked; I kept my sharpener aside. And my pencil narrated its story with tears’ tide -

Following the torrential rain last night, Bhaktapur area had become waterlogged due to the flooding caused by the swollen Hanumante khola rivulet. Settlements at local area were inundated.

Staged in a typically authentic setting of the Tamang community, Sonam Gyalmo is a heart-wrenching tale of love-loss based on an ancient Tamang folklore. The story begins in a jocular mood, with people gathering for a wedding ceremony where one of the pivotal characters narrates the story of the estranged lovers, Sonam (Sonam Moktan Tamang) and Gyalmo (Shanti Waiba), who fall prey to the atrocious conducts of the then Prime Minister Jung Bahadur Rana.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Yet another World Cup, yet another fascinating story. The World Cup hoodoo has often griped the champions of the world, but the continuation of the same tradition is starting to raise questions.

Story of rural woes

June 30, 2018 01:00 am

Rural people look less motivated in agriculture in many hilly areas. Lack of irrigation and easy access to loan has made the matter worse

Story of unpaid bills

June 20, 2018 01:30 am

The fact that Gurkha policemen were selected to protect the US and North Korean leaders and their teams made my chest swell with pride

Our 200 plus years of illusive quest to bring wealth home from abroad have often ended up in tragedies

Daicha Maharjan is a farmer and a grandfather. He can be found sitting in a sunlit corner in Patan Durbar Square with his friends to escape the boredom of his house.


May 14, 2018 09:30 am


In his five-decade-long life, Prakash KC has experienced several ups and downs. He travelled and worked in various places including Kathmandu, Sarlahi and Sindhuli in search of source of livelihood.  Now he is happy to run a small shop on the footpath of Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu.

Story of homeopathic cure

April 25, 2018 00:59 am

We should broaden our minds to alternative concepts of disease and healing, not rely exclusively on big pharmacological solutions

Exclusion story

April 19, 2018 00:30 am

In Nepal, nobody wants to take responsibility for the injustice perpetrated in the name of caste and gender in the past

KATHMANDU, April 16: A story of love and innocence being threatened by war, the play ‘Sakhi’ takes us back to the 10-year-long Maoist insurgency that bitterly shook the country.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The best part of being an artist is that people can express their deepest feelings through art. Most of the times, they do not even need words or voice to express. Instead, they may play guitar or run a stroke of brush to express their feelings.

NEW DELHI, April 1:  A four-story rickety hotel building collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 people and injuring three, police said Sunday.

Football is a gift. A gift that turns someone’s dream into reality. Many of the players, especially from Africa, come from poverty-stricken backgrounds to become millionaires and live the luxurious life of a Footballer. Emmanuel Adebayor is no exception, but what makes his story so great is that, a player who played for the biggest teams in Europe couldn’t walk even at the age of 4.

Story of shankha

February 17, 2018 00:19 am

The battle in Mahabharat began and ended each day with the blowing of Panchjanya by Lord Krishna.

Story of a boy

January 20, 2018 00:28 am

I had been on stage a dozen times before. For Ram, it was his first. He knew that all firsts came with fear and anxiety

Story of ‘one’

December 16, 2017 12:31 pm

The story started when I was in class four. It was the day of distribution of our first math test results of the year. We were anxiously waiting for the report.


December 6, 2017 09:08 am

Yesterday I bought a new pencil It requested me, “I don’t want to be killed" I kept my sharpener aside And my pencil started to narrate its story with tears' tide.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The decade-long armed struggle between the government and rebel forces resulted in a colossal loss of lives as well as property in Nepal. Over 19,000 people (including civilians, armed forces and rebels) lost their lives between 1996 and 2006.


November 6, 2017 11:52 am

When I was a boy I had no voice Inarticulate and shy had no poise In the head one day came a distant noise I found myself that day - a unique voice


November 2, 2017 10:09 am

Shahil looked at the board with his face red. His back was aching with searing pain due to the beating he had just received. His hands moved restlessly and his eyes were filled with fury.

Publication Nepalaya is set to present its readers with yet another important personality of Nepal’s modern history. An autobiography of Lal Babu Pandit, a political personality who hails from the southern plains, was unveiled coinciding with the Chhath festival.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 4: Actor Matt Bomer will be making his directorial debut with an episode of ‘American Crime Story- Versace’.

'I love an underdog story'

August 20, 2017 11:15 am

Los Angeles: Singer Louis Tomlinson says being a solo artiste is harder than being in the band One Direction.

After hits like ‘Hostel’, ‘Jerry’ and ‘Gajalu’, Director Hem Raj BC's fifth venture ‘Gangster Blues’ will be in the theatres from Friday. Actor Aashirman D S Joshi and Anna Sharma are the protagonists in the movie, supported by Samyam Puri, Rojisha Shahi, Pramod Agrahari, Aruna Karki, Ram Babu Gurung, Anupam Sharma and Subash Thapa.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, August 4: A fire broke out after midnight in one of the world’s tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below.