Translation literature: there is cover, there is no soul

18th December, Kathmandu. Khagendra Sangraula is happy that his book has been republished. The writer, who is too busy to publish two to three books a year, is not someone who enjoys republishing, but this time the context is different. Sangraula’s ‘Ajmari Gaon’ has been republished on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the… Continue reading Translation literature: there is cover, there is no soul

Who gets the literary identity card given by Pragya Pratishthan?

29 October, Kathmandu. Nepal Pragya Pratishthan on Sunday started distributing identity cards to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba by handing over ‘Writer-Literary Identity Cards’ to cultural expert Satya Mohan Joshi and writer Bairagi Canla. This is the first time that the foundation has started distributing identity cards to authors across the country by creating a… Continue reading Who gets the literary identity card given by Pragya Pratishthan?

कथा : पिरिम्

नहरछेउको जामुनको रूख मान्छे उभिएजस्तै देखिन्थ्यो । रूखको टाउकोमा गोलो चन्द्रमा अडिएको थियो । रातको सन्नाटामा क्रिक्रिट किरा आलाप तानिरहेका थिए । कर्णाली सुसाइरहेको सुन्न सकिन्थ्यो, मसिनोगरी । धानखेत बीचको घरमा त्योभन्दा हजार–लाख गुणा अशान्त थियो । मध्यरात हुँदासमेत उज्यालो निभेको थिएन । घरको पाखो उचाल्नेगरी सकुन्तला चिच्याउँदै थिई । बिगाहौं–बिगाह खेतमा घर निकै पातला… Continue reading कथा : पिरिम्

कथा : खरदार

‘ओहो, तपाईं निर्मल हैन ? तपाईं पनि लोकसेवा पढ्न आउनुभाको ?’ मुखमा माक्स लगाएर पिठ्युँमा झोला बोकेर निहुरिँदै पुतलीसडकको पैरवी बुक हाउसछेउको फुटपाथमा हिँडिरहेको मलाई कोट्याएर एउटी हँसिली केटीले सोधी । अक्क न बक्क परें म । एकछिन वाल्ल परेर उभिएर उसलाई हेरें । पहेंलो कुर्ताजस्तो टप्समा सपक्क मिलेको जिन्सपाइन्ट लगाएकी थिई उसले । Sawan… Continue reading कथा : खरदार

सुगम डोल्पा

दुनैको मनोरम दृश्य । भेरी नदीको छालले छोएपछि चिसो महसुस भयो । डाँडातिर नजर डुलाएँ । नीलो आकाश चुमेका आँखाले खैरो पाखामा लडीबुडी खेल्दै तल आइरहेको घामलाई पछ्याएँ । नदेखे जाती हुन्थ्यो; देखेपछि चाहियो भनेझैं घाम देखेपछि मन कुँडियो । नदीको पानी मुहारमा छल्किँदा छाला नै जम्यो । बाक्लो छाला भएका हात पनि बाउँडिएझैं भए… Continue reading सुगम डोल्पा

Anand Dev Bhatt: A Trilogy of Literature, Teaching and Politics

August 14, Kathmandu. In February 2076, ‘Public National Greeting’ was given to Anand Dev Bhatt. Bhatt was very unwell when greater than 80 organizations organized a joint occasion. He was affected by Alzheimer’s illness. The revered mental character Bhatt was in fixed communication with the outdated, up to date and youthful generations with the help… Continue reading Anand Dev Bhatt: A Trilogy of Literature, Teaching and Politics

‘हात नसमाऊ, खुट्टा छोऊ !’

आइतबार बिहानै अचानक मुन्टो बटारियो- बायाँतिर । अफगानिस्तानमा दक्षिणपन्थी कट्टरपन्थीले सत्ता कब्जा गरे । संसारभरि दक्षिणपन्थी हावा चलिरहेकै छ । तर मेरो टाउको बायाँतिर मोडियो । अचम्म भयो । अंग्रेजीमा एउटा भनाइ छ – ह्वेन नथिङ गोज राइट, गो लेफ्ट । मलाई लाग्छ- पछिल्लो समय मेरो जीवनमा सबैकुरा ठीकै भइरहेको छ । तर अचानक टाउको… Continue reading ‘हात नसमाऊ, खुट्टा छोऊ !’

Story: A Broken Chapter

Saleri was whistling and whistling within the night. One or two lizards had been already alive. Everyone was in a rush to achieve their respective houses. Lalkumari seemed on the different aspect from the nicely of the bari. He came across that deal and began seeing it a very long time in the past. He… Continue reading Story: A Broken Chapter

a journey ebook in europe

This view is of a vacationer heart on the shores of Avon in south-west London, with a big man-made sq. lake. There are stone statues of well-known folks on the porches of the homes across the lake. At the center of that centuries-old perception are a number of buildings courting again to the 18th century.… Continue reading a journey ebook in europe

He wrote a poem out of political disillusionment: Gururaj Ghimire

As the General Conference of the Nepali Congress drew nearer, Gururaj Ghimire’s engagement elevated. He has understood the significance of the General Conference in three many years of political life. But within the midst of all this, Gururaj has revealed his second assortment of poems, ‘Interview with Death’. The assortment revealed in April has been… Continue reading He wrote a poem out of political disillusionment: Gururaj Ghimire