Our Geography and Our Economy

Does Mr. Prachanda also have the spirit and determination to lead the impoverished Nepal and be the helmsman of 27 million Nepalese?

Samyam WagleBy Samyam Waglé

While the debate about the probability of miraculous economic success in Nepal under Maoists leadership is going on, they have not still come up with such strong convincing economic policies that would bring such dramatic turn allowing the three fold increase in GNP of the country in just a period of a decade.

No doubt that if it is possible, it is possible from capitalism and not socialism as Maoists believed and fought for. But they must have realized now after the failure of China under Mao and success under Deng which made them change their economic policy. Continue reading Our Geography and Our Economy

Letter to Ms. Palpasa: Do NOT Come to the States

We are mistaken about American fantasy. We simply wish to cross the border. Once you get into America, the trees of dollar are yours, every one imagines the same! If you are coming as undergraduate student you must have higher score in your English test i.e. Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing Systems (ILETS). A letter by Krishna Bista

Dear Palpasa,

I was less than happy reading your first email that you are in a grand plan of coming to the United States. Not known what you have dreamed of accomplishing in your fairy land, but it is pretty hard for any new comer not only to adjust new culture but also to continue your study successfully. Also not seen you, but I have a strong guess that you are as charming and beautiful as Palpasa, the protagonist of Narayan Walgle’s novel Palpasa Cafe, or as Radha, the central character of Krishna Dharabashi’s novel Radha, or just nearly as appealing as Mona Lisa. I wish you would be as strong as Lady Jane and Anne Frank, two historical strong women. You are more than these ladies, Palpasa. Just kidding! I know you can be the BEST! My wishes go to you. And let me share my experience of studying in the States. Continue reading Letter to Ms. Palpasa: Do NOT Come to the States