Stories By 'Chahana Sigdel'
The thing about the Internet and the social media is that it can make us feel how we want to feel. You could become a cyberchondriac, wallowing in self-pity, seeking sympathy in the virtual world. Or you could tout yourself as a self-proclaimed expert, blinded by narcissism, who just can’t see logic in other people’s arguments. For extremists, it becomes a treasure trove for selectively culling points that back their claim, which can then be used to hurl insults at those who beg to differ.And it is the best weapon to fuel jingoism and dismiss claims counter to yours as traitorous ones.
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Twenty-five-year-old Lujendra Ojha recalls his childhood memories in Nepal, when he would gaze curiously at the night sky.
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This is the story of Shanta Shrestha, a feminist who fought for Nepal's democracy
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People attend a protest against animal sacrifice, at Dhumbarahi in Kathmandu on Tuesday.
The 2019 Gadhimai Mela, a religious ritual of supposedly the world’s largest sacrifice, is going to be a bloodshed-free affair, if the devotees follow the management’s call.
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The Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare has said it would take necessary steps to legalise same-sex-marriage.
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Photos of tourists cheerfully holding placards that read ‘I am in Nepal’ are a common sight on Facebook.
As Nepal picks up the pieces and rebuilds, the narrative is changing on the ever growing social media.
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