- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 05 07:07 AM
Cargo trucks drove through a Nepal border crossing for the first time in months on Friday, police said, following a blockade that has caused a crippling shortage of fuel and vital supplies in the landlocked country. Demonstrators from Nepal's Madhesi ethnic minority have led a blockade of the key border crossing in Birgunj, 90 kilometres (55 miles) south of Kathmandu, since September. "There is...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsFeb 05 04:12 AM
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Vehicles passed through the main border point between Nepal and India on Friday after frustrated local residents forcefully removed barriers set up by ethnic protesters who blockaded the border to demand changes in the new constitution.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 04 10:42 PM
Nine months after a massive earthquake hit Nepal, thousands of survivors are now fighting sub-zero temperatures in flimsy temporary shelters, awaiting government help to rebuild their homes. The threat of landslides had forced families in the remote village of Laprak, close to the quake's epicentre in western Nepal, to relocate to a site a thousand metres higher. Rajani Gurung was among those ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsFeb 05 03:59 AM
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Residents and traders in southern Nepal on Friday dismantled tents and roadblocks set up by protesters at a key border crossing, allowing trucks to cross freely from neighboring India for the first time in four months. More than 50 people have died in an agitation against Nepal's first republican constitution led by minority Madhesis, who say the charter ...
Isolated Nepal PM could be toppled by constituti... - Reuters via Yahoo! India News
- IANS via Yahoo Maktoob NewsFeb 05 07:34 AM
Shillong, Feb 5 (IANS) Nepal women's football team on Friday won its maiden match against Bangladesh in the 12th South Asian Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Stadium here. The Himalayan team started the campaign with a convincing 3-0 win in its first match held on the opening day of the eight-nation South Asian Games. The Nepali women drew their first blood as early as in the third minute ...
- New York TimesFeb 05 04:37 AM
Vehicles passed through the main border point between Nepal and India on Friday after frustrated local residents forcefully removed barriers set up by ethnic protesters who blockaded the border to demand changes in the new constitution.
Trucks From India Cross Into Nepal as Key Border... - Outlook India
- BBC NewsFeb 05 08:48 AM
Protesters have dismantled parts of a blockade on the border between Nepal and India which has been in place for four months.
In Nepal, earthquake survivors see progress, but... - The Christian Science Monitor
- IANS via Yahoo Maktoob NewsFeb 04 02:56 PM
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Nepal Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel will visit India next week which might help in finalising the dates for the proposed visit of Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli to New Delhi, a senior government official said on Thursday. "Finance Minister of Nepal Bishnu Poudel is scheduled to visit India on February 7-8 to discuss reconstruction assistance projects," external affairs ...
- The Indian Express via Yahoo! India NewsFeb 05 11:48 AM
Nepal fought valiantly, but lost both. Hundreds of Nepalese fans had attended the Group D match against India on Monday, and they had promised they would show up in bigger numbers for the Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal against Bangladesh as it would be a historic occasion — Nepal have never reached this far in the elite group of the competition. It was Friday, your weekly holiday in Bangladesh...
- ANI via Yahoo! India NewsFeb 05 06:35 AM
Dubai, Feb. 05 (ANI): Host Bangladesh defeated a valiant Nepal by six wickets after a tense run-chase to storm into the semi-finals of the Under 19 Cricket World Cup on Friday, giving the nation its maiden appearance in the last four of a world event. Skipper Mehidy Hasan and Zakir Hasan hit unbeaten half-centuries as Bangladesh recovered from early setbacks to surpass Nepal's 211 for nine with...