The Yoga Mystery: Ram Dev's Nepal Trip

It was supposed to be a strictly yoga affair. But it turned out to be more than that when police requested the Indian yoga teacher Ram Dev to cancel his class that was scheduled to start yesterday. The yoga sessions resumed today morning after Home Minister Krishna Prasad Sitaula inaugurated. (Pics by Shaligram Tiwari viaContinue reading “The Yoga Mystery: Ram Dev's Nepal Trip”

Sinister South: Interference in Nepal

Some reports about Indian inference might be over hyped and exaggerated but no one can deny that Indians do have their sinister intentions in Nepali politics and society. “Prime Minister Says: ‘Nepal’s Independence At Risk.’ After all from whom?” That’s the title at the cover of Nepal Magazine this week. The magazine has the answerContinue reading “Sinister South: Interference in Nepal”

Cartoons: A Prime Minister Among Women and the Rayamajhi Report

According to a report in Kantipur by journalist Saraswati Karki, a group of women met Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala in his home district Morang Saturday for about 20 minutes. Guess what was the woman might have talked about: Election system? Creating awareness about CA election? Problem faced by women? Worsening security situation? NO. AllContinue reading “Cartoons: A Prime Minister Among Women and the Rayamajhi Report”

Nepal Has New People Centric National Anthem: Of Hundreds of Flowers Made Are We One Garland Nepali

Nearly a century after it made a lyric-less national tune, Nepal bring out a brand new national anthem that sings the song of Nepali people and the country, not the rulers. Listen to the anthem and realize how beautiful and great this country and its people are सयौं थुङ्गा फूलका हामी एउटै माला नेपाली र्सार्वभौमContinue reading “Nepal Has New People Centric National Anthem: Of Hundreds of Flowers Made Are We One Garland Nepali”

Ram Bahadur Bomjom, the Buddha Boy, Starts Preaching: Arrival of a Meditation Guru or a Religious Zealot?

The Buddha in New Avatar? Ram Bahadur Bomjom lectures a crowd. Pics by Upendra Lamichhane By UWB based on report filed by Upendra Lamichhane Finally, Ram Bahadur Bomjom, the Buddha Boy, has started preaching. The committee that looks after ‘the modern Buddha’, Namo Buddha Tapoban Committee, assembled a large crowd yesterday in Hallori Jungle inContinue reading “Ram Bahadur Bomjom, the Buddha Boy, Starts Preaching: Arrival of a Meditation Guru or a Religious Zealot?”

And The Magsaysay Goes to Mahabir Pun, the 'Wireless Man' of Myagdi

An article by Dinesh Wagle in Kantipur (7 Aug) on Mahabir and Magsaysay: ?????? ? ?????????? Dinesh Wagle interviews Mahabir Pun in Kantipur: ????????? ??? ?????????. Kantipur congratulates Pun in its editorial: ???? ?????? ! …… Mahabir Pun who established wireless computer networks in the highlands of Myagdi district wins this year’s Magsaysay Awards ByContinue reading “And The Magsaysay Goes to Mahabir Pun, the 'Wireless Man' of Myagdi”

And The Magsaysay Goes to Mahabir Pun, the ‘Wireless Man’ of Myagdi

An article by Dinesh Wagle in Kantipur (7 Aug) on Mahabir and Magsaysay: महावीर र म्यागासेसे …… Mahabir Pun who established wireless computer networks in the highlands of Myagdi district wins this year’s Magsaysay Awards By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal A trekker with a mission: Mahabir Pun is the man from Myagdi that hasContinue reading “And The Magsaysay Goes to Mahabir Pun, the ‘Wireless Man’ of Myagdi”