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· February, 2007

Stories about Nepal from February, 2007

Nepal: On funding terrorism

Madhesh Blog on funding terrorism in Nepal. “Several donor agencies who invested their time to investigate the use of their funds have found them not being used for the intended...

Nepal: Weapons and the UN

Accounting for weapons in Nepal is rather controversial. Nepali Netbook explains – “Moreover, according to Prachanda, many of their weapons were destroyed in fire and swept away by river during...

Nepal: One more strike

United We Blog! on one strike too many in the country. “Protest, protest everywhere, how can we get out of this mess? Janajatis or indigenous people have called for a...

Nepal: Blogs and MSM

Are blogs in Nepal not being given their due? Nepali Voices says “All Nepali bloggers will agree that blogs influence in the country is very little; but bloggers like me...

Nepal: Monarchy and a Crisis

Nepal Monitor on monarchy and an existential crisis. “As once Maoists were minimized, now the monarchy is minimized. Because of personalistic egos of political leaders and the king, our institutions...

Nepal: A federal republic

Madhesh Blog on the demand for a federal republic in Nepal. “Thousands of Madheshis chanted slogans demanding abolition of monarchy, constituency based on equal and average population. They appealed interim...

Nepal: Himalayan double standard

Democracy For Nepal on the state of affairs in the Terai and the Himalayan double standard. “The political border of Indo-Nepal has divided a single piece of land on globe,...

Nepal: This thing called inflation

Nepal gets a new headache called inflation says United We Blog!. “While former autocrat Gyanendra and Maoist Guerilla are stealing all the attention for all bad reasons, here comes yet...

Nepal: Maoists with guns and Maoists

Blogdai on the problem with guns. “They are attention-grabbers. So much so that ineffective organizations like the UN feel they can score major credibility on the world stage by pretending...

Nepal: On Blogmeets

Deepak's Diary on a blogmeet in Nepal. “I often thought that blogging will be limited in virtual space that we have created and at the end of the day you...

Nepal: Madheshi vs. Madhise

The politics of terminology and the other way round explained at Madhesh Blog. “From historical point of view, the identity “Madheshi” connects people living in Madhesh with their thousands years...

Nepal: Interim constitution

Bahas on the interim constitution and the Madheshi turmoil. “This was a big leap forward in Nepal’s history because it completely denies any power to the king, which signals a...

Nepal: Our very own bishop

The Pope's benediction for Nepal – a bishop. Nepali Netbook says “If anyone had it all worked out these bewildering past months, it surely was Pope Benedict XVI. Nine months...

Nepal: Tax heaven for greedy dodgers

With Blogdai one never knows the line between sarcasm and pragmatism. The post presents some radical ideas for Nepal. “Make Nepal and international tax haven. Rich foreigners fleeing tax reporting...

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Video on GV

It has been a bumper few weeks on GV for human rights video, so let's get straight into it… Bandh of brothers… [via Neha] This footage, filmed by Dinesh Wagle,...

Nepal: Restructuring Nepal

Madhesh.com on movements and restructuring Nepal. “think the level of positive changes due to the instrument of violence, fear and exploitation of emotional fire has already reached an optimum level...

Nepal: On anon blogging

Nepali Voices on anonymity in the Nepali blogosphere. “For SNS, anonymity provides sincerity. When Zade began blogging, she was afraid of revealing identity in the internet because she was a...

Nepal: The failure to govern

Blogdai makes a rather bleak statement about Nepal's problems. “Nepal is a nation unique; where democracy gives birth to unelected oligarchy and peace agreements lead to continued violence. Nepal is...

Nepal: An update on politics

United We Blog! has an update on the politics and turmoil in Nepal. Covering Maoists, the Terai region and the Army. “Suddenly, it appears, things are now returning to normalcy...

Nepal: Life in the middle of a political conflict

Life in the Terai gets harder. An account of the days as they go by in the middle of the Madheshi Movement, and the impact on the lives of people...

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.

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