Looking For Ram Bahadur Bamjom, the Buddha Boy of Nepal

There is no Buddha Boy meditating under the Peepal Tree. Searching efforts have begun as Nepalis and interested people around the world question how this happened and where the 16-year-old Ram Bahadur Bomjam might have gone. A photo blog by Upendra Lamichhane and Shankar Acharya Look Ma, there is no Buddha Boy. This is theContinue reading “Looking For Ram Bahadur Bamjom, the Buddha Boy of Nepal”

In The Name of Revolution

General people in Nepal are paying the price of the bloody war Many Internally Displaced People in Nepal are going through difficult situation like this woman in the photo. Nimakala Pun, 58, has been performing the same daily routine lively hood for the last eight years in Liwang, the headquarters of Rolpa districts. She isContinue reading “In The Name of Revolution”

Yes, Comrade is Playing with a Child

And the child is apparently frightened by the comrade’s toy. This is an example of how giving arms to insane people like the one in the photo could deeply harm our society in the long run. What the two-year-old child (right) might be thinking and how other children standing beside the comrade might grow up?Continue reading “Yes, Comrade is Playing with a Child”

Bomb Effects: Palpa, Bhairahawa

Look ma, they got new toys: In this photo, children of Bhutuke village of Jyameere VDC, Palpa district, are seen playing with abandoned bullets and parts of bombs. A heavy fighting between Maoists and security force took place in the village in the second week of Magh. Pic by Madhav Aryal The Bal Mandir (Orphanage)Continue reading “Bomb Effects: Palpa, Bhairahawa”

Terror and Tourists in Pokhara

Yes, the life goes on… in Nepali style…and in foreign style. Despite all those bomb blasts and killings, it seems, life in Nepal turns into normalcy the day after… Take this example from Pokhara…The other day bombs exploded, civilians were injured…then the next day saw army folks painstakingly trying to defuse a fake bomb. TouristsContinue reading “Terror and Tourists in Pokhara”

Images From Kavre Clash

Maoists rebels, declared terrorists by the state, killed three army men in the Monday (Feb 27) morning clash at Kavre Bhanjyang of Kavre Palanchwok district. All pics except the last two by Chandra Shekhar Karki. Terrified local girls of Kavre Bhanjyang were apparently unable to speak with eachother after some of them saw the battleContinue reading “Images From Kavre Clash”