Stories By 'ABHI SUBEDI'
Nepali calendrical consciousness is shaped by both aesthetic and practical factors. Without going into the rigmarole of the multiple calendars of Nepal, I want to take the Vikram calendar that has ushered in 2075, in order to review a few transformations experienced from last year. I am not going to index the events, which is not my purpose here. My themes are subtle and unobtrusive.
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The combination of World Theatre Day (WTD) and hippies does not violate what the linguists would call ‘the semantic restriction rule’.
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I encountered Stephen Hawking in London’s Dillon Book shop one afternoon of June 1988 by sheer coincidence.
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The term ‘Nepali doctors’ has always intrigued as well as fascinated me since my childhood in a remote Terathum village. The irony was that there were no doctors and no hospitals.
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Nepal’s ambivalent attitude towards the cannabis, known popularly as ganja in Nepal and India, became apparent once again at this year’s Shivaratri festival on February 13.
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Kathmandu city, a dusty bowl, wakes up suddenly at midnight, aroused by a strange brouhaha. Voices are calling from different directions informing people that water has started flowing from the perennially dry taps,
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