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Embattled king remains Nepal's first citizen
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) Even as Nepal's parliament resumes parleys on the fate of the country's two-century-old royal family Wednesday, embattled King Gyanendra, who was divested of all his official powers and privileges last year, remains at the top of the official hierarchy.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:16:56 PM

Nepal crown princess survives health scare
Kathmandu, Dec 18 (IANS) Three months after Nepal's Crown Prince Paras suffered a massive heart attack, his wife, Crown Princess Himani, survived a health scare.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 11:27:55 AM

Nepal government fails to find slain king's legendary wealth
Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) He was fabled to be as rich as Croesus, the ancient king whose wealth was legendary. But Nepal's King Birendra, who was massacred along with his entire family in the tightly guarded royal palace here six years ago, apparently had only about 35,000 pounds.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:11:42 PM

China swamps Nepal over Tibet
Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) Anxious to retain Kathmandu's allegiance to its 'One China policy' that accepts Tibet as a part of China, Beijing has stepped up its Tibet campaign in Nepal with a blitzkrieg of delegations and propaganda.

Monday, December 17, 2007 3:01:12 PM

Dabur Nepal eyes Real market in Bangladesh
Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Dabur Nepal, one of the top 10 manufacturers of fruit juices in the world and a major exporter to India, is urging neighbour Bangladesh to reduce the duty on exported juice as its bid to enter that market is thwarted by a whopping customs duty.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 11:50:55 AM

Nepal government buys time with April poll promise (Lead)
Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) Faced with the possibility of the constitution becoming null and void after midnight Saturday, the Nepal government put together a show of solidarity just hours before the deadline, promising parliament that it would hold the twice postponed election by mid-April.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 9:25:56 PM

Nepal parties ignore looming disaster, continue squabble
Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) Although on the verge of a constitutional disaster with just 24 hours left for the legitimacy of the government, Nepal's major parties continued to squabble over power, heedlessly raising the spectre of anarchy.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 11:22:13 AM

Nepal-India dam venture wilts under siege
Kahmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) An India-Nepal project to build what can be the biggest dam in the SAARC region with the potential to generate 3,400 MW of power has been under siege for almost seven months now due to opposition from ethnic groups.

Friday, December 14, 2007 4:03:44 PM

From Sunday, Nepal government becomes null and void
Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Nepal's coalition government faces its gravest crisis ever with just 48 hours left to it, after which it will become constitutionally null and void.

Friday, December 14, 2007 11:40:33 AM

New Maoist revolt from Sunday if king not sacked
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists Thursday warned the government of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala that they would start a new revolt from Sunday if the ruling parties failed to implement their demands to sack King Gyanendra and switch over to a new election system by Saturday.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 3:58:18 PM

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