The Karnali Express: Bumping on for 52 Hours (Jumla to Surkhet)

QUITE A DIFFERENT GOAT CARAVAN: An unforgettable ride from Jumla, one of the most remote parts in Nepal, to Surkhet in a highway that’s being constructed. By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal Pics by Wagle ब्लगमान्डू : कर्णाली एक्स्प्रेस ५२ घन्टा उफ्रिदै मच्चिदै Vehicles pass through the dangerous Timure Bhir in Kalikot. “Not in thisContinue reading “The Karnali Express: Bumping on for 52 Hours (Jumla to Surkhet)”

Verification Conundrum: Inside Story of Why Maoists Stopped the Process

After stalling the verification process for their combatants for weeks the Maoists have finally agreed to resume it, but when it will actually resume remains uncertain still. By Ameet Dhakal [There might be rift between the Badal-Kiran and Prachanda-Baburam factions in the Maoist Party]. The on again off again verification of Maoist combatants is onlyContinue reading “Verification Conundrum: Inside Story of Why Maoists Stopped the Process”

Royals Continue To Default Electricity Bills

By Bikash Sangraula The royal family and royal relatives have continued to default on payment of bills to Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), although NEA has regularly dispatched cumulative bills during nearly two-and-a-half years of non-payment to the palace and other residences of the royals in the capital and outside. According to NEA records, the royalsContinue reading “Royals Continue To Default Electricity Bills”

A Young Jumlee’s Dream of Teaching

It’s not unusual in this kind of terrain to run over big mountains for a small opportunity of a job. Dreams carry people anywhere. If one desire is not fulfilled, another emerges. By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal ब्लगमान्डू : तन्नेरी जुम्लीको पढाउने रहर Lal Bahadur Dangi in the same school in Chautha where heContinue reading “A Young Jumlee’s Dream of Teaching”

A Young Jumlee’s Dream of Teaching

It’s not unusual in this kind of terrain to run over big mountains for a small opportunity of a job. Dreams carry people anywhere. If one desire is not fulfilled, another emerges. By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal ब्लगमान्डू : तन्नेरी जुम्लीको पढाउने रहर Lal Bahadur Dangi in the same school in Chautha where heContinue reading “A Young Jumlee’s Dream of Teaching”

A Radio Report From Jumla: Information Revolution

A small FM radio station, powered by unreliable electricity and run by a dozen staffs who face daily challenge of providing balanced news, has brought information revolution in one of the most remote parts of Nepal. By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal Staffs of Radio Karnali FM 105 timko 2 MHz in their office buildingContinue reading “A Radio Report From Jumla: Information Revolution”