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UN envoy to discuss refugee return with Bhutan
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) Despite an offer by the US and other western countries to provide a new home to Bhutanese refugees, many of who want to go back, UN's top envoy for refugees is going to Bhutan Thursday to broach the repatriation issue afresh.

Thursday, May 24, 2007 12:01:16 PM

Nepal's 'pro-democracy' climbers abandon sick woman on Everest
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) A team of Nepali climbers, who sought to summit Mt Everest with the blessings of the government, abandoned a sick woman climber in the 'Death Zone' above 8,000 m.

Thursday, May 24, 2007 11:52:15 AM

Eight more climbers atop Everest
Kathmandu, May 23 (DPA) Eight more climbers, including two Germans and an Austrian, have reached the summit of Mount Everest, the Nepalese government confirmed Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 10:49:28 PM

Salary for Maoists, stick for their victims
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) Rage glitters in Goma Khadka's eyes as she recounts how she has been passing her days since the Maoists killed her husband Jeevan Khadka who worked for the Nepal Army.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 1:37:03 PM

Woman climber found abandoned on Mt Everest
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) In a year when nearly 500 people are said to have summited the Mt Everest, the darker side of the expeditions has also begun to surface, with six deaths and now the news of a woman climber being abandoned on the way to the summit.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 12:04:28 PM

Blasts rock southern Nepalese town
Kathmandu, May 23(DPA) A series of explosions ripped through a town in southeastern Nepal injuring at least two people, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 12:03:27 PM

ADB pulls out of Nepal's biggest development project
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Tuesday pulled out of Nepal's largest development project, saying it would not be able to meet the deadline.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 8:54:50 PM

Everest heroine, Nepal's pride, perishes in Himalayas
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) Pemba Doma Sherpa, who rose from an impoverished set-up to become the first Nepali woman to summit Mt Everest from Tibet, has perished in an accident in the Himalayan ranges that also killed two more sherpas.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 4:49:20 PM

Bhutanese refugees in India eager for resettlement in US
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) The US government's offer to resettle Bhutanese refugees languishing in Nepal for nearly two decades has triggered eagerness among their peers in India to start a new life on American soil.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 12:16:27 PM

Acid attacks on women rising in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) While Nepal's women politicians are clamouring for higher representation in the government, fear stalks women in the southeastern region of the country due to increasing cases of acid attacks.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 7:48:46 AM

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