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Prachanda elected UCPN-M party’s parliamentary leader

KATHMANDU: UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been elected the party's parliamentary leader. A meeting of the party held

Justice for Nepal’s War-Era Victims?

By Kamal Dev Bhattarai:: Nepal’s success in writing a new constitution will largely depend on how it handles the issue

UN Warns Against Nepal Human Rights Bill

GENEVA: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Monday expressed grave concern at a bill presented to the

Worrying face of Indian militancy with a global stamp

By Gaurav Dixit: What may appear to be a prompt unplanned action by the Indian police in arresting a large

Welcome New Year-2071 Bikram Sambat in Nepal

By Dirgha Raj Prasai:: Welcome New Year-2071. Bikram Sambat started from Mekh Sankranti-1st of Baishk-14th March 2012. Bikram Sambat (BS)

Doing China’s Bidding in Nepal

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD (NY Times): A Human Rights Watch report released this month shows how far Nepal has gone

US Secretary Kerry greets Nepali New Year

WASHINGTON DC: US Secretary of State John Kerry today greeted the Nepalese communities on the occasion of their cultural new

Prime Minister Koirala rejects ethnic federalism

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Friday flatly rejected the ethnicity-based federalism in a speech which could irk country's various

Nepal government urged to change amnesty plan

BY GOPAL SHARMA, KATHMANDU (Reuters): Nepal's government faced calls on Friday from human rights and victims' groups not to grant

Nepal bill offers amnesty for war crimes

KATHMANDU (AFP): Former Maoist rebels or security force members who committed crimes during Nepal’s civil war could be granted an

Controlled Contagion In South Asia: By Ajai Sahni

The extraordinary and gratuitous brutality of Islamist terrorists in Syria, the progressive destabilization of West Asia, as well as the

Nepal: A rude reminder

Shekhar Gupta, KATHMANDU: Even in the serene, sedate town of Kathmandu, residents are not unfamiliar with loud bangs. At noon

“World Perspectives on Philosophy and Religion”

By Deepak Shimkhada, Ph.D.: We live in an interesting time. It is intersected by science and religion. Scientific revolution within

Amreeta Regmi leads in her delegate race in Georgia

Purushottam Dhakal, GA, USA: An American of Nepali origin Dr. Amreeta Regmi has declared her nomination for the ‘Georgia House

Amreeta Regmi announces Candidacy for House District 95

Purushottam Dhakal, PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA: Dr. Amreeta Regmi, a US citizen of Nepali origin (First Nepali woman) announced her candidacy

Nepal challenges Oli for party chairmanship race

KAVRE: CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal on Monday has openly challenged to party leaders KP Oli and Bam Dev

PM Koirala expands cabinet

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today expanded his cabinet by inducting three more ministers today. Koirala administered the oath of

40 years ago: Russia, Communism & Nepal :: By DR…

I had an opportunity to visit Soviet Russia 40 years ago. Then the world was divided in two halves into

1999 hijack case: Yusuf Nepali released from jail

MUMBAI: Bhupal Man Damai alias Yusuf Nepali, who was jailed in connection with the hijacking of Indian airlines flight IC-814

China runs risk with new gas route through central Asia

By Michael Lelyveld: China is planning to start work on a new gas route through Central Asia this year despite