Feedback questionnaire

As Nepal tries to revive its tourism industry, it would be a good idea to hand out Visitor Feedback Questionnaires for dear...

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Right at home with Nepalis

Their initial perception might shock you but most foreigners grow to love and learn about Nepal and its people

Anjana Rajbhandary

The business of politics

During the 2017 elections, Baburam Bhattarai’s Naya Shakti Party propped up the Nepali Congress (NC) elsewhere across the country while seeking support...

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Archaic patriarchal beliefs will persist for years but you can't let negative emotions consume you

Anjana Rajbhandary

The house of Kalapremi

In the centre of the room of the ground floor at Siddhartha Art Gallery, tattooed ceramic female figures stretch languidly astride grazing...

Shristi Karki

Pragati Rai: Her Own Writer

As a child, Pragati Rai was called fattyauri, someone who would not stop talking. “I did not like that when a daughter...

Muna Gurung

Nepalis quarantined in Qatar

Qatar is one of the most popular overseas destination for Nepali workers, and because of that the Gulf state’s strict measures to...

Upasana Khadka

Nepal’s new Davos man

The World Economic Forum’s annual list of Young Global Leaders (YGL) has featured very few Nepalis so far. The 2015 batch included Nepali...

Crossborder virus and Nepali migrant workers

The COVID-19 epidemic has hit countries where millions of Nepalis work

Upasana Khadka


I'm so old that I remember a time — back in the hoary 1990s — when you couldn’t expect flair, or at...