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The report, which has compiled different aspects of human rights situation in Nepal, says that mothers faced extreme difficulties in securing citizenship papers for children of Nepali parents, even when they possessed Nepali citizenship documents, except in cases where the child's father supported the ...
More than two decades after the 1962 war, Sino-Indian relations improved after the 1988 visit of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The two countries sought to ... Just a few days ago, as part of BRI, China proposed a trans-Himalayan trilateral corridor connecting China, Nepal, and India. New Delhi is wary of any ...

It is the duty of the troop contributing country to investigate into any sorts of charges against its contingent. The UN has about 15,000 peacekeepers in South Sudan, whose civil war is well into a fifth year. As many as 1,747 Nepal Army personnel have been mobilised in the country. Nepal with over 4,800 ...
As a physician and epidemiologist who has worked in Nepal for over twelve years, I have seen firsthand the devastation and resilience of Nepali ... Indeed, Nepal's own trajectory is counter to these global forces - a decade-long, brutal civil conflict ultimately led to the fall of the monarchy and the coming of a ...
Nepal and Bhutan, two buffer states wedged between India and China, were the earliest recipients of Indian foreign assistance in the 1950s. ... India's poorly demarcated Himalayan frontier, creating a border dispute that precipitated a short war in 1962 and that continues to vex bilateral relations to this day.
UN peacekeepers from Nepal are facing allegations of child rape in South Sudan, the UN spokesman said Monday, describing the case as “especially ... The United Nations has deployed 14,800 troops and police in South Sudan, with a mandate to protect civilians caught up in a brutal war between ...

Ambassador Puri highlighted the time of the 1857 struggle for independence and thanked Nepal for lending a hand at the time. Puri said, "The first war which we had to fight was for 'freedom' at the time which we had special relation with Nepal also with other countries. The Nepali land gave shelter and ...
Nepal has recently transitioned from unitary system of governance to federal structure. ... Over 200 I/NGOs are working in Nepal, funding local NGOs in health, agriculture, poverty alleviation and good governance programmes. Despite ... This may create conflict between local governments and I/NGOs.
India's diminishing ability to influence Nepalese politics points to its declining power in South Asia as China's presence in the region expands through the Belt and Road ... After a decade-long civil war that ended in 2006, Nepal made a haphazard transition from a Hindu monarchy to a secular democracy.
In November 2017, however the contract was cancelled by a new 'pro-India' Nepali Congress government (Indian Express, November 20, 2017). Oli's proposed revival of the Budhi Gandaki project is both a setback to India, and an indication that the Sino-Indian tug-of-war for influence in Nepal continues to ...
The conflict was a result of the Indian-origin ethnic group Madhesis' protest against the Himalayan country's new constitution, which they said discriminated against them and left them politically marginalized with insufficient representation in local and national governments. Nepali politicians accused India ...
According to Vinit Kumar, chairman of the Kolkata Port Trust, setting up a container freight station dedicated to the Nepalese customers is also under active consideration. Vizag is located 1,400 km from Birgunj in Nepal, which is twice the distance from Kolkata. India opened the Vizag port to Nepalese users ...
The teenager was soon deployed at the frontlines of Maoist attacks on security bases in eastern Nepal. She fought in the battles of Salleri, Bhakundebesi, Chainpur, Sindhuli and Rumjatar. During the fighting in Chainpur, Rai was charging at the Nepal Army sentry point when she stepped on mines laid at ...
Boutique Asian casino operator and developer, Silver Heritage Group (SVH), is embroiled in a legal battle in Nepal after it removed its local partner, ... on February 22, terminated its consultancy agreement with one of its Nepali partners, Rajendra Bajgain, who had accused the company of illegally hiring ...
During the Cold War era, Nepal carved out an image of a state that conducted an independent foreign policy with considerable clout in the international arena, balancing a sensitive ... Maintaining balanced and cordial relations with India and China are the top priorities of Nepalese foreign policy. Nepal ...
DAILEKH: Relatives of Aein Bahadur Shahi have excavated his mortal remains after 14 years of his murder. The Nepal Army had allegedly murdered Shahi, a permanent resident of Mahabu Rural Municipality-6 in the district, in the name of Maoist and buried his body during the armed conflict period.
The iconic Ford Mustang has finally made its way to Nepal after being teased at the NADA Autoshow last year. The new Ford Mustang ... Some of the most memorable films the Ford Mustang appeared in is 'Bullitt', 'Gone in Sixty Seconds', 'War of the Worlds' and 'I Am Legend'. Powering the new Ford ...

Nepal has been reeling under an economic crunch, the country's finance minister of the newly formed federal government, Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada has ... Nepal underwent a decade-long Maoist insurgency in the 2000s and the 2015 earthquake has massively hit the economy of the Himalayan nation.
India had also intervened in the Sri Lankan Civil War in the late 1980s, and drove Portugal from its colonial possessions in 1961. ... the reasons, India will likely be looking to compensate for its loss in the Seychelles with other projects in small, neighboring countries, such as Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.
Questions are being asked if there looms a threat of a Water War between India and Pakistan and India and China, where Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal would eventually turn out to be sorry spectators? It is a catch-22 situation for each of the countries. Partha Prawal tries to analyse the possibilities of a ...
It is not between the United States and China; that is a trade war that will be resolved in due course according to the rules of world trade. The new cold war is between India and China. The war stems from two clashing points of view: India looks upon China with envy, China looks upon India with disdain.
For many decades it was an accepted truth that Nepal's main public health threat was from infectious diseases, and the most cost-effective way to ... More than half of all death and disability today are caused by NCDIs, with nearly 15% caused by injuries in conflict, natural disasters or highway accidents.
China's objective unmistakably is to undercut India's influence in Bhutan in the way Beijing has succeeded in another Himalayan nation, Nepal, where a Chinese-backed communist government took office earlier this year. It was Beijing that persuaded Nepal's two main communist parties to overcome their ...
Incumbent President Bhandari defeated Nepali Congress leader Kumari Laxmi Rai with an overwhelming majority in the presidential election. ... As Nepal's political map was being redrawn after the end of the brutal Maoist insurgency in 2006 and overthrow of the king two years later, Bhandari campaigned ...
In the oral statement, the ICJ expressed its deep concern about continuing impunity for gross human rights violation, which undermines the potential for transitional justice. It has highlighted that more than 10 years after the civil war in Nepal there has been almost absolute impunity for serious human rights ...
“Twelve years after the conflict ended, victims of Nepal's decade-long civil war are still waiting for justice, answers, and meaningful reparations,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “The prime minister should seize the opportunity to set a regional example in post-conflict justice.” To date ...
The tournament will be played on Sunday 29 July and all the matches, including the final, will be on the same day. Nepal, who gained T20I status in 2014 became the latest nation to be granted full one-day international status after impressive performances at the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2018 in ...
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 ...
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 ...


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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