Stories By 'ALISHA SIJAPATI'
At 11 am sharp every morning, a voice resounds through our quiet Kupondole neighbourhood, disturbing all our neighbours from their daily chores.
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Situated in the heart of busy Kathmandu, Ratna Park is a relative oasis of tranquility, or so it aspires to be. When the park was first renovated and reopened to the public in June 2015, many had hoped that Ratna Park, long maligned, would see a resurgence as a clean and welcoming green space.
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Rohit Tiwari has always been an entrepreneur. After completing his Bachelors from Nepal Engineering College in 2013, he joined the trading business and started supplying solar panels to customers via his company, Active Technology.
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Over the years many harrowing tales have been told of Nepali men and women who go to toil in foreign soil and meet unfortunate ends. Perhaps the most brutal one remains the killings of 12 Nepali men in Iraq in August 2004 by Islamic extremists.
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The #MeToo momentum in Nepal, while welcome, dissipated before it could even make a dent in Nepal’s power structures.
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It was the late 1950s. The 104-year despotic Rana regime had come to an end and there was newfound freedom in the air. New Road, formerly Juddha Sadak, was where Kathmandu came alive, and down near the statue of Juddha Shumsher, opposite the ancient Ranjana galli, a stately peepal tree spread its canopy, shielding a motley crew of poets, writers, activists, politicians and layabouts from the sun.
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