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Scribe's murder forces Nepal PM to cancel junket
Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) Under growing fire from journalists' organisations in Nepal and the international community for the brutal murder of a woman reporter in the turbulent southern plains, Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda Thursday called off his controversial foreign junket scheduled this week.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 3:37:03 PM

Nepal journalist slain for seeking justice for murdered kin?
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepali journalist Uma Singh, hacked to death at her residence Sunday night, might have been killed because she was seeking justice for her slain father and elder brother.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 6:46:11 PM

Nepal court sentences Sobhraj to legal labyrinth
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj's hope of freedom were dashed Tuesday by Nepal's Supreme Court, which sent him to a legal labyrinth by ordering a trivial case dismissed almost six years ago by a lower court to be returned there for fresh trial.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 5:57:21 PM

Freedom eludes Charles Sobhraj
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) After a long four-year wait for justice, Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj, convicted for the murder of an American citizen in 1976, Tuesday failed to get a final verdict from the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 3:57:32 PM

Sobhraj ready to do or die
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) On Tuesday, Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj began a long and tense vigil in his cell in Kathmandu's Central Jail, awaiting a visit by his fiancée Nihita Biswas, who would tell him if he would walk out of prison a free man or get ready for another long fight.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 1:00:30 PM

Nepal journalist slain for seeking justice for murdered kin?
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepali journalist Uma Singh, who was brutally hacked to death by an unidentified group at her own residence Sunday night, might have been killed because she was seeking justice for her slain father and elder brother.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 12:08:56 PM

Maoist juggernaut starts rolling in Nepal with communist merger
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Following the example of northern neighbour China's monolithic communist party, Nepal's ruling Maoist party has started the process of unification of left parties in the Himalayan republic with a formal merger with another formerly underground party.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:44:27 AM

UN asks Nepal government to find slain woman scribe's killers
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) Condemning the brutal murder of a woman journalist who was hacked to death by an unidentified group in the violence-hit southern plains, the UN Monday urged the Maoist government to conduct a prompt and thorough investigation and bring the killers to justice.

Monday, January 12, 2009 5:53:31 PM

Woman who opposed violence against her sex killed in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) A human rights activist and radio journalist in Nepal's violence-hit southern plains who had raised her voice against violence against women was savagely hacked to death by a group of unidentified assailants at her own residence.

Monday, January 12, 2009 5:25:07 PM

Sobhraj awaits his fate with bated breath
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) Sleeplessness and growing nervousness torment Charles Sobhraj as the countdown to decide his fate has started.

Monday, January 12, 2009 5:23:11 PM

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