Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) Five days after a media uproar about New Delhi denying permission to a Russian company to ferry arms to Nepal via India, Nepal's new government 'came clean' on the clandestine deal in parliament but the admission added more to the mystery than clearing it up.
Tuesday, September 05, 2006 1:04:22 PM
Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) An unsuspecting Nepal should wake up to a hard lesson -- about 70 percent of its documented drug addicts are schoolchildren.
Tuesday, September 05, 2006 8:31:35 AM
Kathmandu, Sep 3 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist rebels defended their stand not to disarm in spite of mounting pressure at home and abroad, saying it was monarchy that was the cause of Nepal's woes, not their decade-old insurgency.
Sunday, September 03, 2006 2:02:20 PM
Kathmandu, Sep 3 (IANS) Though Nepal's Supreme Court and parliament have been championing women's rights, domestic violence continues in the Himalayan kingdom, abetted by members of the royal family, according to reports.
Sunday, September 03, 2006 9:42:55 AM
Kathmandu, Sep 2 (IANS) Accusing the government of succumbing to pressure from foreign powers and the palace to scuttle peace talks, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas have asked for a quick political resolution, failing which they have threatened to begin a peaceful but powerful campaign.
Saturday, September 02, 2006 12:57:12 PM
Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) India shot down successive bids by Nepal's new government to purchase arms and ammunition from Europe in a covert manoeuvre that is bound to affect the ongoing peace talks with the Maoists.
Friday, September 01, 2006 7:52:35 PM
Kathmandu, Sept 1 (IANS) In a covert manoeuvre that is bound to affect the ongoing peace talks with the Maoist guerrillas, Nepal's new government tried to get arms and ammunition from Europe but both bids were shot down by the Indian government.
Friday, September 01, 2006 5:51:31 PM
Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) Nepal's overseas job industry, the mainstay of the economy, came to a standstill Friday, as it observed a 'Black Day' in memory of the brutal killing of 12 workers by Islamist militants in Iraq two years ago.
Friday, September 01, 2006 5:18:42 PM
Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) As news of Nepal trying to ferry anti-aircraft missiles over Indian air space hit the media and the multi-party government began denying having any knowledge of it, records showed both the government and the army were very much aware of what was going on.
Friday, September 01, 2006 2:11:44 PM
Kathmandu, August 31 (IANS) Russians were the key players in the secretive bid by Nepal to obtain a fresh cache of weapons using Indian air space.
Thursday, August 31, 2006 6:12:03 PM
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