Breathing new life into Nepali adhunik music

While most young musicians are making pop, rock and rap music, there are a handful of musical prodigies like Ajar Jangam who have taken the adhunik inheritance into their hands

Sunny Mahat

What’s your IPL moment ?

After six weeks of pitched battles all over India, the Indian Premier League—the biggest and the most-lucrative cricket franchise in the world is coming to an end.

ANNAPURNA

Kathaputali: One-of-a kind horror movie

Kathaputali: One-of-a kind horror movie

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Tiny tots hone their Hindi

Countless Nepali children are learning Hindi through cartoons. The cartoon television networks broadcast in Nepal are all based in India, and their shows often come with a Hindi commentary. The kids are hooked.

Akriti Manandhar

Brewing in Budhanilkantha

Eating Out at Café Mocha (Photo: Mahendra Khadka)

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The campaign behind vehicle-free Thamel

One of the lead campaigners to make that happen was KTM Walks, which was initiated by activists who wanted to create more livable cities. At the root of this campaign, which started in 2007, is community engagement

Akriti Manandhar

The man behind the perfect mix

At just 28, Binaya is one of the most sought after sound engineers in the country and a teacher of over five dozen aspiring sound engineers

Sunny Mahat

The customer is always right

Good customer service is not restricted to human interaction. Great signposting and information boards make Singapore extremely easy to negotiate; it’s hard to go wrong really

Jackie Taylor

By the Way, it’s play time!

Swings, slides, various things to climb on, climb over, crawl through, hide inside or jump off were on offer in a rainbow of colours. “WOW” said one child. “Wow” said I. “Wow” mimicked the taxi driver

Jackie Taylor

Grunge is not dead, neither is rock

The alternative rock band came to life in 2016 as a side project of three proficient musicians who were already playing for different bands

Sunny Mahat

Barpak rises up with the New Year

Earthquake anniversary (Photo feature by: Sunita Dangol)

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Capturing subaltern tunes and lost melodies

As their skills in folk instruments grew, the band decided they would compose music with only ethnic instruments. Thus started the evolution of Night—a new-age Nepali folk band

Sunny Mahat

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