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- Skirting The Border (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The latest Communist Party of China Congress saw Hu Jintao emerge for his second five-year term as a stronger leader.
- Suu Kyi’S Sunny Days (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Not many Indians are aware that the Burmese prisoner of conscience and Nobel Laureate has close Indian connections.
- Bomb Blast In Southern Nepal Kills One, 5 Injured (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
A powerful bomb exploded near the Nepal Telecom office in southern Nepal's Parsa district killing at least one person and injuring five others, police said.
- Red Terror (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 31, 2007)
This seems to be the season for Maoist strikes. Last Saturday night, the son of Babulal Marandi, former chief minister of Jharkhand, was gunned down at a football match along with 18 others, including women and children.
- Us Wants To Crack Sherpa Gene Code (Hindustan Times, Anirban Roy, Oct 31, 2007)
Sherpas are the Heroes in the Himlayas — the best guides for climbers in the Himalayas.
- Nepal Needs A Close Look (Pioneer, Ashok K Mehta, Oct 31, 2007)
In the case of Nepal, historically India's foreign policy has been driven by its security concerns, but the policy planning has been patchy.
- Indian Intelligence Claims Knowledge Of Pakistan’S ‘New Kashmir Strategy’ (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Oct 31, 2007)
A three-pronged Kashmir strategy adopted by Pakistan involving shifting the focus of engineering violence in Kashmir to other parts of India outside Jammu and Kashmir (JK), and building ‘united’ political support within JK has been unearthed . . . .
- Nepal House Set To Vote On Maoists’ Proposals (Hindu, Ameet Dhakal, Oct 30, 2007)
The special session of Nepal’s interim Parliament resumed here after about two weeks of adjournment.
- Politics Stands Still (Indian Express, YUBARAJ GHIMIRE, Oct 30, 2007)
External recognition, it seems, is a much more important factor in Nepal’s politics than internal legitimacy.
- The Children Tricked Into Industrial Slavery (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
In Old Patna station, Bihar, the express train to Delhi represents a chaotic hope of better times.
- Nepal Parliament To Debate Maoists' Demand (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Hundreds of Maoists on Monday staged a sit-in in the Nepalese capital to demand that the country be declared a republic.
- Nepal House Resumes Debate On Maoists (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Nepal's parliament today resumed a crucial debate on the Maoists' resolution for a new political and electoral system that has stalled the landmark peace process.
- Bid For Consensus (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Top leaders of Nepal on Sunday met informally before a scheduled meeting to arrive at a consensus on the political deadlock ahead of the special session of Parliament to debate the Maoists’ demand for a new political system.
- Maoists Strike Again, In Jharkhand (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 29, 2007)
The conditions at a cultural programme organised in Chilkhadia village in Jharkhand on Friday night seemed ideal for the Maoists to strike.
- Dhaka-Nepal Bus Service (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Bangladesh has finalised a draft transport agreement for a direct bus service between Dhaka and the Nepalese capital Kathmandu through India.
- Isi-Backed Terror Camps Being Rationalised To Export Violence In J&k: Ib (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Latest intelligence assessments suggest a shift in Pakistan's strategy of exporting terror by seeking a "united political voice in Jammu and Kashmir and extend the arc of violence to the hinterland."
- India Plans Road All Along Nepal, Bhutan Border (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
After embarking on better road links to the Chinese border, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has turned its attention to Nepal with an ambitious plan for a road running right along the border to strengthen border surveillance.
- India Threatened By 'Failed States': Nsa (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Intelligence inputs available with the Government indicate the possibility of imminent jihadi attacks on country's "economic and iconic targets".
- Saarc Nations For Evolving Treaty On Mutual Legal Aid (Tribune, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 26, 2007)
Acknowledging that terrorism remains a serious threat to sustainable peace and development of South Asia, Saarc countries underlined the need to give an added push to evolving a treaty on mutual legal assistance with the home or interior ministers. . .
- Cooperate To End Terrorism (Tribune, Gen V.P. Malik (retd), Oct 26, 2007)
After the Karachi bloodbath on October 19 the global condemnation of the terrorists’ act and commiseration for Pakistan and Ms Benazir Bhutto was on the expected lines.
- Nepal Poll By Mid-April, Says Minister (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Nepal government today reiterated that the Constituent Assembly elections should be held by mid April next year.
