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India ready to help Nepal raise $20 bn for hydropower sector
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) The third Power Summit, with 'harnessing power' as its theme, kicked off here Tuesday with India pledging to help Nepal develop its potentially rich hydropower sector and Nepal providing an assurance of security and investment protection.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 3:39:39 PM

New Indo-Nepal economic pact in pipeline
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) A new economic pact between India and Nepal is in the pipeline with its seeds sown during Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda's maiden official visit to India earlier this month.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 2:33:55 PM

Indian minister to address Nepal energy summit
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) India's Minister of State for Commerce and Power Jairam Ramesh will address an energy summit in Kathmandu Tuesday, making it the first visit to Nepal by an Indian minister after the formation of a Maoist-led government here.

Monday, September 22, 2008 6:57:18 PM

Sobhraj to try different tack to prove innocence
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) As the five-year-old dramatic trial of Charles Sobhraj, dubbed the 'Serpent' and Bikini Killer' by the tabloid media, gears for a resolution next month, he is set to prove that the American woman he has been accused of killing might have actually fallen victim to an international drug cartel.

Monday, September 22, 2008 3:54:49 PM

Indian firms flood Nepal with hydropower proposals
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) Heartened by two Indian investors' entry into Nepal's once closely guarded hydropower sector, more and more Indian companies are now eyeing the Himalayan republic with over two-thirds of the latest applications for licence coming from firms in New Delhi, Mumbai, Karnataka and Hyderabad.

Monday, September 22, 2008 1:38:22 PM

Maoists lose religion battle in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas, who had fought successfully against the state army in the past and brought about the end of the Shah dynasty, were forced to bite the dust before the powerful Newar community of Kathmandu valley and pledge not to interfere with traditional religious festivals.

Monday, September 22, 2008 11:58:56 AM

Landslide, flood death toll in Nepal reaches 45
Kathmandu, Sep 22 (Xinhua) At least 45 people have been killed and 35 reported missing in landslides and rain-related incidents in Nepal's western region, media reported Monday.

Monday, September 22, 2008 11:57:09 AM

Clashes in Nepal over move to stop animal sacrifice
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (DPA) Large parts of the Nepali capital shut down Sunday following clashes between police and protestors demonstrating against a government decision not to finance traditional animal sacrifice.

Sunday, September 21, 2008 1:50:50 PM

Secular budget triggers unholy row in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sept 20 (IANS) Riot police were called to restore order as violence, arson and looting erupted Saturday at the heart of the capital as its Newar community went on the rampage, protesting the secular budget unveiled Friday that slashed allocations for religious festivals.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 5:51:48 PM

Prachanda aims to hold talks with Bush, Ban Ki-moon
Kathmandu, Sep 20 (IANS) After his meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Nepal's first Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' is now aiming to hold talks with US President George W. Bush and UN chief Ban Ki-moon.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 2:05:03 PM

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