Category: Diaries

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…

Diaries / by The Himalayan Times -

Public relations matter

There can be thousands of meaning of public relations but the basic thing about these relations is that it a process which builds a mutual relationship between an organization and…

Diaries / by Glocal Khabar -

Happy Valentine’s Day – Episode II

“You have to be!” Am I that bad at consoling? “I’m scared to leave you; you know?” “You ain’t leaving me, okay??” “You are writing a eulogy.” We chatted a…

Diaries / by Republica -

A day for love

When I was a teenager, Valentine’s Day was all about buying a single red rose, a big card from Archies and a packet of Dairy Milk chocolate and asking one…

Diaries / by Glocal Khabar -

Who am I?

“Who are you?” This question that was raised during one of our lectures kept me thinking. Who actually am I? What really am I? Everybody does know me by my…