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· December, 2008

Stories about Nepal from December, 2008

30 December 2008

Nepal Facing Energy Crisis

Saving energy, finding environmentally friendly source of energy is being actively discussed around the world. For developed nations and their developing counterparts, energy is quickly turning out to be one...

27 December 2008

2008: A turbulent year for South Asia

Looking back on the events that rocked South Asia in the year 2008 we see that terrorism took the center stage in many places in this region. This was also...

23 December 2008

Nepal: The Need of Service Tax

Press Under Attack in Nepal

Even after the restoration of democracy in Nepal, the country’s press has so far been unable to function without threat and intimidation. Violent attacks against journalists, publishers are becoming a...

19 December 2008

Nepal: Darkness in Nepal

17 December 2008

Nepal: The Famous Mountain Flight

16 December 2008

South Asia: Desi Podcast

Nepal: Rumors Surrounding The Captured Mumbai Terrorist

Rumors surrounding the background and identity of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only terrorist involved in Mumbai attacks captured alive by authorities, is swirling around the internet. This time along with...

10 December 2008

South Asian Laborers Duped Again in Iraq

After 12 Nepalese laborers had been kidnapped and murdered by Iraqi terrorist group Ansar al-Sunna in 2004, there was hope that officials in Iraq, United States and in Nepal would...

8 December 2008

Playing for Change: Peace Through Music

MeetJohnSong brings to our attention a global collaborative musical project called Playing for Change: Peace through Music. The concept behind it is that music is a common uniting factor between...

3 December 2008

World Disability Day in South Asia

December 1st is observed around the world as AIDS Day and the occasion is largely publicized. Unlike the attention World AIDS Day receives, World Disability Day barely registers on the...