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Nepal ignores PM's ban on dowry, untouchability
Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, who won a battle against the nation's powerful royal family, is now finding it far more difficult to reform society and create the 'new Nepal' of his vision.

Monday, February 02, 2009 1:31:56 PM

Nepal lawmakers check border for Indian intrusion
Kathmandu, Jan 31 (IANS) A team of Nepal's lawmakers Saturday begun inspecting the nation's eastern border with India to look into the mounting allegations from border towns that the neighbouring country was encroaching on Nepali territory.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 7:13:47 PM

After currency, condoms on India-Nepal smugglers' list
Kathmandu, Jan 31 (IANS) After drugs and counterfeit Indian currency, smugglers operating in India and Nepal through the open border between the two countries have now added a new commodity to their list - condoms.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 3:25:38 PM

Learn to appreciate our nation, Nepal tells Bollywood
Kathmandu, Jan 30 (IANS) When Hindi comedy film 'Chandni Chowk to China' ruffled Nepali sentiments by wrongly asserting that the Buddha was born in India, it was not an isolated mistake, say many Nepalis. They feel that Bollywood has been 'stereotyping' and 'belittling' the Himalayan nation over the years.

Friday, January 30, 2009 3:08:56 PM

Nepal government asked not to push war crime bills
Kathmandu, Jan 30 (IANS) Two leading Western human rights organisations Friday asked the Maoist government of Nepal not to use its muscle to push through bills that are vital for obtaining justice for hundreds of victims who disappeared or were tortured during the armed insurgency.

Friday, January 30, 2009 1:30:32 PM

Tighter India-Nepal border check posts by February 2011
Kathmandu, Jan 29 (IANS) India and Nepal have agreed to revamp two key border check posts by February 2011 for greater security as well as better trade and traffic.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 4:22:00 PM

Nepal takes rocky road to reservation
Kathmandu, Jan 29 (IANS) Following its southern neighbour India's decision to reserve a percentage of seats in all state and public service enterprises for underrepresented communities, Nepal's new Maoist government has announced 45 percent reservation.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 3:00:41 PM

After Buddha, Nepal stung by terror claims about last king
Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) After the controversy over Bollywood kungfu comedy 'Chandni Chowk to China', which wrongly claimed the Buddha was born in Nepal, the Himalayan republic has been stung anew by Indian media reports that a suspended Indian soldier was allegedly involved in a terror plot to establish a Hindu state with help from Nepal's last king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 4:07:04 PM

British trekker missing in Nepal but South African saved
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) While a British trekker, last seen at the foothills of the Himalayan ranges in northern Nepal in December, is still missing in Nepal, a South African was saved after he collapsed near the India-Nepal border, Nepal's tourism officials said.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 4:45:17 PM

Another British trekker goes missing in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) A British trekker, who was last seen at the foothills of the Himalayan ranges in northern Nepal in December, remains missing still.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 1:49:18 PM

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