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Nepal invites UN chief during polls
Kathmandu, March 25 (Xinhua) Nepal's government has invited UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during the April 10 polls to the constituent assembly of the Himalayan country, media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 3:57:41 PM

India denies arms deal with Nepal as Maoists protest (Lead)
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) India Tuesday said it had not sent weapons to Nepal's army but 'necessary equipment' for next month's election as Maoists protested and alleged a conspiracy by the two governments to sabotage the polls with arms imports from the neighbouring country.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 12:53:41 PM

Nepal Maoists call strike over Indian arms supply 'resumption'
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) Clashes erupted in south Nepal as Maoists began violent protests and closed down some districts, alleging a conspiracy by the governments of Nepal and India to sabotage the critical election next month by importing sophisticated weapons from India.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 11:36:52 AM

Slain crown prince's love hits Nepal poll trail
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) Six years after she was catapulted into media headlines worldwide following the mysterious massacre of Nepal's royal family in the tightly guarded palace in Kathmandu, the dead crown prince's love, Devyani Rana, is making waves again.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 11:01:42 AM

Nepal unleashes force on Tibetan protesters
Kathmandu, March 24 (IANS) Even as Nepal's multi-party, pro-democracy government allowed Bhutanese refugees to exit the country safely and make a fresh start in the US, riot police here Monday brutally beat up unarmed Tibetan refugees, including women, nuns and monks.

Monday, March 24, 2008 5:11:34 PM

Refugees begin odyssey to US as Bhutan goes to polls
Kathmandu, March 24 (IANS) As the reclusive Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan Monday made a date with history by holding a general election, the first large-scale exodus of its evicted citizens to the US from Nepal also began with weeping lines of men and women condemning the polls as a sham.

Monday, March 24, 2008 1:08:49 PM

Nepal's endangered rhino population rebounding
Kathmandu, March 24 (DPA) Nepal's endangered one-horned rhinoceros population is increasing in protected national parks, officials involved in a recent census of the animal population said Monday.

Monday, March 24, 2008 12:45:35 PM

UN reports violence upsurge ahead of Nepal polls
Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) With a little over a fortnight left before Nepal goes to its first national polls after almost a decade, the UN has warned the government that there has been an upsurge of killings, intimidation against candidates and voters, and threats to disrupt the electoral process.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 11:20:40 AM

Nepal calls terror groups to talks for safe polls
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) With less than three weeks left for a historic election in Nepal, its coalition government is trying to patch up with armed groups still on rampage, including one that killed a contestant this week, to ensure a free and fair poll.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 9:29:37 AM

All Nepal ministers jump into poll fray
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) As Nepal gears up for its first constituent assembly elections next month, the nation will also see the unprecedented spectacle of the entire cabinet of ministers vying in the joust, with the prime minister himself leading the fray.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 9:00:04 AM

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