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Nepal Reopens 6 Heritage Sites for Public After Deadly Earthquakes

Nepal Reopens 6 Heritage Sites for Public After Deadly Earthquakes

BHAKTAPUR:  Nepal today reopened six heritage sites, including the famed Pashupatinath temple, for the public in a bid to woo tourists back, nearly two months after deadly earthquakes severely damaged some of the country’s historic cultural sites and killed nearly 9,000 people. The six sites, including Pashupatinath, Swoyambhu, Lumbini, Kathmand Durbarsquare, Patan Durbarsquare and Bhaktapur Durbarsquare, […]

Nepalese slam Indian media, #GoHomeIndianMedia trends

Nepalese slam Indian media, #GoHomeIndianMedia trends

The Indian media is facing flak for its coverage of the earthquake disaster in Nepal with complaints in the social media that it was treating the tragedy as a “public relations exercise” on behalf of the Indian government. As Nepal picks up pieces in the aftermath of last month’s devastating earthquake that killed over 7,000 […]

At Hurried News Conference, Area’s Nepalis Appeal for Aid

At Hurried News Conference, Area’s Nepalis Appeal for Aid

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Shockwaves of panic and confusion due to the earthquake in Nepal 8,500 miles away reverberated throughout the Nepali community in the Bayou City as its members tried to make sense of the unfolding events and tried to reach loved ones by phone, email or social media. In desperation, and as usually […]

Kathmandu: For You, Too!

Kathmandu: For You, Too!

By Aseem Kulkarni NEW DELHI: I never really considered Kathmandu for a long weekend getaway. During the winter, people just naturally migrate south for a beach holiday or just to relax in a hot climate. Even for tourists in the region, most consider Kathmandu to be a stopping point for trekking, or between India, Tibet, […]