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.
Draft constitution has widened the political divide
The aftershock was recorded by the National Seismological Centre at 1.49 am with its epicentre in Dhading district.
Six heritage sites reopened to bring back tourists as the government worries that the fear of quakes will effect tourism.
Setting up a National Reconstruction fund of USD 2 billion, the Nepali government last month urged the international community to contribute to the fund.
The first quake was recorded at 1.22 am (local time) with its epicenter in Dolakha district. Another tremor of 4.4 magnitude was recorded at 10.19 am (local time).
The landslide hit during the night in Taplejung district, about 500 kilometers (310 miles) east of the capital, Kathmandu, said government administrator Surendra Bhattarai.
Nepal made its presence felt on the big stage by qualifying for the World T20 in Bangladesh in 2014.
The latest agreement was signed by United Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the main opposition party.
Post earthquake, K.P. Oli has capitalised on public anger with Koirala’s regime.
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