Nepal police kill protester in constitutional crisis clash

Nepali police shot and killed a protester Sunday after fresh clashes erupted in the country's southern plains, deepening the crisis over a new constitution, an official said. Police opened fire when a crowd of about 1,500 demonstrators started throwing ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Nepal's move to amend disputed charter welcomed by India

Nepal's foreign ministry on Monday said the government was ready to amend the country's new constitution and resolve its long-simmering dispute with protesters in a move welcomed by neighbouring India. More than 50 people have been killed in clashes ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Nepal to amend Constitution to satisfy Madhesis, India welcomes move

NEW DELHI: India on Monday welcomed the big political breakthrough in Nepal, setting the stage for return to normalcy in the Himalayan nation with the lifting of a blockade on goods from India imposed by Madhesi protesters. After resisting for months, the ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Nepal Announces Constitutional Amendments in Possible End to Blockade of India ... - TIME

TIMENepal Announces Constitutional Amendments in Possible End to Blockade of India ...TIMENepal's government on Monday agreed to amend the country's recently promulgated constitution in order to give more rights to a protesting ethnic minority, signaling a potential end to a blockade of its border with India that has crippled the small ...Nepal to change new constitution Financial TimesNepal's hospitals suffer under economic blockade Al Jazeera AmericaIn Blow To Nepal Truce, Madhesi Leaders Reject Government Deal NDTV Wall Street Journal (blog)  - The Indian Expressall 390 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Durangoans changing lives in Nepal - The Durango Herald

The Durango HeraldDurangoans changing lives in NepalThe Durango HeraldMarla Luckey and Jyamu Bhotia give a presentation about health and nutrition during a fall trip to Nepal. “The women were attentive and responsive to everything we taught because they were motivated to be healthier and learn from us. The overall impact ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

2015: The deadly quake that rocked Nepal

Andrew MacAskill looks back on his experience covering the massive earthquake that left more than 6,000 people dead in Nepal earlier this year. U.S.

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Defensive lapse costs Nepal - The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu PostDefensive lapse costs NepalThe Kathmandu PostThe loss meant Nepal will now have to go through a tough road if they are to qualify for the semi-finals from a three-team Group 'A'. Nepal play their next match against regional giants India on December 27 where even a draw could see them crash out ...SAFF Cup: Sri Lanka Beat Nepal 1-0 NDTVSports.comSAFF Championship: Nepal - Sri Lanka Preview: Lowest ranked sides to kick-off ... Goal.comRifnas scores in added time as Sri Lanka beat Nepal 1-0 in SAFF Championships ... IBNLive Firstpost  - Kathmandu Postall 122 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Crisis on Nepal-India border as blockade continues

Three million Nepalese children under the age of five are at risk of death due to a shortage of fuel, food and medicine. Birgunj, Nepal - Since Nepal adopted a new constitution three months ago, the landlocked nation has been gripped by a humanitarian crisis.

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Madhesi unrest affects Nepal schools' academic calendar

KATHMANDU: With most schools in southern Nepal districts bordering India remaining closed for the past four months due to the violent Madhesi agitation against the new Constitution, authorities have warned that it would be difficult to maintain this year's ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Crisis on Nepal-India border as blockade continues - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comCrisis on Nepal-India border as blockade continuesAljazeera.comThe protesters have set up their own blockade at the main entry points where trucks carrying fuel, medicine and other vital supplies, have been barred from entering Nepal. The heart of the Madhesi movement is in the Nepalese border town of Birgunj ...India's Nepal problem LivemintIndia-Nepal Minority protests take human toll Nikkei Asian ReviewNot Everyone is Happy About Nepal's Constitution Fair Observer Nepali times  - Eurasia Reviewall 25 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

India’s Nepal problem

Nepal is not just another neighbour of India but one that is symbiotically linked to it by close cultural affinity, overlapping ethnic and linguistic identities, and an open border permitting passage without documentation or even registration, an unusual ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Despite Nepal’s pledge to change the Constitution, India does not lift its embargo

Nepal plans to meet minority demands and review the country’s territorial division. A group of experts is set to report back in three months. “India is confident that a return to normalcy in Nepal would create a more secure and predictable climate for ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

China, Nepal pledge to strengthen cooperation

China and Nepal pledged to expand cooperation, as Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met with visiting Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa Thursday in Beijing. China is willing to expand cooperation in connectivity, energy, industrial capacity, post ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Rajnath for vigil on Nepal border - The Hindu

The Indian ExpressRajnath for vigil on Nepal borderThe HinduHome Minister Rajnath Singh asked the troops of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) deployed along the Nepal and Bhutan borders to sharpen their snooping skills and ensure that terrorist groups are not able to “gather” or carry out their nefarious anti-India ...Use intel to check terror designs along Nepal, Bhutan borders: Business StandardUse intel to check terror designs along Nepal, Bhutan borders: Rajnath Singh ... Economic TimesSSB wants radio towers along India-Nepal border Deccan Herald The Indian Expressall 34 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Nepal urges China to upgrade border routes - Himalayan Times

Himalayan TimesNepal urges China to upgrade border routesHimalayan TimesDeputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa and Law Minister Agni Prasad Kharel (1st and 2nd from right respectively) talk to mediapersons before they leave for China, on Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Photo: https://twitter.com/mohanrppn1 ...China hints at more fuel aid to Nepal Kathmandu PostChina, Nepal Vow to Deepen Ties as Deputy Nepalase PM Visits The New Indian ExpressChina, Nepal pledge to strengthen cooperation ecnsall 10 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Nepal: Cabinet Moves For Constitutional Amendments – Analysis

On 20th December, the Nepal Cabinet finally decided to move for constitutional amendments supposedly to please the marginalised communities including the Madhes groups. The Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa called up his Indian counterpart to inform her of ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Madhesi unrest affects Nepal schools' academic calendar - Times of India

Times of IndiaMadhesi unrest affects Nepal schools' academic calendarTimes of IndiaKATHMANDU: With most schools in southern Nepal districts bordering India remaining closed for the past four months due to the violent Madhesi agitation against the new Constitution, authorities have warned that it would be difficult to maintain this ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Joint secretary, Nepal Oil Corporation top official sent to judicial custody - Himalayan Times

Himalayan TimesJoint secretary, Nepal Oil Corporation top official sent to judicial custodyHimalayan TimesJoint Secretary Ram Aadhar Sah and Thankot depot chief of Nepal Oil Corporation Rabin Kumar Sharma, who were facing charges of meter tampering fraud and fuel black-marketing, respectively, were sent to judicial custody till the final hearing of the cases.

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Santa Fean aims to build school toppled by devastating temblor in Nepal - Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fean aims to build school toppled by devastating temblor in NepalSanta Fe New MexicanVavruska, who has ties to Nepal dating back decades, had learned about the village years before from a friend, Uttam Rai, who had emigrated from Nepal to Santa Fe in 2002 with his wife, Budu. Her brother and parents still live there. Vavruska had ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Santa Fean aims to build school toppled by earthquake in Nepal - Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe New MexicanSanta Fean aims to build school toppled by earthquake in NepalSanta Fe New MexicanVavruska, who has ties to Nepal dating back decades, had learned about the village years before from a friend, Uttam Rai, who had emigrated from Nepal to Santa Fe in 2002 with his wife, Budu. Her brother and parents still live there. Vavruska had ...and more »

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