Kathmandu, Feb 15 (IANS) Fresh clashes broke out in Kathmandu Thursday as ethnic groups began enforcing a shutdown in the capital as well as neighbouring districts of Lalitpur and Bhaktapur to pressure the government into conceding their demands for greater representation.
Thursday, February 15, 2007 12:52:08 PM
Kathmandu, Feb 15 (IANS) Devyani Rana, the woman at the centre of the great big Nepal wedding who is getting ready to marry the son of Indian minister Arjun Singh, is down with meningitis.
Thursday, February 15, 2007 12:51:09 PM
Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) As traditional Nepal celebrates western Valentine's Day Wednesday, 'Rangeela' will add pizzazz to the merry-making.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 1:36:20 PM
Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) The chips continued to be down for Nepal's casino industry, a major tourist attraction, with fresh battle erupting between two of its principal expatriate forces.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 11:48:45 AM
Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) They re-entered parliament after 14 years and are now poised to join the government. And, as Nepal's Maoists celebrate the 11th anniversary of their People's War, they are also gearing up to capture the kingdom's cinemas.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 9:42:50 AM
Kathmandu, Feb 13 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist chief Prachanda will Tuesday lead a victory march in the capital to celebrate the 11th anniversary of the 'People's War' and his once outlawed party's inching to power. But peace continues to be elusive with ethnic groups now calling for shutdowns to get their demands met.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 11:55:42 AM
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) A Nepali woman has been living imprisoned in a cage for over 17 years after she was deserted by her husband and lost her mental balance.
Sunday, February 11, 2007 2:11:04 PM
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist guerrillas locked up their arms under UN supervision in five out of seven camps, taking them another step closer to joining the government.
Sunday, February 11, 2007 2:10:32 PM
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) During their decade-old armed revolt, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas amassed a veritable treasure trove by looting banks and the rich and collecting donations at gunpoint. But now, they find the tables have been turned against them with a buried cache worth over Nepali Rs.30 million vanishing from right under their nose.
Sunday, February 11, 2007 10:27:39 AM
Kathmandu, Feb 8 (IANS) Mollified by a midnight plea by Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, Nepal's ethnic protesters Thursday agreed to suspend all closures for 10 days and come for talks but warned other forms of protest would continue.
Thursday, February 08, 2007 7:19:49 PM
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