Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) A magic more enchanting than any of the Harry Potter tales will sweep through Nepal soon, thanks to a pair of students who are working to take $100 laptops to children in the country's remotest and most underdeveloped villages, where there is no electricity or even books.
Monday, July 02, 2007 12:52:28 PM
Kathmandu, June 30 (IANS) While Nepal's finance minister was holding meetings with donor agencies in the capital to raise money for development, famished villagers in the far west were looting and feasting on rotten grain declared unfit even for animal feed.
Saturday, June 30, 2007 12:26:55 PM
Kathmandu, June 30 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's central bank has been charged with fraud in collusion with an American and a Sri Lankan company that cost the nation millions of rupees.
Saturday, June 30, 2007 11:14:52 AM
Kathmandu, June 29 (IANS) The number 13, traditionally associated with bad luck, is going to prove unlucky for Nepal's King Gyanendra and the royal family with the new budget, to be unveiled on July 13, going to drastically reduce the allowances of the palace.
Friday, June 29, 2007 11:55:04 AM
Kathmandu, June 28 (IANS) A Chinese construction company working in the irrigation sector has landed hundreds of Indian and Nepali workers in hot water in Muscat after its work in the oil-rich country stopped abruptly, a report said.
Thursday, June 28, 2007 3:09:28 PM
Kathmandu, June 28 (IANS) As China beautifies its capital Beijing for the Olympic Games next year, its prisons still abound with terrible tales, including severe torture and long sentences for trivial 'offences', says a Tibetan prisoner who escaped into exile after spending 11 years behind bars.
Thursday, June 28, 2007 1:59:48 PM
Kathmandu, June 28 (IANS) More than a year after Nepal's Maoist guerrillas laid down their arms, their success with the gun still continues to inspire new bands to begin armed movements in the Terai plains in the south, the new hub of violence in the Himalayan nation.
Thursday, June 28, 2007 12:22:37 PM
Kathmandu, June 28 (IANS) Fresh out of the jaws of one danger, Kathmandu's famed temples and royal palaces now face another peril - 'immoral and disgraceful activities' on their premises.
Thursday, June 28, 2007 10:31:17 AM
Kathmandu, June 27 (IANS) Ignoring calls by the prime minister to abdicate in favour of his five-year-old grandson, Nepal's King Gyanendra is throwing a lavish black-coat party in the palace next week to celebrate his 'diamond' birthday - just three months before the crucial election that could abolish his more than two-century-old crown.
Wednesday, June 27, 2007 12:15:06 PM
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) Though King Gyanendra's 15-month regime, marked by violation of human rights and arbitrary arrests, ended over a year ago, torture continues in Nepal, with the police and Maoist guerrillas outdoing the army, a report said.
Tuesday, June 26, 2007 5:41:53 PM
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