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Politics puts Lord Pashupatinath's worship in jeopardy
Kathmandu, Jan 1 (IANS) For the first time in the history of Nepal's centuries-old Pashupatinath temple, devotees were unable to worship the deity revered by billions of Hindus all over the world, thanks to an unholy row between local priests and the Maoist-controlled trust that looks after the shrine, marking an inauspicious start to the new year.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 9:40:29 PM

Row stops worship at Nepal's Pashupatinath temple
Kathmandu, Jan 1 (IANS) For the first time in the history of Nepal's revered Pashupatinath temple, devotees were unable to offer worship to the centuries-old deity after a row erupted between the trust that looks after the shrine and the priests, marking an inauspicious start to the New Year.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 7:44:15 PM

Dark Nepal seeks power supply from India
Kathmandu, Jan 1 (IANS) Ushering in a dismal New Year with 12 hours of power outage daily and facing a 16-hour blackout next month, Nepal is seeking to buy power from its southern neighbour India to cope with the unprecedented crisis.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 5:07:00 PM

Investigation cites pilot error for air crash near Everest
Kathmandu, Jan 1 (DPA) An investigation into an air crash near Mount Everest in October 2007 blamed pilot error for it, a government report said Thursday.

Thursday, January 01, 2009 11:24:47 AM

India-aided projects move at snail's pace in Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 31 (IANS) India-aided projects have been moving at a snail's pace in Nepal with only about one-fourth of the schemes being completed in three years, the Himalayan republic's finance ministry has said.

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 4:06:08 PM

Nepal's ruling Maoists refuse to hand over illegal arms
Kathmandu, Dec 31 (IANS) Two years after signing a peace pact and now heading the government, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Wednesday rejected an ally's plea to hand over their weapons to win the trust of the international community as well as other parties.

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 3:13:11 PM

Will Pashupatinath temple row mar India-Nepal ties?
Kathmandu, Dec 31 (IANS) As the row over the sacking of three Indian priests at the temple of Nepal's hallowed Hindu deity Lord Pashupatinath continued to grow, a former temple official warned that the dispute could hurt Nepal's relations with its southern neighbour.

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 9:41:41 AM

Nepal ushers in new year ahead of world
Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) The new republic of Nepal Tuesday ushered in the new year ahead of the rest of the world - among the five new year days observed in the country in a year.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 3:17:55 PM

Pashupatinath to be dragged to court?
Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) Seven months after Nepal's god-king Gyanendra was stripped of his crown and legal immunity, the shadow of prosecution lies over the patron of the deposed monarch, Lord Pashupatinath, whose temple in Kathmandu valley is one of the eight holiest Hindu shrines.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 2:45:47 PM

Nepal scribes call off stir, opposition calls shutdown
Kathmandu, Dec 29 (IANS) After a weeklong protest over growing attacks on the media under the new Maoist government, Nepal's journalists Monday called off their stir following a pact with the state. But the main opposition party went on the warpath, calling a shutdown to avenge an attack on its cadres.

Monday, December 29, 2008 1:52:22 PM

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