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UTL gets Nepal nod to start VOIP service
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) Indian joint venture United Telecom Ltd, the first private operator in Nepal's telecom sector, has been given the go-ahead to start VOIP (voice over internet protocol) service - a technology that is expected to slash international long distance (ILD) call costs from here substantially.

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 1:09:11 PM

Even after king's ouster, torture thrives in Nepal: report
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) Though King Gyanendra's 15-month regime, marked by violation of human rights, arbitrary arrests and a media gag ended more than a year ago, torture still continues in Nepal with the Maoist guerrillas outdoing the army, a report said.

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 12:42:17 PM

Ruling party accuses Maoists of killing a member
Kathmandu, June 25 (IANS) A ruling party in Nepal Monday said the Maoists - who are part of the coalition government - had killed one of its members in gross violation of the peace pact.

Monday, June 25, 2007 2:51:25 PM

Nepali worker eaten by peers in Doha: papers
Kathmandu, June 25 (IANS) Qatar, a prime destination for unskilled Nepali labour, saw a furore in its Nepali expatriate community following reports that a Nepali worker had been killed and eaten by his peers. However, the Nepali embassy in Doha has rubbished the reports.

Monday, June 25, 2007 1:46:36 PM

Nepal town closed after blast kills ethnic Indian
Kathmandu, June 25 (IANS) An ethnic Indian was killed in Nepal's turbulent Terai plains in a bomb blast hours after the government announced a fresh election date and said it had full confidence the security situation would improve.

Monday, June 25, 2007 12:10:58 PM

Nepal teacher force-feeds dung to truant students
Kathmandu, June 25 (IANS) A teacher forced over 80 students in Nepal to eat dung because they had not done their homework, media reports said.

Monday, June 25, 2007 11:11:16 AM

Nepal to go to polls on Nov 22
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) Nepal's historic constituent assembly election, which will decide the fate of King Gyanendra and the royal family and is expected to bring stability and progress in the insurgency-hit country, will be held on Nov 22, the government announced Sunday.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 6:44:31 PM

Maoists go on rampage, call indefinite closure in east Terai
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) A day after the UN expressed concern about growing 'abuses' by the Maoist guerrillas, its militant youth wing, Young Communist League (YCL), went on a rampage in eastern Nepal, calling an indefinite shutdown and attacking half a dozen vehicles.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 4:48:07 PM

Maoist 'crown prince' goes to China
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) When they fought their 10-year 'People's War' inspired by Chinese leader Mao Zedong's teaching that power comes 'out of the barrels of a gun', Nepal's Maoist guerrillas were condemned by Beijing for 'bringing disrepute' to their great leader. But now Maoist supremo Prachanda's son is on a China tour on the invitation of the country's intellectuals.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 1:44:35 PM

Devotees flock to worship 'miracle' trees in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) After an idol that 'sweats' and a stone that 'grows', it is the turn of 'miracle' trees in western Nepal to be worshipped by flocking devotees.

Sunday, June 24, 2007 1:34:35 PM

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