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After ITC unit, Hindustan Lever faces lockout in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 29 (IANS) After the closure of the tobacco factory of ITC's subsidiary in Nepal, another multinational now faces an indefinite lockout in the labour trouble-torn Himalayan nation.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 2:49:37 PM

Indian insurer partners StanChart to boost Nepal trade
Kathmandu, Jan 29 (IANS) India's National Insurance Co (NIC) has signed a three-year deal with Standard Chartered Bank to capture greater market share in Nepal.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 1:55:20 PM

Nepal king attends Bollywood wedding
Kathmandu, Jan 29 (IANS) After having kept a low profile since last month, when Maoist guerrillas forced the parliament to declare the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal a federal republic, Nepal's royal family hit the headlines again as beleaguered King Gyanendra attended a Bollywood wedding in Kathmandu.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 12:35:15 PM

Maoists shut down ITC's tobacco factory in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian tobacco giant ITC has had little cause for cheer on the 59th Indian Republic Day in Nepal as trade unions backed by the Maoists shut down its tobacco factory in south Nepal, the second such disruption in three months.

Monday, January 28, 2008 9:25:17 PM

Nepal Maoists to celebrate North Korean leader's birthday (Lead)
Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists seem all set to forge a new alliance with North Korea, condemned by US President George W. Bush as one of the 'axis of evil countries'. They are to celebrate with great pomp the totalitarian leader Kim Jong-il's birthday next month.

Monday, January 28, 2008 8:31:30 PM

Maoists shut down ITC's tobacco factory in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian tobacco giant ITC has had little cause to celebrate the 59th Indian Republic Day with trade unionists backed by the Maoists shutting down its tobacco factory in south Nepal, the second such disruption in three months.

Monday, January 28, 2008 11:55:05 AM

Nepal Maoists replace king's cult with despots
Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) The totalitarian communist state of North Korea, condemned as one of the 'axis of evil countries' by American President George W. Bush, has a new ally in the former kingdom of Nepal under the influence of its reigning Maoist party.

Monday, January 28, 2008 10:28:02 AM

Maoists seek scrapping of hydel deal with India's GMR
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) Nepal Maoists have asked the government to scrap a deal between India's GMR Energy Ltd and the state's water resources ministry to develop a hydropower project in one of the remotest regions of the country. An MoU was signed between the two just a couple of days ago.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 2:29:37 PM

Indefinite closure, transport strike hits Terai
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) Though Nepal's ruling parties kicked off their joint campaign for the crucial April election in the volatile Terai Saturday despite violent protests by ethnic groups, dissidents paralysed central and eastern parts of the plain Sunday, embarking on a movement to thwart the polls.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 1:14:30 PM

Nepal's Anne Frank story to hit the screen
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) They lived in different centuries and different continents and were victims of two different wars. Yet both have become icons, whose memories live on beyond their deaths, moving and inspiring others.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 12:43:09 PM

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