British Belles Bethi (Plant Paddy and Dance)

Saturday photo blog: British girls and boys and locals of Ghattitaar village of Ilam district in eastern Nepal take part in paddy plantation in tune with the Bethi tradition. The tradition has almost disappeared in other parts of the district though it has survived itself in this village. While some farmers are starting to plantContinue reading “British Belles Bethi (Plant Paddy and Dance)”

Nepali Congress Mass Meeting in Pokhara

The 80 plus year old Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala still has the same energy that he used to have in his young days. This man, the most powerful prime minister of Nepal, went to India the day he took oath in the parliament and addressed the meeting of SAARC in New Delhi. Back inContinue reading “Nepali Congress Mass Meeting in Pokhara”

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”

Maoist Madness: Crazy Comrades Stop This Nonsense!

CPN Maoist must halt its anti-peace process activities immediately and apologize to the general public for creating havoc which casts doubt over their seriousness in ongoing peace efforts Where is their Son/Husband, Maoists? Residents of Khaduwar village in Banke district are in sad mood after Maoist started taking away teenagers and children to recruit inContinue reading “Maoist Madness: Crazy Comrades Stop This Nonsense!”

Inspecting A Maoist Cantonment Site

UWB Photo Blog: The tripartite team (consisting representatives of the Nepal government, the UN and the CPN Maoist) inspects a Maoist proposed rebel cantonment site in Surkhet. Here are images from the scene by Moti Poudel: Maoist soldiers welcomed the inspection team that arrived in a chopper.

Maoist Victory Rallies in Kathmandu

By Shailendra Kharel UWB Photo blog It was supposed to be the BIG day for the CPN Maoist today as their Chairman Prachanda was scheduled to appear publicly for the first time in 25 years and deliver a speech. That was cancelled a few days ago and the event was turned into victory celebration rally.Continue reading “Maoist Victory Rallies in Kathmandu”

Images of Celebrations in Nepal

Butwal: Local Maoist leader Suman puts tika to party cadres before a victory rally started here. Pics by Dipendra Badulwal UWB photo blog People from all walks of life take part in various victory rallies organized throughout the country. The best thing about these victory rallies was the impressive Maoist participation. Prachanda had given themContinue reading “Images of Celebrations in Nepal”