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Nepal's first bishop appointed officially
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) Nepal began celebrating the official appointment of its first bishop by the Vatican with the incumbent, Bishop Anthony Francis Sharma, pledging greater participation by Christians for the development of the nation.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 12:32:12 PM

Nepal censors up in arms against 'orphans'
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) Nepali film director Shovit Basnet has become the latest casualty of the new administration with his new film 'Barood' - meaning gunpowder in Nepali - being held up by the censor board.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 7:38:46 AM

Indian is Nepal's highest paid banker: report
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) A top Indian executive working for a multinational bank in Nepal is the kingdom's highest-paid banker, according to a leading newspaper Saturday.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 11:14:58 AM

Nepal's coup architect loses fight with cancer
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) A former general of Nepal, regarded as King Gyanendra's main advisor during the royal coup two years ago, succumbed to cancer here Friday, carrying to the grave untold state secrets.

Friday, May 04, 2007 1:22:07 PM

Cricket stumps Indians' Everest dreams
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) As the first reports of the conquest of the world's tallest and most magnetic mountain start pouring in this summer, there is a sad dearth of Indian heroes at the top, with sponsors favouring cricket over all other sports.

Friday, May 04, 2007 12:02:16 PM

Exiled scribes say Bhutan poll farcical without free press
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) While World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated Thursday, Bhutan's exiled journalists say the polls promised by the Druk government in 2008 won't be free and fair till there is an independent media.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 1:35:00 PM

Politics pip Indian firm's hydropower bid in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 2 (IANS) India's GMR Group, a prominent private sector organisation with prime interests in infrastructure and agro business, has had its bid for a 300 MW hydropower project in Nepal blocked by a parliamentary committee.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 12:50:26 PM

Trans-Himalayan highway threatens Nepal's Buddhist legacy
Kathmandu, May 2 (IANS) A priceless treasure trove of Buddhist teachings, manuscripts, paintings and other historical artefacts lie under grave threat, ironically from the advent of development in remote northern Nepal.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 11:42:12 AM

Nepal Maoists resume arms, attack police post (LEAD)
Kathmandu, May 1 (IANS) The fragile peace process in Nepal has received a body blow with Maoists resuming arms and attacking a police station, less than a month after they joined the government, formally ending their decade-old guerrilla war.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 5:16:32 PM

Did Punjab couple commit suicide in Nepal?
Kathmandu, May 1 (IANS) A young couple from India's Punjab state was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a forest in northern Nepal, giving rise to initial fears that they could have entered into a suicide pact.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 3:06:38 PM

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