Monthly Archives: March 2006

Iraq War Reaches All the Way to Nepal

One reporter recalls the U.S.-led invasion three years ago

March 20, 2003: The U.S. starts its military strike in Iraq. At that time I was a sub-editor of the Nepali language daily Space Time and my job was to write news and give instructions about the layout to a graphic designer. I was desperately looking for new information and news on wire services and on the Internet. However, I had not thought that the war would impact my personal life and my job. 

Kathmandu Enjoys ‘Concert on Wheels’

While observers see lack of mass on opposition parties democracy movement, ‘popocracy’ can still draws enough mass, especially youths.

Climbers Set to Clean Up Mount Everest

South Korean climber will lead international team

It’s time to clean up world’s highest mountain. Mount Everest is going to get a spring cleaning. 

1,000 Chickens Die in Nepal, No Bird Flu Found

Investigators now suspect Newcastle virus

[Updated]

Government scientists have confirmed that the death of more than 1,000 chickens at a farm of Nuwakot was not due to bird flu.