Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Mt Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, has claimed its first victim this year, taking the toll to over 200.
Friday, April 27, 2007 12:31:41 PM
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) There is finally light at the end of the tunnel for over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees, with the US offering to rescue them from the ghettos in Nepal, where they have been languishing for nearly two decades.
Friday, April 27, 2007 12:23:18 PM
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) As Nepal's new eight-party government celebrated the first anniversary of the overthrow of King Gyanendra's regime with three days' pomp, the Terai plains in the south continued to burn with 33 lawyers held captive by an ethnic group and then freed.
Friday, April 27, 2007 10:15:03 AM
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Three people were killed in fresh violence in Nepal's southern Terai plains even as the nation celebrated the first anniversary of the restoration of democracy after the fall of King Gyanendra's government.
Thursday, April 26, 2007 4:42:29 PM
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) A floundering mega hydropower project in Nepal, in which the Indian government had shown interest nearly two decades ago, has been given a fresh lease of life with the Asian Development Bank agreeing to lend $45 million.
Thursday, April 26, 2007 2:06:08 PM
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) After Hollywood icon Richard Gere's low-key trip to Kathmandu this month to resume old ties and meet members of the Tibetan community, did Bollywood heartthrob Govinda pay an even more low-key visit to the Himalayan nation?
Thursday, April 26, 2007 10:55:34 AM
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) With the date for a crucial election being put off indefinitely in Nepal, the government is losing potential revenue that could be earned from oil exploration in the southern plains and change the cash-strapped Himalayan nation's economy.
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 1:39:09 PM
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) As the people celebrated the first anniversary of his fall from power and renewed their call for the abolition of monarchy, Nepal's King Gyanendra turned to the gods for help, offering sacrifices at the altar of a Hindu goddess of power.
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 11:09:32 AM
Kathmandu, April 24 (IANS) An old palace and the open space that was once usurped by the army became the rallying point of tens of thousands of people as they celebrated Tuesday the first anniversary of restoration of democracy in Nepal following the fall of King Gyanendra's regime this day last year.
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 4:42:09 PM
Kathmandu, April 24 (IANS) While Nepal celebrates the restoration of democracy and rights a year after the fall of King Gyanendra's regime, there is still no respite for the kingdom's Gurkha soldiers, now waging a war against Britain for equal pay and perks.
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 12:15:21 PM
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