With a lockdown in place, some of the Valley’s most cherished festivals will not be taking place
The cancellations of festivals like the Biska Jatra means that communities are missing out on vital cultural traditions that have long bound them together.
Anuska Rauniyar: ‘I wanted to make a film to challenge the notions of traditional Nepali filmmaking’
The Post speaks to actor Avon Raj Upreti and director Anuska Rauniyar about their feature film ‘Chakkar’, which won an award at the Queens World Film Festival in New York.
With lockdown extended, Nepal Idol, Himalaya Roadies and other Nepali serials have no new shows
Some series—like Nepal Idol and Himalaya Roadies—will face serious delays because, just like the rest of the country, the production teams are staying home.
Covid-19 and the shift to remote working
With the spread of the coronavirus, many offices in Kathmandu too have started work-from-home provisions. But how productive is this new working culture?
Dipping into a new custom industry
The country’s only hydro-dipping outfit, Hydro Dip Nepal, allows bike enthusiasts to explore their creative side.
A place to rock and roll
Purple Haze, since its opening in 2011, has not only become the go-to place for many music enthusiasts, but has become an institution that has nurtured Nepali rock music.
Why preventive health care is important
The general public believes full body checkups are unnecessary, but a majority of doctors in Nepal prescribe annual checkups as a precautionary measure.
Will the subject of history soon be history?
A lack of job prospects and Tribhuvan University’s failure to attract a new generation to the subject have meant that fewer students are pursuing history as a discipline.
“Everyone I’ve talked to here has a story about art theft”
Criminologist Emiline Smith speaks about trafficked artefacts, how they are repatriated and what art means to different cultures.
What you need to know about ethical hackers in Nepal
The country’s cyber security is not the strongest. And with everything going digital--from national identity cards to driving licenses--if we are not too careful, we could invite in a lot of risks.
'Good writing shapes people’s thoughts; it initiates public discourse'
Durga Karki speaks about her new book Kumari Prashnaharu, what drives her to write and the power writing has in today’s world.
Nepali artists you should listen to-if you haven’t already
The Post takes a look at a few singers who are creating some interesting music, highlighting their best works to date.
Reality game shows are redefining Nepali television
How Nepali producers are bringing in quality work through franchise shows and drawing dedicated viewership.
On the banks of Bagmati, being one with Shiva
The four akhadas along the river in Tripureshwor have for long been home to thousands of sadhus every Maha Shivaratri.
Ninth Himalayan Outdoor Festival set to celebrate all things adventure
The three-day festival--which will feature downhill races, trail running and rock climbing--is set to host over 400 participants.