Kathmandu, Jan 20 (IANS) Within 48 hours of beginning to lock up their arms under UN supervision to signal they would not try to intimidate the upcoming election, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas killed a teenager, sparking violence, arson and a 10-hour curfew near the Indian border.
Saturday, January 20, 2007 10:30:49 AM
Kathmandu, Jan 19 (IANS) The UN's top rights envoy arrived in Nepal on a six-day visit Friday to show the world body's support for the ongoing peace process.
Friday, January 19, 2007 8:38:15 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 19 (IANS) Already reeling under a series of closures since Christmas Day, Nepal's Terai plains were paralysed by fresh unrest as people of Indian origin began an indefinite road blockade to protest against 'discrimination' by the Nepal government.
Friday, January 19, 2007 2:35:13 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (IANS) 'It feels good to be laying down the gun,' says the 23-year-old Maoist soldier busy digging a field in southern Nepal to lay down water supply pipes. 'But it does not mean surrender. We will be ready to take them up to defend ourselves.'
Thursday, January 18, 2007 12:07:05 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist guerrillas say they are disbanding their parallel 'people's governments' and 'people's courts' all over the country since they have returned to parliament and are due to join the legal government soon.
Thursday, January 18, 2007 12:05:39 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 17 (IANS) The first tussle over power sharing between Nepal's seven-party government and the Maoists since the rebels joined parliament was resolved Wednesday with both sides agreeing on a status quo.
Wednesday, January 17, 2007 4:29:41 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 17 (IANS) Mumbai police has arrested an aide of Indian underworld boss Chhote Rajan from Tanakpur town near Nepal's border for the murder of a controversial Nepali legislator nine years ago.
Wednesday, January 17, 2007 1:49:44 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 17 (IANS) Paralysed by a three-day shutdown enforced by former Maoist guerrillas till Monday, Nepal's southern Terai plains reeled under fresh disruptions with a non-political group calling yet another closure Tuesday.
Wednesday, January 17, 2007 1:18:36 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 17 (IANS) Fresh tensions erupted between Nepal's Maoists and the seven-party government over power sharing, hours after the guerrillas joined parliament, signifying a formal end to their decade-old armed uprising.
Wednesday, January 17, 2007 12:49:50 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) Cashing in on the new political developments in Nepal, tobacco giant ITC will spin new yarn in the Himalayan kingdom with an initial investment of over Nepali Rs.250 million.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 4:57:45 PM
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