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Unsung heroine behind Nepal's priceless archaeology finds
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) A Harvard graduate, whose feats include unearthing a 500-year-old frozen mummy in Peru and bringing to light the Sherpa climbers who made the earliest Everest expeditions successful, triggered the search for archaeological finds in northern Nepal - and the discovery of a treasure trove.

Monday, May 07, 2007 10:38:05 AM

Nepal1 channel workers on strike in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) The staff of Indian television channel Nepal1 have been on strike in Nepal for over two weeks, demanding better working conditions.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 5:19:39 PM

Former Maoists declare war on Indian gang
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) A group of former Maoists have declared war on an Indian gang preying on businessmen in the border towns of Nepal, warning that they would attack gang members lodged in a key prison if it did not stop criminal activities.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 3:04:35 PM

Nepal's first bishop appointed officially
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) Nepal began celebrating the official appointment of its first bishop by the Vatican with the incumbent, Bishop Anthony Francis Sharma, pledging greater participation by Christians for the development of the nation.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 12:32:12 PM

Nepal censors up in arms against 'orphans'
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) Nepali film director Shovit Basnet has become the latest casualty of the new administration with his new film 'Barood' - meaning gunpowder in Nepali - being held up by the censor board.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 7:38:46 AM

Indian is Nepal's highest paid banker: report
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) A top Indian executive working for a multinational bank in Nepal is the kingdom's highest-paid banker, according to a leading newspaper Saturday.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 11:14:58 AM

Nepal's coup architect loses fight with cancer
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) A former general of Nepal, regarded as King Gyanendra's main advisor during the royal coup two years ago, succumbed to cancer here Friday, carrying to the grave untold state secrets.

Friday, May 04, 2007 1:22:07 PM

Cricket stumps Indians' Everest dreams
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) As the first reports of the conquest of the world's tallest and most magnetic mountain start pouring in this summer, there is a sad dearth of Indian heroes at the top, with sponsors favouring cricket over all other sports.

Friday, May 04, 2007 12:02:16 PM

Exiled scribes say Bhutan poll farcical without free press
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) While World Press Freedom Day is being celebrated Thursday, Bhutan's exiled journalists say the polls promised by the Druk government in 2008 won't be free and fair till there is an independent media.

Thursday, May 03, 2007 1:35:00 PM

Politics pip Indian firm's hydropower bid in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 2 (IANS) India's GMR Group, a prominent private sector organisation with prime interests in infrastructure and agro business, has had its bid for a 300 MW hydropower project in Nepal blocked by a parliamentary committee.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 12:50:26 PM

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