Kathmandu Connection: Complaints and Compliments

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal Soon after Tihar celebrations were over in Kathmandu last week I was in Thamel with a colleague who was leaving the newspaper for good. As he took his bike to a nearby parking lot I stood a few metres away from the entrance of the Roadhouse Café. I startedContinue reading “Kathmandu Connection: Complaints and Compliments”

The #Football World Cup: This Time for Twitter

It feels like everybody in the world is in one room watching the match together. By Dinesh Wagle Every World Cup tournament is a watershed in the history of football. With the stunning display of human emotions and talents, the game rejuvenates millions of people around the world. Those who watch the games will talk about that magical goalContinue reading “The #Football World Cup: This Time for Twitter”

A death in Nepal in the age of Twitter and Facebook (RIP #GPK)

Nepal’s top leader dies. Nepalis all over the world react hysterically on the Web. This blog entry is a supplement to a news report that I wrote in today’s Kantipur titled: निधनको खवरले भरियो फेसबुक[Facebook filled with the news of the death (of GPK)] By Dinesh Wagle click here to enlarge ठूलो पारेर पढ्ने भए यहाँ क्लिकेContinue reading “A death in Nepal in the age of Twitter and Facebook (RIP #GPK)”

And The Magsaysay Goes to Mahabir Pun, the ‘Wireless Man’ of Myagdi

An article by Dinesh Wagle in Kantipur (7 Aug) on Mahabir and Magsaysay: महावीर र म्यागासेसे …… Mahabir Pun who established wireless computer networks in the highlands of Myagdi district wins this year’s Magsaysay Awards By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal A trekker with a mission: Mahabir Pun is the man from Myagdi that hasContinue reading “And The Magsaysay Goes to Mahabir Pun, the ‘Wireless Man’ of Myagdi”