Stories By 'ALISHA SIJAPATI'
Junge, Junge, Junge—I never knew you were so contemptible—were my thoughts after I finished reading Sheeba Shah’s latest historical novel, ‘The Other Queen,’ based on the life of the fifth Shah king’s junior wife—Queen Rajendra Lakshmi.
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Although, the government is promoting technical education heavily, it will take time for students to understand the importance as well the sheer prospects in obtaining an agriculture and forestry degree in the coming future.
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The newly-launched Food Truck in Gairidhara is all the rage among Kathmandu’s younger crowd, and for good reason—with three minibuses remodelled as colourful food trucks, the eatery offers a dining experience like no other. On your next visit, skirt the well-beaten mo:mo-burger trail and opt for their selection of tacos instead. Sure, these tacos are not what you’d get out an authentic taco truck but they are a massive upgrade on most other options available in town. The fish tacos, in particular, are worth the plunge!
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If you walk into the aptly-named Naulo Restaurant in Kathmandu’s Durbarmarg, you are in for a novel dining experience. Instead of a traditional hostess, five robot servers will welcome you in and instead of thumbing through a menu, you order food through a monitor placed at every table.Naulo might hold the distinction of being Kathmandu’s first automated restaurant but its futuristic vibe isn’t the only thing that’s drawing in diners—unlike a few other restaurants that also employ robots, Naulo’s five servers have all been built in Nepal.The brainchild of alums of the Pulchowk-based Institute of Engineering, the robots, Ginger and Ferry, were built by Paaila Technology, a Nepali company that specialises in robotics and AI technology.
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Racing towards the emergency room with her best friend Shristi at her side, Aayu only had a vague idea of what was happening. She couldn’t have anticipated the chaos. She saw both her parents walk in and out in a panic.
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Following two-month back-to-back sculpture exhibitions, Siddhartha Art Gallery recently kicked off a photography exhibition, Spectrum, by retired diplomat and photographer Laurence Kent Jones on Tuesday at its premises in Babarmahal.
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