KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) senior leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has made it clear that he had no connection with the Christian religion and holy wine issue that rose from the recently held Asia Pacific Summit in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Federation of National Christian today took out a motorcycle rally in the central capital city demanding a public holiday on Christmas Day- December 25.

PAKISTAN, Oct 31: Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the conviction of a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy in a landmark case which has incited deadly violence and reached as far as the Vatican.

LAHORE, Oct 14: Several thousand protesters hit the streets of Pakistan calling for the Christian woman accused of insulting Islam be put to death. Asia Bibi would become the first person executed for blasphemy if her appeal fails.

June 26: Scores are dead after vicious weekend clashes in central Nigeria between mostly Muslim cattle herders and Christian farmers, with one report citing police saying 86 people were killed.

ROLPA, June 13: Jagu Gharti, 78, describes himself as not a very devout Hindu. However, he is familiar with other people's faith and culture in his village.

DANG, May 7: Ungodly things are happening in the name of ‘Lord Jesus’ in Dang. Locals report that forceful attempts to convert locals into Christianity, something which has been going on for a long time in the district, has intensified over the past decade. Of late, the targets of forceful conversions have started to speak up.

DOLAKHA, May 3: A non-governmental organization (NGO) has distributed Christianity promotion material to school children at a school inauguration function attended by Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun.

JAKARTA, May 9: Jakarta's Christian governor was sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy against Islam on Tuesday, a harsher than expected ruling in a trial that was seen as a test of religious tolerance in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority nation.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The Federation of National Christian, Nepal (FNCN) has demanded action against the culprit of the shooting of its member at Laitpur as well as security for the Christian community across the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The Christian population has increased rapidly after Nepal was declared secular state in 2007. The National Population and Housing Census conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics had recorded the Christian population at just 375,699 in 2011.