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Bhumika Ghimire

Bhumika Ghimire is a freelance reporter. Her articles have been published at OhMyNews, NepalNews, Toward Freedom, Telegraph Nepal, Himal South Asian and ACM Ubiquity. She is also a regular contributor for News Front Weekly (Nepal) and Nepal Abroad (Washington D.C.) and UPI Asia Online.She can be reached at bhumika_g@yahoo.com.

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Latest posts by Bhumika Ghimire

1 September 2011

Nepal: Will The New Prime Minister Be Any Different?

Nepal has had three prime ministers in last four years and the promised new Constitution is nowhere near completion. Senior Maoist leader Dr. Baburam Bhattarai was sworn in as Nepal's...

18 May 2011

Nepal: Social Media As A Civic Activism Tool

On Saturday May 7, 2011, hundreds gathered at a public square in Kathmandu demanding that the constitution be drafted by the May 28 deadline. This event was unique to Nepali...

4 April 2011

Nepal: Frustrated Undercurrents

Last week, Nepal's Finance Secretary Rameshwor Khanal was apparently forced to resign. Known for his straight forward working style and exemplary work ethnic, the news of his departure came as...

9 February 2011

Nepal: Parliament Finally Elects A Prime Minister

After months of infighting, bickering and a record setting 17 attempts, Nepal finally has elected a Prime Minister. Jhala Nath Khanal, leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (UML), was...

21 October 2010

Debating Animal Cruelty During Nepal's Dashain Festival

Nepalese around the world celebrate the fifteen day long Dashain festival with gusto as it brings communities and families together. But, lately this popular holiday has been criticized for a...

4 October 2010

Nepal's Leadership Vacuum: No End in Sight

Last Friday (October 1, 2010) the ninth bid in Nepal's parliament to elect a Prime Minister failed. This prolongs the country's political crisis which began with the resignation of Prime...

13 August 2010

Nepal: Leadership Vacuum Continues

More than a month after the resignation of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, the Himalayan country Nepal is still without a leader. Four rounds of elections have failed to produce...

7 May 2010

Nepal: Maoist Lead Strike Paralyzes The Country

Starting from the 1st of May, the Maoists in Nepal launched a nation wide indefinite protest demanding the current government be dissolved and the process of formulating the constitution to...

23 March 2010

Nepal: Death of a polarizing ‘statesman’

Former Nepalese Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala passed away on Saturday March 21st, after prolonged illness. The legacy of this often controversial and polarizing figure is being discussed by Nepali...

11 March 2010

Nepal: Tibet Uprising Anniversary Exposes Growing Rift

Nepal's forceful approach towards the Tibet Uprising Anniversary on March 10 and public programs that are organized by Tibetan refugees in the country is attracting criticism from Tibetan & Nepali...

24 February 2010

Nepal: Monarchists Shut Down Capital Kathmandu

Pro monarchy groups demanding restoration of constitutional monarchy, and establishment of a Hindu state in Nepal forced its capital Kathmandu to shut down.

18 February 2010

US Bloggers On The Case Of Kidnapping Haitian Orphans

As Haiti slowly treads on the path to recovery and rebuilding, there is a sense of renewed concern for the countries children - especially the orphans. US bloggers react on...

26 January 2010

Nepal: Renewed Focus On Indo-Nepal Relations

Following two high profile visits from New Delhi-Foreign Minister S.M Krishna and Army Chief Deepak Kapoor, the India Nepal relation is being discussed with renewed vigor in both Indian and...

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