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The Surma Saravor Jatra is a six day-long festival celebrated every even years of the Nepali calendar by the people of Darchula’s Ghajir and Chetti villages. This year, 10-16 August, photographer Kishor Maharjan following the bire, those men making the arduous pilgrimage in the footsteps of the goddess Surma Devi, from their villages to the Surma Sarovar lake in Bajhang.
COMING SOON: Kishor Maharjan’s short essay explaining the pilgrimage!
All photos by Kishor Maharjan
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The way Nepalis approach love and courtship has changed a great deal over time, and the emergence of digital platforms has had a significant impact on how dating dynamics have evolved in Nepal.
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Part 1 of the conversation with educator and psychologist Madhav Khatiwada on the need for improved mental health infrastructure in Nepal.
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A daily summary of all Covid19 related developments that matter.
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If local people do not gain any benefits from national parks and buffer zones, whom is this conservation for?
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Two brothers are combining palliative care expertise, linguistics and AI to encourage more effective conversations between doctors and people receiving end-of-life care.
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Increasingly, non-Dalits are not just perpetrating violence against Dalits but protecting themselves from subsequent punishment by filing false counter charges against the victims
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The world’s largest missionary movement cannot be blamed exclusively for its role in the Covid19 pandemic
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A recently released parliamentary report points out many lapses in how the police handled the recent murders of Dalits in Rukum