Only last week every news item on Nepal was about how well the CA election was conducted, and about the Maobadi’s strong showing. Now it seems the country is back to “normal”, with police beating the monks. What a disgrace! BBC News piece about the protest here.

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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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  • 23 February 2008

And the first piece of news I saw this morning…

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  • 19 February 2008

Fidel Castro is one of those leaders who always seemed to be on the news when I was growing up. Other names that I grew up hearing on the news were Nelson Mandela, Yasser Arafat, Ronald Reagan (and later George Bush Sr), Margaret Thatcher, Mikhael Gorbachev, Helmut Kohl etc. I guess they all in one...