Dev Shumsher followed Bir as PM for a brief period of 114 days. A notable action was the relocating the Thapathali Durbar School to the present site on the western side of the Ranipokhari but now allowing also the sons of commoners to be educated there.
By Hemang Dixit Sep 19, 2020
Of course, there were minor bridges in the capital with such names as Rato, Kalo or Seto Pul! This new trend is being maintained with additions as Simrik and Hariyo Pul. It was the construction of the East-West Highway started by late King Mahendra that resulted in many bridges
By Hemang Dixit Sep 12, 2020
“There is no denying the fact that I have created a rumpus all over the world. Some of the countries of East Asia did not suffer too much initially because of wearing masks, washing hands frequently and greeting each other by bowing or doing Namaste rather than shaking hands.
By Hemang Dixit Aug 11, 2020
What happens in countries such as USA, UK or even India where books in English are published is that a hard cover book will be selling rapidly for a couple of weeks and perhaps after a couple of months the sales will taper off.
By Hemang Dixit Aug 05, 2020
A resolution of the current spat between India and Nepal would be to designate the road built by India going across the Nepali territory stretching to Limpiadhura be utilised by pilgrims from India to traverse via Nepali territory to reach Kailash-Mansarovar in Tibet as the Lipulekh Corridor
By Hemang Dixit Jun 28, 2020
A recent breaking news is that Dibesh Pokharel (stage name Arthur Gunn), born on 24th Oct. 1997 (UN Day) in Nepal, has achieved fame by becoming the first Nepali to secure the position of ‘Runners Up’ for the eighteenth season of the American Idol competition.
By Hemang Dixit May 25, 2020
Of course, there is no copyright in names and I remember reading many years ago that there were seventeen Berlins in the US. In fact, there is Kathmandu in Maine too! It seems that people arriving in new lands hanker or long for their previous habitats. Some referred to these new places with the prefix of new.
By Hemang Dixit May 19, 2020