Nepal’s non-political government—the interim election council headed by the country’s chief justice—hasn’t been able to announce dates for the next general elections more than two months after assuming charge. [Read more]
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A group of diplomats based in Kathmandu and some journalists from international organisations as well as leading Nepali media houses had an unforgettable experience last week.
What started out as a weekend familiarisation trip expected to be filled with adventure and fun turned out to be three days of unanticipated irritations for them with almost everyone wishing a quick end. [Read more]
Eight weeks have passed since an interim election council headed by the country’s chief justice took reins of government in Nepal. But there’s no announcement of dates of that election which would give the country another shot at framing a new constitution. [Read more]
Before embarking on his India visit last week, Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, chairman of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the largest outfit in Nepal’s dissolved Constituent Assembly, reiterated one statement over and over again. [Read more]
In a month from now it will be 60 years since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the highest point in the world—the summit of Mount Everest located at 8,848 metres above sea level. [Read more]