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Tiny treasures: An artist portrays Kathmandu culture through jewellery

  When Aayusha Shrestha returned home after completing her studies in India, she felt like a foreigner. She was attracted to the artistic images and designs carved on temples at Patan Durbar Square among other places of Kathmandu Valley. She was always excited to know what they signified. But, it was disappointing. There was no […]

These photos will teleport you to ’70s Kathmandu

The 1970s were an interesting time for Kathmandu. While it had been two decades since the country opened for tourists, the people on the streets still wore the traditional attire, and participated in religious rituals with a lot of fervour. This mood is aptly captured by veteran photographer Mani Lama, who has been taking photographs […]