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  • 29 May 2008

I think it should have come about 7 years earlier – but better late than never. Headlines everywhere are that the Himalayan nation has voted to become the newest republic ending 240 years of monarchy. But I particularly liked the following headline on the BBC WorldService Radio at 03:00 GMT – Nepalese decide to get...

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  • 13 April 2008

Another day and I’m back in front of my computer screen hitting refresh button every so often for all the election results pages that are open on my browser. Here is my list of websites from where I am getting the latest updates (ordered by the frequency of updates): kantipuronline.com election results page: very frequent...

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  • 12 April 2008

I didn’t think I’d be glued in front of my computer screen to get results of CA election in Nepal, but I am. And my fingers are tired hitting Refresh button a zillion times since early morning (in fact since last night). Defeats of MKN, Bamdev Gautam etc. are some notable surprises in the early...

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  • 11 April 2008

So the Constituent Assembly election in Nepal was largely free and fair, and with very few incidences, which certainly answered many of the sceptics – and that includes myself, I must add. Not that I was thinking the election will not happen, I just was not sure it would happen in a manner that was...

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  • 8 November 2006

Every morning I wake up to BBC Radio 4’s today programme and this morning was no different, the waking part. But the news item seemed to come thick and fast this morning compared to other mornings. One of the news anchors was in Washington DC covering the US midterm elections, and he was speaking so...