Kathmandu, April 19 (IANS) As a sign of changing times, a gay beauty salon opened for the first time in Nepal and has been hailed by a Western envoy as a symbol of democratization that seeks to empower the poor and marginalised.
Thursday, April 19, 2007 11:52:39 AM
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Four Indians were among 16 people arrested from a restaurant in southern Nepal on the suspicion they were involved in criminal activities, a report said.
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 1:51:18 PM
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Armed groups of former Maoists went on a fresh rampage in the Terai plains of Nepal, killing a school teacher and attacking a police post.
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 1:44:48 PM
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Almost a year after Nepal's Maoists signed a peace pact with the government signifying a formal end to a decade of violence, an NGO founded by former US president Jimmy Carter has reported 'unacceptable levels of continued fear, intimidation and physical violence' in the Himalayan nation.
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 11:17:57 AM
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) After triggering a storm in India for kissing actress Shilpa Shetty at a public campaign in AIDS awareness, Hollywood icon and Tibet activist Richard Gere arrived here unannounced, probably to cool off.
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 8:45:53 AM
Kathmandu, April 16 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Monday blamed 'Hindu extremists' from the Indian state of Bihar as well as the US for the election fiasco, saying these foreign powers wanted to protect King Gyanendra and his crown.
Monday, April 16, 2007 4:17:36 PM
Kathmandu, April 16 (IANS) An international meet on ways to save the tiger and boost conservation strategies kicked off here Monday, with nearly 80 experts from 12 countries exchanging ideas and views.
Monday, April 16, 2007 12:29:18 PM
Kathmandu, April 16 (IANS) Even as Nepal's government said it had formed a ministerial team to start a dialogue with protesters of Indian origin from the southern plains, the Maoists, now a dominant party in the ruling alliance, forced nine severely injured Madhesis to leave a hospital here.
Monday, April 16, 2007 12:17:39 PM
Kathmandu, April 15 (IANS) Communist China has stopped one of the most popular politicians of the Czech Republic from climbing Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.
Sunday, April 15, 2007 2:58:04 PM
Kathmandu, April 15 (IANS) Six-time prime minister and chief of Nepal's biggest party Girija Prasad Koirala's stock plummeted drastically with his allies flaying him in parliament Sunday for the delay in holding a decisive election.
Sunday, April 15, 2007 2:40:06 PM
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