The East Nepal Tour: Flying to Itahari

Tuesday: A call from Charles Haviland, the BBC reporter in Kathmandu, changed my day, and the weekend. The call from Haviland meant I was going to eastern Nepal with him as a translator for his possible radio/television programs. In a few hours time (well, after waiting for about three hours at the airport) I was […]

Two Meetings & a Jacket

Two persons took most of my time yesterday and I didn’t work at all. So, I can safely say Tuesday, Jan 10 was the day of talking for me. When I say two persons took my time, I don’t mean those meetings were forceful. I also don’t mean I didn’t enjoy those meetings. In fact, […]

Two Meetings & a Jacket

Two persons took most of my time yesterday and I didn’t work at all. So, I can safely say Tuesday, Jan 10 was the day of talking for me. When I say two persons took my time, I don’t mean those meetings were forceful. I also don’t mean I didn’t enjoy those meetings. In fact, […]

The Day of Banda

I arrived at office early in the morning, at about 8:15.yesterday. Why? An office vehicle would go to drop a Kantipur employee near by home in Kadaghari, Gothataar. I desperately wanted to avoid walking for about an hour to reach office because I wasn’t feeling well. I mean I was recovering from Pilo. So, I […]

Nagarkot Massacre Victims

Ah..feeling so tired. Today was a tough day. Yesterday was similar. As I was recovering from the pilo, events dragged me in full swing. To live in Nepal these days means you will experience all the fascinating developments personally. From very near. Live in real life. The Nagarkot Massacre case as a shocking surprise as […]

Meeting the Other (Sarah) Giri

(pic will be reposted.) Sarah Giri, the wife of Dr. Tulsi Giri, is in a mission. Pic by D Wagle. In the beginning, I though I was talking to a diplomat. That was the impression I gathered while talking in telephone. Sarah Giri has all traits that a diplomat needs to have. When you talk […]

This Ason & That Ason

Since the original photos of the post were lost because of a technical failure on the web site, I re-posted these photos. Some of the photos were taken in March 2005 while others in 2006. Flower women in Ason A few months ago, I was in Ason, the heart of Old Kathmandu, to see pro-democracy […]

From Kantipur FM to Supreme Court to Deepak’s Place

That was quite a busy day yesterday. Spending time in Kantipur FM and in Supreme Court to express solidarity and update on the writ petition. Today’s Valley Banda, general strike in Kathmandu. That’s why I decided not to go to home. I went to Deepak Adhikari’s place yesterday evening. After reading his blog on Dera […]