- S. Asian Terror Database Proposed (Dawn, Jawed Naqvi, Oct 24, 2007)
Member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation on Tuesday proposed the creation of a database among them for a coordinated action against terrorism, drug trafficking, cyber crimes and financial frauds.
- “India Committed To Gas Pipeline Project” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
India is committed to the Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said. He is here to attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
- Nc Rejects Maoists’ Demands (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Accusing Maoists of impeding the Constituent Assembly elections, the Nepali Congress, a key party in the ruling alliance, has said it would not accept the former rebels’ demands seeking immediate declaration of the country a republic and . . . .
- Nepal Pm Lays Down The Line For Maoists (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Nepal's Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has said there were no plans to bring the Maoists back into the government unless they agree to the holding of general elections.
- Maoists Must Agree To Polls To Enter Cabinet, Says Koirala (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Nepal’s Prime Minister Mr Girija Prasad Koirala has said there were no plans to bring the Maoists back into the government unless they agree to the holding of elections to decide a Constituent Assembly.
- Maoists Helping Palace, Claims Nepal Minister (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
A senior Nepali Congress leader has accused the Maoists of helping the Royal Palace by postponing the 22 November crucial assembly polls.
- Saarc Home Ministers’ Meeting Today (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
The second annual meeting of the SAARC home ministers will begin here tomorrow to hammer out a treaty on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters, forming a regional police forum and evolving a comprehensive mechanism for tackling terror . . . . . .
- Encephalitis Toll Approaches 400 (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Nearly 400 people are known to have died from encephalitis this year in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring areas, officials say.
- ‘Nepal Maoists May Rejoin Govt Soon’ (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
Home minister Mr Krishna Prasad Sitaula has claimed that the Maoists would rejoin the government after the Dashain, the biggest festival celebrated by people of Nepal.
- Now, Sena Finds Fault With N-Deal, Upa’S Us Tilt (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
Backtracking from his earlier stance in support of the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, Shiv Sena Supremo Bal Thackeray on Sunday voiced his opposition to the deal and came down heavily on the UPA Government for its pro- America stance.
- Nepal King Calls For Reconciliation (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
Pushing aside attempts by Maoists to prevent him from playing any significant public role, Nepal's embattled King Gyanendra on Sunday issued a message for the nation, calling for unity and reconciliation.
- Increased Military Spending Keeps South Asia On The Boil (Deccan Herald, Gobind Thukral, Oct 18, 2007)
Rising defence spending will not only aggravate South Asias internal and external disputes, but also exacerbate human security.
- India's Tea Territory (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
The Himalayas rose almost out of nowhere. One minute the Maruti Suzuki hatchback was cruising the humid plains of West Bengal, palm trees and clouds obscuring the hills to come; the next it was navigating a decrepit road that squiggled . . . ..
- November Poll Delay Costs Nepal Heavily (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world, saw over Nepal Rs 1.5 billion ($23 million) go down the drain due to the Government's inability to hold elections in November, the Election Commission said.
- Nepal Maoists Urged To Focus On Polls (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
Leaders of Nepal’s ruling alliance have urged the Maoists to focus on early holding of the Constituent Assembly elections so as to pave the way for a democratic transition instead of wrangling on “small issues”.
- Pashmina In Peril (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 18, 2007)
THE country’s export trade has been facing a severe crisis since the last couple of years.
- A Legitimate Question (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 18, 2007)
IT is right to seek a compromise formula by extending the special session of the parliament by a couple of days.
- Onward March Of Federalism (Hindustan Times, Abhishek Singhvi, Oct 17, 2007)
As Nepal decides upon its federal Constitution, India’s contribution to the evolution of federalism makes for an interesting review.
- The Nowhere People (Hindustan Times, HARSH MANDER, Oct 17, 2007)
Forgotten by their governments and their people, tens of thousands of people who were uprooted from their homes and villages by waves of ethnic violence are living hopeless lives in makeshift camps in Assam for more than a decade.
- Anatomy Of A Break-Up (Indian Express, YUBARAJ GHIMIRE, Oct 17, 2007)
It’s not just the future of the 84-year-old prime minister of Nepal that is at stake, but also the Maoist transformation into a democratic political party.
- Country With A View (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 17, 2007)
I was delighted to visit India last week. I greatly enjoyed working with my Indian colleagues in my last job as deputy secretary general at the UN.
