We all have good memories of our school days. Those were days when we learned the basics of our life, made friends and promises to never part. It was in those glorious days that we even fall victim to love. We weave a journey is worth cherishing the rest of our lives. The school days also taught us the bitter experience of punishment for every mistake.
23-year-old Iih doesn’t like to travel in buses and planes, especially not while traveling within Nepal. He claims he wants to experience the geography and culture up close and interact with the locals and for that traveling on foot is the best option. And that’s what he has done. Iih has traveled from east to west Nepal on foot, braving injuries and surviving an almost fatal accident. Here he shares his experiences.
KATHMANDU, June 6: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) is making preparations to walk out of the government of Province-2. Provincial Assembly member Manish Suman, who is also the General Secretary of RJP, said that his party is mulling to quit the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal-led government.
SEOUL, April 26: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday.
KATHMANDU, April 23: NMB Bank organized 7th NMB Bank Heritage Walk 2018 on Saturday. Like in the past years, the bank organized awareness walk and cleaned heritage sites across the country, according to a statement issued on Sunday.
This Thursday, locals of Chasan near Basantapur, Kathmandu, were seen taking selfies and photographs in front of wall-arts painted on their houses. There was an air of great fun and excitement as they were rejoicing and discussing the beautiful realistic art that was just created on their houses. They were saying how those artworks truly represented the area.
KATHMANDU, April 15: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office is organizing Hanumandhoka Durbar Square World Heritage to Swoyambhu World Heritage Walk and various other cultural programs on the occasion of World Heritage Day. The program that begins on Sunday will continue until April 21 where one will be able to observe 19 historical places on their walk.
There was both guarded optimism and a degree of skepticism in Kathmandu even while Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli was preparing for his state visit to India—his first foreign trip since assuming office for the second time in early February this year.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Parliamentarians expressed handful of concerns that has caused resent in local levels during the meeting of federal parliament today. Common national agenda that were raised include bringing investment to boost the country’s economy, timely distribution of grants to earthquake victims to rebuild homes, opening of Tatopani border and those across the country.
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.
ROLPA, Feb 22: Bhumisara Gharti, a student from Rimsa village wakes up at five in the morning every day. Yet, because of the household chores, it is challenging to get ready for school by eight pm. Cooking, moping, washing and even taking care of cattle are some of the responsibilities she has to take care of. Sometimes the rush is so grueling that she doesn't find time for eating and leaves for school with an empty stomach.
I’m walking alone in the night. Alone on the empty street. A strange light is hovering above me. My shadow is dancing around me- along with the shadows of the trees. The wind is whistling past the leaves and an insect is shrieking. There is a strange hissing sound but that’s probably coming from my nose. Other than that there is silence. Chilling Silence.
DHADING, Jan 22: Sonisha Chepang walked two hours from her home to reach Sitamai Primary School of Rorang rural municipality-2. However, at 11:30 AM, there were neither teachers nor students. Some of students who had arrived were either basking in the Sun or playing. After the earthquake of April 25, 2015 destroyed their two room classroom, students have been studying under the open sky. However, with all the walks that students commute to study, neither students nor the teachers arrive on time.
JUMLA, Oct 8: Locals of Tila Rural Municipality have to walk more than three hours to the nearest health post. Patients with ordinary injuries and problems can walk to the health post, but not those who are seriously ill. The latter have to keep on suffering.
PANCHTHAR, Aug 14: While the country is going through very difficult times due to monsoon-induced calamities, there have also been tales of courage and selflessness in helping the victims of disasters.
I still remember the day I landed in the JFK Airport, New York. My cousin was there to receive me at the airport. Coming back to that day, I remember being exhilarated by the scenery in New York. I went exploring NY while we had a transit there. I was instantly captivated by the towering buildings. I shamelessly bent my whole body to get a glimpse of the top of the building; it was the NY Times’ Building. I thought Asan Chowk was a crowded place, but New York was a different story altogether.
On June 16, the Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE) published the results of the first Secondary Education Examination (SEE), previously known as the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams. Since then, SEE graduates have been wandering around in groups in order to check out colleges. After the publication of the results, colleges, especially those in the cities, have been flocked with students who have come from different corners of the country to find a college that is good enough for them.
The United Nations helped launch a smartphone app Tuesday that allows users to “walk a mile in a refugee’s shoes” by simulating the daily struggles of a fictional Rohingya Muslim who was forced to flee her home.
KATHMANDU, April 7: Banks have extended more loans than the total deposits they have mobilized in the first four months of 2017, indicating that they are still walking a tightrope between deposits and loans.
KATHMANDU, April 6: Banks have extended more loans than the total deposits they have mobilized in the first four months of 2017, indicating that they are still walking a tightrope between deposits and loans.
HOUSTON, Jan 17: Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child's initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last person to walk on the moon.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has decided to walk out of the parliament meeting from Friday as part of their symbolic protest to press the government to register constitution amendment proposal in the parliament by mid-November.
The UK is immensely proud of 200 years of cooperation between Britain and Nepal. Through our visit we hope to have further strengthened the social, economic and political bonds between our two countries.
We arrive more than one year on from the 2015 earthquakes and we offer our condolences to the family and friends of those who lost their lives. We continue to be filled with admiration for the spirit and resilience of Nepali people.