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Nepal's budget gift makes Indian firm abandon exit plan
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) A tax concession offered by Nepal's new budget and the government's efforts to bolster security for industries have appeased Indian company Aarti Strips Pvt Ltd that has given up its plan to leave the country and relocate in India and elsewhere.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 1:37:18 PM

Panicky government workers start leaving troubled Terai
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) Panic-stricken by systematic attacks by a variety of armed groups and facing threats to leave or face dire consequences, government employees have started an exodus from the turbulent Terai, creating an administrative vacuum in the southern plains ahead of a crucial election.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 1:13:33 PM

Nepal's 10-year-old goddess gets her job back
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) A 10-year-old Nepali girl, once worshipped as a living goddess but stripped of her privileges this month for going on a foreign junket, has been reinstated with the earlier furore proving to be the proverbial storm in a tea cup.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 12:27:09 PM

Nepal's politicians losing their reading habit
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) When they were in the opposition and led a tough life, often having to live underground for months, their intellects were razor-sharp thanks to voracious reading. But now that they are in power, Nepal's politicians have no time even to read newspapers, settling for a quick summary by aides.

Thursday, July 19, 2007 8:46:19 AM

Plagued by Terai trouble, Nepal sends SOS to India (Lead)
Kathmandu, July 18 (IANS) Failing to control escalating violence in the Terai plains along the Indian border ahead of a critical election, Nepal government Wednesday sent an SOS to India that had in the past mediated between various parties and the Maoists with success.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 6:57:47 PM

Rebels answer government ultimatum with murder, blasts, shutdown
Kathmandu, July 18 (IANS) Three days after Nepal's government gave an ultimatum to rebels in the Terai plains to begin talks within a fortnight or face security action, a band of former Maoists threw back a counter-challenge with murder, blasts and a shutdown Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 2:32:41 PM

Nepal parties reject Maoist plan to police polls
Kathmandu, July 17 (IANS) Two of Nepal's largest political parties Tuesday rejected a proposal by the Maoists that their youth wing be deployed along with police during the crucial election in November to ensure law and order.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 7:38:04 PM

Nepal Maoists accuse UN of disarming them
Kathmandu, July 17 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist guerrillas have accused the UN of hatching a plot to disarm and weaken them, an allegation that has been rejected by the top UN envoy in Nepal.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 2:55:24 PM

After Gere, Gracy Singh comes to Nepal
Kathmandu, July 17 (IANS) After Hollywood star Richard Gere came to Kathmandu this year to renew old ties and interact with the Tibetan community, it is now the turn of Bollywood's rising star Gracy Singh to follow in his footsteps.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 1:32:14 PM

Nepal strengthens security for Maoist leaders
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) With just four months left for a critical election and the security situation in the country worsening, Nepal government Monday said it was strengthening security for top Maoist leaders.

Monday, July 16, 2007 4:51:53 PM

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