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China Reportedly Threatens ‘Torture’ For Tibet Informants

VOA News: Media rights advocacy group Reporters Without Borders says Chinese authorities openly threaten with “torture” those who circulate information

Aung San Suu Kyi criticises Burmese election irregularities

Esmer Golluoglu, Rangoon,Guardian: Aung San Suu Kyi has said Burma's elections this weekend will be neither free nor fair because

France arrests 19 suspected Islamist militants in raids

BBC News: Police in France have arrested 19 suspected Islamist militants and seized weapons in a series of dawn raids,

China trying to turn religion into a political vehicle

N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU: Buddhist politics is gaining currency as far as China is concerned. Come next month there are two

Gyanendra could be back in the throne any time this…

N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU: Political parties --or better still their leaders--appear determined to maintain the status quo and ensure that politics

Major parties agree to form transitional commissions

KATHMANDU, March 30: The three major political parties have today agreed to form commissions for Disappearances and Truth and Reconciliation

Freed Kamaiyas receive ID Cards

KATHMANDU, March 30: The Freed Haliya Rehabilitation and Monitoring Taskforce has so far distributed identity cards to 1,215 freed Haliya

Butwal rolls out dozer to remove illegal road structures

Butwal, Mar. 30: Permanent and temporary structures built by encroaching roads in Rupandehi district has begun. The Department of Roads

Salyan Jeep accident kills 6, injures 10

SALYAN, March 30: As many as six persons died and 10 others were seriously injured in a jeep accident near

Tibet on fire: Is the world listening ?

N24Correspondent (AP) NEW DELHI: A young Buddhist monk has become the latest to set himself on fire in southwest China,

Tibetan’s Self-Immolation Casts Shadow over BRICS Summit

By ISHAAN THAROOR, AP: The build-up to conclaves like the BRICS summit underway now in New Delhi usually generates lofty

Republica scribe bags GP Koirala Journalism award

Kathmandu, March 29: Reporters' Club Nepal is to present this year's the Girija Prasad Koirala Memorial Senior Journalism Award to

Govt. releases Rs 3.73 billion non-budgetary amount

Kathmandu, March 29: Ministry of Finance (MoF) has released Rs 3.73 billion plus non-budgetary amount to different bodies. Secretary at

Bomb planted at Land Revenue office diffused

Kanchanpur, Mar. 29: A bomb disposal team of the Nepal Army defused this morning an IED planted by an unknown

GBoWR holder Apa Sherpa felicitated

Dolpa (Dunai), Mar. 29: World record holding climber Apa Sherpa was given a civic felicitation at Dunai, the district headquarters

Jobless claims fall to four-year low

By Chris Isidore @CNNMoney : In another sign of improvement in the labor market, the number of people filing for

Google launches monthly user-activity feature

(CNN) -- Weeks after a policy change that sparked privacy concerns, Google has rolled out a new feature that will

China’s Buddhist politics now includes Nepal

By Jayadeva Ranade: There is renewed activism in recent months in Buddhist politics or, more aptly ‘kasayapolitiks’. Two large-scale events,

Dead Tibetan activist’s letter calls for freedom

By TIM SULLIVAN,NEW DELHI (AP) — The Tibetan who burned himself alive on the eve of a visit by China's

Sushil hangs out a hope to those concerned

N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU: Sushil Koirala has said that political parties are into final negotiations with each other to conclude the