Stories By 'Abha Dhital'
Tucked away in a corner of Hyumat is a small, dark store where Krishna Man Kapali has been tailoring custom-made suits for over five decades. Kapali’s SS Tailors specialises in menswear, and although the shop is so small, you could easily miss it, his waiting list is over a month long and his clientele consists of Kathmandu’s elite.
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In 1985, Rajuman Pakhrin was guiding a couple of German nationals on the Ghorepani trek when a conversation changed the course of his life. These Germans were proprietors of the German Bakery in Jawalakhel.
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For Tsewang Dhoenkyi Sadutshang, a self-professed health nut, homemade fruit smoothies had long been an essential part of her diet.
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For Abhilasha Sharma, dogs aren’t just pets; they are friend, family, companion and protector. But—like with most animals, including humans—they need to be trained. And Sharma, one of Kathmandu’s most popular dog trainers, is the one to do it.
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More often than not, thinking of a plumber or an electrician conjures up images of a man on the job. Almost all carpentry shops and motorcycle service centres across the country have an all-male workforce.
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All’s well that ends well. The second season of Himalaya Roadies is over and we can all breathe now because we have a deserving winner—Ayush Shrestha.
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