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Old jail mates come to wish Sobhraj luck
Kathmandu, Dec 26 (IANS) Though the media dubbed him the 'Serpent' and 'Bikini Killer', Charles Sobhraj's former prison mates still retain strong ties with him, with some of them going to Kathmandu's Central Jail to wish him good luck.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 11:48:17 AM

Survivors narrate ordeal as Nepal bridge collapse toll rises
Kathmandu, Dec 26 (IANS) Doleful eyewitness accounts started pouring in as Nepal grappled with its worst accident in recent times after a bridge collapsed in the remote midwest, killing at least 15 and causing hundreds to fall into the icy-cold river below.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 9:19:44 AM

Hundreds feared killed in Nepal bridge collapse (Lead)
Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas celebrations dimmed for newly secular Nepal as hundreds of pilgrims went missing in a river in the midwest after a stampede caused the suspension bridge to collapse Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 5:56:22 PM

Seven killed, 100 missing in Nepal bridge collapse`
Kathmandu, Dec 25 (DPA) At least seven people were killed and at least 100 were feared missing after a bridge collapsed in western Nepal Tuesday, officials said.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 5:26:06 PM

Maoists to rejoin government in 48 hours: Prachanda (Lead)
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Three months after they walked out of the ruling alliance and dealt a blow to elections and the peace process, Maoists in Nepal are set to rejoin the government within 48 hours following a pact to axe the kingdom's two-century-old monarchy, rebel supremo Prachanda said Monday.

Monday, December 24, 2007 3:04:15 PM

Sobhraj seeks Sarkozy's help for justice
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Known for his iron-strong nerves and power to stay cool in the face of the biggest adversities, Charles Sobhraj, forced to an indefinite stay in Nepal's prison for a murder that he says he didn't commit, is now seeking intervention from the head of his country to help get him justice.

Monday, December 24, 2007 2:14:17 PM

Maoists to rejoin government as Nepal deal axes king
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Three months after they walked out of the government and dealt a blow to elections and the peace process, Maoists in Nepal are ready to return to the cabinet following the inking of a pact with the ruling parties that will axe the kingdom's two-century-old monarchy.

Monday, December 24, 2007 10:12:59 AM

Nepali political parties sign 23-point agreement
Kathmandu, Dec 23 (Xinhua) The top leaders of Nepal's ruling Seven-Party Alliance (SPA) Sunday signed a 23-point agreement, ending months-long political stalemate and paving the way for the Constituent Assembly (CA) elections by mid April next year.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 11:40:24 PM

Nepal palace massacre could have foreign hand: ex-royal advisor
Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Over six years after the world was stunned by the massacre in Nepal's royal palace in which then king Birendra, queen Aishwarya, their three children and other royal relatives were killed, new conjectures continue about what had actually happened on that fateful day in June 2001.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 12:38:17 PM

Nepal's sexual minorities emerge as 2007's winners
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) With its political parties failing to provide good governance and hold elections, and the Maoists continuing with violence despite signing a peace pact, Nepal's gay community has emerged as the only winners of the year that saw the country suffering from a series of dismal failures.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 10:31:49 AM

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