- Nepal Session Deferred (Hindu, Ameet Dhakal, Oct 17, 2007)
The ruling seven-party alliance has decided to put off the special session of the interim Parliament till October 28 after they failed to reach agreement over demands put for the by the Maoists.
- Economic Intelligence Vital In Tackling Organised Crime: Ib (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
Organised crime networks like the D-Company of Dawood Ibrahim (designated by the US as global terrorist) have made inroads into the economic framework of the country by entering into diverse activities such as infotainment sector . . . . . .
- Let’S Not Be The Submissive Spouse (Indian Express, V.R. Krishna Iyer, Oct 16, 2007)
The Indo-US nuclear agreement — 123 — is a major energy refuge for India, says the prime minister. But it is of alarmingly adverse national interest according to many informed critics, and so the subject desiderates public debate.
- Nepal Maoists Against Polls (Tribune, Maj-Gen Ashok K. Mehta (retd), Oct 16, 2007)
Shorn of his throne and royal powers, King Gyanendra has become a commoner, virtually ending the 239-year old Shah dynasty in Nepal.
- Upa Shrewd On Suu Kyi (Pioneer, Sandhya Jain, Oct 16, 2007)
After hectic advocacy by Christian Solidarity Worldwide and Burma Campaign, UK, British MPs John Bercow and Baroness Caroline Cox met a Chin group on the India-Myanmar border last month, while Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged an emergenc. . .
- Nepali Cong Slams Maoists (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala-led Nepali Congress (NC) has slammed the Maoists for their "continued acts of intimidation and violence" despite signing a number of peace deals with the Government.
- Himalayan Mess (Asian Age, Editorial, The Asian Age, Oct 15, 2007)
In 2006, Nepalâ€™s King Gyanendra was forced to abdicate power and restore Parliament when the mainstream political parties and the Maoist rebels joined hands against the palace.
- Nepal House Debate On 'Monarchy' Postponed (Pioneer, BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Oct 15, 2007)
The Parliamentary debate in Nepal on whether to abolish the monarchy has been pushed back two days and will resume on Tuesday, an official said.
- South Block's Lowest Hour (Pioneer, Udayan Namboodiri, Oct 13, 2007)
Some FAQs on Burma that the foreign policy establishment would duck in the 'national interest'
- Ladakh's Lofty Passes (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
Located in northwest India’s Jammu and Kashmir state, the remote Ladakh astounds first-time visitors with its surreal landscape – craggy peaks, barren deserts, plunging gorges, turquoise-green rivers and a backdrop of ancient gompas . . . .
- Democracy In Danger (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 13, 2007)
A political crisis in Nepal is set to worsen after the postponement, for the third time, of elections for a Constituent Assembly (CA) that has to draw up a blueprint for the country’s future.
- India Stresses Need For Early Nepal Polls (Hindu, Ameet Dhakal, Oct 13, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s special envoy Shyam Saran wrapped up his three-day visit to Nepal on Friday stressing the need for early elections in that country.
- India Needs Burma (Times of India, Swapan Dasgupta, Oct 13, 2007)
At the best of times, unless it emanates from the Anglosphere or Pakistan, foreign news interests only a minusculity; at the worst of times, it is ignored altogether. As such, it was hardly surprising that TV images of Buddhist monks marching . . .
- Crucial Session Of Nepal House Opens (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
The crucial special session of the interim Parliament began on Thursday afternoon as demanded by the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoists).
- Nepal House Debates Over 'Republic' (Pioneer, Shirish B Pradhan, Oct 12, 2007)
A special session of Nepal's interim Parliament opened on Thursday to discuss Maoists' demand to declare the country a republic as thousands of supporters of former rebels marched and chanted anti-monarchy slogans in the capital.
- Onus On Parties, Says Saran (Telegraph, J. HEMANTH, Oct 12, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s special envoy Shyam Saran today said the Nepal stalemate would end as soon as the parties finalised their new schedule for the Constituent Assembly elections.
- Nepal Parliament Begins Crisis Session Over Monarchy (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
Nepal’s interim parliament began to debate on Thursday a motion by Maoists to immediately abolish the monarchy, as the government vowed to defeat the move in a row that has shaken the country’s peace process.
- Kinetic Theatre (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
THIS is a slim but rich collection of interviews and essays on the drama group of the Students Federation of India.
