Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) Nepal began celebrating the official appointment of its first bishop by the Vatican with the incumbent, Bishop Anthony Francis Sharma, pledging greater participation by Christians for the development of the nation.
Sunday, May 06, 2007 12:32:12 PM
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) Nepali film director Shovit Basnet has become the latest casualty of the new administration with his new film 'Barood' - meaning gunpowder in Nepali - being held up by the censor board.
Sunday, May 06, 2007 7:38:46 AM
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) A top Indian executive working for a multinational bank in Nepal is the kingdom's highest-paid banker, according to a leading newspaper Saturday.
Saturday, May 05, 2007 11:14:58 AM
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) A former general of Nepal, regarded as King Gyanendra's main advisor during the royal coup two years ago, succumbed to cancer here Friday, carrying to the grave untold state secrets.
Friday, May 04, 2007 1:22:07 PM
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) As the first reports of the conquest of the world's tallest and most magnetic mountain start pouring in this summer, there is a sad dearth of Indian heroes at the top, with sponsors favouring cricket over all other sports.
Friday, May 04, 2007 12:02:16 PM
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) While World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated Thursday, Bhutan's exiled journalists say the polls promised by the Druk government in 2008 won't be free and fair till there is an independent media.
Thursday, May 03, 2007 1:35:00 PM
Kathmandu, May 2 (IANS) India's GMR Group, a prominent private sector organisation with prime interests in infrastructure and agro business, has had its bid for a 300 MW hydropower project in Nepal blocked by a parliamentary committee.
Wednesday, May 02, 2007 12:50:26 PM
Kathmandu, May 2 (IANS) A priceless treasure trove of Buddhist teachings, manuscripts, paintings and other historical artefacts lie under grave threat, ironically from the advent of development in remote northern Nepal.
Wednesday, May 02, 2007 11:42:12 AM
Kathmandu, May 1 (IANS) The fragile peace process in Nepal has received a body blow with Maoists resuming arms and attacking a police station, less than a month after they joined the government, formally ending their decade-old guerrilla war.
Tuesday, May 01, 2007 5:16:32 PM
Kathmandu, May 1 (IANS) A young couple from India's Punjab state was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a forest in northern Nepal, giving rise to initial fears that they could have entered into a suicide pact.
Tuesday, May 01, 2007 3:06:38 PM
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