Nepal’s doctor of the dead: 18,000 bodies, 26 years and counting

“I am not afraid of dead bodies,” says Dr Harihar Wasti, forensic expert at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH). “Instead, I am scared of the living,” he says 26 years and 18,000 cadavers after starting his career as the ‘doctor of the dead.’ It would not be a hyperbole to say that whatever reforms Nepal has seen […]

Painter Jatin Das: Our families want children to be no more than ‘mid-level’ workers

Jatin Das is one of India’s most prominent painters. Born in Mayurbhanj Orissa in 1941, Das studied at JJ School of Art. Having painted for over 50 years, Das has delivered lectures at various universities around the world. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s highest civilian honour, in 2012 for his contribution to the […]