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Nepal government faces trouble over violence probe report
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) Nepal's eight-party government is likely to face fresh trouble next week when it finally makes public a controversial report on the probe into the killing of 25 unarmed protesters during the King Gyanendra regime's last days in power.

Saturday, July 28, 2007 6:17:18 PM

Chinese bounty wins fresh Nepal support against Taiwan
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) A bounty of 50 million Chinese yuan (over $6.5 million) and promises of more have procured for China fresh diplomatic support from Nepal, with the communist-majority Nepal government stating that it was opposed to Taiwan's bid to join the UN.

Saturday, July 28, 2007 12:22:31 PM

Fresh closures plague Nepal's Terai
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) Even as Nepal's government heaved a sigh of relief as a group of ethnic protesters agreed to call off its week-long closure in the Terai plains from Saturday, two more protesting factions from the turbulent plains enforced a shutdown Friday.

Friday, July 27, 2007 1:19:28 PM

After floods, famine stalks Nepal
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) First hit by violence and then floods that killed nearly a dozen people and left hundreds homeless, Nepal now lies under the threat of famine, with acute shortage of food reported in 42 of its 75 districts.

Friday, July 27, 2007 12:13:51 PM

Gracy looks forward to regional Indian films
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Gracy Singh, who made the jump from telly soaps to the glittering big screen with 'Lagaan', now wants to act in regional Indian films and is readying for her first Bengali movie.

Friday, July 27, 2007 9:12:32 AM

Four killed as floods hit Nepal's Terai
Kathmandu, July 26 (IANS) After 29 people were killed in western Nepal in landslides triggered by incessant rain, floods have now engulfed parts of the Terai plains in the south, killing four people and creating havoc in a region already reeling under violence.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 11:56:14 AM

Terai talks end on dismal note
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) Talks between Nepal's government and a major player in the Terai plains ended on a dismal note Wednesday with the ethnic group accusing a ministerial team of failing to do its homework and 'showing the old mindset'.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 8:48:30 PM

SilkAir to start Singapore-Kathmandu flights
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) SilkAir, a subsidiary of Singapore's national carrier Singapore Airlines, will commence flights connecting Singapore with Kathmandu from October, Nepal's state-owned tourism board said.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 6:24:20 PM

BJP has no role in Terai violence: Yashwant Sinha
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) Winding up his two-day private visit to Nepal Wednesday, former Indian finance minister and external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had no role in the violence in Nepal's Terai plains along the Indian border.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 5:03:47 PM

Nepal army chief's Britain visit stirs fresh controversy
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) After a bitter row between Nepal's Maoists and Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala over soldiers deployed as ministerial guards, the chief of Nepal's army is at the centre of a fresh controversy with human rights defenders questioning his Britain visit.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 11:42:10 AM

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