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For more than a decade, Nepal was under armed insurgency, until 2006, when Nepal signed the Comprehensive peace Agreement. ... Assisting the Nepalese people's natural disaster response techniques lent to one of the U.S. benefits from foreign aid to Nepal by reducing the total amount spent on ...
Long maligned as the footwear of choice for Nepal's Maoist guerillas, Goldstar sneakers are undergoing a revival in the Himalayan nation - fast becoming a must-have hipster accessory. The humble $8 trainers were worn by insurgents during Nepal's decade-long civil war, when just being seen wearing a ...

The unified party will be named the Communist Party of Nepal. It will fall short of 10 seats for a two-thirds majority in the 275-strong ... With the merger, the Maoist party leaves behind its violent past when it waged a decade-long insurgency. The party entered the peace process 12 years ago following an ...
In 2006, the Maoist and the then government reached a peace deal effectively ending the civil war and paving way for democratic elections. With former Guerrilla leader, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also the chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal, becoming country's first post-war prime minister. On January ...
The stratagem over the decades has been to try to influence Kathmandu's politicos, forgetting that they too survive within the milieu of Nepali politics. ... More recently, India became progressively interventionist as Nepal got mired in internal crisis during and after the Maoist 'people's war', and as the ...
What puts him above any contemporary Nepali leader is his strong belief in democracy, resolute stand against the royal adventurism of 2002-05 and his successful effort in bringing the Maoists above ground, ending a 10-year-long civil war. Nepal would not have gone republican or the Maoists come into ...

On February 13 that year, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) declared a war on the government of Nepal with the aim of establishing a ... Then ruling party, Nepali Congress, had led the armed rebellion against the state in 1950s and the main Opposition party, Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist ...
The party led by Prachanda, the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Centre (CPN-MC), has adopted the pragmatic path, seeking to adapt itself to the existing political system and trends. There is nothing really 'Maoist' about this party anymore. No longer a party of rebellion, the CPN-MC is trying to reinvent ...
The humble $8 trainers were worn by insurgents during Nepal's decade-long civil war, when just being seen wearing a pair was enough to wind up in ... Then, Goldstars were best known for cladding the feet of Maoist militiamen who waged a brutal insurgency against the state from their rural strongholds.
Goldstars were best known for cladding the feet of Maoist militiamen who waged a brutal insurgency against the state from their rural strongholds. ... The humble $8 trainers were worn by insurgents during Nepal's decade-long civil war, when just being seen wearing a pair was enough to wind up in prison ...
A year later, exactly 65 years ago this week, Bowles was back in Nepal to push a program for land reform aimed to improve the lives of average Nepali citizens. He met government officials, with Paul Rose and the members of the new US Operations Mission in Nepal (the precursor to USAID). In the 1940s ...
Justice, however, is still a distant thing for the conflict's victims. In the past three years, neither commission has settled even a single case of rights violations during the ten-year Maoist insurgency, further dismaying war-era victims. It has been more than a decade since Maoist rebels and the Nepali ...
But the violence was unsettling to many Muslims in no small part because religious conflict is uncommon in Nepal; the country is often thought of as a ... of identity-based inclusion has grown to dominate much of Nepali political discourse since 2006, when the insurgency ended with a peace agreement.
The two transitional justice bodies have not managed to undertake much work, besides collecting around 63,000 complaints from conflict victims. ... Commission officials met Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Monday ...
The first and obvious reason is Nepal's inclusion in the TPS list following lobbying by the Nepali community and embassy after the 2015 earthquakes. The US Homeland Security Department designates countries in the TPS list where safe return of their citizens is not possible due to ongoing armed conflict, ...
STERLING (AP) -- Charles Payne is a true child of the '60s: He's a Vietnam veteran still struggling with the after-effects of the war, a multimedia artist, and a ... Before diving into his service, though, he was sent to Malaysia for 3 weeks, where Gurkhas - fierce Nepalese soldiers with the British Army - taught ...
For decades, elephant herds crossed the border-demarcating Mechi River during their seasonal migrations, moving from the Indian state of West Bengal to Nepal, where they took a mounting toll on crops -- and villagers fought back with gunfire. To halt the depredations, the Nepalese government erected a ...

