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Direct palace rule has failed in every regard: US

The government of the United States has said King Gyanendra’s decision fourteen months ago to impose direct palace rule in Nepal has failed in every regard. In a statement issued on Monday, spokesman of the US Department of State, Seam Mc Cormack, said, “The demonstrations, deaths, arrests, and Maoist attacks

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US could restore arms supplies to Nepal

In a move that is likely to make India angry, the US is moving quickly to restore military supplies to the Himalayan kingdom, a news report said on Wednesday. The Daily News and Analysis (www.dnaindia.com)– an Indian news portal – quoted unnamed government sources of India as saying that the

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Opinion: US Policy In Nepal

by Ambika Joshi  U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, His Excellency James F. Moriarty, in a program organized jointly by the US Information Center and the Ganeshman Singh Foundation said that the Maoists cannot be trusted. Therefore, the king and the political parties should reconcile and work together, he further emphasized. This

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Law Student Needs Help

I am an RPCV from China ’02-’03 and currently a second-year law student at Georgetown.  This semester, I am in an asylum clinic class, and my clients are from Nepal.  My clinic partner and I are trying to locate potential “expert” witnesses who might be able to talk about the

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Full Bright Scholars

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars announces Fulbright Scholar Program awards in countries of North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia during the 2007-08 academic year, open to college and university faculty and advanced professionals. The program seeks qualified candidates to contribute to educational development in countries worldwide.

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Bridges in Nepal

EcoSystems has designed an innovative, safe bridge suitable for Nepal, where it has already placed several. They need partners to help fund more of them. Safe There have been more than 1,600,000 safe trips in six years over Nepal’s rivers with EcoSystems’ thirty locally developed WireBridges (“TarPul”) with no reported

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February 1, 2006 King’s Proclamation to the Nation

Beloved Countrymen, It is now a year since the decision was taken to restore law and order and activate the multiparty democratic polity in the country in keeping with the nation’s needs and the people’s aspirations. Arresting a situation that was slipping into anarchy and reactivating a stalled democratic process

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Crises Group Report- Nepal: Electing Chaos

31 January 2006  Nepal risks political collapse and increased human suffering unless the royal government calls off municipal elections and cooperates in a broad-based peace process. full report: http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=3921

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