- Failing The Foreign Policy Test (Frontline, Praful Bidwai, Oct 12, 2007)
IF the real test of the short-term success of a nation’s foreign policy lies in its neighbourhood, rather than in distant lands or remote or rarefied international fora, then India’s policy has been something of a failure in recent years . . . .
- Reflections On Burma (Pioneer, Vinayshil Gautam, Oct 12, 2007)
There is something happening in our foreign policy which marks a departure from how it has been conventionally handled. This needs to be understood and assessed.
- Nepal Debates Monarchy Fate (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
Nepal’s parliament began a debate today on abolishing the country's centuries-old monarchy to meet the demands of the country's former rebels.
- Nepal Opp To Vote For King (Pioneer, SUDESHNA SARKAR, Oct 11, 2007)
Nepal's biggest opposition party, the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), has said it would not support the anti-monarchy motion to be tabled in a Parliament session by the Maoists on Thursday as it goes against the Constitution and people's sovereignty
- Maoist Muddle (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
NEPALESE politics is currently going through one of its frequent convulsions, with the popular mood swaying from complete pessimism to cautious optimism.
- Time To Break The Silence (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 11, 2007)
IT is time the silence was broken on the issue of child domestic labour in Pakistan. Attiqa, a 10-year-old, has been tortured viciously by her employer, a well-off contractor in Badami Bagh. Her eyelashes, eyebrows and hair were chopped off. . .
- Making A Wrong Move (Telegraph, Sumanta Sen, Oct 11, 2007)
That the Maoists in Nepal had never been comfortable in the interim government became clear once again when they walked out of it and threatened to start an agitation if their demand was not met.
- Congress To Oppose Maoists Motion (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
Nepal's largest party leading the interim government will oppose the Maoists' motion for declaring the country a republic and adopting a proportional electoral system through the special session of the parliament convened on Thursday.
- Saran In Nepal To Help Defuse Crisis (Telegraph, J. HEMANTH, Oct 11, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s special envoy to Nepal Shyam Saran arrived here this afternoon to help resolve the political stalemate which threatens to derail the country’s fragile peace process.
- Nepal To Nationalise More Properties Of King (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
The Nepal government has decided to expedite the process of nationalising more of King Gyanendra’s property.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 10, 2007)
Given their notorious lack of success, there would be little of a non-technical nature in the US/NATO operations in Iraq and Afghanistan worthy of emulation by Indian security forces.
- Desire For Democracy (Hindustan Times, Hari Jaisingh, Oct 10, 2007)
The sage of the Renaissance Age, Erasmus, distinguishes between the "quiet" and "turbulent" periods of history. The turbulent periods may be short but they provide sharp contrasts to historical happenings.
- Stars Are Witness To Lord Ram (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
By denying the authenticity of the Ramayan, the 'secularists' have not only hurt Hindu sentiments, but also rebuffed history.
- Maoists' Ultimatum To Govt (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
Two days before a battle on the floor of Parliament, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas on Tuesday warned that the Government would fall if the raging dispute over King Gyanendra and the election was not resolved.
- Another Hitch (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 10, 2007)
Old regimes, like old habits, die hard. Nepal’s politicians agree that the country no longer needs the monarchy, but cannot agree on when and how they should consign the institution to history.
- Prachanda Threatens To Quit Alliance (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
At a time when the national and international community has been expressing serious concern over the latest decision of the government to postpone the November 22 Constituent Assembly (CA) election, the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist . . . .
- Maoists Seek Referendum, Nepali Congress Says No (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
Maoists in Nepal are now singing a new tune with a demand for a referendum to decide the fate of the monarchy they bitterly oppose to end the current political stalemate.
- Maoists Call For Referendum (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
Realising that their battle on the floor of Parliament on Thursday to oust King Gyanendra is likely to fail, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas are now seeking a new weapon to vanquish the King - a referendum for the nation to choose between . . . . .
- Setback In Nepal (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
It is truly paradoxical that in the name of chasing a republic, the democratic elections to Nepal’s constituent assembly scheduled for November should have been put off indefinitely.
- Sonia's Reaction Smacks Of Dictatorship: Bjp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
The BJP on Monday lashed out at Congress president Sonia Gandhi for calling those, who oppose the India-US civil nuclear deal and the present alignment of Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project, as enemies of development and peace . . . . ..
- Nepal Hastens Takeover Of King’S Assets (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
Nepal’s interim government today approved a high-level ministerial report seeking to nationalise the properties of King Gyanendra and his family and decided to speed up the process by framing laws to legalise the anti-monarchy initiative.
