Exiled Tibetans shout slogans against the Chinese government near the Chinese Embassy's visa office during a protest to mark the anniversary of an unsuccessful revolt against China in 1959, in
Maldives football player Hockey (R) and Nepalese opponent Naattey (L) tussle for the ball during their AFC Challenge cup Nepal 2012 football match in Kathmandu on March 10, 2012. Maldives
Egyptian presidential candidate hopeful Buthaina Kamel holds an envelope of documents after registering her name for the presidential election which will be held on May 23 and 24, in
Syrian Grand Mufti Ahmed Hassun (2nd R) introduces UN-Arab League envoy for Syria Kofi Annan to other religious figures in Damascus on March 11, 2012. Former UN chief Kofi Annan
Malta's Prime Minister and Nationalist Party leader Lawrence Gonzi takes part in a news conference at the party's headquarters in Pieta, outside Valletta March 11, 2012. The opposition Labour Party
Three party leaders meet in progress at Singhadurbar on Sunday.
US Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during the Cape County Republican Women's Lincoln Day Dinner, Saturday, March 10, 2012. (AP Photo)
N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU: In what appears to be a fitting reply to the political parties resisting smooth integration of the Maoist army, hardliner Mohan Baidya has initiated a process to form a new paramilitary force comprising the retired and disqualified combatants loyal to it.
DANG: Maoist leader Ram Bahadur Thapa has accused the present government of supporting free Tibet
POKHARA: Rim Basyal, member of Tamuwan State Committee and President of United Nepal Transport Workers Union, Kaski was severely beaten by some cadres close to Maoist Chairman in Pokhara.
KATHMANDU: Main opposition, Nepali Congress, has issued orders restricting party leaders to visit foreign nations unless peace and constitution drafting process are concluded.
N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU: Following criticism, the CPN UML has restricted its lawmakers from foreign visits unless the peace and constitution writing process are completed.
By TIM SULLIVAN,DHARMSALA, India (AP): Lobsang Sangay is the prime minister of a country that doesn't exist. His government fills a moldy cluster of yellow brick buildings clinging to an Indian hillside.
By EDWARD WONG, NY Times: A Tibetan monk set fire to himself on Wednesday in the town of Rongwo in the Chinese province of Qinghai to protest rule by Beijing, according to Free Tibet, an advocacy group in London.
By Peter Ford, Staff writer, (Csmonitor) BEIJING: Never in recent Chinese history has such a senior Communist Party leader fallen so dramatically and so publicly from grace.But it was the manner of Bo Xilai’s sudden political demise, rather than the reasons behind it, that augurs the greatest changes for China’s secretive one party rule, say Chinese analysts.
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and two of her sisters have been slapped with a $5 million lawsuit alleging they and the makers of QuickTrim diet pills falsely touted the product's
Washington: Taylor Swift was spotted looking at Tim Tebow "like a little puppy dog" when the two had dinner with three other friends at Toscanova in Los Angeles recently.
SYANGJA: The Chapakot Saving and Credit Cooperatives in the southern belt of the district has invested more than 10 millions of rupees in the villages. Cooperatives Chairman Hari Pangeni said
KHOTANG: Chandra Bahadur Katwal, 45, of Mattim-9, Naulakharka Ahale, has been making the transact
KATHMANDU: The multi-purpose cooperatives have been demanding own umbrella organization for long but the government has not heeded the demand. The multi-purpose cooperatives which have a vital role in the national economy
KATHMANDU: A crucial hat-trick by spinner Shakti Gauchan washed away the hopes of Denmark in the the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in Dubai on Thursday.
KATHMANDU: Nepal Army pulled out two of its lead players from the national team while they were still to play their last match of the AFC Challenge Cup on Monday.
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that the AFC Challenge Cup has been promoting fraternity among the various countries in the region.
BY Mohan Nepali:
The hardliners within the Unified Communist Party of Nepal Maoist (UCPNM) have protested against their own leadership that mandated the coalition government headed by their party to nullify the decision to mainstream the land transaction performed while there was their own ‘people’s power’ that replaced the then monarchial state power during the civil war from 1996 to 2006.
By DAN SIMMONS:
Who are the Bhutanese refugees and why are they in Madison?
The refugees who have been arriving in Madison since 2009 from eastern Nepal have a complicated history that involves migration between the small countries of Nepal and Bhutan, both tucked between India and China in the Himalayan mountains.
N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU: Cruel irony of history which goes back to the year 1991 when Bhutanese of Nepalese origin were expelled from Bhutan has taken a full circle in the footstep of 2012.
AFP: Christine Martinez spent the past week frolicking on the Caribbean island of St. Barth after becoming a star by sharing her sense of style at Pinterest.com.
Christine Martinez spent the past week frolicking on the Caribbean island of St. Barth after becoming a star by sharing her sense of style at Pinterest.com.
By Peter Pachal | Mashable – The so-called "retina" display for the new iPad is by far its most obvious -- and technologically remarkable -- feature. After all, the upgraded screen crams more than 3 million pixels
With just three months to the end of the final extension of Constituent Assembly tenure, political parties have intensified discussions on sorting out thorny peace process and constitution-related issues.
The way in which the states will be carved, the rights to be allocated to various levels of governance and groups, on the issue of state restructuring, have created heated debates among many sectors.
Kalyan Banerjee is the current Rotary International President. He took the office of the RI President on July 1, 2012 with the theme “reach within to embrace humanity”. Director of India’s largest manufacturer of agrochemicals, United Phosphorus Limited,
MARRYLAND: Aimed at promoting Nepal and Nepali culture among Washington DC residents and tourists that come to visit the US capital, some private entrepreneurs are organizing 'Global Nepal Fest".
N24 Report, London: Nepal’s embassy here has escalated efforts to promote Lumbini Visit Year-2012. Recently the embassy organized a interaction-cum-cultural program to promote the cause.
Marryland: After remaining suspended for nearly a decade, the ANA has been reinstated as a non-profit organization in America. The District of Columbia recently reinstated the certificate and has brought ANA fully in compliance with IRS.
Nepalese choir 'dematerializes' in UK: Report
LONDON: Members of a Nepalese choir which flew to Britain to take part in a music festival have ''absconded'' from a UK airport, organisers have disclosed, report said. It says how the Immigration officials are investigating after the 10-strong male choir vanished shortly after landing at Heathrow Airport.
It said that the group had been due to perform in the Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival this week but disappeared after touching down at 7.30am.