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· November, 2006

Stories about Nepal from November, 2006

Nepal: Democratic Parties

United We Blog! on why it is essential that parties in a democratic system function within the purview of the same. “It is absolutely necessary for eight political parties to...

Nepal: Laws to protect children

Bahas on why Nepal requires a stronger legal framework to deal with child sexual abuse and violence against children. “police find it difficult to deal with such cases as there...

Nepal: Peace Process

Nepali Netbook comments on the peace process being a farce. “Protestors injured in the April Uprising want representation in the interim parliament. Can the relatives of those killed be far...

Nepal: A little colour in Khatmandu

With most of the talk about Nepal being limited to the peace agreement, the Maoists and the Ruling Alliance, it serves well to remember that Khatmandu is still a colourful...

Nepal: Suppression of the April Uprising

In April 2006, even as the people in Nepal were actively involved in the political movement, government agencies and officers were suppressing the movement. BloggersNepal points to the release of...

Nepal: The King and Prachanda

Nepali Netbook has some observations on the current state of affairs in Nepal. How is it that the Maoist leader Prachanda is more easily absolved than the King? “He is...

Nepal: A little love for Gmail

Gmail catches on as Wagle Street Journal writes about why the author prefers Gmail to other email services, and the trend of emailing in Nepal. “Even if we are one...

Nepal: Anti-Indian Establishment and Prachanda

The Maoist leader Prachanda on a visit to India appears to have spoken in favour of India over Pakistan. United We Blog! on the deep anti-Indian establishment sentiment in Nepal....

South Asia: Politics, Happiness, Religion and The Birds

The latest from different blogs about the following South Asian Countries: Bangladesh: Bangladesh is facing a political crisis. Unheard Voices: Drishtipat group blog informs about a citizens movement in Bangladesh...

South Asia: Tasers and students in UCLA

An Iranian-American student at UCLA was repeatedly shot with a taser for passively resisting arrest. Sepia Mutiny has more – with a video shot by an eye-witness, who uploaded it...

Nepal: A Maoist Catonment Site

Even as peace progresses in Nepal, what of the Maoist forces? United We Blog! has Photos from A Maoist Cantonment Site. “The tripartite team (consisting representatives of the Nepal government,...

Nepal: The Maoists and Democracy

Even as quite a few blogs found the peace agreement between the Maoists and the Ruling Alliance , Blogdai has slightly different thoughts to share. “We in Nepal are so...

Nepal: The April Revolution and Democracy

Democracy For Nepal on why the April Revolution consumed the author and why there is so much to learn from the process of democracy taking root in Nepal. “Nothing like...

Voices from South Asia

Bangladesh: Asif of Unheard Voices: Drishtipat Group Blog analyzes the current political situation in Bangladesh and urges all the Bangladeshis to take a non-partisan moral stand to get out of...

Nepal: Photographs from rallies

A celebratory tone to events in Nepal, in the aftermath of the agreement being signed between the Ruling Alliance and the Maoists. Photographs at United We Blog! “Today’s rallies in...

Nepal: Maoists and the agreement

United We Blog! on the celebratory tone of various people on the signing of the historic agreement between the ruling alliance and the Maoists. “Newspapers, general public and political leaders...

Nepal: Peace deal with Maoists

More reactions from Nepal on the recently signed agreement. Our Dream says “Finally Nepal government signed a peace deal with the Maoist rebels. Hopefully, they will all be sincere in...

South Asia: Macaca, YouTube and Elections

Quite a few blogs have had a reaction to the elections in the US. Sepia Mutiny reflects on the Macaca incident that was widely blogged. “There was a bit of...

Nepal: Maoists and the Ruling Alliance

United We Blog! comments on the nature and importance of the agreement between the Maoists and the Ruling Alliance. “This is probably the best year in centuries for our country...

Nepal: The Maoist Chaseout

Wagle Street Journal posts videos of the Maoists after a historic agreement with the ruling alliance in Nepal. “Protestors had stopped the vehicular movement in front of the office saying...

About our Nepal coverage

Historical Monuments after the earthquake at Kathmandu Durbar Square. Image by Ajaya Manandhar. Copyright Demotix (25/4/2015)

The earthquake that shook Nepal on April 25 claimed more than 8,000 lives and injured twice as many people. Around 8 million people have been affected with at least 2 million displaced. 1.4 million are in need of food assistance. Reaching remote areas presents a special challenge.

Read our special coverage of the Nepal quake »


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