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Bhutanese refugees brace for Indian crackdown
Kathmandu, May 18 (IANS) Bhutanese refugees, who are planning to start a march to the kingdom from Nepal on the day Thimphu holds a mock election, say they fear Indian authorities may stop them while they enter that country on their way to the Druk kingdom.

Friday, May 18, 2007 12:57:36 PM

Nepal gays ask UN to save arrested peers in Iran
Kathmandu, May 18 (IANS) In a show of solidarity, Nepal's burgeoning homosexual community is seeking international support for the release of 80 gay men arrested in Iran.

Friday, May 18, 2007 10:47:00 AM

US home offer sparks tension in Bhutanese refugee camps
Kathmandu, May 17 (IANS) A leading human rights organisation Thursday said Washington's offer to provide a home for the over 100,000 Bhutanese languishing in Nepal for nearly two decades has created a high level of tension in the refugee camps with militants threatening those welcoming the resettlement bid.

Thursday, May 17, 2007 3:53:32 PM

World Bank warns Nepal over engineer's murder
Kathmandu, May 17 (IANS) Expressing shock at the murder of an engineer working on one of its projects in Nepal, the World Bank Thursday warned the eight-party government it would re-think its assistance if development workers faced risks to their lives.

Thursday, May 17, 2007 3:52:48 PM

Three Asian climbers die on Everest
Kathmandu, May 17 (IANS) Three Asian climbers died while summitting Mt Everest, the tallest peak in the world, news reports said Thursday.

Thursday, May 17, 2007 10:46:23 AM

Indian Army puts 24 on Mount Everest
Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) The Indian Army's 20-member Everest expedition team put six more soldiers and six Nepali Sherpas on the world's tallest peak Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 5:21:56 PM

Nepal PM fails to revive paralysed parliament
Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) Nepal's parliament was Wednesday adjourned till May 24 as dissenting MPs continued to disrupt its proceedings, disobeying party orders.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 4:59:49 PM

Grandson does Tenzing proud on Mt Everest
Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) The memory of Tenzing Norgay's ascent of Mt Everest was revived afresh Wednesday when his grandson, an Everest hero himself, summited the world's tallest peak for the third time.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 1:37:38 PM

Nepal's 'Super Sherpas', the real kings on Everest
Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) Mountaineering legend Apa Sherpa Wednesday consolidated his record of summiting the 8,848-metre Mt Everest 17 times as part of a unique 'Super Sherpa Expedition' designed to highlight the role of the intrepid Sherpa community in mountaineering.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 12:51:08 PM

Indian Army team summits Mt Everest
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) Six members of an Indian Army expedition team Tuesday conquered the Mount Everest, world's highest peak, along with six Sherpas, as another Indian Army team was readying to begin its climb later in the night.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 4:05:10 PM

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