Nepal Minute - out of the ordinary

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What on earth is garbage separation - as suggested by Mayor Balen Shah
What on earth is garbage separation - as suggested by Mayor Balen Shah Organic manure will be distributed to locals at Sisdol and Banchare Danda after six months.
Let your finger wait to turn pages as you read your favourite book at this café for readers
Let your finger wait to turn pages as you read your favourite book at this café for readers Reader’s Hub also holds book talks and musical performances in the evenings and even magic...
From Nepal to Tanzania, Chungba Sherpa goes into the wild for a reason
From Nepal to Tanzania, Chungba Sherpa goes into the wild for a reason Last month, the Lukla-born Sherpa travelled to Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, and spent two weeks...
Dorje Dolma: The First Woman Writer from Dolpo, Nepal
Dorje Dolma: The First Woman Writer from Dolpo, Nepal Dorje Dolma is a successful writer, speaker and artist, who suffered from a serious disease.
Social media addiction among Nepali children adds to security and health worries
Social media addiction among Nepali children adds to security and health worries Police and child protection officials say parents must be aware of the consequences of allowing...
Garbage is here to stay - at least 'several weeks more'
Garbage is here to stay - at least 'several weeks more' Officials say “it could take weeks” before all the garbage could be cleared and transferred...
Nepali Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha with gusto
Nepali Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha with gusto Muslims scattered across Nepal - from hills to plains - are celebrating one of their...
'Save Tri-Chandra’ campaign continues 
'Save Tri-Chandra’ campaign continues  One of the placards held by the protesting students read, “You can build View Towers...
Students of valley schools preparing for exam without textbooks
Students of valley schools preparing for exam without textbooks Students with gadgets may be using the e-books from the Curriculum Development Centre but those...
Nepal on the verge of legalising marijuana?
Nepal on the verge of legalising marijuana? An advocate for cannabis legalisation and commercialisation, former minister Tamang argues medical cannabis could be...
Monsoon blues: expect slightly better weather this weekend
Monsoon blues: expect slightly better weather this weekend Chances of rainfall remain in eastern Nepal or Province 1, while other areas too may...
Miruna Magar is not alone, bad-touch and molestation are rampant
Miruna Magar is not alone, bad-touch and molestation are rampant The incident actor Miruna Magar recently experienced is relatable to many girls and women.
‘Most female street children in Nepal sexually abused’
‘Most female street children in Nepal sexually abused’ A 2020 United Nations report - Nepal in lockdown: The peacekeeper and the street children...
Can Nepali Army turn Everest and other peaks garbage free?
Can Nepali Army turn Everest and other peaks garbage free? After the two-month-long operation involving 30 army personnel and 48 Sherpa climbers nearly 34 tons...
Balen Shah’s biggest challenge: Ending Kathmandu’s garbage crisis. Here’re possible solutions:
Balen Shah’s biggest challenge: Ending Kathmandu’s garbage crisis. Here’re possible solutions: Kathmandu and other municipalities in the valley discharge around 1200 tons of garbage every single...
Despite floods, Bagmati squatters don't want to leave their riverside homes
Despite floods, Bagmati squatters don't want to leave their riverside homes The squatters living on the Bagmati banks in Thapathali area say they want a piece...
Bird species with worsening odds for their survival signal wider environmental problems
Bird species with worsening odds for their survival signal wider environmental problems The National Red List of Nepal's Birds, published by the Zoological Society of London in...
Durbar High School, Nepal's oldest modern school, struggles to regain its glory
Durbar High School, Nepal's oldest modern school, struggles to regain its glory With a brand new Chinese-built building, Durbar High School may look chic and grand, but...
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