Stories By 'Prashanta Khanal'
Winter is here, and the air in Kathmandu has already started becoming unhealthy to breathe. The air quality will reach hazardous levels during the peak winter days. The use of cars and motorbikes has been increasing rapidly.
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In embracing commercial global cuisine, we are forgetting our own ethnic food culture
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Democracy is measured by the state of the sidewalk, not the number of wide roads
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World cities are acting to push out cars but our government is doing just the opposite
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That Kathmandu’s traffic congestion and air quality is reaching a tipping point is no secret. Successive governments have come and gone; all failing to address the crucial issue of how to make urban transportation safe, convenient and environment-friendly.
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Instead of turning Kathmandu into a mega city, we should develop cities elsewhere
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