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Diwakar Pyakurel

Diwakar Pyakurel

Diwakar Pyakurel is a Kathmandu-based bilingual journalist, working for Onlinekhabar since April 2017 and leading its English edition since January 2020. He writes features on society and culture, art and literature, and entrepreneurship, among others.

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Ghamad Shere movie review: Interesting blend of political satire and ‘undesirable’ romance

Ghamad Shere movie review: Interesting blend of political satire and ‘undesirable’ romance

#OccupyTundikhel isn’t political, but ruling party is reluctant to support city’s cause

#OccupyTundikhel isn’t political, but ruling party is reluctant to support city’s cause

Despite millions of rupees spent by NGOs, dozens drown in southern Nepal every year

Despite millions of rupees spent by NGOs, dozens drown in southern Nepal every year

Though fictitious and exaggerated, Poi Paryo Kale is a fun watch

Though fictitious and exaggerated, Poi Paryo Kale is a fun watch

Nepali kids with disabilities learn swimming as therapy and life-saving skill

Nepali kids with disabilities learn swimming as therapy and life-saving skill

Daycare saves children from drowning. Is Nepal ready to adopt this simple solution?

Daycare saves children from drowning. Is Nepal ready to adopt this simple solution?

Rato Tika Nidharma: Forceful yoke of lame jokes and 'progressive' preaching

Rato Tika Nidharma: Forceful yoke of lame jokes and 'progressive' preaching

How climate change is expanding hotspots of invasive plants in Nepal

How climate change is expanding hotspots of invasive plants in Nepal

With a cliched story, can well-acted 'Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi' sustain the brand ?

With a cliched story, can well-acted 'Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi' sustain the brand ?

Password movie review: Mediocre cinematography spoils the show

Password movie review: Mediocre cinematography spoils the show

Double burden: How malnutrition plagues educated, rich Nepali families

Double burden: How malnutrition plagues educated, rich Nepali families

Should schools make health and environment education mandatory? New debate erupts

Should schools make health and environment education mandatory? New debate erupts

Journal that ‘corrected’ Nepali history is on its deathbed

Journal that ‘corrected’ Nepali history is on its deathbed

Xira movie review: Why is Namrataa Shrestha’s experiment appealing to feminists?

Xira movie review: Why is Namrataa Shrestha’s experiment appealing to feminists?

‘Nepal’s Taj Mahal’ was deserted for a century. Can it get its glory back?

‘Nepal’s Taj Mahal’ was deserted for a century. Can it get its glory back?

Nepal’s ‘most quoted monkey expert’ says zoology should be connected to common people’s lives

Nepal’s ‘most quoted monkey expert’ says zoology should be connected to common people’s lives

Na Yeta Na Uta movie review: Hollow humour doesn’t sell

Na Yeta Na Uta movie review: Hollow humour doesn’t sell

Besides Melamchi, Kathmandu needs robust groundwater recharge. These are critical places to improve the system

Besides Melamchi, Kathmandu needs robust groundwater recharge. These are critical places to improve the system

Nepal’s ophthalmic researchers pin hopes on handheld mobile devices to serve rural population

Nepal’s ophthalmic researchers pin hopes on handheld mobile devices to serve rural population

Stunting in Nepal: Besides chauchau and chips, local crops may also be responsible

Stunting in Nepal: Besides chauchau and chips, local crops may also be responsible

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