Nepal hasn’t had a constitution for almost a decade, and the government is missing deadlines due to partisan politics. Tired of waiting, protesters are in the streets, demanding a draft by the Jan. 22 deadline.
There was a beauty pageant in Nepal this weekend … for elephants. The 11th annual Elephant Festival attracts tourists and promotes awareness for elephant conservation. “This festival reminds us of our responsibilities towards wildlife,” the Nepal Tourism Board said in a statement.
Majipa Lakhe is a traditional dance form practiced in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. But amid modernization and a lack of support from the government, Majipa Lakhe is on the brink of extinction. This is a story of faith and the struggle to keep it alive.