Kathmandu, Nov 8 (IANS) India has lodged a strong protest with various UN agencies in Nepal over a clandestine meeting between UN officials and Nepali armed groups on Indian soil.
Thursday, November 08, 2007 11:59:34 AM
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) Nepal's second-largest festival Tihar began on a dismal note in the Terai plains Wednesday with over 400 civil servants resigning en masse, saying they were forced to do so after the continued killing of their peers and the government's failure to provide security to its own employees.
Wednesday, November 07, 2007 3:34:30 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) As condemnation started pouring in from home and abroad over the killing of a journalist by Maoist guerrillas, Nepal's top rights body released a report saying killings were continuing unabated despite a truce.
Wednesday, November 07, 2007 12:58:37 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) Almost 10 months after Nepal's new constitution laid down that King Gyanendra would forfeit all the property he had inherited from his slain brother and the royal palaces would be put to public use, the cabinet finally passed an ordinance, beginning the legal process.
Wednesday, November 07, 2007 11:45:34 AM
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) After evolving from Tests to one-dayers and Twenty20, cricket is now going to be on a new high -- Mount Everest.
Wednesday, November 07, 2007 10:30:24 AM
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) The UN and the European Union Tuesday joined the outcry in Nepal against the Maoist guerrillas after their admission they had killed a journalist, and demanded that the perpetrators be brought to justice.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007 6:32:03 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) The UN envoy assisting Nepal's thorny peace process Tuesday said he was dismayed by the rising abductions and killings, even as journalists began peace marches flaying the killing of a colleague by the Maoists and the Terai plains saw armed groups go on the rampage.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007 3:54:51 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) Condemnation started pouring in from Nepal's media organisations Tuesday after Maoist guerrillas finally admitted to killing missing journalist Birendra Shah, whose abduction had led to nationwide protests.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007 11:27:38 AM
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) As Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala remained busy in an emergency cabinet meeting Monday, a day after averting a clash with Maoists in parliament, workers supported by the guerrillas indefinitely shut down Nepal's only railway service.
Monday, November 05, 2007 4:10:39 PM
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) Alarmed by tales of violence and lawlessness in Nepal carried by the Indian media and lured at the same time by holiday packages for Europe and Southeast Asian countries, Indian tourists are shying away from the Himalayan kingdom that not too long ago was a favourite destination.
Monday, November 05, 2007 11:43:37 AM
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