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SOLEMN SECRET

I was fine until I joined a college for my undergraduate studies. The first few weeks of college were so fun. I got to make new friends, explore the institution, and even got to roam the valley with my friends after classes.

Mar 19 2019

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FAILING FINALS

I haven’t been able to sleep for a week. I only have a few days to prepare for my final examinations and I have come to realise that I know nothing. Ever since my childhood, I’ve never had good grades.

Mar 19 2019

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PUBG is massively popular. But it is also addictive.

After a full night on a deserted island, alone and fighting for her life, Dilasha Gurung  wakes up in the wee hours of the morning to squeeze in some more time battling others on the island, sometimes with a crew, other times alone. This has turned into a daily ritual and her time on the island eats further into her day.

PRAJESH SJB RANA, Mar 19 2019

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café

On the yellowish wall was a blurry sketch of Confucius and next to it, a fuzzy John Lennon portrait.

Bishrant Katwal, Mar 10 2019

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By the river

A few days ago, I received a message from K. It read, “Hey, hey, hey. I’m getting married. December 15 is the big day.

Niraj Thapa, Mar 10 2019

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Bi-curious

Dear Aunt, I have been thinking about something that did not strike me at all until a month ago. I am 18 years old and have been pursuing my undergraduate since the last six months.

Mar 05 2019

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LEAN Dream

Dear aunt, I am currently preparing for my grade 12 board exams. Ever since I was a child, I dreamt of becoming a pilot, this has been more intense since I graduated my SEE.

Mar 05 2019

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Fifteen seconds to fame

First came Dubsmash, then came Vine, then Musical.ly, and now, there’s TikTok. The internet is not new to short-form music videos and we’ve seen plenty come out of TikTok’s predecessors.

PRAJESH SJB RANA, Mar 05 2019

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Modern love

It’s not every day that you come across a beautiful girl in a public bus and she offers to tell you a story. This incident happened last week, when I was travelling to my hometown after completing my board exams. Needless to say,

Yubraj Parajuli, Mar 03 2019

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The fate of dream

Rupesh was on his way to becoming a doctor. He was pursuing his bachelor’s degree in medicine, one of the most costly degrees one could pursue.

SANTOSH ACHARYA, Mar 03 2019

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CARTOON CRAZY

Dear Aunt, I’m a 28-year-old woman and have been in a relationship with a guy for the past five years. Recently, my parents talked to me about marriage and are interested in meeting my boyfriend.

Feb 26 2019

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MUSICAL MALADY

Dear Aunt, I’m a high school student. Ever since I was a child, I’ve always been interested in singing and have participated every year in the inter-house singing competition at school. I’ve even won a couple of times.

Feb 26 2019

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A new standard for flagship phones

February is the month for new smartphones. For years now, we’ve seen new releases this particular month, which is largely due to the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the “world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry”.

Anuj Bhandari, Feb 26 2019

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