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Asar 15: This festival connects everyday life of Nepali farmers with fun and fanfare

Monsoons in Nepal are particularly soothing. The rain not only freshens up the atmosphere, but it also washes the physical dirt. There is something calming about the sound of the monsoon rain which is accompanied by the croaking of frogs and view of lush green fields everywhere. In a country where a major part of […]

Nepali ‘sausage vine’ is famous in UK, yet remains unknown in Nepal

The sausage vine plant, a huge hit among gardeners in the United Kingdom (U.K.), originates from the jungles of Nepal, yet it remains in relative obscurity there due to lack of awareness and proper promotion. Nepali and Indian botanists are now trying to shed some light on the aromatic but long-forgotten sausage vine through research […]