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North Nepal tense after Maoist rampage
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Tension simmered in a frontier district in northern Nepal Monday as at least two dozen people were injured after Maoists went on the rampage, attacking the chief government officer and clashing with security forces.

Monday, July 30, 2007 1:03:04 PM

Terai rebels meet in Bihar to plan strategy: report
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) An armed group of former Nepal Maoists, who are waging a battle in the Terai plains for statehood, are meeting in India's neighbouring state of Bihar to plan their future strategy, a report said.

Sunday, July 29, 2007 10:33:25 AM

Terai protesters give Aug 5 deadline to Nepal government
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) With less than four months remaining for the crucial constituent assembly election, Nepal's eight-party government faces fresh disruption with two groups of ethnic protesters warning of a fresh stir after Aug 5.

Saturday, July 28, 2007 6:57:38 PM

Nepal government faces trouble over violence probe report
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) Nepal's eight-party government is likely to face fresh trouble next week when it finally makes public a controversial report on the probe into the killing of 25 unarmed protesters during the King Gyanendra regime's last days in power.

Saturday, July 28, 2007 6:17:18 PM

Chinese bounty wins fresh Nepal support against Taiwan
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) A bounty of 50 million Chinese yuan (over $6.5 million) and promises of more have procured for China fresh diplomatic support from Nepal, with the communist-majority Nepal government stating that it was opposed to Taiwan's bid to join the UN.

Saturday, July 28, 2007 12:22:31 PM

Fresh closures plague Nepal's Terai
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) Even as Nepal's government heaved a sigh of relief as a group of ethnic protesters agreed to call off its week-long closure in the Terai plains from Saturday, two more protesting factions from the turbulent plains enforced a shutdown Friday.

Friday, July 27, 2007 1:19:28 PM

After floods, famine stalks Nepal
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) First hit by violence and then floods that killed nearly a dozen people and left hundreds homeless, Nepal now lies under the threat of famine, with acute shortage of food reported in 42 of its 75 districts.

Friday, July 27, 2007 12:13:51 PM

Gracy looks forward to regional Indian films
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Gracy Singh, who made the jump from telly soaps to the glittering big screen with 'Lagaan', now wants to act in regional Indian films and is readying for her first Bengali movie.

Friday, July 27, 2007 9:12:32 AM

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

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