Stories By 'Shaleen Shah'
When Keshav Kulal was younger, it would take a whole week to produce a madal. These days it takes him a little over two hours. “We order the hollow, cylindrical pieces of wood—the Ghar—which are now factory produced in Dhading,” he says, “All we have to do is fasten the leather to the ends and strap them with leather strings and metal rings.”
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Kathmandu’s public vehicles can be exasperating, to say the least. Could a few books change it?
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The streets of Kathmandu are crammed with sheer numbers of cars, motorbikes and scooters honking away at each other.
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Lok Chitrakar might be one of the most respected Paubha artists today, but religious art is not all that he is known for
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Author Chandra Man Munikar’s book, Charya Nepal—Vajrayan Tantric Charya Dance, was launched at the Mandala Theatre in the Capital on Wednesday.
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How Himalayan Java created not just a lucrative and well-recognised brand but an entirely new lifestyle
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