| Jan 31, 08 11:43 AM | Comments (0)

Relief, a Significant One, for Nepal Children

Nepal now fares much better in children’s rights although Maoists and rebels continue to abuse minors, says a UN report.

| Jan 30, 08 01:23 PM | Comments (0)

Newslook: Girijalese, Gurkhalis, Dolma, ADB & Others

Some 100 Nepalis go missing in America. NEWSLOOK also spots some critical Indian views, some wrangling over Girijalese, and an introspection on Gurkhalis.

| Jan 24, 08 10:43 AM | Comments (0)

SC OKs Another 6 Months for UN Mission

The UN Security Council OKs Ban Ki-Moon's recommendation and Nepal's request to extend UN mission by 6 more months.

| Jan 24, 08 09:56 AM | Comments (0)

Special Edit: Thinking Long-term in Fuels

A sound decision process, domestic exploration, alternative sources of energy are some means to a better fuel regime in Nepal.

| Jan 23, 08 07:33 PM | Comments (0)

Survival & Health Care for Newborns, Moms, Children

UNICEF's annual State of the World's Children is out. This year, it focues on child survival and primary health care. Nepal offers some good lessons for others.

| Jan 18, 08 06:31 AM | Comments (0)

Media Woes Continue in Nepal

Nepali journalists, media workers and institutions continue to be harassed and threatened within a growing culture of impunity, says a visiting international mission.

| Jan 11, 08 12:46 PM | Comments (0)

Newslook: Everest Hero's Humanity

World news media eulogize the great mountaineer and a friend of Nepal-- Sir Edmund Hillary, 1953-2008. Nepal Monitor reviews some obits and newsreports [Nepali press update on Jan 13/08]

| Jan 11, 08 09:52 AM | Comments (0)

Monies, Nepal Needs Them for Humanitarian Action

Nepal needs monies for rehabilitation and reconstruction. The UN's humanitarian arm makes an appeal for US$ 104.5 million to address the needs.

| Jan 10, 08 09:06 PM | Comments (0)

Republic on Paper for Nepal

Finally, here is the republic, at least on paper, for Nepal. But public jubilation is nowhere to be seen. An update from Conflict Study Center.

| Jan 10, 08 08:49 PM | Comments (0)

Ban Ki-Moon Proposes Extending Nepal UN Mission

BAN KI-MOON, the UN secretary general, recommends extending the mandate of UN mission in Nepal for a further six-month period, with a cost of USD $150 million.

| Jan 1, 08 01:12 PM | Comments (7)

Listen Up! Don't Go for 'Federal Republic'

It will break up Nepal-- a federal republic will. It will hasten disintegration, and it will ultimately lead to the erosion of the Nepali identity, says AVANTIKA REGMI

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