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Nepal ethnic group begins three-day Terai closure
Kathmandu, June 4 (IANS) Even as Nepal's government claimed to have completed a round of successful negotiations with the biggest group of ethnic protesters from the Terai region, another faction from the plains began enforcing a three-day shutdown from Monday, demanding the release of their arrested leaders.

Monday, June 04, 2007 12:57:12 PM

Nepal squatters use medieval art for toilets, cowsheds
Kathmandu, June 4 (IANS) Priceless archaeological relics that could date back to the 14th century are being demolished in southern Nepal with unlettered, poor squatters taking over land abounding in such wealth and erecting shanties.

Monday, June 04, 2007 11:20:14 AM

15 governments condemn Maoist attack on US envoy
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) An attack by Maoists on the US envoy to Nepal has ignited condemnations from 15 countries that have urged the government to ensure the safety of foreign diplomats.

Saturday, June 02, 2007 12:08:17 PM

16 bodies of herb pickers recovered in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 1 (Xinhua) Rescuers Friday recovered 16 bodies of Yarshagumba herb collectors who had gone missing in snowstorm at Dolpa district in northwestern Nepal.

Friday, June 01, 2007 5:02:43 PM

Nepal government begins talks with Terai group
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) The Nepal government Friday began formal talks with one of the most powerful groups in the Terai plains, reviving memories of the motions it had gone through with the Maoist guerrillas.

Friday, June 01, 2007 4:59:40 PM

Bihar panchayat poll winner is Nepali citizen
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Less than a week after he won the panchayat election in the Indian frontier town of Jogbani in Bihar, Ram Shakal Yadav has hit the headlines in Nepal for a different reason.

Friday, June 01, 2007 1:17:41 PM

After storm, suffering overtakes Bhutanese refugees
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) After the waves of violence that lashed the Bhutanese refugees in Nepal this week, leaving four dead and over 90 injured, suffering has overtaken the survivors, with dozens missing, hundreds stranded and many unable to get medical treatment.

Friday, June 01, 2007 12:58:38 PM

'Sons of soil' mark Black Day, shut down Nepal
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Condemning June 1 as a 'black day' in the history of Nepal's ethnic communities and flaying the failure of the government to address their grievances even after seven months, over 60 communities united under a common banner to enforce a countrywide shutdown Friday.

Friday, June 01, 2007 11:57:43 AM

Nepal leaders fix poll time, rescue parliament (EVENING LEAD)
Kathmandu, May 31 (IANS) Nepal's deadlocked peace process inched forward again after the leaders of the ruling alliance agreed to hold the stalled polls in November and persuaded dissenting MPs to allow parliament to sit after remaining disrupted for nearly six weeks.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 6:25:16 PM

Nepal parties agree over November elections
Kathmandu, May 31 (IANS) After being flayed for delaying the crucial election that is regarded as the key to peace and stability to Nepal, the ruling eight parties announced Thursday that the stalled polls would be held in end-November.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 2:29:44 PM

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