New Darshan Bhet In Town: Prachanda Visits Indian Embassy

Plus: American ambassador returns from New Delhi trip So the news of the day is pretty much surprising. Not so surprising perhaps. Prachanda, the leader of the Maoist ‘revolution’ in Nepal, went to see the Indian ambassador in Lainchaur. Reactions given to media by Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, second in command after Prachanda, are also interesting.Continue reading “New Darshan Bhet In Town: Prachanda Visits Indian Embassy”

Nepal Peace Process: Breakthrough On Arms Issue, UML Has New Stands

Update (Nov 5) Maoist Chairman Prachanda today hinted that his party has reached an agreement with the government on the modality of arms management. According to Prachanda, the agreement is that the Maoist arms will be kept and locked in (at a place decided by the Maoists) with a UN seal and keys under MaoistContinue reading “Nepal Peace Process: Breakthrough On Arms Issue, UML Has New Stands”

Constituent Assembly in Nepal

Counter Punch: Election for the Constituent Assembly is totally wasteful exercise of the government. What SPA government needs to do is to hold election for all of the members of the House as early as possible. By Shree Shrestha in Madison, Wisconsin UWB received this article in email [Articles are welcome!] It looks like SevenContinue reading “Constituent Assembly in Nepal”

Changing Life Of A Nepali Village: Story from Nar

By Dinesh Wagle in Nar (Manang) Wagle Street Journal (Saturday Blog) [Dinesh Wagle has started posting his Nar Phu Diary in Wagle Street Journal] Encountering the people featured in a 25-year-old book that details the life and time of two of the remotest villages of Nepal All pics by Wagle. More pics will be addedContinue reading “Changing Life Of A Nepali Village: Story from Nar”

Bargaining Chips On The Upcoming Nepal Peace Summit

The issue of monarchy will be the most crucial in this week’s peace summit. Referendum will be the wisest choice By Prakash Bom in Queens, New York Whatever political agendas are there on the table of the Peace Summit for SPA and Maoists to negotiate, it is obvious that the gridlock has been entangled onContinue reading “Bargaining Chips On The Upcoming Nepal Peace Summit”

General Lunch: Nepal Army Cheif In Jawan Bhanchha

But Is This General Serious To Uplift the Situation of Soldiers in Nepali Army or These Photos Are Part Of His Publicity Stunts? Gyanendra Serves His Boss: Chief Of the Aarmy Staff General Rookmangad Katawal being served his lunch by Sipahi Gyanendra Karki and Sipahi Mansing Nepali at the NCO’s Mess (Jawan Bhanchha), Army HQ,Continue reading “General Lunch: Nepal Army Cheif In Jawan Bhanchha”

Nepal Peace Process: Maoists- Nepali Congress Agree on 95 Percent Political Issues

Confidence over arms mgmt growing By Ameet Dhakal News Editor, the Kathmandu Post KATHMANDU, Oct 27 – Nepali Congress (NC) and Maoist leaders are busy giving the finishing touches to political agreements reached and are narrowing their differences over the issue of arms management. The NC and Maoists leaders held a crucial meeting Wednesday toContinue reading “Nepal Peace Process: Maoists- Nepali Congress Agree on 95 Percent Political Issues”