B 19, Jangpura Extension [New Delhi-110014, India]

The Kathmandu Post intro for the following story: Our New Delhi correspondent finds his bearings in a new city [Here is the PDF version of the Op-Ed page of the Post dated 10 December where this article appeared after it was first published in Kantipur.] I live in the third floor of the pink buildingContinue reading “B 19, Jangpura Extension [New Delhi-110014, India]”

Democracy And Jumbo Jets [From Bangkok Under Seize]

By Paul Reitman, expat from Nepal, stuck in Bangkok [The Nepali version of this article, written two days ago, appeared in today’s Kantipur Daily] Of late, there seems to be a growing relationship between democracy and jumbo jets, although there has always been some connection ever since Jumbos first took to the air. In recentContinue reading “Democracy And Jumbo Jets [From Bangkok Under Seize]”

Nepal Suffers From Cold War Paranoia

Ties with Beijing doesn’t mean alienating Delhi Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi (right) upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, on Tuesday (2 Dec). Jiechi is on a three-day visit to Nepal. On the left is Foreign Minister Upendra Yadav. By Akhilesh Upadhyay Kathmandu has seen a flurry of high-profile visits in recent weeks. NoneContinue reading “Nepal Suffers From Cold War Paranoia”