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Archive for April, 2014

 

The face of faceless art

If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of waterless and powerless Kathmandu, you may want to duck into the retrospective of artist Surendra Pradhan at the Park Gallery at Pulchok. The relaxing exhibit is a window into the world you just left. On the street outside, the chariot of Machendranath is getting […]


Justifying the justices

The Judicial Council and the Law Minister have come under fire for their Supreme Court nominations BINITA DAHAL After a three-year delay, the Judicial Council finally recommended eight names for positions in the Supreme Court last week, and immediately plunged into a huge row over its choice of disputed figures. The Judicial Council lead by Chief Justice Damodar […]


Everest update

Climbing for the 2014 Mt Everest spring season now seems to be over. The final decision was neither a rule nor an exception, but a combination of factors that led to large commercial expeditions and their hired high altitude workers leaving Everest Base Camp on Sunday. Mountaineer Alan Arnette tracks activity on Everest, and in […]


No to amnesty

Families of conflict victims have raised concerns regarding the possible effects of the amnesty provision for serious human rights violations in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission on Enforced Disappearances (CED) bills passed by the legislature parliament. The two bills were passed on Friday after making several amendments to the initial draft. […]


The winter of our spring

Tashi Sherpa It hasn’t stopped since the morning of  18 April. A continual outpouring of emotions ring in from every corner of the globe. They call because of my ownership to a last name and a brand that has dedicated itself to honouring these unsung heroes. The condolences and the compassionate acts of solace, questions like “what’s going […]


Commissions coming

The legislature parliament passed a bill on the formation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission on Enforced Disappearances (CED) on Friday after making several amendments to the initial draft. Both NC and UML Constituent Assembly members had separately proposed amendments to the first draft, but the bill was passed with a […]


Whereabouts unknown

Menuka Gurung had just put her ten month old son to sleep when she got calls from relatives about the Everest avalanche last Friday. Her husband Ash Bahadur Gurung (pic, below) was among the many Nepali guides who had left for Camp I from base  camp the same morning. By the time Menuka turned on […]



 

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