Stories Tagged 'Kathmandu'
Kathmandu sets numerous national records in Nepal. It is the biggest city of the country, most populated and most polluted. As the country’s largest metropolis, its population composition is also hugely diverse. Furthermore, as the Valley holds much of the country’s wealth, it is Nepal’s biggest market.
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The 16th iteration of the annual Jazzmandu festival will be commencing on November 1 at various locations around the Kathmandu Valley.
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Of photography, essayist Susan Sontag wrote, “In teaching us a new visual code, photographs alter and enlarge our notions of what is worth looking at and what we have a right to observe.
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It’s only a matter of time before Kathmandu picks up the #MeToo baton
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Anil Jaiswal, 35, makes egg rolls for a living, which he sells for Rs 100 a piece in Thamel, on a cart no larger than an ice cream trolley. On this cart is an old, greasy stove, a chopping board, a few egg cartons, some dough in a container, and a large plastic bag with vegetables—tomatoes, cabbage, green chillies, onions, carrots. This small cart is Jaiswal’s only means of income, with which he feeds his family of four.
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Kathmandu will approve the proposal of fixing the headquarters of local federal units only when the concerned local government ensures that its core facilities are easily accessible by at least 60 percent of the local population.
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