Broadsheet Explosion in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU – Six o´clock in the morning, the famous Kathmandu fog still covers the citystreets as Amar Thapa heaves the shutters of his popular kiosk at Putalisadak.

Outside, there are five newspaper delivery boys waiting to hand him their bundles. Just a month ago, there would have been only two: from the government-owned Gorkhapatra and the three-year-old Kantipur. Now there are three new Nepali dailies in the market: Himalaya Times, Aajaho Samachar Patra and Sri Sagarmatha.  Another one, Lokpatra, is in the offing.

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