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· March, 2007

Stories about Nepal from March, 2007

27 March 2007

Nepal: Gaur Massacre

The unthinkable happened on March 21 in Gaur in the central Terai plains. Two political groups clashed, and violence followed. 29 were dead, more than 40 injured. This incident has...

23 March 2007

Nepal: A public mourning

Nepal: Roar against Internet Shutdown

The decision of the Internet Service Providers Association of Nepal (ISPAN) to shut down internet services for two hours – one each in morning and evening – didn’t have good...

19 March 2007

South Asia: Cricket Victories and Upsets

The Cricket World Cup 2007 appeared to have thrown quite a few surprises up for grabs over the weekend. Ireland won the match against Pakistan, and Bangladesh won the match...

16 March 2007

Nepal: Abdication talks and the provocative CD

Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala’s suggestion that King Gyanendra and Crown Prince Paras should abdicate created the loudest buzz in Nepal. Amid talks of going into republic after the king...

10 March 2007

South Asia: The UK army and racism

Nepal: Madhesi Strike & Interim Government

The issue of Madheshi – the people living in the southern plains of Nepal – hasn’t ended. The Madheshi Peoples’ Right Forum, which led the biggest protest in southern Terai...

Nepal: The Iron Regime