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Sobhraj joins bigamy fray in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) After mounting allegations of bigamy by a section of the media and rebuttals - first by his Nepali fiancee and then her lawyer mother, Charles Sobhraj, the man at the heart of the raging controversy, finally took the stage himself Monday defending himself and warning 'character assassins' with stiff legal action.

Monday, July 07, 2008 7:14:46 PM

Nepal ignores last king's birthday
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) Nepal's last king Gyanendra's first birthday as a commoner Monday was a spectacularly low-key affair with the government and media ignoring the occasion and attempts by diehard royalists to celebrate the event fizzling out.

Monday, July 07, 2008 3:12:32 PM

It's war now: mother of Sobhraj's fiancee
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) 'It's all out war now,' said Shakuntala Thapa, a steely look in her eyes, as she spoke on her mobile telephone.

Monday, July 07, 2008 2:40:27 PM

Mother of Sobhraj's fiancee defending him against bigamy charges
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) In the latest twist to the drama that started in Nepal and abroad after it became public that criminal mastermind Charles Sobhraj had become engaged to a Nepali woman 44 years his junior, the mother of his fiancee Nihita Biswas entered the fray in a bid to protect her daughter's rights.

Monday, July 07, 2008 10:27:02 AM

New fiancee begins spirited defence of Sobhraj
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Nihita Biswas, the 20-year-old Nepali woman who hit the headlines worldwide last week following the news of her engagement to criminal mastermind Charles Sobhraj, has taken the media plunge. She is now defending him resolutely against the murder sentence he is currently serving in a high-security Kathmandu prison.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 3:56:05 PM

Aide pays for 76-yr-old's Everest record
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) A Nepali helper who helped the world's oldest climber summit Mt Everest this year has had to pay dearly for the record, losing his fingers and toes.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 1:38:16 PM

Birthday blues for dethroned Nepal king
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Nepal's dethroned king Gyanendra's 61st birthday falls Monday and this time it will be a sombre occasion - the first ever as a commoner outside the Narayanhity palace since he was stripped of his crown and compelled to leave the royal premises.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 10:55:42 AM

World gets first glimpse of Sobhraj's sweetheart
Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) Nihita Biswas, whose name has been on everyone's lips in Nepal, India and elsewhere, finally made her first public appearance in Kathmandu Saturday, dispelling all doubts about her engagement to former crime genius Charles Sobhraj and defending him against the murder sentence he is serving in a high-security prison in the capital.

Saturday, July 05, 2008 9:25:23 PM

Media begins to hound Sobhraj's 'little wife'
Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) Till 24 hours ago, few in Nepal knew about Nihita Biswas. But as the news of her becoming engaged to imprisoned former crime guru Charles Sobhraj spread like wildfire, the 20-year-old overnight became the quarry of the media at home and abroad.

Friday, July 04, 2008 3:22:41 PM

Anti-Madhes parties shut down Nepal's Terai plains
Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) Nepal's Terai plains, which emerged as the main stumbling block to the formation of a new government after the April elections, were paralysed Friday as three minor parties called a shutdown to oppose the demand for a single Madhes state.

Friday, July 04, 2008 12:39:11 PM

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