New Year’s Eve with Deep Shrestha

by Rajesh KC

Time: 1645
Date: April 12, 2007, Thursday
Audience: Approximately 300
Program: An evening with Deep Shrestha
Venue: Rimal Theater of Gurukul more »

Beautiful Terai


By Rajesh KC

We have always been portraying Nepal as a landlocked mountainous country discriminating a large area of flat region, Terai, its culture and the people living there who proudly love to be called Nepali. We have beautiful mountains, but the beauty of Terai is also fascinating. Every time I visit my village, Sehari in Nawalparasi, I feel so refreshed as its peace loving people and natural beauties have always fascinated me. Have you explored our Beautiful Terai? more »

Walking through the blanket of snow

by Devendra Bhattarai

Our destination was much further than Kade Deurali, the place near Pokhara from where the rain and snowfall had begun. From Ulleri we had to travel to Poon Hill, then to Ghandruk through Tadapani. On the occasion of the tenth Nepal-Korea joint painting exhibition, we had a wonderful trek in the Annapurna region. more »

A rare visit to Rasuwa Gadhi

gosainkunda1.gifby Roshan Joshi

It was wonderful to touch the bullet ridden stones on the banks of Bhote koshi, and the Helvetas bridge to hand shake the other land. This is a short narrative of our trip to Rasuwa Gadhi. Our north face stands for our love to mother land. The high white hills generally guard; the open deeps are wired with walls. And rest is history pages. more »

Once upon a time in Chitwan

by Rajesh KC

chitwan.gifIn 1846 The Rana Prime Minister Jung Bahadur protected the wildlife of Chitwan Valley by maintaining a hunting reserve in the area exclusively for the use of the ruling classes and their guests. Hunting was normally conducted during winter. Certain methods were used for hunting such as the ring method, in which a big circle of elephants would entrap the hunted animal. The number of elephants required for this process was quite large. more »

Snowfall in KTM after 62 years

By Rajesh KC

For the first time in around 62 years, Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday (Feb 14, 2007) experienced brief snowfall. Areas like Kirtipur, Babarmahal, Lagankhel and others saw snowfall for some minutes. It snowed for about 45 minutes, from 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm at Tribhuwan International Airport. more »

A short trek to Kalinchowk

by Samip Mallakal.gif

Kalinchowk, at the height of 3700 meters, has a panoramic view of splendid mountains and the scenic beauty of nature. A six to nine (depends on the people) hours walk from the Charikot, Dolakha district; Kalinchowk bears a tremendous beauty that one must see during the lifetime. more »

Book: A People War / लडाईंमा जनता

Images of Nepal conflict 1996-2006

people-in-war.gifEvery war has its iconic picture. Somewhere in this book is the photograph that will be remembered as the symbol of the conflict in Nepal between 1996 to 2006. This book is the story of those years in pictures. more »

The end of the war

by Rajesh KC

Much anticipated and long awaited historic deal, Comprehensive Peace Accord, has been signed by the Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and Maoist supremo Prachanda on Tuesday (Nov21, 2006) evening formally ending Maoist insurgency in Nepal. The entire cabinet, political leaders, foreign ambassadors, dignitaries and members of the international press attended the historic moment at the Birendra International Convention Center (BICC) hall in the capital at 20:25

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Following Sunkoshi

sunkoshi.gif-Devendra Bhattarai / pictures by Suraj Kunwar

From a tour of the villages in Kabhre, Sindhuli and Ramechhap following Sunkoshi-river, we landed at Siddhartha Art Gallery in Kathmandu to participate in a photo exhibition titled ‘Beautiful Unan’. We were amazed to see the pictures of the civilization of China’s Unan province as they exactly resemble to the places of Nepal. Visitors were expressing their sentiments saying ‘These roofs look like roofs from my own Jufal (Dolpa).” “I have reached my village’s houses with hanging corns and chilly.” “This suspension bridge resembles one over Sunkoshi connecting Sindhuli and Ramechhap.” more »

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