First Day of Arms Management: 554 Maoist Combatants Registered

KATHMANDU/CHITWAN- United Nations arms monitors- assisted by the Gurkha Interim Task Force (ITF)- started the registration and storage of Maoist arms at two cantonment sites, in Chitwan and Nawalparasi districts, Wednesday (17 Jan). Altogether 554 Maoist combatants and an equal number of weapons were registered on the first day. A statement issued by the OfficeContinue reading “First Day of Arms Management: 554 Maoist Combatants Registered”

Hello World, Maoists In Nepal Have Entered Parliament!

11.34 PM Home Minister Krishna Prasad Sitaula is tabling the interim constitution 2063 for the approval of the house. 11.34 PM Home Minister Krishna Prasad Sitaula is tabling the interim constitution 2063 for the approval of the house. Honestly, the great Bal Bahadur Rai is doing favolous job. It’s almost mid night and 80 plusContinue reading “Hello World, Maoists In Nepal Have Entered Parliament!”

Peace Process Update: Maoists All Set To Join Sarkar

A Nepali Army helicopter ferried two containers Friday (11 Jan) from Tulsipur, Dang to Rolpa from where the Maoist party started the armed struggle against Nepali regime a decade ago. Maoist’s weapons will be stored in the containers that were brought to Tulsipur from Birjung via road. Containers were dropped at Maoist’s Fifth Division HeadquartersContinue reading “Peace Process Update: Maoists All Set To Join Sarkar”

UN Involvement in Nepal Peace Process: Details-2

Everything You Wanted to Know About the UN role in Nepal’s peace process. Here is second of the two parts of the “report of the Secretary-General on the request of Nepal for United Nations assistance in support of its peace process” Here is first part. V. Proposed United Nations mission in Nepal A. Mandate andContinue reading “UN Involvement in Nepal Peace Process: Details-2”

UN Involvement in Nepal Peace Process: Details-1

Everything You Wanted to Know About the UN role in Nepal’s peace process. Here is first of the two parts of the “report of the Secretary-General on the request of Nepal for United Nations assistance in support of its peace process” Here is second part. I. Introduction 1. The present report is submitted pursuant toContinue reading “UN Involvement in Nepal Peace Process: Details-1”

Peace Process: Quarreling and Mistrust Continues

Access Kantipur from here By Dinesh Wagle Wagle’s Web Log [Images from International Elephant Race Video and interview of winning elephant rider] All the wrangling, quarrellings and mistrust between the Maoists and Nepal government strongly indicate that the election of constituent assembly will not be held on time i.e. by Mid July 2007. It nowContinue reading “Peace Process: Quarreling and Mistrust Continues”

Nepal Peace Process Update: UN Delays Everything

So, if you haven’t forgotten, we are still going through the peace process. There are no big headlines as the series of signing one ‘historical’ understanding after another seems to have ended for now. The involvement of United Nations is what we are all waiting for. And that’s taking time. UN, we know, is bureaucraticContinue reading “Nepal Peace Process Update: UN Delays Everything”