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In conversation with Chitwan National Park’s proud founding father

Hemanta R. Mishra went against the current when he chose to study forestry in the mid-1960s. The decision was, in his words, a revolt against his father, who wished to see his son in the plush office of the Nepal Embassy in London. Mishra, however, was happiest in the wilderness. He got his dream job […]

Madesh Movement: Then n now (Part III of III)

In course of a decade, Madhesh has witnessed three movements. The first eruption occurred a decade ago. The credit for establishing federalism and proportionate-inclusive polity goes to the southern plains. Still, Madhesh is not happy with the centre, Kathmandu. And it is still not happy with the Constitution promulgated through an elected Constituent Assembly. In […]