Stories By 'Devendra Gautam'
Some days ago, yours truly had gone to a bank at Kumaripati, Lalitpur to cash a cheque. There were hardly 10 people ahead of me, and the line was static. We all looked like a column of terracotta soldiers waiting for orders from the high command.
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Recently, I came across a comedian at a publication house in Kathmandu where I had gone to collect remuneration for my write-ups. He was receiving a wad of cash from the account section, suggesting that making people laugh was becoming a lucrative job in this country.
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About 15 years ago, I chose to miss an opportunity to go to China for further studies. I had just landed a job, and thought that further studies could wait.
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This is a passionate appeal from an ordinary Nepali to fellow Nepalis who have left the country in search of greener pastures abroad. After eight years of struggle, our lawmakers have finally made the country’s 65-year-old dream come true by introducing a constitution through a popularly-elected Constituent Assembly.
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When visiting Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, in 1967, the then UN secretary general U Thant
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South Asia has been the turf of kings and queens, new and old. Our own country has had a long line
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