Retired British General Sam Cowan recounts the times he spent with five Gurkha Victoria Cross holders from the Second World War.
For some reason, he must have thought that the Star was not eye-catching enough, and this article centres on his efforts to, as he saw it, put things right
Chandra tries to control a growing demand for more Awards led by his son Baber but reveals an acute sensitivity to the position of the monarch and steps in to help an errant son-in-law in serious trouble with the British in India.
Part 1: Recruiting haggles, Chandra, the game-changer, and getting a “K” for Bhim
Sam Cowan returns with fresh insights on the drafting of the Nepal's 1959 constitution, the subsequent general election, and a new witness to King Mahendra's coup d'état.
A photo essay on the Rasuwagadhi road and why landslides are cutting it more often
Filling a gap in the diplomatic history of Nepal from the Cold War days.
A chronicle of how corruption sabotaged football in Nepal.
In 1960 a Nepali officer was shot by Chinese soldiers along the border, causing a heated diplomatic dispute. Decades later, the details of the case are still contentious
A resolution to the disputed territory along Nepal’s northern boundary will come only when India and China agree to demarcate their border
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