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This social enterprise is tackling malnutrition, one bead at a time

Kathmandu, June 24 -- In a video posted two years ago on a Facebook page called Youth for Nutrition, Arbun Khatun, mother of an eight-month-old child, is shown wearing a colourful Nutribeads bracelet.... Read More


A plethora of short hikes and sweeping views await visitors to Chhaimale

Kathmandu, June 21 -- By the time I reached the Chhaimale Resort, the only resort in the village of Chhaimale, it was already noon. I had been riding for almost an hour and a half. It was a hot day, a... Read More


From high fashion in New York to providing solutions to Kathmandu's pollution

Kathmandu, June 3 -- Tashi Gyalzen Sherpa never leaves home without his palm-sized air pollution monitoring device. On his iPhone, he has four apps that give him timely updates on the level of air pol... Read More


An antibiotic apocalypse is coming and Nepal is not ready for it

Kathmandu, June 1 -- When Dawa Gurung started feeling an almost unbearable pain in her abdomen and a burning sensation whenever she urinated, she knew her urinary tract infection had returned. But sin... Read More


Crawling towards Markhu

Markhu, May 31 -- There are several roads that you can take to reach Markhu village from Kathmandu. The one that offers the best road conditions is the Pharping-Phakhel-Kulekhani route, and it remains... Read More


For those who like to travel, Yatri Supply provides what you might need

Kathmandu, May 13 -- In late 2016, Ujjwal Gurung was trekking to Mardi Himal when a sudden downpour left him scrambling to save his camera gear. His backpack wasn't waterproof, and Gurung ended up wra... Read More


Hamro Patro is one of the most downloaded Nepali apps. Here's its story.

Kathmandu, May 6 -- In 2008, when Shankar Uprety left for the US to pursue a Master's in computer engineering, he carried with him a Nepali bhittey patro, a Nepali calendar. During his first year in t... Read More


In Mulkot, temperatures are high but the nearby Sunkoshi provides respite

MULKOT, May 3 -- The first time I saw Mulkot was from the window of a fast-moving rusty microvan on the BP Koirala Highway, on my way to Janakpur. After rushing past nothing but several kilometres of ... Read More


???????Need a drink delivered? Cheers.com.np obliges.

Kathmandu, April 29 -- Imagine sitting at home, thirsty. You've got some friends and family coming over, but you're too busy cooking up a storm to go out and shop for an assortment of beer, wine and l... Read More


How one artist is using Mithila painting to challenge social norms

Kathmandu, April 13 -- When Ranju Yadav was a ninth grade student in Rajbiraj, an incident from a nearby village made a lasting impression on her. A woman was murdered by her in-laws because her paren... Read More