“Giving up does not always mean you are weak, sometimes it means you are strong enough to let go.”

Originally posted on Bhukampa Proof:

Today morning I read a news article in Himalayan times about death of a three-month old baby.  As the protestors in Triyuga Muncipality halted an ambulance and it was unable to reach the hospital on time. I am a mother of a two-year old and this news broke my heart into pieces. I cannot imagine what the mother must have gone through. I apologize to her on behalf of all of us (Pahadis, Madhesis, and everyone else) for our senseless pride, our childish behavior, and our impulsive attitude.

Really, we want this to continue? What if it is one of our loved ones? It has been very frustrating for me to listen to people talk about this issue in public places and in my work place.  People have a lot to say as if they are the Prime Minister of Nepal. What do we know about being Madhesis? What do they know about…

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Four dead as demonstrators clash with police in Nepal

Originally posted on 247NEWSUPDATE BLOG:


At least four demonstrators have been killed since Saturday in southern Nepal, during protests against the new constitution.

All were shot during clashes with police, in which dozens more protesters and police were also

The protesters, from the Madhesi ethnic minority, say the constitution discriminates against their community.


They have been blockading the Indian border for two months, causing shortages of food and

Nepal says India is making it worse by tacitly supporting the Madhesi , who have close ethnic ties to north India.

Three of the protesters were shot in clashes with police on Saturday night, while the fourth was shot
during clashes in the town of Rajbiraj on Sunday afternoon.

Dr Prakash Bhattarai, at B P Koirala hospital in the town of Dharan, said all four had died of bullet wounds before reaching hospital.

The hospital says it is also treating 10 other injured protestors, two…

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This too shall pass

Originally posted on alu*pyaz:

Solomon a powerful and wealthy king chooses to test his most loyal and trusted minister, Benaiah Ben Yehoyada, by asking of him an impossible task to find for him a ring, (knowing well that the ring does not exist) which has magic powers. “If a happy man looks at it, he becomes sad, and if a sad man looks at it, he becomes happy,” he tells him. After months of searching, Benaiah finds a jeweler, who, when asked of such a ring, produces a plain gold ring from his pocket to which he adds an engravement. Benaiah returns to give the king the ring he has requested. When the king looks at the engraving, he reads four words: “gam zeh ya’avor”, which translates to, “This too shall pass. At that moment, Solomon realizes that his wisdom, tremendous wealth, and power are fleeting things, for one day he will be…

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