मरिचमान मरे तर म खुशी भईन

सुलभ खत्री यूडब्लूबी पाहुना ब्लग मरिचमान मरे । मैले सम्झें ०४६ सालको त्यो एक दिन जव म त्रिपुरेश्वर सडकमा खुबै जोसिदै ‘मरिचेलाई फाँसी दे’ भनि चिच्याएको थिएँ । मरिचमानको मृत्यु त म त्यतिबेलै अर्थात २३ बर्ष अघि नै चाहन्थें म । उनी बल्ल अाज मरे । तर म खुशी हुन सकिन । साह्रै दुखी भएरContinue reading “मरिचमान मरे तर म खुशी भईन”

Elections: Repeating History of Violence?

When leaders or parties lose their confidence to woo people through their policies and programmes, they resort to wielding violence to bring the election results to their favour. By Sagar Ghimire As November 19, the slated date for the Constituent Assembly election, draws closer, poll fever gradually grips the government, the Election Commission (EC) asContinue reading “Elections: Repeating History of Violence?”

A Conversation with Departing Nepal Chief of the UK Aid Agency

By Siromani Dhungana UWB At one point on his last day in office as head of DFID Nepal, Dominic O’ Neill was waiting for reporters. And a photographer. “So, you guys want to take a picture?” He said as he fixed his tie. “This will probably be the last meeting with journalist in my nearly twoContinue reading “A Conversation with Departing Nepal Chief of the UK Aid Agency”

To All Privileged Bahun-Chhetri Elites of Nepal [and Zamindars of South]

By a nonelite, unprivileged Bahun I am totally amused, almost to death, by the hypocrisy of REAL Bahun Chhetri elites whose parents (bureaucrats, judges, ministers etc) were lucky (or corrupt or influential or combination of all) enough to make money to send their kids to top schools of Kathmandu (xaviers, ‘kanthas etc), D’ling and D’doonsContinue reading “To All Privileged Bahun-Chhetri Elites of Nepal [and Zamindars of South]”

फर्कियो पिसकोर

दिनेश वाग्ले वाग्ले स्ट्रिट जर्नल यो लेख आज कान्तिपुरमा प्रकाशित भएको हो । पत्रिकाकै पन्नामा हेर्ने भए यहाँ (पीडीएफ) क्लिके हुन्छ । समाचार पुरानै छ । पुष्पकमल दाहाल नेतृत्वको माओवादी पार्टी अझै पनि अमेरिकी गृह मन्त्रालय (होमल्यान्ड सेक्युरिटी डिपार्टमेन्ट) को आतंकवाद बहिष्कार सूची (टेरोरिजम एक्स्क्लुजन लिस्ट) मै छ । पछिल्लोपटक झन्डै पाँच महिनाअघि अमेरिकी विदेश मन्त्रालयका प्रवक्ताको कार्यालयलेContinue reading “फर्कियो पिसकोर”

Population of Nepal is 26.6 Million (26,620,809 to be exact)

That’s the preliminary result, which the Central Bureau of Statistics Director General Uttam Narayan Malla said, may change after the final result is prepared. This report was prepared and distributed by the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) The population of Nepal has reached 26.6 million, according to the preliminary result of the National Census 2011. TheContinue reading “Population of Nepal is 26.6 Million (26,620,809 to be exact)”

The Earthquake that Rocked Us in Nepal

Read a news report on the quake here र नेपालीमा: भैचालो जसले हामीलाई हल्लायो By Dinesh Wagle The scary thing (or good, depending upon how you see things) is that the epicenter of the 6.8 earthquake that rocked Kathmandu and eastern Nepal this evening was, according to the US Geological Survey, 272 kilometers away (east) from Kathmandu. (68 kmContinue reading “The Earthquake that Rocked Us in Nepal”