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Anti-India protests erupt in Nepal as fuel rationing bites

Anti-India protests erupt in Nepal as fuel rationing bites

Protesters marched in Nepal’s capital on Monday carrying an effigy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing their giant neighbour of imposing an economic blockade and meddling in internal politics…

India summons home envoy to Nepal as new charter sours ties

India summons home envoy to Nepal as new charter sours ties

India summoned its ambassador to Nepal home for urgent talks, officials said on Tuesday, following a sudden downturn in ties after its neighbour adopted a new constitution that sparked weeks…

Protesters and police clash in Nepal after adoption of new constitution

Protesters and police clash in Nepal after adoption of new constitution

Police in Nepal shot and injured at least three protesters on Monday a day after the Himalayan nation adopted its first democratic constitution, dashing hopes that the historic event would…

Protesters march in Nepal to demand charter drop the term “secular”

Protesters march in Nepal to demand charter drop the term “secular”

Hindu activists protested in the Nepali capital on Wednesday, saying the use of the word “secular” in the Himalayan nation’s draft constitution would spur efforts by other religious groups to…

Gadhimai temple bans five-yearly mass animal sacrifice

Gadhimai temple bans five-yearly mass animal sacrifice

A temple in southern Nepal known for the mass slaughter of animals at a festival there every five years has indefinitely banned animal sacrifice, India’s Humane Society International said on…

BAPS Donates $135,000 For Nepal Disaster Relief

BAPS Donates $135,000 For Nepal Disaster Relief

When UNICEF contacted BAPS Charities barely three days after the April 25 earthquake in Nepal, officials at the international non-profit charity organization in Piscataway, New Jersey, took the message with…

NGO Pledges $330,000 For Nepal Quake Victims

NGO Pledges $330,000 For Nepal Quake Victims

Ekal USA, a Houston-based non-profit working on education among poor children in India has pledged a total of some $330,000, including $100,000 from Ekal-USA and the rest in Indian Rupee…

Buddhist leader to rope in Hollywood celebrities for Nepal aid

Buddhist leader to rope in Hollywood celebrities for Nepal aid

Kathmandu, May 18 (IANS) After roping in actress Michelle Yeoh, known for her role in James Bond film “Tomorrow Never Dies”, acclaimed Buddhist leader Gyalwang Drukpa is banking on more…