Mobile Phone Craze and Shameful Failure of Nepal Telecom

In a shameful act today, Nepal Telecom, a government entity, couldn’t provide mobile phones as per the demand and halted the distribution of SIM cards indefinitely By Dinesh Wagle If there is any name that represents the incompetence, pessimism and failure in a grand scale in the Nepali corporate sector, it’s undoubtedly Sugatratna Kansakar. It’sContinue reading “Mobile Phone Craze and Shameful Failure of Nepal Telecom”

Sher Bahadur Deuba Against Constituent Assembly Election: Why?

There is a saying in Nepali: Ikh nabhayeko chhora ra bikh nabhayeko sarpa ekai hun [A son without resolve and snake without poison are same (or useless)]. Sher Bahadur Deuba, the former Prime Minister and president of Nepali Congress (Democratic), is a perfect example. He is speaking against the election of Constituent Assembly and indirectlyContinue reading “Sher Bahadur Deuba Against Constituent Assembly Election: Why?”

Cricket World Cup and Game of Politics in Kathmandu

The game of politics being played in Kathmandu is far more interesting than the cricket being played in West Indies. Wagle’s Web Log The cricket word cup has begun in the Caribbean and even our Kantipur TV is providing us the latest scores of the match on a small display panel on the upper leftContinue reading “Cricket World Cup and Game of Politics in Kathmandu”

Surya Bahadur Thapa Interview: Hidden Messages?

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle’s Web Log Surya Bahadur Thapa has appeared in TV today in a very suspicious manner to defend the king. Former Prime Minister Thapa, who formed his Rastriya Janashakti Party after the royal takeover of Feb 2005, today told Kantipur TV’s Fire Side program (hosted by Bhusan Dahal) that the Interim ParliamentContinue reading “Surya Bahadur Thapa Interview: Hidden Messages?”

A Day After Snowfall, It's Strike in Kathmandu

A day after Valentine’s Day and the historic snowfall in Kathmandu valley it was time to be disappointed for the residents of Nepali capital who were planning to go to the hills surrounding the valley and play with the snow. There is a strike in the city thanks to an organization that claims to beContinue reading “A Day After Snowfall, It's Strike in Kathmandu”

A Day After Snowfall, It’s Strike in Kathmandu

A day after Valentine’s Day and the historic snowfall in Kathmandu valley it was time to be disappointed for the residents of Nepali capital who were planning to go to the hills surrounding the valley and play with the snow. There is a strike in the city thanks to an organization that claims to beContinue reading “A Day After Snowfall, It’s Strike in Kathmandu”

Nepal in Transition: Prachanda Will Be Public After 25 Years!

An overview of the gathering. Click here for the image. And here is an experience after attending the mass meeting. All campaigns need an effective tagline and the Maoists in Kathmandu are repeating that line (see the title) for past several days in a loud voice. Comrade Prachanda will appear public first time in theContinue reading “Nepal in Transition: Prachanda Will Be Public After 25 Years!”