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Preliminary Report on the Langtang Region
The article is a socio-cultural study of the Langtang region of Nepal. The brief survey of the Langtang region reveals that although the different population groupings living there share much in terms...
First Annual Progress Report on Nepal's Small Farmers' Project
The article is a first annual progress report on Nepal's small farmers' project. In order to determine the problems of small farmers, His Majesty's Government of Nepal sponsored in cooperation with FA...
Nepal: Hindu-Tribal Interface
The article explains how the Himalayas have long provided a contact zone for Hindus and diverse tribal groups. The term tribal sometimes carries connotations of primitiveness and social backwardness, ...
Sikkimakā Kājī Yuklā Thupako Nepālamā Śaraṇ
The article discusses the asylum taken by Sikkim's Kaji Yukla Thup in Nepal. The article discusses an old socio-cultural relationship between Nepal and Sikkim. The asylum of the Kaji Yukla Thup was gi...
Cultural Repercussions of Childlessness and Low Fertility in Nepal
The article discusses childlessness in a Hindu context. A discussion of childlessness amounts to a discussion of an extreme - a negative end point in the spectrum of life's possibilities. The Brahman-...
Three Books of Planning in Nepal
Reviews by Dr. Ludwig F. Stiller of A. Beenhakker A Kaleidoscopic Circumspection of Development Planning, John C. Beyer, Budget Innovations in Developing Countries: The Experience of Nepal
Mallakara in its Economic and Historical Perspective
The article discusses an ancient tax system called mallakara. Various types of taxes played a role in public finance in the ancient economy of Nepal. Taxes were levied on produce at the point of origi...
Marital Patterns and Women's Economic Independence: A Study of Kham Magar Women
The article discusses the marriage patterns among the Kham speaking Magars of western Nepal. Unlike women in many Hindu groups in Nepal, Magar women exercise a fairly high degree of control over their...
Sitting in a Cave: An Analysis of Ritual Seclusion at Menarche Among Brahmans and Chhetris in Nepal
The article is based on a study area - Narikot village in the Kathmandu valley reports on research work from the period between 1972 to 1976. The article discusses Gupha basne. Gupha basne is a rite o...
Error Analysis: A Pragmatic Approach
The article is a brief synopsis of the phenomenon of errors in writing. It sees error as a process in language development rather than as a final product. The article distinguishes the difference betw...
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