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SHHHhhhh!!! She is my Sis… :)

U smile like a crocodile and u laugh like a frog, U jump like a kangaroo hop hop hop   U frown with a wrinkle, between the eye brows. Your anger, growl, fury that gradually grows.   You cry with a noise and with a loud voice, You leave a little choice and you gladden … Continue reading

SHHHH!!!! ITs Sis…

U smile like a crocodile and u laugh like a frog, U jump like a kangaroo hop hop hop   U frown with a wrinkle, between the eye brows. Your anger, growl, fury that gradually grows.   You cry with a noise and with a loud voice, You leave a little choice and you gladden … Continue reading

Young yogis on bicycles

Alok Lamsal, 30th april When Rupak Khadka and Rajendra Sapkota finished walking through all of Nepal’s 75 districts ten years ago to spread the message of environmental protection, their family and friends told them they had made their point and it was time to go to university. But instead of settling down for a placid … Continue reading

Urbanisation fast shrinking fertile land in the Valley

KATHMANDU, FEB 24 – Despite having fertile soil, Kathmandu has nothing to feel proud about agricultural progress as the city has fast become a fertile ground for urbanisation. According to experts, the Kathmandu Valley is among world’s top 10 cities having fertile soil. More than 50 percent of the Valley land has been occupied by … Continue reading

KATHMANDU, FEB 12 -Alok with Sangeet Sangraula An unprecedented rise in the number of people living on rent in the Capital city has also given rise to the trend of house owners evading house rent tax. Landlords charge tenants a hefty sum, but they pay the revenue department peanuts, it has been revealed. Even those … Continue reading

NC censures Maoists for opposing key bills

KATHMANDU, FEB 15 -Alok Lamsal The Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed serious concern over the ruling UCPN (Maoist)’s move to oppose crucial bills, including those related to extradition treaty, mutual legal assistance and Anti-money Laundering Act, in parliament. A meeting of the NC’s Parliamentary Party (PP) held in Singha Durbar has asked the government to … Continue reading

Research to develop ethnographic profile

KATHMANDU, FEB 09 By Alok Lamsal With the support of the Social Inclusion Research Fund (SIRF), Central Department of Sociology/Anthropology (CDSA) of the Tribhuvan University (TU) is conducting research for the development of a social inclusion atlas and ethnographic profile. The study will promote informed understanding of Nepal’s social, cultural and linguistic diversities. Research director … Continue reading

My beautiful country

DEC 03 Alok Lamsal What globalisation means etymologically is not what is practiced in this world today. Globalisation means diffusion of practices, expansion of relations across continents, organisation of social life on a global scale and growth of a shared global consciousness. But that is not what is happening today. We know now what the … Continue reading

Maoists flayed for pocketing fighters cash

KATHMANDU, FEB 06 – POST REPORT – BY ALOK LAMSAL Major opposition parties, the Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN-UML, have raised serious concerns over the UCPN (Maoist) decision to take almost “half the money” given to retiring combatants. In a meeting held on Monday at the UML headquarters in Balkhu, both the parties decided … Continue reading

Gas crisis reaches its peak

KATHMANDU, FEB 01 With Roshan Sedhai Many small hotels and tea shops have downed shutters owing to the acute shortage of cooking gas persisting in the Capital for a long time. Small hoteliers say they haven’t sold food items for several days. The government failure to import enough gas has hit hard the Capital city, … Continue reading