Nepali Times: Culture Revolution

Foreigners are often puzzled why Nepalis never take to the streets despite the chronic failure of the government to provide basic services. It is true, Nepalis are a tolerant lot. But this week, something snapped. Citizens have been gathering on the streets, braving water cannons and tear gas to oppose a bill in Parliament that […]

Golfer Pratima Sherpa is one step closer to her professional dreams

Pratima Sherpa’s drive from Santa Barbara to Beaumont, California, is about four hours, on highways and interstates, past strip malls and mountains, into the California desert. Awaiting her is the unofficial start of her professional golfing career. The 19-year-old amateur from Nepal was given a Symetra Tour sponsor’s exemption to this weekend’s IOA Championship presented […]