Patan Meet in the Eve of April Uprising

Text by Deepak Adhikari/Photos by Shruti Shrestha The ancient city of Patan, especially the Krishnamandir area saw an unprecedented mass meet today. The month of April, according to the pamphlet distributed there, is marked by martyrdom and sacrifice for the country. Mass at Mandir: People gathered at the Patan Durbar Square. Hundreds of people participatedContinue reading “Patan Meet in the Eve of April Uprising”

UWB in USA: Mr. Blogger Goes to Washington

[Update: Read Dinesh Wagle’s American Journey here.] UWB Note: Nepali blogging in UCLA. See this page. After being invited by the U.S. government, UWB blogger Dinesh Wagle will go to America tomorrow in a three-week-long sponsored trip By Dinesh Wagle “Dear Mr. Wagle,” reads the letter signed by James F. Moriarty, the American ambassador inContinue reading “UWB in USA: Mr. Blogger Goes to Washington”

Live From The War Zone. Thokarpa Aerial Attack

Royal Nepalese Army attacked from air to the Moaists mass meeting at the Bagh Bhairav Secondary School, Thokarpa, Sindhupalchowk District killing at least four rebels and a civilains. UWB! blogger Bhojraj Bhat was covering the outlawed party’s mass meeting and saw everything with his own eyes. “Thank god,” he says after returning Kathmandu. “I amContinue reading “Live From The War Zone. Thokarpa Aerial Attack”

Indigenous Nepalis Rally Against Autocracy

Whispering Against Autocracy? Two ladies talk to each other this afternoon while participating in a mass meeting organized to protest the autocracy of king Gyanendra in Basantapur, Kathmandu. Before this, several hundred people indigenous Nepalis affiliated with various organizations took out a rally chanting anti-king slogans. They were supporting the April 6-9 general strike andContinue reading “Indigenous Nepalis Rally Against Autocracy”

Maoist Expects ‘April Revolution’ in Nepal

Ten years after running the violent war against the state to topple monarchy for the communist dictatorship, top leader of the Maoist Party stresses the importance of unified non-violent movement to bring down autocracy in Nepal So Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, revolutionary by some and terrorist for others, tries to convince us that the Nepal willContinue reading “Maoist Expects ‘April Revolution’ in Nepal”

Nepalis in Europe Deliver Message To Their Prince

See the equation, do the math: It wasn’t exactly the kind of welcome that the Crown Prince Paras wanted to see in Europe. There were no prajas clapping hands and bowing heads to receive him in Paris. Informed and empowered people were saying something that he didn’t probably wanted to hear. Prince is in EuropeContinue reading “Nepalis in Europe Deliver Message To Their Prince”

In Autocracy, Nepal Economy Goes Down

Renewing its warning issued a month ago, Kathmandu based economic watchdog Institute for Development Studies(IfDS) today said, ” While stagnant income and increasing inflation mean hardships for the ordinary people, capital flight points out that the future economic prospects of the country are bleak.” Here i s the complete text of the report disclosed byContinue reading “In Autocracy, Nepal Economy Goes Down”