The end of the war

by Rajesh KC

Much anticipated and long awaited historic deal, Comprehensive Peace Accord, has been signed by the Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and Maoist supremo Prachanda on Tuesday (Nov21, 2006) evening formally ending Maoist insurgency in Nepal. The entire cabinet, political leaders, foreign ambassadors, dignitaries and members of the international press attended the historic moment at the Birendra International Convention Center (BICC) hall in the capital at 20:25

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Following Sunkoshi

sunkoshi.gif-Devendra Bhattarai / pictures by Suraj Kunwar

From a tour of the villages in Kabhre, Sindhuli and Ramechhap following Sunkoshi-river, we landed at Siddhartha Art Gallery in Kathmandu to participate in a photo exhibition titled ‘Beautiful Unan’. We were amazed to see the pictures of the civilization of China’s Unan province as they exactly resemble to the places of Nepal. Visitors were expressing their sentiments saying ‘These roofs look like roofs from my own Jufal (Dolpa).” “I have reached my village’s houses with hanging corns and chilly.” “This suspension bridge resembles one over Sunkoshi connecting Sindhuli and Ramechhap.” more »