I admit defeats

I admit defeats! First, I admit the defeat of hope of an average Nepali in the hands of the politicians whom I had the misunderstanding of having some qualities of the statesman. By extending the term of the Constituent Assembly (CA) by one year, they proved true those who liked to call them the corrupt-minded […]

On Seasons of Flight

After finishing Manjushree Thapa’s new novel – Seasons of Flight – within eight hours of getting a copy of it, I could, at least, say that the book is a page-turner. It has everything to be an interesting read: a little bit of political scenario set by the bloody Maoist conflict along with its social […]

(Enough is enough) End strike.

[UPDATE: At 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Maoist withdrew the general strike.] So many wars, settling scores Bringing us promises, leaving us poor I heard them say, love is the way Love is the answer, that’s what they say, But look how they treat us, make us believers We fight their battles, then they deceive us […]

The Great Red Roadshow!

Welcome to Nepal – a nation rich in diversity. And, to ensure that you get taste of many of the cultural aspects of the country in a short span of time, ‘we’ bring you the Great Red Roadshow! The Great Red Roadshow is a blend of culture, music and more [more is a surprise… witness […]

Experiences of live webcast / blog

[This write-up includes experiences of live webcasting/live blogging two events in Nepal and a brief review of two most popular live blogging web services – Coveritlive and ScribbleLive.] Webcast: a conjunction of website broadcast, information dispersed to a large audience via the Internet which could include streaming audio, streaming video, visual aids or live demonstrations. […]