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India, Nepal agree to tame Kosi by March
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Often at loggerheads over water resources, India and Nepal decided to bury the hatchet at the resumption of talks after four years, agreeing to focus on taming by March the raging Kosi river that has played havoc in both countries this monsoon, leaving nearly four million people homeless on both sides of the border.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 5:50:10 PM

India, Nepal pledge to tame Kosi by March next year
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) India and Nepal Tuesday agreed to focus on taming by March next year the raging Kosi river that has played havoc in both countries this monsoon, leaving nearly four million people homeless on both sides of the border.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 5:49:08 PM

UN chief to visit Nepal on Prachanda's invitation
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major diplomatic victory for the new Maoist government of Nepal and the ongoing peace process, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is coming to Nepal next month on a two-day visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:09:40 PM

UN chief to visit Nepal on Prachanda's invitation
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) In a major diplomatic victory for the new Maoist government of Nepal, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit the country next month.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 1:39:29 PM

Nepal's Terai party wrests tax relief for Indian transporters
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) Nepal's debutant Terai Madhes Loktantrik Party (TMLP), which emerged as the fifth largest party in the April general election, has been able to wrest a major tax relief for Indian vehicle owners, especially transporters, plying along the border.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 12:28:01 PM

Nepal asks India to pay over $1 mn power dues
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Smarting with its sole fuel seller Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) for slashing supplies for non-payment of dues and triggering an acute fuel scarcity for almost two years now, Nepal is hitting out by asking India to clear the power bills accrued for the past four months amounting to 78 million Nepali rupees (over $1 million).

Monday, September 29, 2008 2:41:02 PM

India-Nepal water talks resume after four years
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Neighbours India and Nepal, who share the same Himalayan rivers and are often at loggerheads over the sharing of flowing water resources, resumed bilateral water-sharing talks after four years in the Napal capital here Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2008 1:05:26 PM

Sacked Nepal king gets festival reprieve
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Nepal's last king Gyanendra, who was formally stripped of his crown four months ago and was compelled to vacate his ancestral palace in June, has received a festival reprieve from the new Maoist government.

Monday, September 29, 2008 12:08:02 PM

Anti-federal Communists call Nepal closure
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) A minor Communist party opposed to the decision of parliament to declare Nepal a federal nation called a closure Sunday in the Himalayan republic, beginning a protest that could cause the country to miss its date with a new constitution.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 2:23:58 PM

Nepal cracks down on alcohol sale for 'vice control'
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) As part of the new Maoist-led government's drive to remove the "widespread vices in society", Nepal has begun cracking down on the sale of alcohol and tobacco goods in the Himalayan republic, closing duty-free spirit shops at the sole international airport and confiscating bottles stowed away in passengers' luggage.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 2:08:01 PM

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