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Sobhraj's lawyer seeks quick trial
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) With his new trial scheduled to start from Wednesday, a grim Charles Sobhraj's firebrand lawyer has asked Nepal's top judge to give him 'immediate attention' and a 'quick release'.

Monday, February 11, 2008 11:24:48 AM

Kidney king exits Nepal, but Bihar don remains
Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) While kidney racket kingpin Amit Kumar was dramatically handed over by Nepal to Indian authorities within hours of his arrest, an Indian don remains in a Nepal jail, ignored by both the Indian media and authorities

Sunday, February 10, 2008 1:35:30 PM

Kidney king becomes pawn in Indo-Nepal politics (News Analysis)
Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) The lightning handover of Indian kidney racket kingpin Amit Kumar by Nepal to Indian authorities within 48 hours of his arrest from a holiday resort indicates the 'kidney king' became a pawn in Indo-Nepal politics.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 1:22:35 PM

Kidney racketeer handed over to India at Koirala's behest
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) It was Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's last minute intervention that facilitated kidney scam mastermind Amit Kumar's handover to Indian authorities in a dramatic development here Saturday.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 9:16:45 PM

Kidney kingpin brought to Delhi (Third Lead)
Kathmandu/New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Amit Kumar, the alleged mastermind of the kidney trade racket that has shocked India, was Saturday evening brought to New Delhi from Kathmandu amid tight security and huge media attention.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 7:02:27 PM

Nepal puts kidney scam kingpin on Delhi flight (Second Lead)
Kathmandu/New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Under pressure from Indian authorities, Nepal Saturday deported kidney racket kingpin Amit Kumar to India after revising an earlier decision to try him in Nepal for violating local laws.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 6:05:33 PM

Kidney racket kingpin put on flight to Delhi (Lead, Changing dateline)
Kathmandu/New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Amit Kumar, the alleged mastermind of the illegal kidney transplant racket, was handed over to Indian authorities Saturday afternoon and was being taken to New Delhi.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 5:51:42 PM

Terai parties call indefinite strike from Feb 13
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) With just two months left for a critical national election, the first in nine years, three regional parties from the restive Terai plains in south Nepal have announced an indefinite shutdown from Wednesday in a bid to force the seven-party government into conceding their demand for autonomy.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 4:22:03 PM

Nepal cabinet to decide kidney king's fate Sunday
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Nepal's council of ministers will decide on nabbed Indian kidney racket kingpin Amit Kumar's fate Sunday at an emergency cabinet meeting, a senior minister said Saturday.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 3:09:45 PM

'Dr Horror' earned 200 percent profit per transplant: report
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Before he was caught, handcuffed and thrown into a police cell, Indian kidney racket kingpin Amit Kumar Raut lived life king size thanks to the nearly 200 percent profit he gained per illegal transplant, according to his reported admission to Nepal Police.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 10:39:43 AM

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