The Xi Jinping Thought which has been incorporated into the Constitution of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has gained traction with Nepali ... They see the evolution of Xi Jinping Thought as a big opportunity to rebuild Nepal, which has been buffeted by a decade-long insurgency and the 2015 ...
From 1996 to 2006, thousands of people were killed in Nepal's civil war between the ruling government and the Communist Party (Maoist), who wanted to abolish the monarchy and establish a People's Republic. 'It was a high intensity conflict with many victims and it's a conflict that still dominates the ...
Nepal has topped South Asia in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Monday. Improving five points in the index, Nepal ... Nepal's decade-long insurgency was a major setback for the country's economic growth. After the beginning of the peace process in ...
German Ambassador to Nepal Roland Schaefer today said the people's representatives should listen to the victims of war-era human rights violations. ... "We think of those Nepali army men who served and commanded in UNDOV or UNIFIL- working in the region where Ambassador Omer's home lies.".
Kathmandu: Hari Bahadur Budha Magar - a former British Gorkha soldier and war veteran who lost both his legs above knees in an Afghanistan war ... Budha Magar wanted to scale Mt Everest in spring this year but seems to be in a limbo as the government of Nepal has banned people with double ...
More common, though, is what has happened in Nepal, where a Maoist insurgency consumed much of the country between 1996 and 2006. Fighting was heavy in ... An unexpected silver lining is that the Nepalese civil war forced study of more resilient conservation methods that can survive upheaval.
Nepali President Bidya Devi Bhandari approved an ordinance paving way for the extension of the term of Truth and reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission of Enquiry on Enforced Disappearance (CEED), which were also mandated to provide justice to the victims of the armed conflict that ...
CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have agreed to treat the Maoist people's war and the UML's parliamentary politics as the main bases for unity ... He said the CPN-MC and the UML complemented each other in their struggle during the conflict era.
Moti Lal Singh was first brought to light to Nepali readers by Bishwo Poudel through his September 2010 Himal Magazine article 'Birsiyeka Moti Lal' and was further researched by Krishna ... Even the 1855 Nepal-Tibet war, headed by Jung himself, boasted of a 600-strong regiment with only 12 guns!
As a symbol of gratitude for that sacrifice, Britain used its Post-war Reconstruction Fund to help build the Tri-Chandra Military hospital in Kathmandu. The imposing neo-classical structure impressed Perceval Landon, who wrote in his book Nepal that even architects in Calcutta were envious of Kathmandu.
She said that the Nepali revolution which was marked with special features had entered a new phase. She added that the poll outcome is expected to mark the end of Nepal's transition to federal democracy, 11 years after the end of a brutal civil war in 2006. Since then the nation has seen 10 prime ...
However, despite some halting progress on transitional justice for abuses during the country's 1996-2006 civil war, victims saw little by way of justice or ... "Nepal's political leadership has long been divided on most issues except to deny justice and accountability for conflict-related abuses, which should ...
Beijing seems to be fully aware of the possible anti-China activities just 30-km inside Nepali territory. This is the reason that ... When the road was first built some decades ago we were told of India's serious concerns because it would afford China lightening access in the event of a war. How times change!
Nepal's Communists fought a 10-year "revolutionary" guerilla war that killed 17,000 people before a ceasefire was signed in 2006 and the democratic ... (all Nepalis live on the Indian side of the Himalayas) is threatened by the presumed preference of Nepalese Communists for fellow Communists in China.
As a symbol of gratitude for that sacrifice, Britain used its Post-war Reconstruction Fund to help build the Tri-Chandra Military hospital in Kathmandu. The imposing neo-classical structure impressed Perceval Landon, who wrote in his book Nepal that even architects in Calcutta were envious of Kathmandu.
"Hari remains determined to go ahead with his climb and is currently in Nepal training. "We at Blesma, having supported limbless veterans since the First World War to feel empowered and to live independent and fulfilling lives, would love to see Hari be able to achieve his dream. "It's important to Hari to be ...
Indian and Nepalese governments had erected around 8,000 pillars to demarcate the boundary along the 1,749-kilometer border. ... Last year, people from Chhaudano village on Indian side and Kaliya village on Nepal side fought a pitched battle over border dispute, compelling senior officials from the two ...
Besides showcasing a wide range of products made by village artisans and conflict victims under the brand name Nepal Ko, the event also highlighted the need for the ... More than 100 Nepali artisans from rural, excluded and conflict-affected communities showcased and sold their products in the festival.
The king is back in Nepal. Not in power but in debate. Not by force, as he did in the past, but in an understanding with desperate leaders who, not long ago, were leading the movement that forced him out of power. The president and the prime minister of "an independent, indivisible, sovereign, secular, ...
On Wednesday, a bench comprising Justices Purushottam Bhandari and Bam Kumar Shrestha of Nepal Supreme Court ordered investigation into the authenticity of Justice Parajuli's citizenship document and education certificates. This came during a contempt of court case against an activist Dr Govinda ...
The US backed El Salvador's right-wing government in a 12-year civil war against leftist guerillas which left 75,000 people dead between 1979 and 1992. ... Nepal's designation also stems from an earthquake, a 7.8-magnitude tremor which struck near the country's capital, Kathmandu, in early 2015, killing ...
Nepal's Communists fought a ten-year 'revolutionary' guerilla war that killed 17,000 people before a ceasefire was signed in 2006 and the democratic ... (all Nepalis live on the Indian side of the Himalayas) is threatened by the presumed preference of Nepalese Communists for fellow Communists in China.
Soon after the civil war in Nepal, India lost its plot since it was unable to unify the pro-India Nepali Congress and the Madhesis. ... The only transformation in which India was outmanoeuvred by the Nepalese political class was in drafting the new Constitution and provincial mapmaking, reflecting India's ...
Nepal is home to 103 ethnic groups and 17 official languages. Relationships between these diverse groups appear stable, but grievances have arose out of political marginalization, caste discrimination, and exclusionary state practices that have preserved historical divides, which can result in violent ...
The landmark post-war poll had raised hopes that it would bring much-needed stability to the impoverished country. Yet, several weeks after the defeat of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's Nepali Congress, elation has given way to frustration as Nepal remains caught in a political deadlock. With the ...
Between 1996 and 2006, a bloody civil war between Maoist revolutionaries and the state tore Nepal apart. A decade later, France 24 ... With the elections approaching, we saw several roads being renovated -- a way for those in power to show Nepali citizens that they are working for them. Are the elected ...
The current government is led by the Nepali Congress party, which is believed to have better ties with India's government. Despite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's casting an eye over Nepal as a Hindu state, the government unexpectedly revived the Christmas holiday for public employees just before ...
A Nepali woman shows her inked thumb after casting her ballot during the third phase of the Nepalese local elections at a polling station at Birgunj Parsa district, ... In 1996, Nepal's Maoists, who identify themselves as the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist, launched a violent, decade-long civil war, in which ...
"Families and victims of Nepal's decade-long civil war have waited far too long for answers, and cynical government attempts such as extending the mandate without broader reform … is a further slap in the face," Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia director at Human Rights Watch, said in the statement.
Kathmandu: rights groups have criticised Nepal for failing to prosecute wartime rights abuses, saying the government appeared more interested in ... two commissions tasked with probing crimes committed during the country's brutal 10-year civil war by failing to allocate adequate funds and manpower.
First, I'm from Rolpa, the heartland of Maoist insurgency. Second, I come from Magar community, the largest Indigenous group of Nepal. In the eyes of the state and the army, all Magar were Maoist. Third, my crime was to write books of poetry, essays, and short stories based on people trapped in the conflict.
The poll outcome is expected to mark the end of Nepal's transition to federal democracy, 11 years after the end of a brutal civil war in 2006. Since then, the ... Mr. Oli won from the Jhapa-5 constituency by more than 28,000 votes as he defeated Nepali Congress candidate Khagendra Adhikari. He polled ...
Eleven years ago, when the then Prime Minister G.P. Koirala and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chief of the Maoists who had waged a decade-long war against the state, signed the Comprehensive peace Accord promising justice to victims of the conflict, they probably thought only the monarch(y) and its loyalists ...


