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Headline
Even radical leftists say Nepal's parliamentary democracy gives enough space for all parties to use the ballot instead of the bullet. But the Maoists believe in a shortcut to power.
BINOD BHATTARAI

Nation
STAN ARMINGTON

Little did we know that only 2-3 km away Kanak was spending his third night out in the open, drinking rain, talking to wild animals to keep them away, and esperately anchoring himself on rocks so that he would not slip off the ledge to the river below.
KUNDA DIXIT

A Nepali looks at the Bhutan model. A Bhutanese proposes a new Nepali model.
BIJAYA MAN SHERCHAN

BINOD BHATTARAI

Dogged by delays, the International Mountain Museum in Pokhara is now scheduled for opening in 2002.
RAMYATA LIMBU IN POKHARA

Jimmy G


Travel
KANAK MANI DIXIT

Review

Literature
MANJUSHREE THAPA

Technology
Drugs will be simmering beneath the surface at the Sydney Games.The criterion for success these days is not justwinning -but being able to win without being found out.
BARNEY REID IN MELBOURNE

Memes are the very building blocks of culture.Not every meme is a big idea,but any meme with the right stuff can go global once it hits the Internet.
KARL HODGE IN LONDON

Sports
Men need to keep women weak,off the football field and out of the boxing ring,so they can continue to feel strong.They do this by criticising muscular women,announcing they are unfeminine,whispering that they are probably lesbians.
SHARON KRUM

As the English Premier League kicks off,Manchester United fans, like this rickshaw puller in Thamel, are awake past midnight watching their favourite team on cable.
ALOK TUMBAHANGPHEY

Leisure
Fashion boutiques have blossomed in Kathmandu, and women are saying "We're Free!" with their clothes.
ALOK TUMBAHANGPHEY

Domestic Brief




Culture
Freedom has meant a daily struggle for kamaiyas and relief in yet far away
HEMLATA RAI

Kathmandu 's most popular rendezvous and viewing stand
DESMOND DOIG

Nepali Society

 
EDITORIAL

COLUMNS
State Of The State
by CK LAL
When loyalty hurts royalty more

Economic Sense
by ARTHA BEED
How to kill foreign investment

Under My Hat
by KUNDA DIXIT
Arigatogozaimasu

LETTERS

FROM THE NEPALI PRESS

BIZ NEWS


 
SPECIAL

Travel Nepal

Madesh Special



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