Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Twelve years ago, Nepal's Maoist party decided to quit parliament and wage a war against the state with the aim of establishing a people's republic. Now, after coming to power, the former guerrillas are geared for a new battle.
Friday, November 21, 2008 4:38:09 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Five people were killed and 17 others injured when a bus fell into a river in western Nepal Friday, police said.
Friday, November 21, 2008 4:08:53 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) A day after the car of an Indian diplomat was stoned by a mob in Kathmandu, the Indian embassy here tried to downplay the incident Friday, saying that it was not a specific 'attack on an Indian diplomat or Indian interests or property in Nepal'.
Friday, November 21, 2008 1:57:15 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Two senior officials of oral care giant Colgate Palmolive India Ltd’s Nepal subsidiary, who were captured by a wing of a ruling political party Thursday, have been freed and are on their way to India, Nepal police said Friday.
Friday, November 21, 2008 12:50:54 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) Mobs pelted stones at an Indian diplomat's car close to the Indian embassy here Thursday as violent protests erupted on the capital's streets for the second consecutive day over the murder of two youths that is being blamed on the ruling Maoist party.
Thursday, November 20, 2008 5:33:09 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) Stung by the curb imposed by Nepal's prison authorities on visitors for Charles Sobhraj, the celebrity prisoner's team of lawyers has asked Nepal's government to respect the law of the land that ensures prisoners' access to lawyers with the protection of confidentiality.
Thursday, November 20, 2008 12:51:05 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) The Kathmandu valley shut down Thursday over the murder of two young men blamed on Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas as protestors intensified their demand for a judicial probe, an apology from the prime minister and the resignation of the home minister.
Thursday, November 20, 2008 12:43:30 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) Enraged family members and members of the public have announced a shutdown of Kathmandu valley Thursday after the discovery of the bodies of two cadres of a ruling party who were allegedly abducted by Maoists a month ago.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:48:37 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) Even two years after the fall of king Gyanendra's dictatorial regime and the restoration of democracy, Nepal continues to witness rampant torture of children by police, at times just to provide 'entertainment', a report says.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 4:46:29 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) Close on the heels of an international furore over the state of California's decision to ban same-sex marriages, the apex court of nascent Himalayan republic Nepal has given its nod to such unions.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 3:53:56 PM
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