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Maoists go on rampage, call indefinite closure in east Terai
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) A day after the UN expressed concern about growing 'abuses' by the Maoist guerrillas, its militant youth wing, Young Communist League (YCL), went on a rampage in eastern Nepal, calling an indefinite shutdown and attacking half a dozen vehicles.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 4:48:07 PM

Maoist 'crown prince' goes to China
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) When they fought their 10-year 'People's War' inspired by Chinese leader Mao Zedong's teaching that power comes 'out of the barrels of a gun', Nepal's Maoist guerrillas were condemned by Beijing for 'bringing disrepute' to their great leader. But now Maoist supremo Prachanda's son is on a China tour on the invitation of the country's intellectuals.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 1:44:35 PM

Devotees flock to worship 'miracle' trees in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) After an idol that 'sweats' and a stone that 'grows', it is the turn of 'miracle' trees in western Nepal to be worshipped by flocking devotees.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 1:34:35 PM

Ethnic group paralyses Nepal's Terai, official killed
Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) As several districts in Nepal's trouble-prone Terai belt Friday reeled under a closure called by an ethnic group to protest Maoist 'atrocities', there was added tension in a frontier district as unidentified attackers shot a government officer - the second in less than a week.

Friday, June 22, 2007 4:42:28 PM

Doomsday spares Nepal, smites fake prophet
Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) The Nepali godman who had created panic in the capital with his prediction of doomsday found his prediction come true Friday - but only as far as his career as a prophet was concerned.

Friday, June 22, 2007 4:00:39 PM

Indian arms embargo hits landmine defusing in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) An arms embargo India announced after King Gyanendra seized power two years ago remains in place, hindering humanitarian work, though Nepal has now embraced democracy.

Friday, June 22, 2007 11:59:52 AM

Nepal government fails to fix election date
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Living up to its image of being unable to take quick decisions due to constant bickering among coalition partners, Nepal's government Thursday failed to announce a new date for the stalled election and said it would form a committee to reach a consensus.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 2:58:00 PM

Bad luck continues to dog Sobhraj in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Bad luck continued to dog crime maestro Charles Sobhraj in Nepal with his final appeal against a life term for murder failing to be heard in the apex court, even after nearly two years.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 12:52:22 PM

UN chief appoints second envoy for Nepal peace process
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) As the peace process in Nepal started moving forward with the UN beginning to screen Maoist combatants for child soldiers and illegal recruits, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed yet another envoy for the Himalayan nation.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 12:47:22 PM

Huge rise in AIDS cases among Nepalese housewives
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) While the Nepalese government's attention is focused on preventing the spread of Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) among migrant labourers, intravenous drug users and sex workers, housewives have become one of the most vulnerable groups in the country with the rate of infection rising by more than 100 percent.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 2:00:23 PM

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