Last week was very trouble some for me despite some of the happiest moments of my life.
There was a lot of pressure because of the hacking of United We Blog! Dinesh and I were all but under desparate to get it back and frustrations were taking toll of us. But thankfully, with somehow we managed to migrate the server to ipower after buying the space. Now its functioning alright but still need some cosmetic works to get back full fledged. Continue reading “The Week That Was”
Here is an example of why blogs are different; and amusing than normal writing. Ranjana Oli compiles a set of quotations from famous personalities each of which is presented as an answer to the country’s burning questions. Continue reading “Lovely Idea”
‘People are not interested’ is my conclusion after half-a-day monitoring of municipal poll booths in my municipality – Madhyapur Thimi of Bhaktapur.
“How many so far?”
“Six, then two – total nine.”
Two-and-half hours after the voting began, a friendly policeman guarding the gate of Adarsha Secondary School, Sanothimi told me. I was with the Kantipur TV crew, and when Jagat Nepal, a reporter with KTV, asked the other policeman on the camera, he told it was 30. The policeman whom I was talking to looked at his senior and smiled mischievously to me. Continue reading “Municipal Election: Indifferent People”
Nepal’s life is paralyzed (well not as used to in the earlier general strikes for me in Kathmandu) by the weeklong general strike called by rebels to disrupt municipal polls slated for Feb 8, and blogs are updated with the news, views and pictures of the banda.
(via BloggersNepal) Continue reading “General Strike (Banda) on Blogs”
Scrapping the Freedom of Expression (or with that believing that Freedom of Conscience has been curtailed) has always attracted authoritarians. Authoritarians are not always the rulers; in fact, there are such people everywhere.
United We Blog! was hacked. It was the pioneer and the most popular blogging site of Nepal (the proof – it was awarded with NepalVista’s Site of the Year 2005 award). It was hacked on Saturday morning and the UWB! People – including me as the co-founder – are unable to get it back properly. It looks like we have lost, at least some, of the entries permanently. Continue reading “UWB! Will Be Back – Stronger!”