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Ujjwal Acharya

Contributor profile · 7 posts · joined 9 March 2007

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A professional journalist, who because of interest in information technology and internet, became one of the pioneer blogger in Nepal. A co-founder/blogger at United We Blog!, and contributor to now-closed Radio Free Nepal. Now runs – <a href=””>NepaliVoices</a> – a blog about Nepali blogosphere and <a href=””></a> – a sports site. Personal blog is <a href=””>The Radiant Star</a>

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26 May 2007

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Nepal: The Mount Everest Buzz

Every mountaineering season, Mount Everest attracts hundreds of climbers from all over the world. Sherpas are key to successful ascent, but they do not get due credit.

23 April 2007

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Nepal: Bloggers Form Association

Twenty-four bloggers from capital Kathmandu gathered on Saturday April 21 to discuss the formation of Bloggers Association of Nepal (BLOGAN) for the promotion and protection of blogs and blogging in...

10 April 2007

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Nepal: Beauties and the Beasts?

As in earlier years, Miss Nepal 2007 contest drew protests from women activists and Nepali bloggers were not pleased. Even if Maoists minister in the interim government talked against it,...

3 April 2007

Nepal: Cautious Welcome to Rebels in Government

The Maoists of Nepal, who ended 12-year-long armed insurgency to come to the mainstream politics, joined the government on April 1 taking up five ministries under premiership of Girija Prasad...

23 March 2007

Nepal: Roar against Internet Shutdown

The decision of the Internet Service Providers Association of Nepal (ISPAN) to shut down internet services for two hours – one each in morning and evening – didn’t have good...

16 March 2007

Nepal: Abdication talks and the provocative CD

Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala’s suggestion that King Gyanendra and Crown Prince Paras should abdicate created the loudest buzz in Nepal. Amid talks of going into republic after the king...

10 March 2007

Nepal: Madhesi Strike & Interim Government

The issue of Madheshi – the people living in the southern plains of Nepal – hasn’t ended. The Madheshi Peoples’ Right Forum, which led the biggest protest in southern Terai...

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