Bir­tamod­e, Bride and the Bandhs

Our blogger, home (East Nepal) to attend his sister’s marriage, finds himself stuck in series of Bandhs By Deepak Adhikari Saturday Blog It was 11 am. The preparation was almost ready. But, I was a bit restless. Now, becoming a brother of a bride is no cricket. It almost happened to be an impromptu wedding.Continue reading “Bir­tamod­e, Bride and the Bandhs”

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UWB Note: In this blog, written in Nepali language, UWB blogger and Kantipur reporter Benupraj Bhattarai describes how he covered the Ilam attack in which Maoists clashed with security force last Sunday. ???????? ????????? ?????????? ????? ????????? ???? ?????? ????? ????? ??? ????????????? ?? ? ????? ?? ??? ???? ?? ????? ???????? ?????? ? ?????Continue reading “???????? ???? ????? ???????…”

समाचारका लागि ज्यान बचाउँदै…

UWB Note: In this blog, written in Nepali language, UWB blogger and Kantipur reporter Benupraj Bhattarai describes how he covered the Ilam attack in which Maoists clashed with security force last Sunday. बेनुपराज भट्टर्राई रिपोर्टरको डायरी माओवादीले इलाम आक्रमण गर्ने हल्ला दुइ वर्षअघिदेखिकै हो । फागुन २१ गते राति यो हल्ला यथार्थमा बदलियो । तिनलेContinue reading “समाचारका लागि ज्यान बचाउँदै…”

Yes, Comrade is Playing with a Child

And the child is apparently frightened by the comrade’s toy. This is an example of how giving arms to insane people like the one in the photo could deeply harm our society in the long run. What the two-year-old child (right) might be thinking and how other children standing beside the comrade might grow up?Continue reading “Yes, Comrade is Playing with a Child”

Explaining Those 25 Words

Americans explain theirs boss’s words to Nepal’s king Update (20:15 NST): “I am hopeful, but not optimistic,” said Donald Camp, visiting U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs in a news conference organized by the American Embassy in the Ambassador’s residence in Kathmandu. Camp was responding a question about how he felt afterContinue reading “Explaining Those 25 Words”

NEPAL Rights Situation: As Seen By Uncle Sam

The United States’ 2005 Human Rights Report on Nepal (and other countries) was released on March 8, 2006 in Washington D.C. Below is major part of the report. Detail is available here. Nepal is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary form of government and a population of approximately 25 million. On February 1, King GyanendraContinue reading “NEPAL Rights Situation: As Seen By Uncle Sam”

Images of Ilam Attack

Maoists attacked police and army in Ilam of East Nepal Sunday night. Here are images from the spot. By Benup Raj Bhattarai She is Manaratna Rai, 80, the wife of Harka Bahadur Rai who was killed by the bullet fired by the security force in the fight with Maoists. In this photo, she is seenContinue reading “Images of Ilam Attack”