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‘We direly need media houses unaffiliated to business groups’
Rojita Adhikari, who has been doing grassroots reporting for national and international media outlets like The Guardian, Aljazeera, CNN, and Nepali Times, has become a well-known name in Nepal’s independent journalism scene.
The many lives of Kajal Naina Sherchan
Founder of internationally renowned jewellery brand Kajal Naina shares her winding life trajectory from art to dentistry to finally jewellery design.
Neetesh Jung Kunwar version 2.0
After years of releasing some of the biggest hit songs in Nepal’s pop music scene, the musician is on a mission to reinvent himself.
Built for success
Apurva Tamang thought the only way to become a professional musician was by becoming a Bollywood playback singer, but that was until his debut song, ‘Sano’, became a runaway hit.
Twenty-five years of popularising the documentary filmmaking genre
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Film Southasia, a biennial film festival that celebrates documentaries exclusively from South Asian filmmakers.
The rise, fall, and rise of fashion rental business
Kathmandu’s fashion rental stores, which were dealt a huge blow by the Covid-19 pandemic, are now making a comeback.
‘Success that comes quickly usually fades quickly’
One of the most sought-after rap artists Mahesh Dong, aka Dong, on his personal and professional struggles, the changes that Nepal’s rap scene is seeing, and his highly anticipated upcoming project ‘Woda No. 6’.
Abhaya Subba has seen it all
The musician, a steadfast rebel, started breaking age-old norms the day she stepped foot in Nepal’s music industry.
How rising fuel prices is changing the way people commute
With fuel prices hitting an all-time high, consumers are resorting towards alternative ways of commuting making significant lifestyle changes, but others who do not have such privilege are anxious about the future.
How do places deal with overnight fame
In the last few years, several places have gained overnight fame on the internet, but the repercussions have not always been pleasant.
Focusing on what if rather than what was
Subash Thebe Limbu’s debut film ‘Ningwasum’ shows the limitless possibilities for experimentation in the craft.
The first step towards a gender-inclusive political system
The 2017 local elections saw over 14,000 women elected as local representatives, but for many of them, their tenure has been mostly about navigating social challenges.
Ujjwal Bikram Thapa is not stopping anytime soon
In the last seven years, Thapa has helped hundreds of burn victims get access to medical treatment and has lobbied with the government and non-government organisations on behalf of the victims.
Gorging gluttons: How the ‘eating for fame’ trend is catching up in Nepal
The number of Nepali mukbang content creators on YouTube has grown exponentially since 2020, and many of them have amassed a huge following on the platform.
Children’s literature for social change
To inculcate a reading habit among children and make them aware of their social environs, several Nepal-based organisations have focused on publishing children’s books that tell stories of the country’s diverse social realities.