Shyam Saran, Nepal expert, Quits Indian PMO

Saran’s exit marks the departure of the last Indian player in the Indian establishment who was behind the ground-breaking 12-point agreement that initiated the process of ending conflict in Nepal By Dinesh Wagle in New Delhi The Wagle Notes Shyam Saran, former ambassador to Nepal and the man who once played a crucial role inContinue reading “Shyam Saran, Nepal expert, Quits Indian PMO”

Analysis: Nepal President’s India Visit

The president wasn’t accorded similar levels of hospitality on all fronts: India rejected his request to supply more sugar to Nepal. By Dinesh Wagle The Wagle Notes President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav returned home on Thursday (yesterday) completing his four-day visit to India. It was a mixed bag. To his supporters, New Delhi not onlyContinue reading “Analysis: Nepal President’s India Visit”

From Nepal to India: Busy Day for a President

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal In the most important and busiest day of his four-day maiden visit to India, President Ram Baran Yadav on Tuesday (today) met several top Indian leaders including counterpart Prativa Patil, Prime Minister Man Mohan Singh and Indian National Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Gandhi, unarguably the most important leader ofContinue reading “From Nepal to India: Busy Day for a President”

Pune Students Recall Their Visits to German Bakery

Students of Pune’s Bharati Vidyapeeth (Masters in Social Work) say life is uncertain. Plus: Mourning a Nepali waiter who died in the blast It was during the New Year eve; I had visited that place and had interacted with the cashier of the German bakery. When I came to know about the blast in theContinue reading “Pune Students Recall Their Visits to German Bakery”

First President of Republic of Nepal Arrives in India

First foreign trip of the First President of the Himalayan Republic Dr Ram Baran Yadav has started his first foreign trip (to India) as the first head of the state of the republic of Nepal on Monday (today). President Yadav, who landed in Delhi’s IG International Airport this afternoon, started discussions with Indian leaders atContinue reading “First President of Republic of Nepal Arrives in India”

Blast at German Bakery, Pune

When India suffers, Nepalis share the pain 1. There was a Nepali in Hotel Taj Mahal’s kitchen on 26/11/2008. Another Nepali was serving guests at Leopold Cafe, on that fateful day. He was injured in the attack. 2. When several Indian soldiers came under a deadly avalanche in Kashmir recently, a Nepali rifleman serving inContinue reading “Blast at German Bakery, Pune”

My Name Is Opportunity

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal This article, written on Friday morning, was published on today’s Kathanndu Post. Correction: Mumbai attack happened in 2008, not in 09 as mistakenly mentioned in the article There are not many similarities between Ajmal Kasab and Bal Thackeray. The former is the lone survivor of the 26/11/08 Mumbai attackContinue reading “My Name Is Opportunity”