Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Nine years after he gave up his attempt to summit Mt. Everest to save a dying climber, British mountaineer Ian Woodall returned to the world's highest mountain again this year with a new mission - to restore dignity to the woman he couldn't save and other victims.
Monday, May 28, 2007 1:23:35 PM
Kathmandu, May 28 (Xinhua) A Nepali woman who escaped Mt. Qomolangma's (Mt. Everest) 'death zone' with little more than frostbite last week said her rescuers saved her life after finding her sick and unconscious some 8,500 meters up the mountain, The Himalayan Times reported Monday.
Monday, May 28, 2007 11:37:20 AM
Kathmandu, May 27 (IANS) After almost a century, a 117-year-old Indian woman in Nepal finally had her two biggest dreams fulfilled - becoming a bona fide Nepali citizen and getting an audience with King Gyanendra.
Sunday, May 27, 2007 1:45:42 PM
Kathmandu, May 27 (IANS) Residents of Kathmandu valley had the eerie feeling of living in the past Sunday after aggrieved teachers called a general strike, reviving memories of the turbulent days of the Maoist insurgency and the short-lived direct rule of King Gyanendra when shutdowns and violence had become a way of life.
Sunday, May 27, 2007 1:27:58 PM
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) The uncertainty over Nepal's crucial election was further prolonged Saturday with the ruling coalition putting off the announcement of a fresh date despite mounting concerns expressed by the international community.
Saturday, May 26, 2007 6:47:05 PM
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Though Nepal's coalition government announced the formation of a probe panel to investigate the violence in the Terai plains this year, MPs from the area said they were still not satisfied.
Saturday, May 26, 2007 12:16:04 PM
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) The American ambassador to Nepal was Friday stoned by the youth wing of the Communist Party of Nepal just as a group of European envoys met the party's chief to express concern about the controversial young rebels, a television channel reported.
Friday, May 25, 2007 8:03:51 PM
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) On the very day that European Union envoys met Maoist chief Prachanda to express concern about the militant activities of a controversial youth wing of the once outlawed party, cadres of the same unit were reported as pelting a UN vehicle with stones in eastern Nepal, apparently because it was carrying the US ambassador, the guerrillas' bete noire.
Friday, May 25, 2007 6:07:03 PM
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) Nepal has announced a reward for the capture of an Indian who is suspected of being the kingpin in a drug network and who staged an audacious escape from the capital's police station.
Friday, May 25, 2007 3:30:16 PM
Kathmandu, May 25 (IANS) Nepal's judges are among the most corrupt in the country, forcing people to seek justice from Maoist guerrillas, says a report compiled by a senior lawyer.
Friday, May 25, 2007 1:00:50 PM
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