- Modern Slavery (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
The UN revelation on Wednesday that India is emerging as a leading destination for human trafficking in South Asia is a matter of serious concern.
- Ruled By The Gun (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
Empty monasteries, severed telecommunications, and a sullen, beaten silence that seems to envelop the whole country.
- Withdraw Support From Anti-People Govt: Jd(u) To Left (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
As a mid-term poll seems imminent, Janata Dal(U) has dubbed the UPA Government at the Centre as "anti people" and urged the Left parties to withdraw their support from the Government.
- Maoists Call Stir To Coerce Nepal Govt (Pioneer, SUDESHNA SARKAR, Oct 08, 2007)
Undeterred by mounting concern over the postponement of a crucial November ballot and accusations that their strong-arm tactics were to blame, Nepal's Maoists have vowed to start a "people's movement" when Parliament sits for . . . . .
- Nepal On A Knife-Edge (Tribune, Shastri Ramachandaran, Oct 08, 2007)
This is the way the peace cookie crumbles. Those outside the parliamentary game clamour to be let in. And they are, on the promise that they will stick to the rules.
- India Disappointed Over Postponement Of Nepal Elections (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
India on Friday expressed disappointment over the postponement of the Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal, saying it would affect transition to democracy in the Himalayan nation.
- Constituent Assembly Poll Postponed In Nepal (Hindu, Ameet Dhakal, Oct 06, 2007)
Nepal’s fragile peace process suffered a setback on Friday after the coalition government decided to suspend the Constituent Assembly election scheduled for November 22, owing to irreconcilable differences among partners of the ruling combine.
- India ‘Sees’ Pakistan Behind Fake Currency (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Oct 06, 2007)
India said on Friday that it had strong suspicions that a sudden increase in fake currency notes currently circulating in Indian markets had their origin in Pakistan.
- Govt, Maoists Agree To Postpone Nepal Polls (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
Five years ago, on this day, Gyanendra had dismissed an elected government and plunged his kingdom in fresh turmoil and violence.
- Nepal Polls Delayed (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
Nepal’s elections for an Assembly to draw up a new Constitution have been delayed after the ruling coalition failed today to break a political deadlock with Maoist former rebels.
- Nepal Poll Put Off Indefinitely (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
Finally, Nepal’s Election Commission (EC) has been forced to cancel the entire election schedule as the government asked it to suspend its all activities related to conduct of the Constituent Assembly (CA) poll.
- Myanmar: India Must Suspend Military Support (Hindu, MUKUL SHARMA, Oct 06, 2007)
The military cracks down on protesters and takes an increasingly prominent position on the streets of Yangon. Hundreds of arrests are made and there are worrying reports of a rising death toll.
- Two Indians Found Dead In Nepal Forest (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
Two Indians, believed to be journalists, have been found dead in a forest in Kailali district near the Indo-Nepal border in western Nepal, the police said.
- Now, Nepal House Holds Key To Break Political Deadlock (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
After postponement of crucial Nov poll, Govt calls special Parliament session on October 11 to decide fate of King and election
- Nepal Poll In Jeopardy As Govt-Maoist Talks Fail (Pioneer, SUDESHNA SARKAR, Oct 05, 2007)
The November election, regarded as a key step in restoring peace and stability in strife-torn Nepal, lay in deep danger on Thursday as talks between the Government and the Maoist rebels floundered and fresh strikes erupted.
- A Curse Comes True (Pioneer, Anuradha Dutt, Oct 05, 2007)
Nepal's Maoists are working hard to fulfil Gorakhnath's bleak prediction about the Shah dynasty
- Shameful Silence (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 05, 2007)
It is time India speak up against Myanmar's junta.
- Asian Triangle (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 05, 2007)
The title of this book recalls Prithvinarayan Shah, Nepal’s creator, famously describing his kingdom as a yam between two boulders. Asad-ul Iqbal Latif’s boulders are also India and China, but Singapore is no helpless yam at geography’s mercy.
- Nepal Cabinet Again Puts Off Constituent Assembly Polls (Indian Express, YUBARAJ GHIMIRE, Oct 05, 2007)
In a political move that could cost Prime Minister G P Koirala his chair and also affect the ongoing peace process, the November 22 election to the Constituent Assembly is being postponed.
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