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Nepal: UN political chief encourages dialogue among leaders to overcome differences on constitution

New York, Jan 10 (IBNS) Expressing deep concern about current developments adversely affecting Nepal's humanitarian situation, economic performance and reconstruction efforts, the top United Nations political official today encouraged the country's leaders to overcome their differences on constitutional arrangements through inclusive dialogue and parliamentary process.

Border blockade on imports sends food and fuel prices skyrocketing in Nepal: UN

New York, Dec 12 (Just earth News/IBNS): Warning of severe shortages of food and fuel now plaguing Nepal caused by the ongoing major disruptions in imports across its southern border with India, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday predicted extreme hardship for the land-locked country if prices of basic food staples continue to soar.

Nepal: Bus mishap kills 33

Kathmandu, Nov 3 (IBNS): At least 33 people were killed as the bus in which they were traveling veered off the road and plunged more than 100 metres down in Nepal's Ramche village on Tuesday, media reports said.

Nepal police fires at protesters, Indian national killed

Birgunj, Nov 1 (IBNS): An Indian national has been killed during firing by the Nepal police in Birgunj city of Nepal, media reports said.

Nepal: Police-protesters clash, 1 killed

Kathmandu, Nov 2 (IBNS) At least one person was killed during firing by Nepali Police over protesters Shankaracharya Gate area in the country's Birgunj town, media reports said.

Nepal welcomes its first female President

Kathmandu, Oct 28 (IBNS) Nepal on Wednesday achieved a historic feat by electing its first ever female President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Nepal: Experts begin post-disaster work at damaged UNESCO heritage sites

New York, Oct 9 (IBNS): International and national experts from the Nepalese Department of Archaeology and an archaeological team from Durham University have begun post-disaster excavation surveys and rescue excavations at earthquake damaged UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

Nepalese Minister calls for enhanced partnerships to address global challenges

New York, Oct 2 (IBNS): Noting that the number of least developed countries (LDCs) has grown from 25 to 48 since 1971, with only four countries "graduating" from this status, the Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal on Thursday told the United Nations General Assembly that their struggle has been "unfairly long."

Nepal adopts Constitution

Kathmandu, Sept 20 (IBNS): Creating new history, Nepal on Sunday adopted the new Constitution.

Concerned by ongoing political violence in Nepal, UN rights office urges peaceful resolution to crisis

New York, Aug 26 (IBNS) Voicing concern over continuing political violence and killing of protestors in Nepal, the United Nations human rights office on Tuesday called on the authorities to respect dissenting voices and seek a peaceful solution with demonstrators.

In Nepal, UN and partners help quake-stricken district prepare for monsoon season

New York, July 14 (IBNS) More than 2.8 million people remain in urgent need of life-saving humanitarian assistance in Nepal, especially in the district worst hit by the twin earthquakes east of the capital, Kathmandu, where monsoon-triggered heavy downpours, floods and landslides will soon exacerbate their needs, the United Nations has said.

Nepal: in earthquakes' wake, UNICEF speeds up response to prevent child trafficking

New York, June 23 (IBNS): At least 245 children have been intercepted from being trafficked and unnecessarily or illegally placed in children's care homes since the first earthquake hit Nepal almost two months ago, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported.

Nepal: 16 Indian pilgrims die in mishap

Kathmandu, Apr 22 (IBNS) At least 16 Indian nationals were killed as the bus in which they were travelling fell off the road in Nepal's Dhading district on Wednesday, media reports said.

10 including a Russian killed in Nepal accident

Kathmandu, Nov 1 (IBNS): At least 10 people, including a Russian national were killed and 30 others injured when two buses collided head-on in central Nepal, media reported.

Nepal: UN concerned at amnesties for human rights abuses

New York, Apr 15 (IBNS): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Monday voiced grave concern at a bill presented to the Nepalese Parliament which could lead to amnesties for serious human rights violations, saying it would weaken the foundation for a genuine peace in the country.