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Unconventional party conventions

Kathmandu, Nov. 26 -- Nepal's governance is once more grinding to halt as the two major parties, the Nepali Congress (NC) that leads the ruling coalition, and the opposition UML gear up for their gene... Read More


Kinship, karma, and kung fu

Kathmandu, Nov. 14 -- "My name is Jigme Konchok Lhamo, and I am a Kung Fu nun." During summer nights, on grounds illuminated by solar-powered lights, Lhamo and her sisters practice kung fu at the Dru... Read More


Nepal's lawyers on warpath against Chief Justice

Kathmandu, Oct. 30 -- Even though Nepal's political parties do not seem very keen for the moment to impeach controversial Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana, the mutiny against him is spreading among ju... Read More


Electric bicycles in Nepal terrain

Kathmandu, Oct. 12 -- Even asimporters try to meet increased demandfor electric cars following thereinstated tax rebateson battery-operated vehicles, electric two-wheelers remain relatively on the sid... Read More


Nepal govt fills Cabinet after 3 months

Kathmandu, Oct. 8 -- Three months afterassuming office for the fifth time, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday finally expanded his Cabinet after reaching a power-sharing agreement with his co... Read More


The house of Kalapremi

Kathmandu, Sept. 1 -- In the centre of the room of the ground floor at Siddhartha Art Gallery, tattooed ceramic female figures stretch languidly astride grazing horses. The 12 blue and white raku war... Read More