resources


  Nepal Community Talking Point discussion group

Nepal maps
  maps of Nepal [schema-root.org]
  maps of Nepal [Revolutionary Workers]


Nepal media directories
  nepalresearch.com - large listing of Nepal media
  Open Directory Project Nepal: News & Media


Nepal media
  aahanepal.com news
  AsiaCo news network Nepal page
  Asiadragons News Network : World : Nepal news stories
  BBC South Asia
  Google news aggregator / Nepal
  Himal Magazine
  kantipuronline.com
  navakal.com
  nepalnews.com
  nepalnews.net [different from nepalnews.com]
  NepalWorldNews.com
  Nepalese Army: OPERATIONAL NEWS EXCERPTS
  Nepal Weekly
  People's Review
  Radio Nepal
  Samacharpatra newspaper, Daijhi's weekly column
  spacetimeonline.com
  NepaliPost.com [in Nepali language]
  NepalNation.com


world media with coverage of Nepal
  Newshub.com news about Nepal
  newsnow.co.uk NewsNow/Newsfeed: Nepal
  OneWorld Online - News on Nepal
  Dispatches: Report from the People's War in Nepal [Revolutionary Worker Online]
  U.S. Dept. of State "Background Note: Nepal"
  Washington Post Nepal page
  The Worker (Maoist, last update Oct. 2000)
  Yahoo! News Nepal page
  page on the insurgency
  NewsLook online magazine
  Search Google news summaries for "Nepal"
  Search USPN Tech for "Nepal"
  Search Yahoo! News for "Nepal"
  Search Singapore
  Search Washington Post for "Nepal"
  Search the BBC for "Nepal" Search The Globe and Mail for "Nepal" AFP stories
  Search Inter Press News Service for "Nepal"
  Search the Guardian UK for "Nepal"
  Search CNN for "Nepal"
  searchable database of articles at Harvards HCPR website
  Archive of News Stories from nepalsolidarity.net


Nepal activist groups
  Amnesty International: Nepal
  nepalsolidarity.net


Nepal media analysis
  ANNEX-5 (b) Mass Communication and Human Rights (1992-1996)
  Nepali media analysis: Mass Communication Media and Human Rights - 1994


Nepal news archives


Nepal discussion groups
  Nepal interest newsgroup discussion, via Google
  nepalhomepage.com forum


 

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