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Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal without protests
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of Tibetan exiles recited prayers and offered white and orange scarves Thursday during the cremation ceremony for a revered Tibetan monk, whose funeral in Nepal nearly fell victim to regional politics.(7/31/2014 5:01:28 AM)
Nepal allows Tibetan monk cremation after China controversy
Nepal said Tuesday it had agreed to allow a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to be cremated in Kathmandu, overturning an earlier ban which had sparked claims that it had caved to pressure from China. The Nepalese Embassy in India initially granted approval for Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche's body to be transported to Nepal from neighbouring India for cremation after he died of a heart attack in Germany ...(7/29/2014 10:53:56 AM)
Revered Tibetan Buddhist monk cremated in Nepal
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of Tibetan exiles in Nepal have prayed for a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk during his cremation ceremony but have refrained from holding political rallies.(7/31/2014 3:19:13 AM)
Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan Buddhist monk
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The body of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk can now be cremated at his monastery in the hills outside Nepal's capital, the government said Tuesday after reversing its earlier objections to bringing the body into the country.(7/29/2014 6:28:52 AM)
In change of heart Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan monk
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal will allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated in a monastery in Kathmandu, a minister said on Tuesday, disregarding fears of possible anti-China protests by his followers during the funeral. The government had previously barred the followers of Shamar Rinpoche from bringing his body back to Nepal - where he ran a monastery - for the ...(7/29/2014 11:04:38 AM)
Nepal to sign power trade accord with India
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Nepal's three major political parties - the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) - late Tuesday consented to the government's plan to sign a power trade agreement (PTA) with India during the forthcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The meeting of the major political parties was chaired by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala to seek national consensus on ...(7/30/2014 3:52:12 AM)
Nepal gears up security cover for Modi visit
Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) Air surveillance will be stepped up, a special command centre has been set up and Indian commandos will fly down here as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his Nepal visit Sunday. The Nepal government has mobilised personnel of all its four security agencies for Modi's visit. Modi is arriving on his maiden, two-day official visit to Nepal Sunday at the ...(7/31/2014 3:12:14 AM)
Revered Tibetan Buddhist monk cremated in Nepal; no reports of Tibetan protest
Thousands of Tibetan exiles in Nepal have prayed for a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk during his cremation ceremony but have refrained from holding political rallies.(7/31/2014 3:24:32 AM)
'Nepal keen to adopt Modi's development model'
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Nepal is keen to learn from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development model, visiting Nepalese Commerce Minister Sunil Bahadur Thapa said Wednesday. Speaking at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters here, Thapa said, "Nepal is keen to learn from Modi's political model of development leading towards the path of economic model of development." "Democratic ...(7/30/2014 7:44:06 AM)
Nepal Prepares to Sign Power Trade Deal with India
Energy-starved Nepal is gearing to ink a major power trade deal with India during the upcoming visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will arrive here on Sunday on his first official visit.(7/30/2014 2:36:34 PM)
Source: Yahoo