Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Kathmandu valley was paralysed Wednesday as communists called a shutdown against the hike in fuel prices Monday midnight and street protests broke out for the second day in a row.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:15:14 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Edmund Hillary's beloved Sherpas, admirers and government officials gathered at the office of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Tuesday to bid a final farewell to the Everest hero who was laid to rest in a state funeral in Auckland, New Zealand.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 6:17:54 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Protests erupted in Nepal and the capital turned into a battlefield Tuesday after Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's coalition government increased fuel prices from midnight, the third such hike in three months.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 3:08:06 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (Xinhua) India has expressed its inability to provide previously promised 40 MW power to Nepal on a commercial basis, saying it can provide only 15 MW, The Kathmandu Post daily reported Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 1:54:30 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Unidentified armed groups have attacked several police posts and looted arms and ammunition Monday night, raising anti-election slogans in eastern Nepal, a media report said.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:47:38 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Traditional Nepal received its first onscreen kiss serenely, providing quite a contrast to southern neighbour India where kisses - on screen and off it - have ignited public frenzy and lawsuits.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:31:41 AM
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (Xinhua) Nepal Monday banned imports of poultry products from India following the outbreak of bird flu in West Bengal just across the border.
Monday, January 21, 2008 4:26:47 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (IANS) After a long break following political instability in the Himalayan country, India and Nepal Monday resumed bilateral security consultations in New Delhi.
Monday, January 21, 2008 4:04:03 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (IANS) The ice in Nepal's hydropower sector is finally on the verge of thawing with the government beginning negotiations with India's GMR Group for a new venture.
Monday, January 21, 2008 2:08:21 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (IANS) From his bleak cell in Kathmandu's central prison, Charles Sobhraj, serving a 20-year jail term for an ancient crime, is waiting for Feb 13, hoping the date considered inauspicious by many will prove lucky for him.
Monday, January 21, 2008 1:21:57 PM
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