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The cosmos as a kaleidoscope

Kathmandu, Feb. 8 -- Artist SC Suman came to Kathmandu four decades ago and the first site he went to see was the Pashupatinath Temple. There were more monkeys and more trees, he recalls. And less peo... Read More


Legendary singer Gyanu Rana to be honoured with concert

Kathmandu, Feb. 5 -- It might not be untoward to assume that every Nepali music fan knows the words to the sombre, breezy classic Nepali adhunik song Siri ma Siri ni Kanchhi by heart. Today, February... Read More


With a uniquely fascinating premise, Gopi is a no-frills homegrown production that warrants a watch

Kathmandu, Feb. 2 -- In the late 1950s, there emerged a new style of filmmaking in France, pioneered by filmmakers such as Francois Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard and Claude Chabrol. The filmmakers were fo... Read More


One small step: First made-in-Nepal picosatellite to be launched into space in 2020

Kathmandu, Feb. 1 -- In a messy room peppered with strange electronic appliances, unused computers, a water boiler and an antennae, four engineering graduates, all in their mid-20s, are hard at work. ... Read More


From Aleppo to Kathmandu: Meet the family behind Kathmandu's only Syrian restaurant

Nepal, Jan. 30 -- Among the hundreds of Nepali words that have been borrowed from Arabic, there's one that has always remained fresh: taza, which just so happens to mean 'fresh'. Shreiqi was born and... Read More


A momo-headed adventure

Kathmandu, Jan. 23 -- Every great creative idea does not always have to start with a cup of coffee or a glass of beer. For illustrator Nom Rana, it started with a plate of momos, Nepal's de facto nati... Read More


Life and art are inextricably blended into each other

Nepal, Jan. 19 -- Mekh Limbu's art needs little elaboration. It speaks the truth, laid out for all to see and reflect on. It's real; it's quiet, keening and sharp. Take his installation 'How I Forgot ... Read More


Law to regulate ride-sharing services by April

Kathmandu, Jan. 18 -- The Department of Transport Management is introducing a new law on Nepali New Year 2076 (April 14, 2019) to govern and regulate ride-sharing services operating in Kathmandu, depa... Read More


Ride partners perplexed as crackdown continues

Kathmandu, Jan. 17 -- On Saturday evening, Hari Khadka, 19, was riding his Honda Dio scooter along the Bhrikutimandap-Durbarmarg road stretch. He was returning from Sarkarki Dhara, where he had droppe... Read More


Ride partners perplexed on ride-sharing companies crackdown

Kathmandu, Jan. 17 -- On Saturday evening, Hari Khadka, 19, was riding his Honda Dio scooter along the Bhrikutimandap-Durbarmarg road stretch. He was returning from Sarkarki Dhara, where he had droppe... Read More