My Republica

Peter J Karthak



Kamal Babu, as I knew him

January 13, 2017 08:45 AM

Kamal Mani Dixit was born on September 2, 1929 and passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016. Both events happened in Kathmandu.

Bob Dylan in the eyes of an Eastern Himalayan

December 23, 2016 04:44 AM

The Nobel Ceremonies of 2016 are now over. Bob Dylan, born Robert Alan Zimmerman, in Duluth in 1941, and a Minnesotan from Hibbing, received the year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. But he remained quiet, incommunicado and unresponsive throughout. He is known, like Miles Davis, to spurn and boo their audiences quite habitually.

Remembering Dr. NN Sinha

July 29, 2016 02:30 AM

Dr. Professor and HMG Secretary Narsingh Narayan Sinha passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 85. He was Professor of English at the Department of English, University College, Tribhuvan University (TU) at Kirtipur, where he taught us, the 11 MA students – the ‘Group of 1969-71.’

The Dooars: Nau Lakh Tara’s Nemesis

July 1, 2016 04:12 AM

Maestro Amber Gurung, 79, was declared clinically dead at 2:37 AM on Tuesday, June 07, 2016 at the Grande Hospital of Kathmandu. He had a number of chronic ailments for years, and a couple of them were more than sufficient to claim him after months of protracted hospitalization.