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Sobhraj braces for battle of books in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 19 (IANS) Books and film deals helped Charles Gurmukh Sobhraj aka 'The Serpent' and 'Bikini Killer' amass a colossal fortune and live a life of luxury in Paris after he retired from a career in crime in the 1990s.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 9:27:16 AM

Nepal gets cold feet on Everest ban
Kathmandu, March 18 (IANS) Caught in a tug of war between its giant northern neighbour China and mounting world outrage at the news of a ban on Mt Everest, the tallest peak in the world, Nepal's government Tuesday denied blocking the way to the summit on Beijing's request.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:27:06 AM

After GMR, Sutlej lands in legal tussle in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 17 (IANS) An Indian public sector undertaking that managed to win a hydropower project in Nepal following in the shoes of a private Indian company now finds itself in the same predicament, having landed in a law suit.

Monday, March 17, 2008 4:09:49 PM

Nepal police beat Tibetan protestors, UN concerned
Kathmandu, March 17 (IANS) The UN in Nepal Monday said it was concerned that Nepalese police could have used excessive force on unarmed Tibetan protesters and would investigate the assault of a monk that left the 30-year-old with head injuries.

Monday, March 17, 2008 3:18:55 PM

Nepal whitewashes China crackdown in Tibet
Kathmandu, March 17 (IANS) As tales and images of a violent Chinese crackdown in annexed Tibet began pouring out, Beijing's southern neighbour and staunch ally Nepal began expressing public support for the communist republic and airing the Chinese government's point of view to scale down the protests in which dozens were feared killed.

Monday, March 17, 2008 10:53:23 AM

Police scuffle with anti-China protestors in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 15 (IANS) The Nepal police clashed with hundreds of Tibetan refugees during an anti-China protest rally here Saturday.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 5:18:36 PM

Nepal announces indefinite freeze on Everest
Kathmandu, March 15 (IANS) Going out of its way to appease its giant northern neighbour China, Nepal, known as the home of Mt. Everest, the highest peak on earth, has put an indefinite freeze on the route to the 8848m summit via its territory, days after China announced a similar halt to Everest expeditions from the northern side through annexed Tibet.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 4:55:58 PM

Indian firm wins first legal tussle in Nepal over power
Kathmandu, March 15 (IANS) Indian construction and power project developer GMR Group has crossed its first legal hurdle in Nepal, with the apex court refusing to heed private petitioners who urged that the firm's newly signed hydropower pact be stopped.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 12:16:11 PM

'Jackal' saviour fails to defend Sobhraj in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 15 (IANS) In her home country France, she was dubbed 'Terror's Advocate' for fighting legal battles on behalf of some of the world's most notorious men, but Isabelle Coutant-Peyre's plan to defend Charles Sobhraj, serving a life term for murder in Nepal, has come to naught with the country's judicial system once again postponing his last fight for freedom.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 11:30:43 AM

Wives also rise in Nepal politics
Kathmandu, March 15 (IANS) Following the trend worldwide, sons have been following in their fathers' political steps in Nepal as well. But now, in keeping with a new phenomenon, Nepali wives are also treading the path taken by their husbands.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 10:52:46 AM

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