A Look into the Indra Jatra Festival

A Look into the Indra Jatra Festival

By Sambridhi Shrestha Nepal is a diverse country made up of communities that celebrate their unique cultures with festivals. Amongst them, the Newar community celebrates the highest number of festivals year-round, and to-date has been able to retain and restore the...
Nepali Politics: Then & Now

Nepali Politics: Then & Now

By Saurav Rajbhandari The Maoist party of Nepal launched the decade-long civil war in 1996 which took the lives of almost 17,000 people and displaced 100,000 people from their homes. It ultimately abolished the 240-years-long monarchy in 2006 after a peace agreement...
Robots in Security and Healthcare

Robots in Security and Healthcare

By Saurav Rajbhandari Robots are taking over industries from security to health care and beyond. Scientists are even creating lookalike robots of famous personalities. In 2016, a person in China developed a lookalike of Scarlett Johansson. This may seem trivial...
Dashain in Pictures

Dashain in Pictures

By Sharad KC Annually, the month of October brings me my much awaited and favorite time of year, Dashain. Dashain is a time for almost everything. It is a time to take break from work, reconnect with your family members, play cards, and most importantly, be grateful...
be nice. – A mental health initiative

be nice. – A mental health initiative

By Jami Gibson Mental illness isn’t a topic many people are comfortable addressing as there seems to be a stigma attached to those who struggle with some form of a mental health issue. Often, people think those afflicted by mental health issues are crazy, dangerous,...