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Nepali Congress calls shutdown over 'police brutality'
Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist government faced its first closure Friday with the main opposition party Nepali Congress calling a closure of Kathmandu valley to protest the death of a youth leader.

Friday, September 12, 2008 11:00:33 AM

Rights watchdog fears India abetting impunity in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) A leading human rights organisation in Nepal Thursday said India and other donors were fostering the culture of impunity in the country, preventing hundreds of atrocities committed during the Maoist insurgency, by both the state and the rebels, from being brought to justice.

Thursday, September 11, 2008 5:42:23 PM

3,000 trees fall mysteriously in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (Xinhua) In a bizarre ecological phenomenon, nearly 3,000 trees fell in quick succession in a community forest in western Nepal, eKantipur reported Thursday on its website.

Thursday, September 11, 2008 3:37:19 PM

Nepal to deport illegal Tibetan exiles: Report
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (DPA) Nepal's Maoist-led government has threatened deportation of Tibetan exiles staying in the country illegally, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, September 11, 2008 11:35:23 AM

Prachanda not to ask India to stop Gorkha recruitment
Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) When the Maoists were a guerrilla party and fought their 10-year 'People's War' to establish a secular Communist republic in the world's only Hindu kingdom, they had vowed to stop the recruitment of young Nepalis in the armies of India and Britain.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 5:40:15 PM

UN gives new Nepal government $10 mn
Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) Ahead of new Nepali Prime Minister Prachanda's first formal visit to the UN later this month, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has approved $10 million in assistance to the country from the UN Peacebuilding Fund.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 3:21:04 PM

Nepal's first 'guerrilla' government pledges peace, development
Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) Once an armed underground party whose uprising against the state killed over 13,000 people, Nepal's Maoists Wednesday unveiled the policies and programmes of the first government led by them, pledging peace and development.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:33:27 PM

UN okays $10 mn for new Nepal government
Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has approved $10 million in assistance to Nepal from the UN Peacebuilding Fund.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:33:01 PM

Nepal's first Maoist government unveils policies
Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) Nepal's first Maoist government Wednesday unveiled its policies and programmes, pledging to write a new constitution within two years and integrate the People's Liberation Army guerrillas with the state army in six months.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:27:34 PM

Maoists ask Prachanda to raise thorny issues during India trip
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party has asked Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' not to waste time on touristy things during his India visit from Sunday but to plunge headfast into thorny issues between the two neighbours, including the damage wreaked by the Kosi river and their contentious Peace and Friendship Treaty of 1950.

Monday, September 08, 2008 6:06:51 PM

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