Another Devilry of Young Criminal League (Maoist)

The latest rascality of the Maoist youth wing proves that the Maoists are afraid of participating in the free and fair CA elections. The Dolakha incident: In a display of outright hooliganism, the Maoist-affiliated Young Communist League cadres beat up Chief District Officer (CDO) Uddhav Bahadur Thapa after barging into the District Administration Office (DAO)Continue reading “Another Devilry of Young Criminal League (Maoist)”

Jobless Journos of Gorkhapatra

The Maoist minister is trying to turn the state-owned publishing house a Maoist recruitment center The other day, Gorkhapatra Corporation, the government owned publisher of dailies Gorkhapatra and the Rising Nepal, refused to renew the contract of 49 journalists, rendering them instantly jobless. Of the 49 working journalists, many were appointed during King Gyanendra’s directContinue reading “Jobless Journos of Gorkhapatra”

Up to Rara Lake with Dohori Dhun All the Way

A musical journey to the biggest lake of Nepal in remote Mugu district with the trail filled with flowers of all kinds and the air reverberated with local folk tunes With jeans tugged into their socks and eyes as red as ripe tomatoes, the boys were Jug Bahadur Bhandari, 15 (left), and Prakash Bhandari, 13.Continue reading “Up to Rara Lake with Dohori Dhun All the Way”

Job in Nepal Police, Duty in a Corner

Thanks to the ongoing peace process in the country, police have returned to villages to provide sense of security to people. By Dinesh Wagle Chautha (Jumla): In an evening a week ago, beautiful tune resonating to that of a mouth harp was heard in this corner of a remote village of Jumla that doesn’t receiveContinue reading “Job in Nepal Police, Duty in a Corner”

Hari Bahadur Rokaya Up Close and Personal

Inside the room (and mind) of a world record holder Nepali athlete who dreams to produce players like him from his remote locale By Dinesh Wagle Khalanga Bazaar (Jumla): It’s absolutely fine if you feel like running (not running away) on entering this room of a house situated in the lower neighborhood of the bazaar.Continue reading “Hari Bahadur Rokaya Up Close and Personal”

Nepalis' Nightmare in the Gulf

Kicked out by Qatar, Nepalis greeted with animal treatment in Bahrain. A firsthand experience of a young Nepali student returning from America By Tulsi Bhandari Last month, Nepal’s newspapers were awash with reports of hundreds of Nepali workers in Qatar being driven from the country for demanding better pay from their employers. When I wasContinue reading “Nepalis' Nightmare in the Gulf”

Maoist Madness in The Himalayan Times

UWB is strongly against protest programs in newspapers and media house that aim at stopping the newspapers from reaching to the public. To stop a newspaper from being circulated, like in the photo, is a crime against free society. Workers stop the circulation of the Himalayan Times. Pic via THT The protesters in APCA House,Continue reading “Maoist Madness in The Himalayan Times”