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22 killed in Nepal school picnic smash
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) At least 22 people, mostly children, are dead and over 30 injured in a school bus accident in western Nepal late Thursday night as tragedy overtook a picnic party, police said.

Friday, December 12, 2008 8:26:34 AM

Colgate Palmolive sale row still on in Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 11 (IANS) Three weeks after oral care giant Colgate Palmolive India sold its Nepal arm to local company Everest Hygiene Products, the new owner has not been able to restart the factory due to continued protests by the employees.

Thursday, December 11, 2008 12:49:05 PM

Nepal Maoists to stand up for gay rights in UN
Kathmandu, Dec 11 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party, which till a year ago regarded homosexuality as a perversion threatening to corrupt society, will strike a blow for gay rights at the UN later this month, marking a sea-change in the organisation that took up arms to seize power.

Thursday, December 11, 2008 11:50:11 AM

Maoist unions give 48-hour ultimatum to ITC's Nepal arm
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Nepal's powerful Maoist trade unions have given a 48-hour ultimatum to tobacco, hospitality and paper giant ITC's Nepal arm to implement the new minimum wages fixed by the new government or face an indefinite closure.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 4:10:59 PM

In 1996, Masood Azhar told Sobhraj about plan to attack Mumbai
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Mazhar had disclosed his plans to attack India's finance hub Mumbai, the Indian parliament and power plants 12 years ago to a fellow prisoner in Delhi's Tihar Jail -- international criminal Charles Sobhraj who says he was later asked by India to negotiate with Azhar during the Kandahar hijack.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 2:52:02 PM

First Quran in Nepali adds cheer to Bakr Eid
Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) As the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal celebrated the holy Muslim festival of Bakr Eid from Tuesday, for thousands of Muslims there was an additional cause to rejoice with the government for the first time announcing a public holiday on the occasion and the first Quran in Nepali language being offered to the faithful.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008 1:58:33 PM

Nepal asks citizens to carry ID cards in India
Kathmandu, Dec 8 (Xinhua) Nepal has asked all citizens travelling to India to carry documents that could verify their identities.

Monday, December 08, 2008 8:45:41 PM

US-India, Pakistan-China alliance visible after Mumbai: Nepal Maoists
Kathmandu, Dec 8 (IANS) The ruling Maoist party of Nepal has warned that the Mumbai terror attacks would escalate greater tensions in South Asia pitting a strengthening India-US alliance against Pakistan, the alleged home of the terrorists, and its ally China.

Monday, December 08, 2008 10:41:26 AM

China tests Nepal waters with $2.6 mn military aid
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) A high-level military delegation headed by the deputy chief of China's People's Liberation Army Sunday met Nepal's new Maoist Defence Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa 'Badal' to sign a $2.6 million military aid pact that analysts say is just a token to test the situation in the Himalayan republic.

Sunday, December 07, 2008 3:38:26 PM

Nepal's first aircraft passes test flight
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (Xinhua) Nepal's first aircraft built by its engineers Saturday successfully completed a test flight in the country's western Pokhara city, a media report said.

Saturday, December 06, 2008 10:58:08 PM

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