India's Media Card

Why Indian media are keeping mum over the biggest events taking place in her northern neighbor? Here’s an answer Indian media are notorious for thronging into Nepal even to cover and sensationalize trivial events. But, they have ignored the ongoing movement. CNN and BBC‘s coverage is far ahead of our neighboring countries’ media. CNN andContinue reading “India's Media Card”

Nepal’s ‘Orange Revolution’ Has Rain Break

By D. Michael Van De Veer Overnight the sky above Kathmandu and much of the Kingdom was filled with beautiful displays of lighting and earth shaking thunder. The cold winds falling from the Himalayas clashed with the warm steamy air rushing up from the Indian sub-continent and bathed the country for 15 hours in coolContinue reading “Nepal’s ‘Orange Revolution’ Has Rain Break”

Free Expression in Asian Cyberspace

UWB! founder blogger Ujjwal Acharya is currently at Manila, Philipines participating in a conference for Asian bloggers called Free Expressional in Asian Cyberspace. The conference is being held at Asian Institute of Management in Makati. He will there there for a week. Meanwhile, other contributors of UWB! would continue bringing news and views from NepalContinue reading “Free Expression in Asian Cyberspace”

Crackdown on Nepali Journalism

More than 200 Nepalese journalists arrested, dozens in custody Journalists continue fight against detentions, repressive media law By Committee to Protect Journalists New York, April 18, 2006—More than 200 Nepalese journalists have been detained since April 4 while participating in pro-democracy protests to demand press freedom or while covering the nationwide demonstrations, according to informationContinue reading “Crackdown on Nepali Journalism”