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Last updated: Thursday, November 13, 2014 8:06:05 PM

Kailash Satyarthi has strong Nepal connection
Kathmandu, Oct 10 (IANS) "Extremely happy to learn that my cherished friend Kailash Satyarthi, India, and Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan, are awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2014 for their untiring struggles for the rights of the child in their respective countries and the world over," writes former member of Nepal's National Human Rights Commission Gauri Pradhan in his Facebook status Friday.

Friday, October 10, 2014 10:32:15 PM

Aamir, Nepal PM discuss malnutrition in South Asia
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) Though some substantive achievement has been made in the region for overall development of children, compared with developed nations, South Asia needs to do more, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said here.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 6:40:06 PM

Aamir Khan made Unicef ambassador for South Asia
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) Bollywood superstar, director and producer Aamir Khan has been appointed Unicef Ambassador for South Asia, the UN agency announced here Thursday.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 5:26:13 PM

Prachanda to lead high level cross-party committee in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) Nepal's ruling parties have agreed to give away an important political committee's leadership to Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, chairman of the opposition party UCPN (Maoist), leaders here said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 11:22:18 PM

Aamir Khan in Nepal for Unicef nutrition programme
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan Wednesday participated in a Unicef-initiated nutrition programme organised by a local women's group at Kapilvastu in western Nepal

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 5:08:03 PM

Modi gets Nepal's support for International Yoga Day
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Nepal has supported Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for an International Yoga Day enunciated during his speech at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 5:34:03 PM

Nepal, India approve charter of 6,720 MW Pancheshwar project
Kathmandu, Sep 24 (IANS) In a very significant development in the power cooperation sector, Nepal and India have agreed to develop the much touted bi-national Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project and endorsed the charter for the Pancheshwar Development Authority (PDA).

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:28:04 AM

Sexual violence during civil war an open wound for Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of Nepalese women who suffered sexual abuse during the civil war are still waiting for justice, eight years after the end of the conflict, human rights organisations reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:24:04 PM

Nepali man dies during indefinite fast for justice
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Nanda Prasad Adhikari has died while staging a "fast-unto-death" the past 11 months for pressing for his demand that his son's killer during the country's insurgency era be brought to justice.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:14:04 PM

Nepal, India begin talks to build 6,720 MW power project
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) Three days after Nepal and Indian infrastructure major GMR sealed a deal to develop the 900 MW Upper Karnali hydropower project in the Himalayan nation, senior officials from the two neighbours Monday resumed talks to build another mega bilateral power project in Nepal.

Monday, September 22, 2014 3:06:18 PM

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