Elizabeth Hawley: The Himalayan record keeper is no more

  Kathmandu, January 26 She was not a mountaineer; in fact, she never stepped foot on Everest Base Camp, let alone its summit. But Elizabeth Hawley’s work was of Himalayan proportions. A summitter’s journey begins at the Base Camp and ends upon her return–the whole process takes a few weeks when the summitter has to […]

Padmaavat movie review: ‘Alauddin Khilji’ steals the extravagant show

Amidst controversy and violence in India, Padmaavat¬†has finally been released all around the world on Thursday. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie, based on a poem written in the 1500s by Malik Muhammad Jayasi,¬†is glamorous and extravagant; the director’s interpretation of the poem is like a fairytale. The story revolves around Rani Padmaavati (Deepika Padukone) who […]