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Four killed as floods hit Nepal's Terai
Kathmandu, July 26 (IANS) After 29 people were killed in western Nepal in landslides triggered by incessant rain, floods have now engulfed parts of the Terai plains in the south, killing four people and creating havoc in a region already reeling under violence.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 11:56:14 AM

Terai talks end on dismal note
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) Talks between Nepal's government and a major player in the Terai plains ended on a dismal note Wednesday with the ethnic group accusing a ministerial team of failing to do its homework and 'showing the old mindset'.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 8:48:30 PM

SilkAir to start Singapore-Kathmandu flights
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) SilkAir, a subsidiary of Singapore's national carrier Singapore Airlines, will commence flights connecting Singapore with Kathmandu from October, Nepal's state-owned tourism board said.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 6:24:20 PM

BJP has no role in Terai violence: Yashwant Sinha
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) Winding up his two-day private visit to Nepal Wednesday, former Indian finance minister and external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had no role in the violence in Nepal's Terai plains along the Indian border.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 5:03:47 PM

Nepal army chief's Britain visit stirs fresh controversy
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) After a bitter row between Nepal's Maoists and Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala over soldiers deployed as ministerial guards, the chief of Nepal's army is at the centre of a fresh controversy with human rights defenders questioning his Britain visit.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 11:42:10 AM

China offers $125 million line of credit to Nepal
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) China has offered a NRS 8 billion (nearly $125 million) line of credit to Nepal, Nepal's state media said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 4:01:29 PM

Civil servants' strike cripples government services in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) Civil servants across the country went on strike in Nepal Tuesday, demanding security, especially in the turbulent Terai plains in the south, bringing the work of the government to a halt.

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 3:51:30 PM

Bhutan offered southern district to India, claims scholar
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) A group of Bhutanese refugees in Nepal, who have been trying to go back to their homeland from where they were evicted because of their Nepali origin nearly two decades ago, says it has learnt about 'an astonishing exchange of parleys' between India and Bhutan regarding the protracted refugee problem.

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 2:15:59 PM

Elton John stands behind Nepal's gay community
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) British singer Sir Elton John has taken up cudgels on behalf of Nepal's sexual minorities, who were recently told by a government official that instead of trying to educate the gay community about the spread of HIV/AIDS they should 'find something better to do'.

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 11:33:57 AM

Manipal hospital reopens after Nepal PM's intervention
Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) After being closed for three days to protest a patient's relatives assaulting its doctors, Nepal's Manipal Teaching Hospital, run by India's Manipal Group, reopened Monday following an intervention by Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala himself.

Monday, July 23, 2007 4:15:22 PM

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