School Students Used in Politics: STOP

As I am writing these lines, about 50 buses (one of them in the photo above) full of school children in uniform are being rushed toward the city center of Kathmandu. The students inside and at the top of the buses are screaming and, for me, the sound resembles to that of a woman beingContinue reading “School Students Used in Politics: STOP”

Peace Process and Monarchy: GenNext Views

It is widely believed that overwhelming majority of rural youths, partly influenced by the Maoist Peoples’ War and frustrated by the kings’ anti-democracy activities in the past, want no monarchy in Nepal. Same applies with city youths who are deeply dissatisfied with the monarchy and want it abolished. Out of the 12 medical science andContinue reading “Peace Process and Monarchy: GenNext Views”

Fuel Price Protest Lesson: Monarchy in Nepal Should Be Abolished

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle’s Web Log Those who missed the power of protest in April saw the same yesterday when the government formed after the April Revolution buckled down in front of the public wrath and revoked its earlier decision to hike the price of petroleum products. A colleague this afternoon asked, “What does thisContinue reading “Fuel Price Protest Lesson: Monarchy in Nepal Should Be Abolished”

Kathmandu Catwalk: Nepal Fashion Week

Creative Smile: Young designers from Janakpur showcased their creations for the first time in Nepal Fashion Week. From left to right: Shephalika Kamal, Preeti Jalan, Rinku Sen and Hima Manandhar. All pics by Wagle By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal (Saturday Blog) Last week saw Nepal’s one of the biggest fashion and lifestyle extravaganzas whenContinue reading “Kathmandu Catwalk: Nepal Fashion Week”

Kantipur Ghearoed For Hours. An Experience

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal An angry mob ghearoed Kantipur Complex yesterday shouting angry slogans against the media institution. The mob, dissatisfied about Kantipur TV’s coverage on the killing of Rajesh Gurung, wanted to invade the complex, destroy the facilities and burn the buildings. It reminded me, a Kantipur journalist, September 1, 2004 whenContinue reading “Kantipur Ghearoed For Hours. An Experience”

A Doctor From Thulo Syabru, Andrew Hall Is British Ambassador To Nepal

Andrew Hall, who did PHD study in Thulo Syabru village of Rasuwa district in the 70s, has come to Kathmandu two weeks ago as the British ambassador to Nepal. Pic by Wagle By Dinesh Wagle (Saturday Blog) Wagle Street Journal Encouraged by his grandfather’s friend in the neighborhood, the teenager flew to the Nepali capitalContinue reading “A Doctor From Thulo Syabru, Andrew Hall Is British Ambassador To Nepal”

Nepali Village Story: Maoist Lock House, Parents Kicked Out, Son Leaves Army Job

Mother (standing) and Father (right) of Kailash Poudel who had to left the job at Nepal Army because of Maoist threat to his parents. In the middle is Shekhar Poudel, a Maoist activist, who said that he tried his best to prevent the Party from locking the house. Pics by Wagle By Dinesh Wagle inContinue reading “Nepali Village Story: Maoist Lock House, Parents Kicked Out, Son Leaves Army Job”