National Human Rights Commission: Challenges of Biswo Nath

Many of us have admired the role of Biswo Nath Upadhyay. The former Chief of Justice in the Supreme Court is a tested democrat and his role in the movement against king Gyanendra’s autocracy was lauded by the public. And he has been awarded by the Nepal government for his contribution: Biswo Nath Upadyayay hasContinue reading “National Human Rights Commission: Challenges of Biswo Nath”

43 Killed? Since April Truce? Sad But…

These numbers are definitely disappointing but the situation is not that bad and we are heading for bright days ahead National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) reports in its Human “Rights situation in Nepal” today that as many as 43 people were killed by both the government and the Maoists during the six-months following the announcementContinue reading “43 Killed? Since April Truce? Sad But…”

First Time in Nepal: King, Crown Prince Pay Tax

News of the week: King Gyanendra and his son Paras are stopped from evading tax for the first time in history. By Bishnu Budhathoki the Kathmandu Post (here is the original story) Dec 8- Probably for the first time in the history of Nepal since the founding of the Shah dynasty 238 years ago theContinue reading “First Time in Nepal: King, Crown Prince Pay Tax”

News of the Week: Signs of Recovery in Economy

American Ambassador Moriarty: “????????? ????????? ????? ??? ????????? ?? ? ??????? ??????? ???????????? ????? ??????? ?????? ?? ???????? ????? ????? ????????? ??????? ????????????????? ???????? ??? ? ?, ?? ???????? ??????? ????? ?????? ? ?” (here is the speech) By Prem Khanal in the Kathmandu Post [The news we like in the media!] KATHMANDU- As theContinue reading “News of the Week: Signs of Recovery in Economy”

Nepal Has A New National Anthem

Update on Aug 3, 2007: Latest on National Anthem. …….. UWB: Readers of Kantipur have done surgery of the proposed national anthem. (ब्लगमान्डू अग्रगामी राष्ट्र हाम्रो, जय जय नेपाल) …….. Ladies and Gentlemen, Sisters and Brothers, Fathers and Mothers, Sons and Daughters (of Nepal): “सयौं थुङ्गा फूलका हामी एउटै माला नेपाली र्सार्वभौम भई फैलिएका मेचीContinue reading “Nepal Has A New National Anthem”

Pen, Gun and A Maoist Guerilla

Pen Is Mightier Than Gun!Let him to the quick homework before going to the cantonment. A young Maoist student guerilla in Taplenjug takes time to study putting his gun aside. As the party has decided to join the mainstream to establish capitalistic democratic republic in Nepal, there is no need for the guerillas to boycottContinue reading “Pen, Gun and A Maoist Guerilla”

Those Who Suppressed Nepal Democracy Movement

Don’t forget these names. Here is the list of 202 guilty individulas who, according to the High Level Probe Commission formed to investigate the oppression during the April’s popular uprising, were involved in suppressing the historic movement. These are the people responsible for the death of innocent 21 people during the movement. Plus, the manContinue reading “Those Who Suppressed Nepal Democracy Movement”