• My Small Effort for these beautiful children in Phulbari

    November 6, 2016 • NEPAL • Author:

    Green is the color of nature as you can only see the green color everywhere with hardworking and beautiful people all around with a beautiful smile. On my visit to Phulbari, I went to only boarding school which was designed to enhance the productivity and to provide the English medium education to...

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  • A life not mine – what I learned from volunteering in rural...

    September 30, 2016 • NEPAL • Author:

    I had always wanted to volunteer and do something for my community before I got busy focusing on my career. I’ve always been interested in exploring new places and meeting new people. I like learning through experience. All of these reasons combined, motivated me to apply at...

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  • What I Think of The Kabul Attack

    April 8, 2016 • NEPAL • Author:

    All we have to offer, all that we feel, is sympathy. Because it didn’t happen to us. The one who reads this can either be in pain or can only imagine it. And while some of us are occupied complaining about who was responsible, what went wrong and what our next move should be, we …...

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  • Changing Society, Generation Gap and Expectations

    March 28, 2016 • NEPAL • Author:

    Image adopted from: Not long ago, one of my good friends reviled the generation gap. He lambasted on how his parents never comprehended his situations. Thus, every talk ended up in contentious discussion. And suddenly everything was a conundrum. There he...

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  • Glory of the Himalaya

    March 24, 2016 • NEPAL • Author:

    The Himalaya was nature’s gift to Nepal when, millions of years ago, the Indo-Australian Tectonic Plate collided with the Eurasian Tectonic Plate, forming what is now called the abode of snow (Himalaya).  It is, according to geologists, the youngest group of mountains on planet Earth.  The...

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  • The Rickshaw Ride: Fun, Fear & Reality

    February 4, 2016 • NEPAL • Author:

    I have always been very excited and glad whenever I get a chance to travel outside valley (which I don’t get mostly). This year, going to Eastern Nepal was a very magnificent experience. I had opportunity to try many things which were left undone until. One of the fun things I tried this time was...

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  • Identity Crisis: Am I Nepali?

    February 1, 2016 • NEPAL • Author:

    Growing up abroad we heard words like BBCD – British Born Confused Desis (substituted ABCD for Americans), Coconut (brown on the outside white inside) and plenty of other stereotypes that were used to put ‘people like us’ in a box. Back then, I was very much a Nepali who had just been living...

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  • “Back off India:” Is it working?

    December 28, 2015 • NEPAL • Author:

    I neither understand the purpose nor the strategy of my Nepali brothers and sisters who take their protests to the streets. Ever since India allegedly imposed economic sanctions on Nepal, Nepali citizens have been going through a rough time in the wake of the coming harsh winter. It is absolutely...

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  • Dear Madhes!

    December 4, 2015 • NEPAL • Author:

    Dear Madhes, It is 100th day of shutdown!!! One hundred day in 365 days amounts to some 27.39 %. And for this much time- you have been silently shouting by staying stagnant. Thanks to the Earthquake that had least impact in Terai ( in comparison) and now- how life is out of gear makes it …...

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  • Message to Madhesi Youth

    November 22, 2015 • NEPAL • Author:

    Dear Madhesi Youth friends, I was born and raised in Terai. I understand the language and I know the culture/customs to a large extent. I used to cut banana trees during Chhath Puja, and excitedly eat the Prasad after the puja. My next door neighbor was a Madhesi. And, before you make judgement...

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  • Why Nepalese Can’t Get Along: A Diagnosis of the Problem

    November 9, 2015 • NEPAL • Author:

    Mr. Shiv Raj Bhatt, Technical Adviser of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Government of Solomon Islands, wroteNepal is “Landlocked with Bad Neighbours” this is one of the reasons that keep poor countries poorer and in conflict trap despite international aid and support — this...

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  • FC Dead Runners Crowned Champions Again!

    October 19, 2015 • NEPAL, SPORTS • Author:

    HOUSTON, October, 17, 2015 Once again, Football Club (FC) Dead Runners have been crowned the Champions of Houston among Nepalese community. FC Dead Runners claimed the title of Champions after defeating Everest Football Club by 4-0 in the exciting final match. Dead Runners are now back to back...

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  • Dear ungrateful, unappreciative Nepali Citizen

    October 14, 2015 • NEPAL • Author:

      This is a rant of mixed emotions. A lot of anger mixed with heartbreak from the earthquake that killed so many people yet failed to bring this country together. On behalf of the 8000 people who died and thousands of others who lost something irreplaceable: Dear ungrateful, unappreciative...

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  • Indo-Sino Relationship of Nepal: An Analysis

    September 30, 2015 • NEPAL • Author:

    By- Dr. Deepak Simkhada What commonality do Nepalis have with the Chinese?  None.  What makes me say this?  Because we don’t speak the same language, we don’t use the same script, we don’t eat the same food (although occasionally we eat at a Chinese restaurant), we don’t wear the same...

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  • Help Nepal @ Avant Garden, Houston

    June 13, 2015 • NEPAL • Author:

    A Night of Dance and Art in support of Nepal! Almost 50 days has reached since the first earthquake hit Nepal in April 25, 2015 with a magnitude of 7.8 Richter scale (USGS). Hundreds of aftershocks have been felt ever since & it hasn’t come to full stop. The 5.7 Richter scale was just...

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