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Koirala rules out Maoist return to government before polls
Kathmandu, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala Saturday ruled out the return of the Maoists to the multi-party government before the crucial polls, dealing a blow to the hope that the political crisis paralysing Nepal would come to an end.

Saturday, October 20, 2007 12:08:57 PM

Undeterred Nepal king continues religious role
Kathmandu, Oct 20 (IANS) Undeterred by the Maoists' opposition to his public appearances at Kathmandu's main temples, King Gyanendra plans to go ahead with the monarch's traditional rituals during Dashain, Nepal's biggest Hindu festival, just as he did in the past.

Saturday, October 20, 2007 11:19:34 AM

Norway firm overtakes Indians in Nepal hydropower deals
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) While over a dozen Indian companies have been waiting for nearly a year now to get the nod from the Nepal government for starting new hydropower projects in the Himalayan nation, a Norwegian joint venture has sailed ahead with two new deals under its belt.

Friday, October 19, 2007 12:06:54 PM

Silent Buddhists pray for peace as Nepal revels in blood
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) Though a ceasefire between the government and the Maoist guerrillas has held for over a year now, yet Nepal is passing through one of its goriest periods with thousands of animals being sacrificed daily on the occasion of Dashain, the biggest Hindu festival in the country.

Friday, October 19, 2007 9:53:18 AM

Nepal festival turns tense as Maoists oppose king
Kathmandu, Oct 18 (IANS) Nepal's biggest Hindu festival Dashain turned ugly Thursday with politics colouring traditional celebrations as the Maoist guerrillas began opposing King Gyanendra's visit to a temple to worship the goddesses of power.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 8:00:00 PM

Bad weather dashes Hyderabad hero's 'Death Zone' dream
Kathmandu, Oct 18 (IANS) He conquered the highest peak in the world against great odds. However, Hyderabad's Everest hero Bachinepally Shekhar Babu's dream to add two more feathers to his cap was dashed once again - this time by bad weather. He had to be content with one.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 12:21:33 PM

Nepal king to continue worship despite curbs
Kathmandu, Oct 18 (IANS) Ignoring the curbs imposed on him by the government and the axing of his public role during Dashain, Nepal's biggest Hindu festival, a resolute King Gyanendra will continue his usual worship in the capital despite the hullabaloo created by an earlier prayer there.

Thursday, October 18, 2007 11:09:36 AM

Three bombs found in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Oct 17 (IANS) A month after serial blasts killed three woman here, three bombs were found hidden in a factory in the Nepalese capital at a time the country is celebrating its biggest Hindu festival.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 4:06:36 PM

Missing Indian medical student creates scare in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 17 (IANS) An Indian student of medicine in Nepal created a scare among his relatives and family by disappearing and causing his parents to announce a reward for information about his whereabouts.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 4:06:03 PM

Indian JV loses millions in Nepal dry dock pact
Kathmandu, Oct 17 (IANS) After entering into a pact to operate Nepal's biggest dry dock, Container Corp of India's (CCI) joint venture in the country has lost millions due to insecurity, political instability and the insurmountable red tape between Kathmandu and New Delhi.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 1:09:56 PM

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