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The spirited generation: Every change since 1950 has merely been repeated attempts at rekindling the spirit that was snuffed out in the winter of 1960 by a deceitful king, by C.K. Lal (rep 13/02/2017) [in remembrance of Soorya Lal Amatya who died in early February 2017]

From hut to putt: Story of Pratima Sherpa, Nepal’s first female golf star (ht 27/01/2017) [But the state denies her Nepali citizenship!!]

Mira Rai is the 2017 Adventurer of the Year, by Mary Anne Potts (rep 27/01/2017), Rai is NatGeo People’s Choice Adventurer 2017 (kp 28/01/2017)

Former King of Mustang passes away (ht 17/12/2016) [on the death of Jigme Dorje Palbar Bista], Last king of Mustang dies at 86; Final wish to son: Never migrate from the district, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 17/12/2016), Presence and absence: Mourning the loss of King Jigme Dorje Palbar Bista, by Sienna Criag (nt 23/12/2016)

Pushpa Basnet is CNN Superhero: Five past CNN heroes were shortlisted for the CNN Superhero award set up to celebrate 10 years of CNN heroes (kp 13/12/2016), Pushpa Basnet: From CNN Hero to Superhero (rep 13/12/2016)

Thundu Sherpa, 46: On Monday morning as the earth shook, the diametrically opposed worlds of mountaineering and horology lost a legend, by Michael Kobold (nt 02/12/2016)

Former bonded labourer wins N-Peace Award (kp 17/11/2016) [on Basanti Chaudhary]

Rai nominated for Nat Geo adventurer award (kp 05/11/2016)

French govt confers "Knight of the Legion of Honour" on Ang Norbu Sherpa (rep 27/10/2016)

Nepal’s most popular Buddhist nun is a musical rock star (ht 13/10/2016)

Chamar receives Darnal Award, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 16/08/2016) [on Raksha Ram Chamar], Together we stand: The Darnal award to Chamar shows the marginalised of the hills and the Madhes have a common agenda to pursue, by Pramod Mishra (kp 18/08/2016)

A consummate democracy activist: Suvash knew that real change would require activist institutions of civil society capable of collective action, by Carl Gershman (kp 16/08/2016) [on Suvash Darnal]

Service above all else: Dr Moin Shah was a firm believer in community-based medical education and urged doctors to come out and serve the society they practiced in, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/08/2016)

Remembering Dr. NN Sinha, by Peter J. Karthak (rep 29/07/2016)

Adams’ body to be kept at Nepal Academy for tribute: Cremation in the afternoon at Pashupati Aryaghat (kp 25/05/2016), Final rites of Adams performed: Nepal, for her, was a second home where she dedicated her life in social work, tourism and environment conservation (kp 26/04/2016)

Pasang Lhamu bags National Geographic honor for her relief efforts (rep 06/02/2016)

Pioneer industrialist Chaudhary passes away (ht 05/02/2016) [on the death of Lunkaran Das Chaudhari]

Nepali appointed professor at Oxford (ht 01/02/2016)

The one who never gives up (ht 24/01/2016) [on Bhadra Man Tuladhar]

Man who pioneered Nepali anthropology, by Subhash Ghimire and Guna Raj Luitel (rep 18/01/2016) [on Dor Bahadur Bista who disappeared 20 years ago]

Last of country’s car porters dies, by Pratap Bista (kp 13/01/2016)

Breaking barriers: A Nepali mountaineer-turned-relief worker is in the race to win NatGeo’s Adventurer of the Year, by Tsering Dolker Gurung (nt 27/11/2015)

Micro credit pioneer Pant passes away (kp 09/09/2015)

World’s shortest, Dangi dies at 76 (kp 05/09/2015)

Philanthropist Shrestha donates properties worth Rs 100 million, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 20/08/2015) [on Maiyadevi Shrestha]

Pluto’s mountains named after Tenzing Norgay Sherpa: Nepal’s first landmark in the solar systemm, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 19/07/2015)

Looking for Dor Bahadur Bista: Kesang Tseten’s new documentary investigates the disappearance of Nepal’s foremost anthropologist 20 years ago, by Kunda Dixit (nt 17/04/2015)

Rs 1.5m cash to first Olympian Baidya (kp 27/02/2015)

Social worker Adams recovering, say doctors (kp 25/02/2015)

The Kathmandu essayist: Our reading culture cannot progress in the absence of Kamal Prakash Malla, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 13/02/2015)

Queen of seven summits, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 21/12/2014) [On Susmita Maskey]

Miles to go before I sleep: At 10, he carried a backpack to the Everest Base Camp; At 60, he still carries gear to trekking destinations; Nyima Sherpa says he will go on until he physically cannot, by Weena Pun (kp 18/10/2014) [on Nyima Wangchu Sherpa]

Dr AK Sharma, pioneer of modern surgery, no more, by Manish Gautam (kp 09/10/2014), Remembering Dr Sharma: Dr Sharma was a role model to many young doctors, including myself, by Shishir Lakhey (kp 19/10/2014)

In memory: Eight years ago, Nepal lost many of its conservation heroes; their examples must live on, by Bijaya Raj Paudyal (kp 08/10/2014)

Chepang woman awarded (kp 01/10/2014) [on Bishnu Maya Chepang]

Radha Poudel wins Madan Puraskar (kp 15/09/2014)

Singer Ani Dolma appointed Nat’l Ambassador of UNICEF Nepal (nn 11/04/2014), Drolma appointed Unicef Nepal ambassador (kp 12/04/2014)

Former CJ undergoes major surgery after brain haemorrhage (nn 27/01/2014) [on Bishwanath Upadhyaya]

Undeterred‚ determined, by Sangita Shrestha (ht 05/01/2014) [on Charimaya Tamang]

Dilli Raman Regmi, his life and legacy

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