Echoes of Painful Nepali Society

A Nepali doctor living in Australia pens his debut novel By Deepak Adhikari Saturday Blog Ravi Thapaliya, the writer of Echoes of Pain In an age of increasing numbers of reading (also buying, I guess) communities, a good book doesn’t remain long in the shelves of bookstores. But, not so in Nepal. When I fishedContinue reading “Echoes of Painful Nepali Society”

Bir­tamod­e, Bride and the Bandhs

Our blogger, home (East Nepal) to attend his sister’s marriage, finds himself stuck in series of Bandhs By Deepak Adhikari Saturday Blog It was 11 am. The preparation was almost ready. But, I was a bit restless. Now, becoming a brother of a bride is no cricket. It almost happened to be an impromptu wedding.Continue reading “Bir­tamod­e, Bride and the Bandhs”

Exercising Democracy In Colleges

Nepal’s politically sensative colleges are holding elections of Free Student Union. The election fever has caught politically sensitive colleges by fire. Pro-democracy students have vowed to use the election for the benefit of the ongoing democratic movement of their mother political organizations. Colleges are decorated with posters, pamphlets and banners. Elections of Free Student UnionContinue reading “Exercising Democracy In Colleges”

Samrat Upadhyay and The Royal Ghosts

The Writer, his daughter and the book: Samrat Upadhayay, has dedicated his latest book The Royal Ghosts to his daughter Pic courtesy Samrat Upadhyay By Deepak Adhikari “What remains if sex is taken out from your fiction?” Samrat Upadhyay, acclaimed 42 year old writer, told us in our rendezvous at Babar Mahal Revisited in mid-June,Continue reading “Samrat Upadhyay and The Royal Ghosts”