Petroleum Price Hike Protest and Blame Game Politics

Update (Aug 20): The government has taken back the decidion to hike petroleum price. Lucky to be in Nepal? A Chinese tourist whose English name Clover means lucky poses for camera in Tinkune, Kathmandu as she was walking from Bhaktpur to Kathmandu today after traffic was abruptly halted because of sporadic protests against hike inContinue reading “Petroleum Price Hike Protest and Blame Game Politics”

Kathmandu Catwalk: Nepal Fashion Week

Creative Smile: Young designers from Janakpur showcased their creations for the first time in Nepal Fashion Week. From left to right: Shephalika Kamal, Preeti Jalan, Rinku Sen and Hima Manandhar. All pics by Wagle By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal (Saturday Blog) Last week saw Nepal’s one of the biggest fashion and lifestyle extravaganzas whenContinue reading “Kathmandu Catwalk: Nepal Fashion Week”

Nepal Peace Process Update: Maoist Atrocities Hit New High

After they killed her husband Shusil Gyawali, a displaced citizen, Maoists attacked Mithu by Khukuri (Nepali knife). She was taken to Bheri Zonal Hospital in Nepaljung. Pic by Janak Nepal via Kantipur With the killing of Sushil Gyawali, a Nepali Congress activist, at his home in Bardia, and other atrocities committed by armed Maoist cadresContinue reading “Nepal Peace Process Update: Maoist Atrocities Hit New High”