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Trade deficit with India, China crushes Nepal
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Traditionally described as a yam caught between two boulders, the deprecating simile is now coming true for Nepal with its rising imbalance in trade with its two giant neighbours India and China crushing the economy of the instability-racked nation.

Saturday, June 07, 2008 2:27:26 PM

Nepal king's 'crown' auctioned in Bond Street?
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) More than a month before Nepal's new lawmakers formally abolished the country's 239-year-old monarchy, a priceless crown went under the hammer at an auction in London's Bond Street.

Saturday, June 07, 2008 10:51:55 AM

We have to play consistently well: Bhaichung
Male, June 6 (IANS) India's football captain Bhaichung Bhutia feels his team will have to play consistently well if they have to retain their South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup title.

Friday, June 06, 2008 4:44:57 PM

Only 75 guards for Nepal's former royal family
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Stripped of his crown and asked to move out of the Narayanhity palace here by next week, Nepal's former king Gyanendra and his family will now have their retinue of palace guards slashed as well.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 2:35:26 PM

Nepali gang sold women to brothels after selling their kidneys
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Nepal Police and an NGO fighting trafficking are searching for four Nepali women who were sold in India's eastern Kolkata city by a gang that first duped them into selling their kidneys.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 2:12:02 PM

Nepalese decry 'royal privileges' for sacked king
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Ordinary Nepalese, cutting across party lines, have begun protesting the government's decision to allow deposed king Gyanendra to move into a summer mansion from the Narayanhity Palace, saying it smacked of 'royal privileges' and went against the spirit of the newly declared republic.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:46:19 PM

Maoists give up claim to Nepal president's post
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Faced with steadfast opposition from the other major parties, Nepal's Maoists Thursday decided to abandon their claim to the post of president but said they remained firm on the other contentious demand for an amendment to the constitution.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:07:37 PM

Nepal protests palace bounty for sacked king
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, Nepalis have begun protesting against the government's decision to allow deposed king Gyanendra to move into a summer mansion from the Narayanhity palace, saying it smacked of privileges and went against the spirit of the newly declared republic.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 11:48:04 AM

Sacked Nepal king gets a roof over his head
Kathmandu, June 4 (IANS) Stripped of his crown and asked to leave the palace by next week, Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra had fortune smile on him for the first time since the fall of his government, with the ruling parties, including the Maoists, agreeing to let him move into another old palace.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008 3:23:06 PM

Fuel price hike in India to hit Nepal hard
Kathmandu, June 4 (IANS) India's decision Wednesday to hike fuel prices will hit its northern neighbour hard, causing Nepal's state-run sole oil importing agency a loss of billions of rupees per month and escalating an already grave fuel crisis in the country.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008 2:39:07 PM

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