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Nitisha Shrestha: Never settle for less

Kathmandu, July 1 -- As part of the family behind Panchakanya Group, it was only natural that Nitisha Shrestha would eventually take up a position within her family business. But she had to find her ... Read More


What's wrapped in a leaf with a cherry on top? For paan lovers, everything.

Kathmandu, June 28 -- At the Gupta family's paan store in Thapathali, ingredients are kept inside a small drawer. Aryan, the eldest son, calls these ingredients his family's "treasures". Outside the s... Read More


Anjan Shrestha: It is a great time to get into the business

Kathmandu, June 24 -- Anjan Shrestha is the executive director of Laxmi Group--a group of companies covering an array of businesses, from confectionery to automobiles. Established in 1973, Shrestha's ... Read More


This social business is challenging the menstrual discourse

Kathmandu, June 10 -- Despite coming from different worlds, this lawyer and civil engineer duo's work for the shared social cause of fighting menstrual taboos was not an easy task. But 23-year-olds, ... Read More


Renewable solutions to Nepal's power problems

Kathmandu, June 3 -- Aashish Chalise has been working as CEO of Saral Urja--a distributed energy services company since 2015. The company partners with governments, financial institutions and communit... Read More


Evolving in a growing market

Kathmandu, May 27 -- Since 1995, Rebecca Tadikonda has worked in several institutions, such as DHL, Bain & Company and Verisign. In 2014, however, Tadikonda became an integral part of a 150-year-old i... Read More


Here's how Muslims in Kathmandu feast during Ramadan

Kathmandu, May 22 -- It's 6:30 pm on a cloudy Sunday evening. Mohammed Allahuddin looks out towards the dark skies from the Kashmiri Jama Masjid in Ghantaghar, and murmurs, "It will rain heavily tonig... Read More


Anek brings variety to Kathmandu's fashion scene-a place for proper plus-sized clothing

Kathmandu, May 20 -- Since she was a child, Medha Bhattarai was big-boned and chubby. Her friend Nistha Shrestha wasn't plump when growing up, however, she always knew that she weighed more on the hea... Read More


A month of devotion and faith

Kathmandu, May 18 -- Sheikh Akhtar has been waking up to his alarm at 2 am every day for the past 10 days. It is the month of Ramadan. Akhtar has to get up early so that he has enough time to fill hi... Read More


Are beauty pageants still relevant in modern Nepal? The debate continues.

Kathmandu, April 26 -- In November last year, Miss Nepal 2018 Shrinkhala Khatiwada's introductory video for Miss World went viral. Shot impeccably with roving drone shots and against majestic backgrou... Read More