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By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebel chief Prachanda began talks with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Friday in a bid to iron out differences before holding landmark elections and drafting a new constitution.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebel chief Prachanda began talks with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Friday in a bid to iron out differences before holding landmark elections and drafting a new constitution.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's new government freed dozens of jailed Maoist rebels on Tuesday, keeping a pledge made to the guerrillas ahead of last month's resumption of peace talks that aim to end a revolt that has killed thousands of people.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels said on Monday that a new round of peace talks with the government would be held soon, a day after the guerrilla chief met a senior minister in a remote village in the west of the country.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Their fists raised in the air and clutching red flags, some 200,000 Nepalis gathered in the capital on Friday for the first Maoist rally in three years to build pressure for a constituent assembly to decide the country's future.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Their fists raised in the air and clutching red flags, tens of thousands of Nepalis berated King Gyanendra on Friday as Maoist rebels held their first mass rally in the capital in over three years.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's parliament is expected to consider stripping the king of his remaining parliamentary roles, a lawmaker said on Wednesday, after voting to withdraw most of his powers earlier this month.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's army and Maoist rebels have accused each other of violating a code of conduct agreed last week which commits both sides to cease provocations and stop intimidating people with arms.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - The chief of Nepal's army said on Sunday the military would accept the orders of the new government, his first comments since parliament curbed King Gyanendra's powers including his control over the armed forces.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's new multi-party government and Maoist rebels said on Sunday they may request the United Nations to monitor a ceasefire in the Himalayan nation after holding further talks.
The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....
Symbol: PHNE11 Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA N Synonyms: PHNE12 Phaeophyscia nepalensis (Poelt) D.D. Awasthi PHNE13 Physcia nepalensis Poelt Classification: Kingdom Fungi – Fungi Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class Ascomycetes Order Lecanorales Family Physciaceae Genus Physciella Essl. – physciella...
The Himalayan Quail, (Ophrysia superciliosa), is feared extinct as it was last verified in 1876. By 1904, this quail was considered very scarce, and to add to its scarecity, only two locations (northwest India and the western Himilayas) of the species are known. Even with numerous searches, their survival can not be counted out since they may be hard to spot. This medium-sized quail belongs to the pheasant family. Unconfirmed records have been noted from 1952 up to 2003. There is a...
The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...
The Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus) also known as the Impeyan Monal or Impeyan Pheasant, is a species of bird found in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is native to eastern Afghanistan through the Himalayas including Kashmir region of Northern Pakistan, parts of India, Nepal, southern Tibet and Bhutan. There may be an occurrence in Burma as well. Its habitat is upper temperate oak-conifer forests scattered with open grassy slopes, cliffs and alpine meadows. Their normal elevation...
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.