Nepal eyes tourism boom in midst of peace and democracy
NEPAL: With Nepal no longer in the grip of civil
war and removed from travel warning lists, officials believe the
impoverished Himalayan nation is set to benefit from a much-needed
surge in tourists.
UN hosts meeting of world’s religions
UNITED NATIONS - World leaders gathered at the
United Nations yesterday for a two day conference on inter-faith
relations that was overshadowed by uncertainty even before starting.
Obama says India-US ties very important
INDIA - United States President-elect Barack
Obama on Wednesday told Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that
ties between the two countries were a “very important partnership,”
Singh’s office said.