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China sacrifices growth to satiate inflation dragon

BEIJING (Reuters) - If inflation is a dragon that must be slain, China's Premier Wen Jiabao has shown he is

Japan mourn; grapples with tsunami aftermath

OFUNATO, Japan (Reuters) - With a moment of silence, prayers and anti-nuclear rallies, Japan marked on Sunday one year since

UCPN Maoist Chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal (File Photo/Reuters)
Prachanda puts chances of peace at very low

[caption id="attachment_574" align="alignleft" width="483" caption="UCPN Maoist Chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal (File Photo/Reuters)"][/caption] KATHMANDU: Prachanda on Saturday put chances of concluding

A farmer belonging to Chepang community plowing terrace in mid-hills nearing Chitwan district , south-west of Kathmandu.
Foe turn Friends: Chepangs start forest conservation

[caption id="attachment_572" align="alignleft" width="533" caption="A farmer belonging to Chepang community plowing terrace in mid-hills nearing Chitwan district , south-west of

Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba (Photo: Gopal Chitrakar/Reuters)
Ninety percent work on integration job not done: Deuba

BIRATNAGAR: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government led by Dr. Baburam

One dead, 11 injured in separate accidents across nation

MYAGDI: A person died when a tractor (Ga 1 Ta 1369) met with an accident at Baguwakhola in Pulachaur VDC-9,

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bijay Kumar Gachhadar
BKG black-flagged in Janakapur

KATHMANDU: Deputy Prime Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar have been greeted with black flags in Janakpur on Sunday by students and

Fire ravages 55 houses in Lahan

LAHAN: As many as 55 houses and sheds were destroyed by fire at Nahara Tole of south east Nahara Rigaoula

PLA fifth division cantonments vacating

, Dirgha Memorial Brigade was evacuated on Saturday. Jwar Memorial Brigade is being vacated today and the PLA combatants will

CC indecisive yet again

KATHMANDU: A meeting of the Constitutional Committee (CC), assigned with the responsibility to sort out contentious issues seen in the

Teachers continue agitation, nationwide schools affected

KATHMANDU: The effect of the indefinite educational strike called once again from Sunday by the Nepal Teachers Union and Nepal

The Forgotten History of Tibet’s Role in Nepal’s 1949 UN…

On September 23, 2011, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas formally submitted Palestine’s application for United Nations membership to Secretary General Ban

China tests Nepal’s loyalty over Tibet

By Peter Lee: Nepal is caught in a tug-of-war between India and China that threatens to tear it apart. The

Federalism=Feudalism: The Worst Agenda of Nepal

By D.R. Prasai in Kathmandu: In Nepal, there are three types residents in the country viz An-adibasi (those who are

Federalism in Nepal: Whom & What for?

By Dirgha Raj Prasai:  In Nepal, there are three types residents in the country viz An-adibasi (those who are living

Nepalese Maoists’ Corruption and Their Perplexity

By Dirgha Raj Prasai: From the very beginning of Nepalese history, foreigners had never succeeded in desecrating this holy land

The final countdown in Nepal

Prashant Jha: Five years after a peace accord marked the end of a decade long civil war, Nepal's political transformation

President of Rashtriya Janashakti Party Surya Bahadur Thapa (File Photo/Agencies)
Constitution coming in installments: Thapa

[caption id="attachment_527" align="alignleft" width="182" caption="President of Rashtriya Janashakti Party Surya Bahadur Thapa (File Photo/Agencies)"][/caption] KATHMANDU: President of Rashtriya Janashakti Party

A protester takes part in a demonstration for fair elections on Novy Arbat Street in central Moscow March 10, 2012. The board (L) displays an image of Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and reads "12 years more? Thanks, no!" REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
Russians stage new protest against Putin

[caption id="attachment_524" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="A protester takes part in a demonstration for fair elections on Novy Arbat Street in central

Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League Special Envoy on Syria, attends a news conference with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Al Araby at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo March 8, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Annan meets Syria’s Assad to press for ceasefire

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