Docs, heart is important, isn’t it?

Last week, a few hours before some doctors at the TU Teaching Hospital decided to close-down emergency service as a part of their protest, I was there for a not-so-emergency case that required an operation. The consultant doctor who was seeing the patient for months was there ready to perform the operation. But the agitating […]

Maoists, lead now

When Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda visited Girija Prasad Koirala at a hospital on March 17, Koirala told him to shoulder the big responsibility of the peace process. Probably Koirala, who passed away three days later, foresaw his demise and wanted leaders to know the importance of peace process and the need for unity […]

RIP, Axis of Nepali Politics

Nepal has lost its most criticized and most praised political personality. Girija Prasad Koirala (1925-2010) passed away on Saturday afternoon, at 12:10 p.m. on March 20, after being the axis of Nepali politics for at least last two-decades. He led four of 18 governments since the establishment of democracy in 1990 through a popular movement. […]

Shameful

The news was: Nepal Police raided at a Bunkers’ Party at the Babylon Disco in Kathmandu and arrested and detained for a day 356 college students. The background was: Police tipped off all the media about the raid. The result was: A television station which happened to be a walking distance of the disco live […]

Cricket

Disconnected thoughts reflecting cricket and events surrounding the game Cricket has long been a sport with potential but with defeats in key matches earned Nepal a nickname of chokers. The dream of playing World Cup almost forgotten, Nepal hosted World Cricket League Division 5 – a step of the World Cup qualification and won it. […]