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Ousted Nepal king slapped with law suit
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Less than four weeks after he was shorn of his crown and sceptre and asked to start life as a commoner outside the royal palace, Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra will now face the might of the law for the first time in the history of the country's 239-year-old monarchy.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 11:53:05 AM

Two dead, hundreds displaced by flooding in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 21 (DPA) Incessant monsoon rain across Nepal has left at least two people dead and displaced hundreds, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 9:41:25 AM

Nepal Maoists quit government yet again
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Friday pulled out of the coalition government - for the second time this month - after power negotiations with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and his Nepali Congress (NC) party failed to resolve a dragging deadlock, casting a shadow over the fate of the new constitution.

Friday, June 20, 2008 10:04:00 PM

Keep animals out of conflict, PETA tells Nepal PM
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Under pressure from the former Maoist guerrillas to resign and pipped in the race for presidency by the communists, Nepal's Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala is now facing fresh demands - from an animal rights group that wants him to 'keep animals out of conflict'.

Friday, June 20, 2008 5:33:55 PM

Beware of China, rights group warns Nepal
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) As Nepal began its harshest ever crackdown on Tibetan refugees, arresting three leaders of the community and starting a hunt for nine more, a Tibet rights group urged the government to beware of China's intentions in the country.

Friday, June 20, 2008 1:02:40 PM

Hitler's 'gift' kicks up row in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) A vintage Mercedes rusting with disuse in Nepal's former palace that hit the spotlight after reports that it was a gift from Adolf Hitler may go back to the scrap heap after a blue-blooded family's claim that the present was in fact a Daimler Benz - and it had been in India for decades.

Friday, June 20, 2008 11:20:45 AM

Nepal police hunt for Dalai Lama's representative
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) In a manner reminiscent of the royal regime of deposed king Gyanenda, when midnight knocks and arbitrary arrests were the order of the day, Nepal Police Thursday began swooping down on leaders of the Tibetan community in the Himalayan nation, arresting three from their homes and beginning a search for the Dalai Lama's representative.

Thursday, June 19, 2008 8:37:41 PM

Strike in ITC's Nepal factory after worker's murder
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) Agitated workers went on strike at the tobacco factory of ITC in south Nepal Thursday demanding security after one of their peers was killed by an armed group.

Thursday, June 19, 2008 5:18:57 PM

Nepal deadlock eases as Maoists yield
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) The power tussle between Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and the former Maoist guerrillas that had blocked the formation of a new government and caused the newly elected constituent assembly to be adjourned indefinitely showed signs of a ceasefire Thursday with the ex-rebels finally yielding to the major parties' conditions to clip their wings.

Thursday, June 19, 2008 3:59:29 PM

Major Indo-Nepal treaty goes 'missing'
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) A major treaty signed between the governments of India and Nepal is not to be found in either the national archives or the royal palace here, giving rise to fears that other priceless documents of historical importance might have also vanished from the country, a newspaper said Wednesday.

Thursday, June 19, 2008 2:37:50 PM

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