Korean culinary exploration

KATHMANDU, Dec. 7 -- K-pop is taking over the world. It has been for quite some time now. But its popularity has also led to a curiosity about the Korean culture. Termed as the "Hallyu Wave", the Kore... Read More

The itch to ink in the eyes of the artist

Nepal, Dec. 7 -- Tattoo making has always been a part of Nepali traditions. Back in the days, it was a cultural norm among the Rais and Limbus of the country. Now, it has assumed form like it has done... Read More

For the love of dancing

Nepal, Nov. 30 -- Mukesh Dhakal is your typical college boy. He goes to college, has a great time with his friends, studies when he has to, and sleeps whenever he can. Nothing about him will strike yo... Read More

Beauty marks its presence

Nepal, Nov. 30 -- A canvas devoid of any work, no matter how spotless the blank canvas is, isn't art. Not even an art connoisseur can pass it off as anything but simply a boring piece of canvas. It is... Read More

Starting small, dreaming big

Nepal, Nov. 23 -- For Sushila Karki crafting things always came easily. From a very young age she took to drawing designs and people, making use of discarded bottles to decorate her room and would spe... Read More

Nepali heartstrings

Nepal, Nov. 23 -- Music has forever been an important part of the Nepali culture. From the day a baby takes his first breath to the moment he breathes his last, music will be around him. Its presence ... Read More

The charm of tassels: "We made what we couldn't find."

Nepal, Nov. 16 -- Do It Yourself (DIYs) and handmade items are all the rage these days. And there are too many reasons why many people have taken to making things for themselves. With such leaps of pr... Read More

Little efforts, larger effects

Nepal, Nov. 2 -- For a very long time Nepal has been a breeding ground for transgressions of various forms. This has caused distress among the Nepali mass for quite some time now. Cases of drug abuse,... Read More

The meaning of words

Nepal, Nov. 2 -- Neelam Karki Niharika is making waves in the Nepali literature scene as one of the few female writers to be awarded the coveted 'Madan Puraskar' and the prestigious 'Shree Padma Puras... Read More

Way with words

Nepal, Oct. 26 -- "Why look at the stars and waste your time? It's not like they will magically fix all your problems." "I know the stars cannot solve my problems. Nor will they fix the economy. But ... Read More