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Deferred poll makes Nepal lose 'energy'
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) With the date for a crucial election being put off indefinitely in Nepal, the government is losing potential revenue that could be earned from oil exploration in the southern plains and change the cash-strapped Himalayan nation's economy.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 1:39:09 PM

King prays as Nepal calls for republic
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) As the people celebrated the first anniversary of his fall from power and renewed their call for the abolition of monarchy, Nepal's King Gyanendra turned to the gods for help, offering sacrifices at the altar of a Hindu goddess of power.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 11:09:32 AM

Nepalese celebrate first anniversary of return of democracy
Kathmandu, April 24 (IANS) An old palace and the open space that was once usurped by the army became the rallying point of tens of thousands of people as they celebrated Tuesday the first anniversary of restoration of democracy in Nepal following the fall of King Gyanendra's regime this day last year.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 4:42:09 PM

Democracy brings no respite for Nepal's Gurkhas
Kathmandu, April 24 (IANS) While Nepal celebrates the restoration of democracy and rights a year after the fall of King Gyanendra's regime, there is still no respite for the kingdom's Gurkha soldiers, now waging a war against Britain for equal pay and perks.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 12:15:21 PM

A year after fall, life still sweet for Nepal's royals
Kathmandu, April 24 (IANS) A year after his ouster as the all-powerful head of government, life still remains sweet for Nepal's King Gyanendra and the royal family with most of their perks intact.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 11:22:24 AM

A year after king's exit, protests continue to rock Nepal (LEAD)
Kathmandu, April 23 (IANS) A year after the ouster of King Gyanendra's authoritarian regime, peace continues to elude Nepal with fresh protests marring the government's victory celebrations that began Monday.

Monday, April 23, 2007 5:29:46 PM

One year after king's ouster, protests continue to rock Nepal
Kathmandu, April 23 (IANS) A year after the ouster of King Gyanendra's authoritarian regime, peace continues to elude Nepal with fresh protests marring the government's victory celebrations starting Monday.

Monday, April 23, 2007 4:38:52 PM

Tiger in peril - as China's tiger farm lobby wants sale ban lifted
Kathmandu, April 23 (IANS) India and Nepal are likely to be great jeopardy with the news that China's powerful tiger farm lobby is stepping up pressure on the government to lift its 14-year-old ban on the sale of tiger parts, wildlife experts have warned.

Monday, April 23, 2007 8:44:43 AM

Another Indian investor wants to quit Nepal
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Yet another Indian investor is trying to pull out of a joint venture in Nepal in which the other partners are the kingdom's government and an influential Marwari group.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 6:13:15 PM

Ethnic protesters call indefinite Nepal strike from Monday
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Even as Nepal's Terai plains reeled under a three-day closure called by an ethnic group from Friday, a second organisation announced an indefinite strike in the plains as well as hills from Monday.

Sunday, April 22, 2007 11:34:28 AM

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