Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) Nepal made history Monday implementing a new constitution that stripped King Gyanendra of his last remaining executive position and paved the way for the Maoist guerrillas to lay down arms after 10 years of violence and enter mainstream politics.
Monday, January 15, 2007 9:25:37 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) The trend of daughters donning the mantle of their illustrious fathers has finally caught on in male-dominated Nepal with Sujata Koirala, daughter of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, taking oath as a new MP in the interim parliament that convenes Monday.
Monday, January 15, 2007 1:48:53 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) Nepal began its tryst with peace Monday, putting last touches to a historic change that would end a decade of communist insurgency, but the move was marred by dissent with the government's own allies accusing it of undue haste and highhandedness.
Monday, January 15, 2007 1:22:48 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 14 (IANS) They tried to create a new society through an armed struggle that killed over 13,000 people. Yet Nepal's communist guerrillas have chosen a Buddhist monk to represent them in the new historic parliament that will be convened Monday.
Sunday, January 14, 2007 1:07:09 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 14 (IANS) The battle over Nepal's casino industry has intensified with fresh violence and the spectre of a long, acrimonious lawsuit. Casino Royale, run by Indian entrepreneur Rakesh Wadhwa who became known as the Indian casino king after his gaming ventures in Sri Lanka, Nepal and Kazakhstan, finds itself caught in a bitter tussle between an American, who owns all the six casinos in the capital, and the Delhi businessman.
Sunday, January 14, 2007 11:38:27 AM
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepal's northern neighbour China has crossed swords with the UN chief over Nepal, asking for a shorter term for a UN political mission in the Himalayan kingdom, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Saturday, January 13, 2007 2:13:10 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepal's official media Saturday announced probable dates for historic elections this year that could abolish the kingdom's 238-year-old monarchy and bring stability after five decades of struggle for democracy.
Saturday, January 13, 2007 11:29:08 AM
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) Even as Nepal's Maoist guerrillas began gearing up to enter mainstream politics and join parliament Monday, a band of former Maoists paralysed eastern Nepal with a three-day general strike enforced from Friday.
Friday, January 12, 2007 4:16:32 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) Nepal's fascination for Bollywood - showcased by Indian starlets and songs heralding the new year in the country - is all set to spill into its film festivals.
Friday, January 12, 2007 2:38:05 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) A Nepali couple who tied the knot on top of the world's highest peak has now released a book on their adventures.
Friday, January 12, 2007 11:26:23 AM
News Nepal Articles Index