Nepal Today

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Maoist govt. bans first Warner Brothers’ Indian movie in Nepal (BREAKING NEWS)

By Bhola B Rana

Kathmandu, 22 Jan: Nepal’s Maoist-led government Thursday banned the screening of Warner Brothers’ first Hindu movie ‘Chadinai Chown to China’ in the previously Hindu kingdom of Nepal now a shaky republic.
Government Maoist spokesman Krishna Bahadur Mahara made the announcement after a cabinet meeting.
Street protests continued against the movie for the second day in Nepal’s capital Thursday after release last week.
Protestors oppose presentation in the movie of Lord Buddha born in India when he was delivered in Nepal at Lumbini,a a revered Buddhist shrine.

Girija offered special facilities by govt.

By Bhola B Rana

Kathmandu, 22 Jan; Main opposition Girija Prasad Koirala Thursday was offered special personal facilities by the Maoist-led government he’s trying to topple.
He’s been offered all personal conforms of life by the Maoist-led government housing and health treatment facilities.
Immediate Koirala reaction wasn’t available.
Koirala is attempting to topple a Maoist-led government led by PM Prachanda,
Appeasement in the making; results yet to be seen.

Load-shedding reduced for two hours

Kathmandu, 22 Jan: Crippling load-shedding will be reduced from 16 to 14 hours every day from Friday authorities said Thursday.
Any relief to the people of new Nepal?

Another shooting death in Bara

Kathmandu, 22 Jan: Munna was shot dead in Bara Thursday night.
Violence continues in he south.


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