Stories By 'Rose Singh'
On April 19, nearly 2,000 Jewish people from across Asia will gather in Kathmandu for the annual Passover festival, one of the most important Jewish holidays.
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Every morning at nine, pick-up vans carrying dry waste make their way to an open space at Sano Thimi, Bhaktapur, to dump their collection for the day.
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Ever since he was 10 years old, Apratim Shrivastava has been an avid reader. At age 14, he was entering the world of magic, mystery, history, wars and science—all in addition to his regular coursework. Shrivastava, now 19, is a prominent young debater and attributes his skills to his reading habit.
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Our memories arise out of our interaction with others—people, places and relations. So it is human nature to hold on to family attachments, kinship bonds and social networks.
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In March last year, in the shadow of the Himalayan massif, a new attraction opened in Khunde in Solokhumbu—an open-air art gallery. Now trekkers on their way to climb Everest can stop, grab a cup of hot tea and a croissant from the bakery next door, and enjoy Muang Hori’s collection of photographs from across Asia.
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One person’s trash is another person’s treasure, so goes the old adage, but two women—Ojaswi Baidya and Loonibha Manandhar—seem to have taken this saying to heart. They are co-founders of Tyre Treasure, a company that turns old, used tyres from cars, trucks and buses into recycled furniture.
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