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Here's how you can score on feet fashion

Kathmandu, Aug. 21 -- Rachana Rawal and Bishal Basnet have always had a fetish for collecting socks. The couple, who were avid travellers, always brought back home a bunch of colourful, funky socks fr... Read More


Madan Mani Dixit, a pioneering writer and journalist, dies at 96

Kathmandu, Aug. 15 -- Madan Mani Dixit, renowned journalist and litterateur who was best known for his Madan Puraskar-winning novel Madhavi, died on Thursday. He was 96. Dixit is remembered by his fr... Read More


This treatment is making women raise their eyebrows-permanently

Nepal, Aug. 14 -- Unhappy with her thin eyebrows, which didn't match with the recent worldwide trend of women vying for fuller brows, Chitra Malla got herself temporary eyebrow tattoo stickers. But in... Read More


Chhauni museum is being refurbished, but will it meet international standards?

Kathmandu, Aug. 8 -- Dinesh Shrestha has worked at the National Museum of Nepal since 1988. For the past 30 years, he has been sitting at the ticket counter from 10 am every day. The wrinkles etched o... Read More


'Real empowerment is economic empowerment'

Nepal, Aug. 5 -- A graduate of Delhi University, Seema Golchha had been working in advertising, in India, before she moved to Nepal in 1991 after she got married. For a decade, Golchha was mostly occu... Read More


At a half-century-old Sanskrit college, there is a will, but there is no money

KATHMANDU, July 17 -- For the past 22 years, Ganesh Ghimire has been part of the Balmiki Campus-first as a student, then a faculty member, and now as campus chief. Every day, he enters the 68-year-ol... Read More