Prakash Chandra Timilsena

Prakash Chandra Timilsena is deputy photo editor for The Kathmandu Post, covering politics, business and social issues. Before joining the Post in 2012, he spent more than seven years working as a photojournalist for various national daily and weekly newspapers.


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Barpak— then and now

When the 2015 earthquakes hit the village of Barpak, Aash Kumari Ghale was working in the fields with her son and daughter. She rushed home to find it in ruins, but ultimately, she was relieved she didn’t lose any family members, unlike thousands of other families.

Celebrating a century

Calmly seated in a chariot pulled by her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, Mayju Maharjan observes her fifth janko—a rare ritual, called Mahadivya Ratharohan, where an elder is celebrated for completing 108 years, eight months, eight days, eight hours, and eight seconds around the sun. 

The paper trail

In 1995, 50-year-old Nima Sherpa moved from Dolakha to Kathmandu with a plan—he was going to take traditional Nepali lokta paper to the world. Sherpa had realised that products made of lokta, which were easily available in his village, could make it big in the international market.

Bright business

There are many villages in Nepal where labour migration has become routine—people go abroad for work and return home with some hard-earned money, andexperiences.

Mountain medicine

When they said a hospital in Lukla, I’d imagined a bereft, ill-equipped, shanty characteristic of government health posts outside major urban centres in the country.

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