Phatcowlee: Freedom-loving multimedia artist’s bid to create unique Nepali music

Over his two decade long musical career, Rajan Shrestha, 37, has engaged himself in a number of projects. He’s been a bassist at some of Nepal’s top underground bands like Jindabaad and Atomic Bush; and has also done a lot of video projects mainly as an editor. But in 2013, Shrestha decided to do something […]

Why 25 25-year-old youth gathered in Nepal and what they are going to do next

When Trump assumed office in January 2017, Emma Artley, then 23, was working for the US government’s international cooperation agency, USAID, for a short term. Looking forward to some exciting announcements from the new administration, Artley was shocked when the new administration reinstated and expanded the Global Gag Rule. The president’s order not only forbade […]