Stories By 'Milan Poudel'
Kathmandu might get a bad rap for being repugnantly dirty, but without these unsung heroes—with yesterday’s dreams still lodged in their minds—it wouldn’t be very liveable.
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TS Elliot once described a river as a “sullen, brown god,” worshipped not just as a frontier but also for the sustenance that people draw from it. It then is of little surprise that the first civilisations sprang on the banks of rivers, with early humans using the brown god and its flood plains to transform their societies from hunting and gathering to making the monumental switch to agriculture.
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