himalayan

Himalayan Honey

Mountains mean different things to different people. For me, Maha Bhir (Honey Cliff) of Darkha, named after its sheer cliffs, created terror and respect in me as a young boy. Its cliffs, home to Himalayan ho...
donald trump problems

Why do I have problems with Donald Trump?

I have to admit that this presidential election has given me an opportunity to reflect on society and friends. Thank you friends, and even some of my own distant relatives, for supporting Donald Trump; I now kn...
car

Old Car: A Piece of History

A well-ridden bike or a well-driven car has its own history. Each of them leaves its own mark behind. For example, my old SUV (Nissan—Pathfinder) just turned 19. It has over one hundred thousand miles on its od...
himalaya

Glory of the Himalaya

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...
india

“Back off India:” Is it working?

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 b...
indo sino

Indo-Sino Relationship of Nepal: An Analysis

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 (a...
modern teej

Travesty of Modern Teej

By- Deepak ShimKhada With age comes experience and wisdom.  Now that I have turned 70, I hope I have earned both.  As a senior citizen, I can be excused for speaking my mind without being politically correct....