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PLA urges Prachanda to speed up rehabilitation of disqualified cadres
( 16-Mar-2009 )

Kathmandu, Mar 16 (ANI): Maoist People''s Liberation Army (PLA) commanders have urged Prime Minister Prachanda to expedite the process of rehabilitating disqualified cadres staying in the cantonments. At the meeting of the PLA general staff here on Sunday, the commanders asked Prachanda, wh ....
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Hundreds of Tibetans held, freed
( 13-Mar-2009 )

Kathmandu: Hundreds of Tibetan monks and nuns joined mass prayer sessions in Buddhist shrines in Kathmandu to remember those who died in the failed uprising in Tibet in 1959, after which the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader fled to India.   After the prayer was over, some Tibetans sc ....
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Nepal granted excise duty waiver from India
( 07-Mar-2009 )

Kathmandu, March 7 (ANI): The two-day trade talks between Nepal and India concluded on Friday with Nepal winning major concessions from the India Kantipur quoted Surya Prasad Silwal, joint-secretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Supplies, who led the Nepali delegation as saying, India has agreed ....
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International Media mission call to Nepal to ensure press freedom
( 03-Mar-2009 )

Kathmandu, Mar 3 (ANI):  The international media mission has urged the Nepal Government to ensure press freedom by shielding journalists and media houses from attacks. The mission headed by President of the Asia Journalists'' Association (AJA) Sang-Ki Lee here on Monday asked the admin ....
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Sri Lankan President visits Nepal
( 02-Mar-2009 )

Kathmandu, Mar 2 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today arrived on a three-day state visit to Nepal at the invitation of Nepali President Dr Ram Baran Yadav.   According to Nepalnews, President Rajapaksa arrived here with his wife Shiranthi Rajapaksa and other high-level Sri Lan ....
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Koirala says Maoist commitment towards press doubtful
( 02-Mar-2009 )

Kathmandu, Mar 2 (ANI):  Nepali Congress (NC) President Girija Prasad Koirala has said that Maoist’s commitment towards press freedom and human rights is doubtful. In his meeting with a delegation of Asian Journalist Association Media Mission here on Sunday Koirala said, “The Prime ....
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Nepal Govt launches a pilot project to manage Koshi basin (Re-Issue)
( 27-Feb-2009 )

Kathmandu, Feb 26 (ANI): Keeping in view the disasters caused by the Koshi River over the years, the Nepal Government has come up with a pilot project to manage its basins.     A joint initiative of the Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS) and the World Wildlife Fund, the Kos ....
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Prachanda on one-China policy (Re-Issue)
( 27-Feb-2009 )

Kathmandu, Feb 26 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda today reiterated Nepal''s commitment on one-China policy. During a meeting with visiting Chinese delegation led by Assistant Chinese Foreign Minister Liu Jieyi at his office, Prachanda proposed that the Chinese government should suppor ....
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Chinese delegation to Nepal submits draft of new Friendship Treaty
( 27-Feb-2009 )

Kathmandu, Feb 27 (ANI): The visiting Chinese delegation led by Assistant Chinese Foreign Minister Liu Jieyi has handed over the draft of ''Peace and Friendship Treaty'' to acting Foreign Secretary Suresh Prasad Pradhan here on Thursday. China proposed for a new Friendship Treaty in ....
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Koirala likens federalism to walking on sword?s edge
( 25-Feb-2009 )

Kathmandu, Feb 25 (ANI): Nepali Congress president Girija Prasad Koirala today cautioned against adopting federalism without first giving serious thought to its pros and cons. Speaking at a programme organized by Nepali Congress State Restructuring Advisory Committee here, Koirala said, “It i ....
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Prachanda says Govt will give justice to conflict victims
( 25-Feb-2009 )

Kathmandu, Feb 25 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda has said the government is committed to extend justice to victims of the decade long conflict. Inaugurating the First South Asian Conference on International Humanitarian Law organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) her ....
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Culling of birds begin in Nepal
( 23-Feb-2009 )

Kathmandu, Feb 23 (ANI): Nepal Government has started culling of poultry and poultry products in the bird flu affected of area of Sharanamati in Jhapa district. According to Nepalnews, five Rapid Response Teams (RRT) led by the Director of Livestock Services started culling the birds in the area. ....
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Prachanda expresses frustration over govt not becoming an agent of change
( 21-Feb-2009 )

Kathmandu, Feb 21 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda has said that human rights can''t be ensured until the country fulfills the basic needs of the people. Addressing the first National Assembly of the Human Rights Concern Center Nepal, Prachanda admitted that the present government has ....
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Menon, Prachanda discuss Indo-Nepal agreement
( 18-Feb-2009 )

Kathmandu, Feb 17 (ANI):  Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon today met Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda and discussed the progress made on agreements signed during Prachanda’s last visit to India. Kantipur quoted Foreign Affairs Advisor Hira Bahadur Thapa as saying that Pr ....
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