Jyoti Karki* was just three months away from accomplishing her most cherished dream of becoming an army officer. But fate had something else in store for this 28-year-old.
In the shadow of a mountain called Tenzing Prateebha Tuladhar, MAY 24
He loved my mother,” says Tashi Tenzing Sherpa of the relationship between his grandfather, late Tenzing Norgay, and his mother Pem Pem, the eldest child of the Everest legend.
I see him all the time, the old man, staggering through the deformed and dusty streets of New Baneshwor.
Poetic License MAY 24
As I walk in the narrow lanes of the Damkal
I spread my frustrated fingers, touching
The walls of St Mary’s School, listening
To its inner voice—you must smile, I hear;