• Breaking The Vicious Cycle Of Poverty & Malnutrition With SOCHAI

    December 6, 2017 • SOCIETY, WOMEN • Author:

    "I was able to take this idea forward with the support of UNICEF after winning a Youth Innovation Challenge in 2016. Currently, I have a team of 20 youth volunteers working on nutrition awareness and advocacy through our network Social Changemakers and Innovators (SOCHAI). Our SOCHAI–Youth for...

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  • Get Married or Not? Aarya’s story!

    October 28, 2017 • CULTURE, SOCIETY • Author:

    Aarya’s parents had found a guy for her. His name was Abhay. They thought now was the time for her to get married and Abhay would be a perfect match for her. She had refused a million times. But her dad had told her that he wanted an answer soon and either she should get …...

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  • What is The Law of Attraction?

    October 17, 2017 • OTHER, SOCIETY • Author:

    For a law to be a law, it has to be imposed by an authority; on this subject lies our variability, from opinions to inexperience. So who is the authority here? Nature? Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich, and various other books (various other books I’d not like to mention except that one...

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  • Janakpur to Kathmandu- An unforgettable Journey!

    October 6, 2017 • SOCIETY • Author:

    Regular phone calls were not sufficient for us then, I just wanted to meet him. Because this time if I missed to meet him then I won't get a chance even to see him at least for 2 years because my best friend, Nripesh was going Canada for his further studies. Travelling to Kathmandu was …...

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  • They call me insane. बौला भन्छन मलाई ।

    August 13, 2017 • SOCIETY • Author:

    There are a number of names people use to mention him, “Mental”, “Thhiss”, “Pagal” and even “Baula”. I remember seeing him walk around like a sane person before, but now he’s changed. As I recall, he became a drug addict and mostly spent his time smoking weed and maybe taking...

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  • Why Don’t Traditions Fade As Fast As Henna?

    May 20, 2017 • SOCIETY • Author:

    I have two women in my life exactly the same age as me, twenty-five. They are three months apart from each other and tied to me by blood. These women come from very high socio-economic backgrounds in Nepal. The top ten percent. Which means they have lived most of their lives away from Nepal, in...

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  • Wedding day/s diary

    March 27, 2017 • SOCIETY • Author:

      Yesterday was the biggest day of my life…I got hitched!! Crazy, right? It all started about two months ago when my family found a perfect suitor for me. The first time I saw her, it was like magic. She was so beautiful. Just watching her laugh with my whole family made me realize how...

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  • Dear Society

    February 14, 2017 • SOCIETY • Author:

    here is a letter to the Society from a girl in her 20’s. written based on stories and incidents seen and heard of. Dear Society, If a girl reaches home at 7 or 8 (or late) kindly stop questioning her character. She might have work or many other things to do. If a guy drops...

  • Our famously infamous Nepali superstitions – Part 1

    January 8, 2017 • SOCIETY • Author:

    Superstitions – some are cultural, some universal. Every society has its share and Nepal is no different. Some superstitions are so deeply rooted in our culture that they feel like a part of our life. A chance encounter with a cat got me thinking about some ridiculous superstitions we believe...

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  • Sunday Ritual

    September 6, 2015 • CULTURE, SOCIETY • Author:

    Bohemian print is a popular trend that is seen very often during the hot seasons. I love the interesting graphics prints and it is just so easy to work with it. I love prints and colors and therefore I see myself rocking them along the rest of the summer. This summer I have been loving to keep...

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  • Is Vastu Science Or Superstition?

    March 15, 2015 • SOCIETY • Author:

    Vastu shastra comes from the same ancient hindu scripture as yoga, meditation and the first medicine, Ayurveda, come from.  It is thousands of years old and predates any other known written information pertaining to all things that exist within our world, from astronomy to music to healing. The...

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  • This Is a Compliment. NOT!

    December 30, 2014 • SOCIETY • Author:

    My name is ‘BABY’. You lean over and spit at my feet. It lands in a puddle in front of me. I am thirteen and on my way home from school. I run with my backpack banging like the echo of your words against my back like you are chasing me all the way home. …...

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