A professional journalist, who because of interest in information technology and internet, became one of the pioneer blogger in Nepal. A co-founder/blogger at United We Blog!, and contributor to now-closed Radio Free Nepal. Now runs – <a href=”http://www.nepalivoices.com”>NepaliVoices</a> – a blog about Nepali blogosphere and <a href=”http://www.cricket.com.np”> NepalCricket.com</a> – a sports site. Personal blog is <a href=”http://www.nepalivoices.com/ujjwal”>The Radiant Star</a>
Latest posts by Ujjwal Acharya from April, 2007
Twenty-four bloggers from capital Kathmandu gathered on Saturday April 21 to discuss the formation of Bloggers Association of Nepal (BLOGAN) for the promotion and protection of blogs and blogging in the tiny Himalayan country where blogs are yet to be recognized by the population.
As in earlier years, Miss Nepal 2007 contest drew protests from women activists and Nepali bloggers were not pleased. Even if Maoists minister in the interim government talked against it, some of them thought the protest was for nothing.
The Maoists of Nepal, who ended 12-year-long armed insurgency to come to the mainstream politics, joined the government on April 1 taking up five ministries under premiership of Girija Prasad Koirala. More than 13,000 people lost their lives due to the insurgency and that was something peaceful poluation of the...