Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) As the political crisis in Nepal deepened with no sign of a new government, India's ambassador Rakesh Sood Friday met outgoing Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala. The visit comes close on the heels of allegations by political parties that India tried to influence the Himalayan republic's first presidential election.
Friday, July 25, 2008 12:50:12 PM
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) Over 8,000 Tibetans were arbitrarily arrested by Nepal's security forces at Beijing's insistence in just four months since March to stifle anti-China protests in the Himalayan nation, an international rights organisation said.
Thursday, July 24, 2008 3:52:34 PM
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) Within 24 hours of being sworn in as republic of Nepal's first vice president, former judge Parmanand Jha found himself at the centre of a controversy when he took the oath of office in Hindi, triggering widespread protests.
Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:47:29 PM
Kathmandu, July 24 (DPA) Thousands of people were displaced from their homes in eastern Nepal after flooding caused by heavy monsoon rain inundated their villages, media reports said Thursday.
Thursday, July 24, 2008 11:50:37 AM
Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) Was crown prince Dipendra wrongly implicated for the 2001 palace massacre that wiped out the royal family to protect the real assassins?
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 7:46:45 PM
Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) A straggling India finally welcomed Nepal's first president Dr Ram Baran Yadav, congratulating the new head of state 48 hours after his election, lagging behind the EU, US, UN, China and the British queen.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 6:28:30 PM
Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) A new chapter began in Nepal's history Wednesday with a 61-year-old physician from an impoverished peasant's family being sworn in as the Himalayan republic's first president, replacing dethroned king Gyanendra as head of state and assuming office in a former palace once out of bounds for commoners.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 6:13:22 PM
Kathmandu, July 23 (Xinhua) Nepal's outgoing Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala will tender his resignation to newly-elected President Ram Baran Yadav after his official swearing-in Wednesday, a media report said.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 4:40:13 PM
Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) As the Himalayan republic of Nepal Wednesday sought to remove the last vestige of its 239-year-old monarchy by appointing its first president as head of state, a media report revived the controversy surrounding the massacre of the royal family in the palace seven years ago, a national tragedy that became the pivot of subsequent developments.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008 1:48:15 PM
Kathmandu, July 22 (IANS) Nepal's historic first presidential election has opened a pandora's box with the defeated Maoist party Tuesday announcing they would not form the new government but sit in opposition.
Tuesday, July 22, 2008 7:43:04 PM
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