Nepal was still coming to terms with the defeat suffered at the hands of India in a two-legged 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup joint qualifier.
Aspirations of ethnic federalism are powering movements of the kind that exploded in the killing of eight policemen in Tikapur this week.
The protesters from the Tharu ethnic group are demanding a separate state in the new constitution, which they say would give them a stronger say in local affairs.
An honest stocktaking is needed in Kathmandu — and in Delhi
Resignations come amid mass protests across the country. On Tuesday, one person was killed and dozens were injured during a clash with police in Saptari district, 460 km from the capital.
As the protests intensified, Maoists Party Chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that the issue of demarcation of boundaries of the proposed six provinces was not final.
Government administrator Shiva Ram Gelal said Wednesday that the villagers in Langtang valley gathered the remains this week and reported it to authorities in Rasuwa district.
As Nepal fumbles with identity issues, an open threat of separatism raises new concerns.
Rescuers pulled out 19 bodies after the landslide in the village in Lumle, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of Kathmandu, according to the National Emergency Operation Center.
Animal rights activists who have campaigned for years to stop the vicious practice rejoiced at the initial victory in having won the temple trust over. They
The Maoists, who had called for a bandh set the bus on fire at Nepalganj after asking all the children to get down.
A badly mismanaged transition phase in Nepal’s politics is coming to an end. But there is no clear exit from the disorder yet
Nepal’s Constituent Assembly had set a two-day period — which was criticised for being too short — to soliciting public opinion on the draft, which was adopted last week.
About 200 protesters from Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal stormed into the national stadium chanting slogans as Deputy Prime Minister Prakash Man Singh addressed a crowd.
The award, given out by Humane Society International and People for Animals, is for SSB’s role in preventing smuggling of animals across the Indo-Nepal border.