Saddam Hussein Execution and Nepal Maoist Reaction

Dictator Who Ruled Iraq With Violence Is Hanged for Crimes Against Humanity BAGHDAD, Saturday, Dec. 30- Saddam Hussein, the dictator who led Iraq through three decades of brutality, war and bombast before American forces chased him from his capital city and captured him in a filthy pit near his hometown, was hanged just before dawnContinue reading “Saddam Hussein Execution and Nepal Maoist Reaction”

Budhha boy meditating at new venue

BY SHANKAR ACHARYA/ UPENDRA LAMICHHANE BARA, Dec 27 – “Buddha” boy, Ram Bahadur Bomjan, who was found on Monday after disappearing for 10 months, resumed meditation at a new site at Halkhorea pond, Tuesday. Bomjan reached the area, some eight kilometers away from Baghjhor–where he was discovered by a group of hunters on Monday night–afterContinue reading “Budhha boy meditating at new venue”

Communal Tension:Nepalgunj incident

Nepalgunj has remained a sensitive place ever since it showed signs of Hindu Muslim clash in 2004 after 12 Nepalese were killed in Iraq. And the recurrence of another communal conflict when the nation is in transition can be signs of danger if not addressed on time. Here is more about the first curfew orderContinue reading “Communal Tension:Nepalgunj incident”

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2007

Share Your New Year Thoughts With Kantipur: It’s time to welcome yet another New Year: 2007. How many New Years do we Nepalis welcome in a year in Nepal, by the way? Three? Our own Bikram Sambat will have a new year in Baishak: 2064. Then there is Nepal Sambad (that renews itself every yearContinue reading “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2007”

Indian Fundamentalists Demand Nepal be Declared a Hindu State

The Hindu fundamentalists of India have demanded that Nepal be declare a Hindu State and its constitutional monarchy restored. Speaking at the Vishwa Hindu Mahasammelan (VHM) in Gorakhapur, India on Saturday (Dec 23), the Dharmacharyas (religious leaders) called for declaration of Nepal as Hindu state and restoration of monarchy there, according to the reports byContinue reading “Indian Fundamentalists Demand Nepal be Declared a Hindu State”

Prachanda, Baburam call on Prime Minister

News we are following: Dec 24- In a bid to plug growing fissures between the government and the Maoists, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala held discussions with Maoist Chairman Prachanda and Maoist-second-in-command Dr Baburam Bhattarai Sunday morning (Dec 24) at the formers’ residence in Baluwatar, reports eKantipur. According to sources, the trio discussed the interimContinue reading “Prachanda, Baburam call on Prime Minister”

Nepal's Peace Process: Possible Threats

By Utshab Pokhrel Guest blogger Background: The peace process of Nepal has gained unique and extraordinary success in a very short period as comparison to the other countries. Although, there seems misunderstanding in some cases between the government and the Maoists as well as within Seven Party Alliance, they all are committed towards sustainable peaceContinue reading “Nepal's Peace Process: Possible Threats”