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Last updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:56:03 PM

British national arrested for participating in Madhesi protest
Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) Nepal Police on Monday arrested a British national for participating in the anti-constitution agitation of the Madhesis and Janajatis here.

Monday, May 16, 2016 8:30:03 PM

Madhesi protesters to picket Nepal PM's residence
Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) An alliance of Madhesis and Janajatis on Monday declared they will picket Prime Minister K.P. Sharna Oli's residence on Tuesday to press their demand for greater representation in the new constitution as around two dozen protesters were injured in clashes with police here on the second day of their renewed stir.

Monday, May 16, 2016 7:46:04 PM

Nepal Army under fire after generals receive Sonakshi, Malaika at airport
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) The Nepal Army found itself under fire after media reports on Sunday that top officers turned up in uniform at the airport to receive Bollywood actresses Sonakshi Sinha and Malaika Arora led to a flood of complaints and led the government to demand an explanation.

Sunday, May 15, 2016 8:56:04 PM

Anti-constitution protesters picket key government complex in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Thousands of supporters of Madhesi and Janajati parties marched here on Sunday and picketed a key Nepal government office complex to protest against the new constitution which they say discriminates against the marginalised sections.

Sunday, May 15, 2016 7:12:04 PM

Nepal's Maoist factions come together on civil war-era cases
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Splinter groups of Nepal's Maoist movement -- which once waged a decade-long civil war under the banner of the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist -- have started coming together to unitedly take up cases registered against them during the period and which are now hounding them.

Sunday, May 15, 2016 5:20:04 PM

Nepal's forest cover increases by over five percent
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) A Nepali government survey has said that forests today take 44.74 percent of the total 141,718 sq km area of the Himalayan country, compared to the total forest cover of 39.6 percent between 1997 and 1998.

Sunday, May 15, 2016 1:16:05 PM

Nepal completes laying optical fibre at Nepal-China border
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Nepal Telecom (NT), the state-owned Nepalese telecommunication company, has completed laying optical fibre to Rasuwagadi area at the Nepal-China border from the capital city Kathmandu, with an eye to boosting Nepal-China connectivity.

Sunday, May 15, 2016 2:18:04 AM

Madhesis to launch fresh stir from Saturday
Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) After their six-month-long agitation in the Terai over Nepal's new Constitution during which 59 people were killed, all eyes are now on an indefinite stir by Madhesi parties beginning in capital Kathmandu from Saturday.

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:14:04 PM

Aid to Nepal not reduced, says India
Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu on Friday said there has been no aid cut to Nepal.

Friday, May 13, 2016 7:20:05 PM

Sonakshi Sinha in Kathmandu for charity event
Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha arrived here on Friday to perform at a concert named 'Amarpanchhi' which is set to take place at Tundikhel, in the centre of the Nepali capital.

Friday, May 13, 2016 5:46:04 PM

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