Kathmandu, Jan. 1 -- Statutory Government Health Warning: The following segment contains material that some readers may find disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised. Management is not responsible for untoward consequences.

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I have heard through the grapevine that many of you cannot wait for this year to be over, and for things to return to a normalitarian state. Well, guess what folks, sorry to break this to you as you crack open a bottle of bubbly at midnight, but 2021 is going to be even crappier than 2020.

In fact, is it such a good idea to embark on a brand new year at this juncture in time? Do we actually want to go th...