Mentha: A conservation incentive

August 26, 2016 04:30 am

Kali Bahadur Oli is a resident of Mahadevpuri - 7, Banke in the Tarai Arc Landscape (TAL). Oli owns less than one hectare of land where he used to plant traditional crops such as maize and wheat to provide for his family of four.

The high school reunion

August 26, 2016 02:55 am

Most of our batch mates in the West had already acquired citizenship there and were no longer Nepali citizens. So, every time someone came from the US sporting a blue passport, word would get around town that the ‘Khaire’ from Texas or New York was in town and he wanted to hang out with his fellow comrades.

This syndicated state

August 26, 2016 02:35 am

These syndicates through their actions block the exercise of free choice and we often end up settling for second choice, third choice or in the tragic case of the bus victims – the only choice.

Literary graphic novels

August 26, 2016 02:05 am

Some misinterpret graphic novels for picture books. They dismiss them as immature, goofy or simply as reads that belong in the children’s section of the library. However, none of this is true.

Book and wine pairings

August 26, 2016 01:05 am

Book and wine pairings

Feng shui for a harmonious home

August 25, 2016 23:30 pm

Feng shui is the ancient Chinese principle of creating a harmonious balance of energies in any given space. If you look at all the feng shui suggestions, you will realize that there is really nothing ‘supernatural’ about them.

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The drugless treatment

August 19, 2016 05:00 am

We have many patients who come to us after visiting ten different hospitals and doctors. Those who can afford it have even travelled to India and Thailand but at the end of the day, they find that allopathic medicines don’t work for them. Often they come to us in a state of utter desperation, looking for alternatives.

Basanta Adhikari, director and spokesperson of the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) shares his dream for his department. He wishes to have a task force especially dedicated to vehicle emission control. Ideally, he insists that he would have the designated team not only test the vehicles in a systematic manner with proper equipment but also seize polluting vehicles on the spot, if necessary.

World of its own

August 19, 2016 01:30 am

Even though I and my neighborhood friends mostly watched movies of Amitabh Bachachan and Govinda, we put posters of machine-gun-wielding Arnold in our rooms.