NEPAL launched a new national anthem yesterday, replacing one praising the country's unpopular monarch.
MORE than 1,500 Nepali women have signed up with private firms to train for a possible career with the British Army after it allowed them to join the Brigade of Gurkhas for the first time in nearly two centuries.
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NEPAL'S former rebels have agreed to allow UN arms monitors to resume the disbanding of thousands of fighters confined in camps as part of a peace agreement, a senior government minister said today.
NEPAL'S former Maoist guerrillas joined an interim government yesterday under a peace deal that takes them into the political mainstream after a decade-long conflict.
A NEPALESE woman believed to have unwittingly sparked the Katmandu palace massacre in 2001 has got married in New Delhi.
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NEPALI Maoists took their seats in the interim parliament yesterday, in what the prime minister called the start of a "new Nepal" on the path of reconciliation after a decade of civil war.
FORMER rebels in Nepal were set to join the country's interim parliament today in the Maoist communists' first step toward entering mainstream politics after agreeing to end their decade-long insurgency.
A TOTAL of 49 out of 72 endangered Indian rhinos introduced into a nature reserve in Nepal have mysteriously gone missing. "We have records showing 23 rhinos died due to poaching or other causes. The rest are missing," said a park official.
NEPAL'S ruling alliance and Maoist rebels yesterday approved the draft of an interim constitution - a key step to implement its landmark peace deal, ending a conflict which has killed thousands.
PEACE returned to Nepal after the government and rebels signed a landmark peace accord but both sides accepted today there are several challenges that need to be tackled.
A TIBETAN protestor set himself on fire today outside visiting Chinese President Hu Jintao's hotel.
NEPAL'S government and Maoist rebels declared a formal end to a decade-old civil war yesterday in a conflict that has killed more than 13,000 people.
AN OFFICIAL investigation has blamed Nepal's isolated King Gyanendra for the shooting and killing of pro-democracy protesters earlier this year and said he should be punished.
NEPAL'S rebel leader Prachanda said yesterday that his party would sign a formal peace accord with the government this week that will end a decade-long violent insurgency in the tiny Himalayan nation.
NEPAL'S supreme court has ordered the government to investigate possible children's rights violations in a local tradition of worshipping a virgin girl as a living goddess.
A FORMER Edinburgh University student has reportedly been killed in a helicopter crash in Nepal.
ALL 24 people on a helicopter chartered by conservation group WWF in Nepal were killed when the aircraft crashed in bad weather two days ago, officials said yesterday.
A HELICOPTER carrying 24 people, including two UK-based conservationists, went missing last night in Nepal's mountainous east.
HUNDREDS of protesters gathered in Nepal's capital Katmandu today, burning tyres and chanting slogans as they demanded that the government take action against a policeman who shot dead a 19-year-old man.