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  • 3 August 2014

मोदी अनि हिन्दी Not surprisingly my twitter feed is flooded with Indian PM Modi’s visit to Nepal – more so than the tragic #Bhotekoshi floods that everybody seems to have forgotten ever since Modi’s plane took off from India heading for Kathmandu! So much so that Nepal is even trending on twitter, I suspect mostly...

People in Nepal are too quick to point out what happened in Egypt should happen in Nepal too – that the army should intervene and ‘teach political parties a lesson on how to govern’ (Nepal already has a judge as the head of government)! A coup d’état by the army is certainly not a good...

Just found this on my e-diary while clearing/cleaning up some old files. Its a musing from some two years ago (written on 2 September 2010 at 11:07 to be precise), I don’t recall what prompted me to jot these lines down then, but when I saw these this morning, I thought I might have written these...

…and the wait continues to start on the new job (the actual wait is for the permit to travel to the country where the job is!). In the meantime I’m working in Nepal – couldn’t get SPSS for my number-crunching job so got and learnt STATA (still learning actually), and becoming fairly comfortable with it!...

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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...