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On the path to recovery

Picture: Since the men have all left, it is the women who helped rebuild the trails to Ripchet in the Tsum Valley, providing families with much-needed income. Repairing the trail to…

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Cakes and Community

As more Nepalis develop an appetite for breads and sweets, bakers are rising to their communities’ challenges The first thing you notice when approaching one of Kathmandu’s many bakeries is…

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After Adityanath

Kathmandu, March 23, 2017: The naming of a Chief Minister in India is of little importance to Nepal. But Yogi Adityanath’s appointment as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has shaken…

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The price of growing rice

Can Nepal regain self-sufficiency in paddy production? Experts say yes. Kathmandu, March 17, 2017: Eighty per cent of Nepalis live off the farm. Agri-culture accounts for one-third of Nepal’s GDP,…

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Melamchi not a mirage anymore

Kathmandu, March 17, 2017: Although the Melamchi Water Supply Project stepped up tunnel digging after a change of contractors, it would still have been another year before the project was…

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Home coming

LEARNING BY DOING: Public health expert Rita Thapa demonstrates the hazardous effects of smoking to eighth graders in Padma Kanya High School last December. Retired international civil servants return to…

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Mountains without men

LEFT BEHIND: Even after receiving her reconstruction grant last year, Sajina Tamang (left) had to wait for months before beginning to rebuild her earthquake-damaged house. Her husband and brother-in-law are…

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Broadcasting podcasting

Women journalists break the sound barrier by streaming directly to audiences through the Internet Kathmandu, March 3, 2017: Last week, a Nepal Airlines flight from Kathmandu to Dubai diverted to Delhi…

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WOW Kathmandu!

A whole day of stories, workshops, panels, performance by women for women this Saturday Kathmandu, February 15, 2017: In 2010, Britisher Jude Kelly (above) started a festival called Women of…

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Erina Tamrakar returns

Kathmandu, February 14, 2017: Artist Erina Tamrakar’s exhibition In Between the Third Eye opens out the world of women, their feelings and emotions to Kathmandu visitors exposed to the daily…

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Transplanting love

On 14 February, celebrate the ultimate love of a man who gave his kidney to his wife Kathmandu, February 10, 2017: Bhoj Bahadur Ghale wakes up at six every morning and…

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Teller of tales

Noted Swiss author who made bed-time stories enchanting is visiting Kathmandu next week for a children’s book festival Kathmandu, February 10, 2017: When The Rainbow Fish was first published in 1992,…

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Healing through radio

Picture: Hira Bhandari interviews one of the conflict victims in Kanchanpur. Conflict victims and their families are sharing and broadcasting stories of their war experiences January 20, 2017: Sarita Thapa was…

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Cantilever trail

THE GREAT BARRIER: The cantilever pathway in Yaru Bagar replaced the trail that was washed away by the river after the 2015 earthquake and has restored movement along the Budi…

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A lonely goddess

Ex-Kumari Chanira Bajracharya tries to adjust to the real world Chanira Bajracharya may look like any other millennial girl, but after getting to know her it is clear that she has…

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Life after near-death

Two friends rescued miraculously after the 2015 earthquake build new futures Ramesh and Pemba (above) had been friends for over four years, working in the bus park area in Kathmandu’s…