Deserted Voting Booths of Nepal

By Dinesh Wagle Very few people are participating in Nepal’s municipal election that is boycotted by political parties. A man looks for his name in a Voters’ list outside a voting booth in New Baneshwor. I went around a few voting booths to see how the election process was going on. I saw no peopleContinue reading “Deserted Voting Booths of Nepal”

In the Name of Christ: Celebrating Christmas in Nepal

Merry Christmas but Christ in Kathmandu, for many, has become an excuse for drinking and partying By Dinesh Wagle on December 25th, 2005 in Wagle’s WebLog Christmas Eve in Bagbazaar Pic by Wagle Santa Clauses are roaming around the city of Kathmandu distributing sweets and spreading the message of Christ though loud speakers attached onContinue reading “In the Name of Christ: Celebrating Christmas in Nepal”

Police and Riots in Kathmandu Streets

Nepal Police should learn how to control demonstrations By Dinesh Wagle on December 20th, 2005 in Wagle’s WebLog A woman washes her eyes after she was caught inside Friendship Khaja Ghar, a Mo mo and tea shop, where police fired a teargas shell and shut down the shutter. Before taking this picture, Kantipur photojournalist BikashContinue reading “Police and Riots in Kathmandu Streets”

Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful… Dreams (of Miss Nepal Contestants)

By Dinesh Wagle on August 10th, 2005 in Wagle Street Journal What does it mean to be a Miss Nepal? Who Will Be a Miss Nepal?: Contestants of Miss Nepal 2005 are visiting to different places including Bal Mandir, an orphan center, in Kathmandu. They went there on Monday, Aug 8 and collected information regardingContinue reading “Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful… Dreams (of Miss Nepal Contestants)”