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2006-05-28 01:02:32

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.

2006-05-26 05:55:14

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government and Maoist rebels began their first peace talks in nearly three years on Friday in a bid to end a decade-long insurgency that has cost thousands of lives.

2006-05-26 02:32:00

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government and Maoist rebels will begin their first peace talks in nearly three years at 4 p.m. (1015 GMT) on Friday, negotiators from both sides said. "We are meeting at four," Maoist negotiator Dev Gurung told Reuters.

2006-05-26 01:53:54

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's government and Maoist rebels said on Friday they were ready to begin their first talks in nearly three years to end an insurgency that has killed thousands of people.

2006-05-22 07:59:33

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's new Prime Minister, Girija Prasad Koirala, expanded his cabinet on Monday ahead of talks with Maoist rebels to end a decade-old insurgency that has killed thousands of people.

2006-05-22 00:38:30

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A senior leader of Nepal's Maoist rebels has arrived in Kathmandu to meet government leaders and said on Monday he had "big hopes" for proposed peace talks.

2006-05-20 00:04:31

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal has named a senior minister to hold preliminary talks with the Maoists to prepare for a direct meeting between rebel chief Prachanda and Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, a minister said on Saturday.

2006-05-19 09:49:20

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels backed sweeping cuts of the king's powers on Friday but said the changes should not overshadow planned talks to end their decade-old insurgency that aims to overthrow the monarchy.

2006-05-19 06:43:19

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's Maoist rebels backed sweeping cuts of the king's powers on Friday but said the changes should not overshadow planned talks to end their decade-old insurgency that aims to overthrow the monarchy.

2006-05-18 06:06:01

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's reinstated parliament on Thursday unanimously approved a sweeping plan to curtail the powers of the king and take away his control over the army. The landmark resolution was approved by a verbal vote by deputies in the 205-member house.


Latest Nepal Reference Libraries

Wild Water Buffalo, Bubalus arnee
2012-08-16 09:49:56

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....

2012-06-14 13:08:11

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...

Himalayan Quail, Ophrysia superciliosa
2009-07-15 14:04:36

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...

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

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...

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2009-01-15 18:40:49

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...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.