Nepal Terai Tension: PM Calls For All-Party Meeting

Jan 21- Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has called for an eight-party meeting Monday (22 Jan) morning to discuss the worsening situation in Lahan, where violence flared up following Friday’s killing of a teenager. The PM called for the meeting at his residence at Baluwatar at 8 a.m. tomorrow, sources said. The meeting will alsoContinue reading “Nepal Terai Tension: PM Calls For All-Party Meeting”

Nepal PM Administers Fresh Oath to Chief Justice

Jan 18 – Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala administered the oath of office and secrecy to Chief Justice (CJ) Dilip Kumar Poudel at a special swearing-in ceremony organised at the National Planning Commission hall inside Singha Durbar, today afternoon. This is the first time in the five-decade history of the Nepali judiciary that the primeContinue reading “Nepal PM Administers Fresh Oath to Chief Justice”

US Backs Maoist Inclusion In Nepal Interim Legislature

Jan 17- US ambassador to Nepal, James F Moriarty today morning said that the United States welcomes the Maoist’s inclusion into the new Interim Legislature. Moriarty today made the comment during a meeting with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala at the latter’s residence in Baluwatar this morning. According to sources, Moriarty informed the PM thatContinue reading “US Backs Maoist Inclusion In Nepal Interim Legislature”

Nepal Peace Process: MP Blame Maoists, Prachanda Directs His Cadres

Members of Parliament have accused Maoists of not being serious about the upcoming elections of the constituent assembly (CA). Speaking during the special session of the House of Parliament, the MPs Wednesday said that the frequent Maoist muscle-flexing and obstruction to the reinstatement of village secretaries and displaced police posts had shown that they wereContinue reading “Nepal Peace Process: MP Blame Maoists, Prachanda Directs His Cadres”

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”

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”