Write on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 Published in Regional
Costumed members of Blue Diamond Society, a society of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 11, 2014. Hundreds of LGBT activists and tourists participated in the parade demanding equal rights in society. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA
Costumed members of Blue Diamond Society, a society of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 11, 2014. Hundreds of LGBT activists and tourists participated in the parade demanding equal rights in society. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA

KATHMANDU (AFP) - Nepal should legalise same-sex marriage, a committee charged with implementing a Supreme Court order to improve the country's gay rights record has said.

Write on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 Published in Regional
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at a lecture on 'India and the United Nations in a Changing World' in New Delhi, India, 12 January 2015. Ban Ki-moon is in India to attend an investment conference and is scheduled to meet top Indian politicians. EPA/STR
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at a lecture on 'India and the United Nations in a Changing World' in New Delhi, India, January 12, 2015. Mr Ban is in India to attend an investment conference and is scheduled to meet top Indian politicians. Photo: EPA

NEW DELHI (AFP) - United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has accused India of fomenting intolerance with its ban on gay sex amid uproar over a ruling party minister's plans to make homosexuals "normal".