Category: Diaries

Diaries / by Glocal Khabar -

A letter to ……………

Dear friend, I am worried about something – about how much we misjudge, misapprehend and get the wrong idea about our opposed situation where we failed to understand each other….

Diaries / by The Rising Nepal -

Getting Your Passport

Getting one’s passport issued is much easier these days, but many people may be in dark about new arrangements until they reach the counter of the district administration office or…

Diaries / by The Himalayan Times -

Election fever

The new local level has been given vast powers but the previous local bodies did not have much power at their disposal The entire nation has geared up for civic…

Diaries / by Republica -

Living in Costmandu

I don’t know if it’s just me or not but of late, every time I pull up the newspaper we happen to be a part of some ranking or the…

Diaries / by The Rising Nepal -

Local Election A Must

It has been 18 years since the local elections were held in the country. Following the expiry of the five-year term of the elected representatives in 2002, the local bodies…

Diaries / by The Kathmandu Post -

Sweet Encounter

Why were we so self-obsessed? Why is it more comfortable looking down on a phone than looking at one another’s eyes? It was just another Nepal Bandh day. I can’t…

Diaries / by BBC -

Human stories inspire positive change

Stories of BBC Sajha Sawal and Open Jirga Katy Williams asked political debate show presenters in Nepal and Afghanistan about the real-life changes their programmes have helped achieve. Successes include…

Diaries / by Republica -

Lovely Langtang

I cried when I reached Langtang, but the tears were not for the beauty that surrounded me but for the fear that I might die. The path was really steep…

Diaries / by Republica -

Thank you, men

Let’s acknowledge the role of good men who help women with their personal and career growth Feminists are those who believe in equal rights and equal access for all women in…

Diaries / by Setopati -

Proud to be a woman

“Being a woman in Nepal must be hard?” many of my friends in Norway often ask me. It certainly is. Being a woman, I have faced a lot of sexist…

Diaries / by Republica -

Win-all trade

Women in Baglung, Parbat and Sindhuli districts have greatly increased their income from export of items made from allo Economist Greg Mankiw’s principle that “trade can make everyone better off’’ can…

Diaries / by The Rising Nepal -

Public Transport Woes

If you do not have to use public transportation to go to your workplace, particularly in Kathmandu, you are fortunate in a sense. However, you will miss out on many…

Diaries / by Republica -

Basmati rice for Humla

With better transport link between the hills and the plains food shortage in Humla could be eliminated and food be made available at a fraction of the current cost Late King…

Diaries / by Republica -

Cable car dreams

A French team of experts has found that a cable car system for Kathmandu and Patan is feasible Cable cars are modern means of transport that use cables or wires to…

Diaries / by Republica -

Memories of war

I cried because there was a war I was not equipped to fight against, because I knew in this conflict I had lost a part of me. “Do not go outside…