Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) On the eve of a crucial election meet Thursday, Nepal's Maoists went on the rampage in remote districts, attacking government offices and causing the death of at least one person -- actions likely to further widen the rift between the rebels and the main political parties.
Thursday, May 10, 2007 11:30:34 AM
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) As Nepal's coalition government sought to resolve the impasse over the elections by calling a meeting to decide fresh dates, the turbulent Terai plains continued to erupt, with a relatively unknown armed group calling a closure in three key districts.
Wednesday, May 09, 2007 1:52:36 PM
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) After almost a decade in the film industry, Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala is getting ready to play the most challenging role in her life - that of a Nepali politician, but this time in real life.
Wednesday, May 09, 2007 12:56:15 PM
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) An Indian student here was the latest target of kidnapping gangs preying on Indians - he was released over the weekend - even as Nepal Police claimed a breakthrough with the busting of two gangs.
Wednesday, May 09, 2007 12:53:49 PM
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) Under the aegis of the SAARC Secretariat and Unicef, experts and policy makers are taking part in a two-day meet here to plan for the future of over 10 million children affected by HIV/AIDS.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 1:20:39 PM
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) The descendant of a once powerful Tibetan kingdom is leading a drive in remote northern Nepal to renovate centuries-old Buddhist monasteries that are treasure troves of sacred manuscripts, paintings and architectural marvels.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 12:36:26 PM
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) Less than a month after the controversial staging of the Miss Nepal pageant, the country's gay community has held a Miss Transgender contest - in a double defiance of the Maoist opposition to beauty pageants as well as homosexuality.
Monday, May 07, 2007 12:39:43 PM
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The staff of Indian television channel Nepal1 here have called off their 18-day strike after an agreement with the management, media reports said.
Monday, May 07, 2007 12:24:54 PM
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) A Harvard graduate, whose feats include unearthing a 500-year-old frozen mummy in Peru and bringing to light the Sherpa climbers who made the earliest Everest expeditions successful, triggered the search for archaeological finds in northern Nepal - and the discovery of a treasure trove.
Monday, May 07, 2007 10:38:05 AM
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) The staff of Indian television channel Nepal1 have been on strike in Nepal for over two weeks, demanding better working conditions.
Sunday, May 06, 2007 5:19:39 PM
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