After 50 years, Kathmandu’s ‘hippie’ buses reach end of the road

In the 1960s and 1970s, Western travelers seeking enlightenment in South Asia brought with them German-made Mercedes Benz buses to get around on their own. But, many travelers ran out of cash and were forced to sell their buses to the locals of Kathmandu. Nepalis quickly and completely embraced the Mercedes 508 and 608D models and […]

ICC World Cricket League: What next for Nepal, and other teams?

Nepal’s cricket team beat the Netherlands by 19 runs in the final match of the fourth round of the ICC World Cricket League Championship. With the win, Nepal picked up crucial two points against the Dutch side that had remained unbeaten in seven matches. A look at the table shows that the contest is far from […]