Showing 1 - 10 results of 13 for "Bibek Bhandari"
Goals for a lifetime
A Nepalese football academy is helping deprived children beyond the pitch, writes Bibek Bhandari.
December 19, 2013
Cherish the past
Local craftsmen are being inspired to preserve Nepal's decaying heritage architecture and create replicas of lost treasure, writes Bibek Bhandari
October 8, 2013
The Gurkhas of the British Army
A look at the Gurkhas, the men from Nepal who join the British army.
June 26, 2013
Seven Nepalese women have lofty ambitions to scale seven summits
After climbing Mount Everest, seven women from Nepal vow to climb the world's Seven Summits.
April 26, 2013
Kripa Joshi's comic character Miss Moti is tackling body issues
The creation of a Nepalese artist, Miss Moti discovers the truth about beauty and body image in fictional adventures, Bibek Bhandari writes
March 8, 2013
The bus from Pakistan that rivals London's red double-deckers
A minibus that bring a big slice of Pakistani life to London transport.
November 2, 2012
The wheels of change: skateboarding and Skateistan in Afghanistan
Skateboarding might seem an unusual sport to have taken off in Afghanistan but the international charity Skateistan has found that it helps promote social inclusion and change in a very divided and violent country.
September 22, 2012
Oz Bayldon scales musical peaks for charity
During a visit to Nepal Oz Bayldon decided to use his talents to raise funds for disadvantaged children. He has since opened an orphanage in the Himalayan country, started running music workshops in south London and recently broke a world record by playing a gig atop a 6,654m mountain.
September 15, 2012
Urdu poetry by Muslims in Nepal is a fading tradition
In a distant part of Nepal, a small band of Muslim poets meet each month to recite their verses on love, heartache and politics, in the knowledge that their customs lead an increasingly fragile existence.
September 8, 2012
From mass song to guitar poetry: Russia's protest music scene
Activist musicians, both young and old, are providing an aggressive soundtrack to Russia's anti-government protest movement.
May 26, 2012