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.


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 »

A nation in mourning

The nation lost some of the best yesterday – one of the most hard working minister Rabindra Adhikari, who despite various allegations relentlessly worked towards shaping the future of Nepal’s tourism and... Read more »
Left: US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia, Joe Felter; Right: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi

US and China play ‘tug of war’ with Nepal

On Sunday, the U.S. Embassy announced the arrival of Dr. Joe Felter, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia in Nepal. Little did we know things were going to... Read more »