A young Buddhist monk lights an oil lamp at the Swayambhunath Stupa in Kathmandu on March 27, 2014. The Stupa, located west of the city, is among the oldest religious sites Big News Network, 1 week ago
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Kathmandu, Nepal. As faithful readers of this blog will know, I have spent the last ten weeks in South Asia Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Colombo and Jaffna in Sri Lanka. See my previous entry and the links in it to the first three. I am now completing ...America Magazine, 4 weeks ago
Police authorities in Nepal arrested 10 Tibetan refugees on Monday for staging anti-China protests on the 55th anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule. Five persons were arrested from outside the Chinese consular office in ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago Tibet uprising: Nepal arrests 10 activists for anti-China protests Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
The trekking guides of Nepal sometimes entertain themselves with a nonsensical piece of doggerel that asks, right before the punch line, What to do in Kathmandu? While it may be a dull city for some of the locals, finding something to do or see ...Korea Herald, 1 month ago
From flying around the tallest peak in the world to sidestepping troops of monkeys, Anthea Ayache makes the most of her day in Nepal "Only one person at a time the plaque above the steps into the aircraft read, not exactly reassuring words ...Gulf News, 1 month ago
Hanuman is a pivotal and memorable character in the Hindu epic poem, the Ramayana. Known for his faithful devotion to Rama, the monkey-king is famous for rescuing Lord Rama's bride Sita after she is kidnapped by the demon king Ravana, all the while ...Discover Magazine, 1 month ago
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