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Sisan Baniya: How this Nepali YouTube sensation is using the new medium

When Sisan Baniya was growing up in Kathmandu, the camera was not something he wanted to be close to. “I would relate my childhood experience with that of the protagonist in the move┬áTare Zameen Par,”┬ásays Baniya. The kid in the movie was at least a talented artist, but he had ‘no talent at all’, he […]

Dehydration: Know the fatal condition which you can prevent with just a bottle of water

Some two years ago, I was participating in a mountain bike race in Kathmandu. The day was hot, the race grueling. No sooner I finished the race than words got around that a mishap had taken place–a 22- year-old young contestant collapsed during the race. Next thing I heard–he died on the way to a […]