Kathmandu’s wires are more than visual pollution, they are hazards

Kathmandu’s wires are a sore sight for many – for a city grappling with almost all forms of pollution, visual pollution probably is one of our least worry.  The last time the... Read more »

Government bans everything it can’t handle

As the popularity of Tootle and Pathao soared, taxi entrepreneurs took to the streets and personally met with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in January asking for his help to stop such... Read more »
Home Minister Thapa in a pit (image slightly altered, credit: Facebook)

‘Not the first Home Minister, not the last’

So we hear people are angry about Home Minister Thapa’s words – he said that ‘rapes in Nepal have happened yesterday, is happening as we speak, and will happen tomorrow’. Well, typing... Read more »

The Maduro family is not someone Nepal should be associating with

Maduro’s son and team are in Nepal – strengthening and bonding with top leaders of the ruling party.  However Maduro and family is not someone Nepal’s people should want Nepal to associate... Read more »

The current government- impulsive and inexperienced.

Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Baskota announced his ministry is preparing a new bill to ‘protect and promote’ the Nepali film industry – a key proposed change is a ‘six... Read more »

What Pranesh Gautam’s arrest means in the long run?

Let’s face it – meme pages like Meme Nepal, Routine of Nepal Bandha are exactly not our favourite – while their meme content (except their racist, homophobic, and sexist posts) are funny... Read more »
The figure in this image, known only as "tank man," became a symbol of resistance. REUTERS/Arthur Tsang/Files

Every Nepali should know about the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident

30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square incident evokes different memories in me. To a large extent, the learning of the incident, and the resulting learning of the oppression of the Chinese regime... Read more »

China first, America later

Aawaaj News claims to be a socio-political news platform – our selection of news (most of the time) is decided upon, if the ‘political affects your social’. While doing so, we have... Read more »
A screenshot of an unofficial Visit Nepal page sharing the news article with comments.

Itch

Before we talk about what is itching me, it is necessary to furnish the following clarification. The above tweet was shared by an unofficial page of Visit Nepal 2020 and Nepal Tourism... Read more »
Twitter screenshots from Rahul Chapagain and Manjushree Thapa

Women’s day in Nepal. Equality? Or Hypocrisy?

Women, rights activists, volunteers, media representatives are screaming – ‘equality for women’ which was said to be guaranteed by the constitution. But men don’t want to listen, and today, are holidaying –... Read more »