| Jul 31, 07 08:43 AM | Comments (1)

Mahabir Pun: Another Magsaysay Awardee from Nepal

Mahabir Pun from Nangi village of Myagdi brings another Ramon Magsaysay for a country still celebrating Dr. Sanduk Ruit's win last year.

| Jul 25, 07 05:43 PM | Comments (0)

Peace Process on Track, but Challenges Remain

Nepal’s peace process is on track but complex challenges remain, says UN Secretary-General BAN KI-MOON in a new report.

| Jul 22, 07 11:58 PM | Comments (0)

In Defense of Pan-Nepali Identity

Nepal must strive to maintain a common pan-Nepali identity, not the narrow identities based on partisan ethnicities, says MADHAB BHARADWAJ.

| Jul 18, 07 03:08 AM | Comments (3)

How India, America and China Influenced Nepali Peace

How India, the US and China influenced political events during the recent crisis in Nepal? JAYA RAJ ACHARYA explains.

| Jul 16, 07 10:53 AM | Comments (0)

Q&A: Press Grills UN Rep on Maoist Reluctance on Verification

Newspeople in Nepal grill the UN rep on why the Maoists are refusing to proceed smoothly with the verification of their armed combatants.

| Jul 16, 07 10:37 AM | Comments (0)

A UN Plea for Non-Violence in Nepal

IAN MARTIN, special representative of the United Nations secretary-general, makes a plea for non-violence in Nepal, in a press statement.

| Jul 13, 07 10:20 PM | Comments (4)

Book Review: Girija Prasad Koirala's ‘Corleone diplomacy’

A new book on Girija P. Koirala suggests his newfound political convictions are inspired by a quote from the epic movie “the Godfather", writes KRISHNA SHARMA.

| Jul 12, 07 09:27 AM | Comments (0)

Mahat Unveils Annual Budget for 2007/08

Finance Minister RAM SARAN MAHAT announces 168.99 billion rupees budget for 2007/2008 fiscal year.

| Jul 12, 07 09:19 AM | Comments (2)

Economic Growth Expected to Decline

Nepal’s economic growth is expected to ease to 2.5 percent this year from 2.8 percent in 2006, says a government report.

| Jul 11, 07 03:48 PM | Comments (0)

Consultation Key to Address Terai Demands: ICG

Parties must consult to address the reasonable demands of the Terai insurgents, Internatioanl Crisis Group says in the most comprehensive report on the topic so far.

| Jul 8, 07 03:06 AM | Comments (49)

Q&A: Kiran Chetry: On Career Transition, Nepal and Journalism

CNN's KIRAN CHETRY discusses her recent career transition, her connection to Nepal, and in particular, broadcast journalism.

| Jul 8, 07 01:06 AM | Comments (0)

The Swiss Strategy in Nepal

Switzerland's strategy in Nepal is to promote human rights, peace, development, and help resolve conflict, says the Swiss foreign department.

| Jul 7, 07 06:43 AM | Comments (4)

Commentary: Swiss Media Uproar over Prachanda Visit

The “fearsome” in Switzerland shows his revolutionary zeal. The local media there decry his visit. A Nepal Monitor commentary.

| Jul 5, 07 09:15 PM | Comments (0)

World Editorials Update on Nepal

Few world newspapers of repute are editorializing Nepal since the historic peace agreement last year. Here is a 6-month sampling.

| Jul 2, 07 12:26 PM | Comments (8)

Q&A: Sunil Pokharel: Spearheading Kachahari

SUNIL POKHAREL, Nepal's theatre guru, explains the practice of "Kachahari" theatre, as well as discusses the role of performing artists in social and political transformation.

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