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The local Maoist commanders tell us: you are doing social mobilisation, so are we. Let's work together.
BINOD BHATTARAI

Nation
Foreign Minister Chakra Bastola spoke to Nepali Times on the eve of the visit to Nepal by the Chinese premier Zhu Rongji about Nepal's expectations

Maoists are on an anti-school rampage, government is unable to provide security, and private schools are going to close.
A NEPALI TIME REPORT

Indigenous groups in Nepal are teaching their communities
HEMLATA RAI

The young man was terrified of the Maoists who thought he was police, terrified of the police who thought he was Maoist.
BARBARA ADMS



The country's modern political history begins with the tale of a street in front of Singha Darbar.
PUSKAR BHUSAL

Domestic Brief








Business
Nepali tea growers believe their cuppa could prove more potent economically than even carpets. But they need a little help.
KIRAN NEPAL

Sports
International Olympics Committee officials express satisfaction over Greece's preparations for the 2004 Olympics.

Culture
Perhaps it was that threat of eventual collapse that prompted replacing the splendid old palace with a modern complex.
DESMOND DOIG

Arts
Shova Wagley's paintings want to privilege perception by the senses.
AJIT BARAL

The art of Piet Wafarmmies works within and against the western appropriation of non-western artefacts.
WAYNE AMTIZS

Nepali Society

Technology
XML is the future of the World Wide Web, says Tim Berners Lee, inventor of the web.
GAURAB RAJ UPADHAYA

Travel
Doug Scott, the first person to climb the southwest face of Mt Everest, is now a part-time philosopher, and helps Nepalis build schools.
RAMYATA LIMBU


Trek to Langtang valley, the nearest remote place to Kathmandu, and say cheese.
ANIL KARKI

Book Worm




 
EDITORIAL

COLUMNS
State Of The State
by CK LAL
Tourism fizzles as India sizzles

Economic Sense
by ARTHA BEED
Budget boredom

Here And There
by DANIEL LAK
The patriot game

Under My Hat
by KUNDA DIXIT
No laughing matter

LETTERS

FROM THE NEPALI PRESS

BIZ NEWS


 
SPECIAL

Travel Nepal

Madesh Special



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