Kathmandu, April 5 (IANS) Maoists joining the Nepal government has meant a reprieve for Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya's Nepal venture United Breweries that is readying to reopen after remaining closed for nearly five months.
Thursday, April 05, 2007 2:25:27 PM
Kathmandu, April 5 (IANS) When Nepal's former deputy prime minister Amik Sherchan was arrested and jailed during King Gyanendra's direct rule, the 63-year-old had severe health problems.
Thursday, April 05, 2007 12:37:29 PM
Kathmandu, April 3 (IANS) Aggrieved workers demanding they be hired permanently have closed down the Asian Paints (Nepal) factory in central Nepal. The multinational is the market leader in the paints business in the country.
Tuesday, April 03, 2007 11:30:12 AM
Kathmandu, April 3 (IANS) Curfew was clamped in a remote town in Nepal after a backlash against Maoist attacks resulted in locals attacking the guerrillas.
Tuesday, April 03, 2007 10:57:30 AM
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) Nepal's new eight-party government Monday banned carrying of arms in public and asked all illegal weapon owners to hand over their weapons within a week.
Monday, April 02, 2007 7:24:25 PM
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) Less than 24 hours after joining the government and beginning a new chapter in Nepal's history, Maoist guerrillas faced their first challenge Monday with ethnic protesters calling a closure in the Terai plains in the south.
Monday, April 02, 2007 10:35:06 AM
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) A British team of doctors attempting to conduct tests on Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world, had to swallow a bitter dose after the Nepal government said the research was illegal.
Monday, April 02, 2007 10:25:26 AM
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) The international community Sunday welcomed the formation of a new government in Nepal with the participation of the Maoists, calling it a 'key moment' for the consolidation of the country's peace process.
Sunday, April 01, 2007 6:46:31 PM
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Nepal's veteran trade union activist Sahana Pradhan was Sunday given the high profile foreign minister's job and will represent the country at the SAARC foreign ministers meet this week in New Delhi.
Sunday, April 01, 2007 5:32:45 PM
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Eleven years after they had introduced a new phase in Nepal's history by launching an armed insurgency, the Himalayan nation's Maoist guerrillas Sunday added a new one by joining a coalition government with a pledge to build a new Nepal.
Sunday, April 01, 2007 4:45:47 PM
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