Monsoon is finally here. The period between June and early September, roughly lasting a hundred days, gets the most rainfall. It has defined the lives across Nepal and large parts of South Asia since time immemorial.
After the 2015 earthquake, the safety of high-rise buildings has once again become a matter of public concern. But this time around, the concern emanates not from the possibility of an earthquake, but that of a fire.
The results of the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) are out, and they exhibit some worrying tendencies. When in 2015, the number of girls appearing for the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) outnumbered the boys for the first time,
For Nepalis, monsoon brings with it mixed feelings. While it brings joy to the hearts of our farmers and provides much-needed relief from summer’s sweltering heat to most of us, it can also be a source of mayhem.