Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) Freed from the fear of being jailed for practising Christianity in the world's only Hindu kingdom, Christians began Xmas celebrations with a new spirit in secular Nepal.
Monday, December 25, 2006 12:26:04 PM
Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) The plight of a 13-year-old Nepalese girl, sold to an Indian brothel by her stepfather, made it to the shortlist of a prestigious American literary award and is spearheading an effort by the author to raise awareness among young Americans about human trafficking.
Monday, December 25, 2006 8:47:24 AM
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Shunned by the international community and dogged by demands from Maoist guerrillas to abolish the crown, Nepal's King Gyanendra finally had someone speak out in his support - and invite him to X-mas dinner.
Sunday, December 24, 2006 11:42:47 AM
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Disputes over encroachment, a long-standing thorn in India-Nepal ties, are likely to be over next year when the two neighbours plan to ink a new boundary.
Sunday, December 24, 2006 7:53:21 AM
Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) The pall of uncertainty and fear of fresh unrest looming over Nepal was lifted with Maoist guerrillas Saturday calling off a two-day general strike they had threatened from Dec 31 over a dispute with the government regarding naming of ambassadors, including to India.
Saturday, December 23, 2006 11:42:34 AM
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) Petroleum scarcity hit the Kathmandu Valley after the kingdom's sole fuel supplier Indian Oil Corp (IOC) reduced supplies for non-payment of old dues.
Friday, December 22, 2006 4:57:06 PM
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) After 10 years of being tagged a terrorist group that tried to establish a communist republic through violence, Nepal's Maoists have begun an image makeover as they get ready to join the government.
Friday, December 22, 2006 4:37:49 PM
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) A Buddhist monk from Tibet is on a new religious adventure -- trying to crawl all the way to India.
Friday, December 22, 2006 4:36:46 PM
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) Continuing opposition to the appointment of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's niece Shailaja Acharya as ambassador to India, a pro-Maoist group has said they would block her from the embassy in New Delhi.
Friday, December 22, 2006 12:49:30 PM
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) India's diplomacy in Nepal's peace negotiations has paid off with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's government and Maoist guerrillas agreeing to deploy 111 ex-Gorkha soldiers to monitor the arms and armies of both sides.
Friday, December 22, 2006 12:48:58 PM
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