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  • In Poll-Bound Bihar, Politics Over Compensation for Earthquake Victims

    In Poll-Bound Bihar, Politics Over Compensation for Earthquake Victims

    A political tussle has broken out in Bihar over the compensation that is being paid to the families of the 70 people who lost their lives in the two massive earthquakes that struck the region in the past month.

  • Nepal Earthquake: No Politics Behind Rejection of Our Rescue Team Offer, Says Taiwan Minister

    Nepal Earthquake: No Politics Behind Rejection of Our Rescue Team Offer, Says Taiwan Minister

    Taiwan's foreign minister has said that the government of earthquake-devastated Nepal had rejected its offer of a 20-man rescue team, but denied diplomatic pressures were behind the decision.

  • Dynastic leader with a history of hijacking is Nepal's Prime Minister

    Dynastic leader with a history of hijacking is Nepal's Prime Minister

    Sushil Koirala, Nepal's new prime minister charged with steering the strife-torn country towards stability, is well versed in the rough and tumble of his country's politics, having spent three years in jail for helping to hijack a plane.

  • Stalking, snooping on women to be dealt strictly: Home Ministry

    Stalking, snooping on women to be dealt strictly: Home Ministry

    Crimes against women related to snooping, stalking or outraging the modesty will get strict punishment under the law and there should be no politics on these issues, Union minister RPN Singh today said.

  • A billionaire and a ghost trading floor: the tale of Nepal's paralysis

    A billionaire and a ghost trading floor: the tale of Nepal's paralysis

    Binod Chaudhary, recently valued by Forbes at a billion dollars, says he would give up business for a shot at governing one of the world's poorest countries. But not yet. Nepal's politics are just too messy, even for a man who was able to build a business empire during a civil war.

  • Manisha Koirala may enter Nepal politics

    Manisha Koirala may enter Nepal politics

    Manisha Koirala, who is all set to make her Bollywood comeback, is also not ruling out entering politics in Nepal sometime in the future.

  • Facebook group vents anger at Nepal's leaders

    Facebook group vents anger at Nepal's leaders

    Thousands of young Nepalese have united behind a new Facebook campaign to stop paying the country's battling politicians if they cannot produce a new constitution by the May 28 deadline.The diverse group, which includes politicians, activists and the reigning Miss...

  • Women's day: India ranks 105th in world in terms of women participation in politics

    Women's day: India ranks 105th in world in terms of women participation in politics

    India lags much behind other countries including its neighbouring countries when it comes to women's participation in politics.

  • Pressure mounts on Nepal Prime Minister to quit

    Political uncertainty gripped Nepal as the Opposition has stepped up pressure on Maoist-backed government of Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal to resign, a day after a key Madhesi alliance partner split.The Madhesi Peoples Rights Forum's split on Tuesday is a setback for the Khanal government, which has been seeking support from the Opposition parti...

  • Facebook group vents anger at Nepal's leaders

    Facebook group vents anger at Nepal's leaders

    Thousands of young Nepalese have united behind a new Facebook campaign to stop paying the country's battling politicians if they cannot produce a new constitution by the May 28 deadline.The diverse group, which includes politicians, activists and the reigning Miss Nepal, gave voice to growing public anger with the lawmakers the country voted in thr...

  • US congratulates Nepal on election of new Prime Minister

    US has congratulated people of Nepal on the election of its new Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal and said it looks forward to working with him in the coming days. "We congratulate the people of Nepal on the election of a new Prime Minister. We look forward to working with incoming Prime Minister Khanal and continuing the warm and constructive relat...

  • After FIFA, Nepal wants Paul, the Octopus Oracle

    After FIFA, Nepal wants Paul, the Octopus Oracle

    After he finishes predicting the winner of the World Cup, would Paul, the octopus, now revered as Paul, the oracle, like to take up a new assignment?Nepal, lying in another part of the hemisphere, wants the new star of World Cup 2010 and the biggest attraction of Germany's Oberhausen town to make forecasts about its dilemma, though some are warning...

  • Political museums coming up in Nepal

    Political museums coming up in Nepal

    Nepal is planning to build four new museums to showcase various phases of political changes.

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