2018-06-19 09:45 KST
is a freelance writer based in the United States. She is a content producer for Associated Content. Her works have appeared in Journal and Courier, American Chronicle, ACM Ubiquity and Nepalnews.com.
Nepali Women Still Under Attack
[Opinion] Government inaction is empowering criminals who attack women
When a Dalit woman or a Dalit family is attacked, the reason most often is the fear of local influential "upper caste" i...
As an immigrant, I understand the desire to stay close to one's roots
Multiculturalism does not kill one's culture. Rather, it adds the flavors of your friends' and neighbors' cultures to yo...
[Opinion] Media assault on feminism has now a reached a record 'high'
The recent incident of pop star Chris Brown's alleged attack against his girlfriend Rihanna, was played in the media as ...
Unholy Row Over Nepal's Holiest Temple
[Opinion] A 300-year-old tradition of South Indian priests performing rituals is broken
It is not very often that I find much sense in steps taken by the Maoist government, especially when it comes to religio...
Britain Still Treats Gurkhas Unfairly
[Opinion] Serving in the military is unlike any other job in the world
My father served in the Nepalese Army for many years before retiring in 1995. His service to the country did not earn hi...
The Porous, Dangerous Indo-Nepal Border
[Opinion] Arms smuggling, counterfeit currency trade, flesh trade -- you name it
There are border check posts but corruption and mismanagement have made them another minor hassle for the criminals. If ...
Nepal: Taxing Education?
[Opinion] In Nepal's context, the system to collect tax is still very primitive
Tax is unfair, but it is a citizen's duty to pitch in and help the government run the country. So we swallow the bitter ...
Bhutan's Forgotten Citizens
Who is going to stand up and fight for the refugees?
It was disheartening to see that Bhutan's new king did not make any move toward reconciliation or show any concern towar...
Nepal's Endangered Rivers
[Opinion] It's sad and mystifying to see that protecting those precious resources is not prioritized
The government has not shown any interest in formulating laws and regulations to punish those who pollute water bodies. ...
[Commentary] In India and parts of Nepal there are parents willingly aborting female fetuses
Governments in both India and Nepal have failed to protect girls. It is clear, it is also clear that the society's negli...
Affirmative Action: Legally Sanctioned Discrimination?
[Opinion] The government is taking steps to rectify the terrible injustices of the past
Let's go back to about 60 years. My grandmother is a young child of five. Her parents think of her as a burden and all s...
America's Gun Epidemic and Crumbling Immigration System
A candid opinion from Nepali citizen reporter Bhumika Ghimire
Ashok Bhattarai is not the first victim of America's gun violence crises nor is he the last. His murder is adds to the g...
Challenges Ahead for Nepal's New Leader
Prachanda needs stand above party loyalty and politics and rein in rogue Maoist elements
His success in enforcing discipline will show how much sway Prachanda has within the party; it will also show his capaci...
Nepal's Second-Class Citizens
The state colluding with the Maoists to deny citizens their rights and security
Two years after the end of civil war, the majority of those internally displaced are still unable to go home. Their prop...
Olympics: Nepal Misses the Boat Again
[Opinion] President Yadav has turned down an excellent opportunity
Nepal's delegation includes just eight athletes and five coaches. Tagging along with the delegation are 18 government of...
Netizens Question Cause of Cheonan Tragedy
[Opinion] Democracy's Downfall
Arizona's Immigration Bill and Korea
Assassination in Dubai
[ESL/EFL Podcast] Saying No
Seventeenth in a series of English language lessons from Jennifer Lebedev...
[ESL/EFL] Talking About Change
[ESL/ EFL Podcast] Personal Finances
[ESL/EFL] Buying and Selling
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