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Nepal Maoists reject PM's proposal of five-year-old king (LEAD)
Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists Monday rejected Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's efforts to save the monarchy by installing King Gyanendra's five-year-old grandson, saying their aim was to abolish monarchy in all forms as they regarded the palace to be the fountainhead of the nation's woes.

Monday, June 18, 2007 3:05:32 PM

Nepal Maoists reject PM's proposal of child king
Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists Monday rejected Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's bid to save the monarchy by installing King Gyanendra's five-year-old grandson, saying their aim was to abolish the institution in all forms and that they regarded the palace as the fountainhead of the nation's woes.

Monday, June 18, 2007 11:28:00 AM

Carter throws his weight behind Nepal Maoists
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) Former US president Jimmy Carter's four-day visit to Nepal ended Saturday with a diplomatic coup for the Maoist guerrillas as the high-profile statesman advocated that all UN states open communication lines with the rebels. This includes the US, which still regards the communist party as a terrorist organisation.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 4:19:44 PM

Woman abandoned on Everest receives further setback
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) A 22-year-old Nepali woman, who was abandoned close to the summit of Mt Everest by her own expedition members but saved miraculously by other climbers, has received a further setback with doctors having to severe part of her thumb.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 11:33:10 AM

Nepal Maoists keen to establish ties with US (NIGHT LEAD)
Kathmandu, June 15 (IANS) Nepal Maoists' chief Prachanda Friday asked former US president Jimmy Carter to intercede with Washington to take his party off the US list of terrorist organisations.

Friday, June 15, 2007 9:56:42 PM

Carter's schedule leak creates furore in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 15 (IANS) Details of former US president Jimmy Carter's four-day itinerary in Nepal, kept tightly under wraps due to unprecedented security measures, have found their way in a maverick tabloid, creating a furore.

Friday, June 15, 2007 12:35:06 PM

Bomb blast at Nepal royalist minister's house
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) A former Nepal minister who was also government spokesman during King Gyanendra's regime came under a bomb attack in the capital but escaped unharmed.

Thursday, June 14, 2007 3:31:36 PM

Carter meets Koirala, pledges support for polls
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Nepal's flagging peace process received fresh impetus Thursday with former US president and Nobel laureate Jimmy Carter meeting Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and pledging support for the November election.

Thursday, June 14, 2007 1:34:04 PM

Nepal parliament gets armed to axe king
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Almost five years after it was dissolved for defiance, Nepal's resurrected parliament has finally got its revenge - becoming empowered to axe King Gyanendra ahead of the crucial November election.

Thursday, June 14, 2007 11:04:29 AM

Maoists call shutdown in Terai
Kathmandu, June 13 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas in Nepal, now part of the ruling alliance, Wednesday shut down a key town in the plains to protest against the killing of a comrade.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007 2:14:46 PM

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