Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Nepal heaved a sigh of relief Tuesday as a transport strike that caused huge losses and inconvenienced thousands was withdrawn after a midnight agreement between the government and transporters.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007 11:54:05 AM
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Fresh 'flowers of evil' are going to bloom in Nepal where peace has just got a chance. And that's one happening the country's men of letters and Francophiles are going to hail.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007 7:38:55 AM
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Clashes between Nepal's elite hill community and Madhesis, people of Indian origin, continued to simmer for the fourth successive day in southern plains with two more people, including a 15-year-old student, dying Monday when police fired on demonstrators in turbulent Lahan town.
Monday, January 22, 2007 9:49:29 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) A shopkeeper of Indian origin was killed in southern Nepal as violence and unrest continued to grip the Terai plains for the fourth day in a row.
Monday, January 22, 2007 2:14:04 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (IANS) Sectarian violence simmering in eastern Nepal paralysed the kingdom Sunday as transporters called an indefinite nationwide transport strike after arsonists torched and stoned over a dozen vehicles.
Sunday, January 21, 2007 4:30:38 PM
Kathmandu, Jan 20 (IANS) Some of India's top names in the field of fashion are working overnight for what promises to be the most India-Nepal happening thing - the fairy-tale wedding of a Nepali aristocrat and former royal fiancée to one of India's former royal families.
Saturday, January 20, 2007 12:05:05 PM
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
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