Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) The Nepali authorities have given encroaching Indian squatters in the southern Terai plains a month's time to quit or face forcible ouster, Nepal's state media said Sunday.
Sunday, June 10, 2007 12:16:39 PM
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) Nepal's media, which had been subjected to stringent control during King Gyanendra's regime but defied arrests and shutdowns to stay at the vanguard of the pro-democracy movement, has asked its SAARC neighbour Pakistan to lift curbs on the country's media.
Saturday, June 09, 2007 4:19:08 PM
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) Smarting from deaths and injuries inflicted by vigilante groups nurtured by the army during King Gyanendra's direct rule, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas Saturday began enforcing an indefinite shutdown of one of the holiest religious sites in the world, revered as the birthplace of the Buddha.
Saturday, June 09, 2007 4:18:13 PM
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) The British Army's Brigade of Gurkhas, regarded as a symbol of male valour for tales of unswerving loyalty and fierce courage under enemy fire, is now set for a change. It will start recruiting Nepali women as well for the first time.
Saturday, June 09, 2007 2:03:21 PM
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) The eighth Indo-Nepal energy talks, held after four years, have ended with gains for both sides, with Kathmandu now set to get more power from New Delhi and sell more units to its southern neighbour.
Saturday, June 09, 2007 1:19:36 PM
Kathmandu, June 8 (IANS) A 22-year-old policeman from Darjeeling, who is one of the contestants in the popular 'Indian Idol' show hosted by Sony television channel, has become the new icon for the Nepalese diaspora with Indian viewers of Nepalese origin whipping up a campaign to boost his chances.
Friday, June 08, 2007 2:01:23 PM
Kathmandu, June 8 (IANS) Though four countries have signed agreements with the Nepal government to build new hospitals and the SAARC regional centre for tuberculosis (TB) research is located in Nepal, the disease has become a jumbo menace - stalking elephants doing tourist duty in the southern plains.
Friday, June 08, 2007 12:29:46 PM
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist guerrillas have rejected the claims by deserters from India's separatist United Liberation Front of Assom (ULFA) that Nepal was a new haven for the group after security forces cracked down on their training camps and hideouts in Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 6:25:27 PM
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Nepal and India Thursday began talks here to discuss power trading between the two nations.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 3:50:51 PM
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) A series of meetings between top Indian officials and leaders of two of Nepal's biggest political parties in New Delhi has given rise to deep unease among Maoist guerrillas here, with their chief Prachanda lashing out at 'Indian interference'.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 12:33:14 PM
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