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UN engineer kills himself after Nepal chopper crash
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) Five days after three of his associates died in a helicopter crash in eastern Nepal, a Russian engineer working for the UN Mission in Nepal (Unmin) killed himself, apparently due to depression.

Monday, March 10, 2008 1:51:04 PM

Chopper crash raises fresh doubts about UN role in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) A week after a UN helicopter crashed in eastern Nepal, killing all 10 people on board, fresh questions are being raised about the world body's role in the Himalayan nation's tortuous peace process.

Monday, March 10, 2008 10:33:02 AM

Madhesi parties gear up for Nepal polls (Commentary)
One week after the Seven Party Alliance government and the Madhesi leaders signed an agreement ending the agitation in Nepal's Terai region, an election mood is slowly settling over the area.

Sunday, March 09, 2008 12:18:17 PM

Nepali PM calls for women's participation in polls
Kathmandu, March 8 (Xinhua) Nepal's Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has, in his International Women's Day message, urged women to take a defining role in politics and make the April 10 constituent assembly (CA) elections successful, The Rising Nepal daily reported Saturday.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 5:49:40 PM

India's GMR Group dragged to court over Nepal project
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Less than two months after it became the first Indian private company to win a power project in Nepal, the GMR Group finds itself dragged into a public interest suit in the Himalayan kingdom.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 11:47:04 AM

Historic election leaves Nepal women in lurch
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) The first historic constituent assembly election in Nepal, which will enable voters to write their own constitution and is regarded as the key to restoring peace and stability in the former Himalayan kingdom, has however left women in the lurch.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 10:27:13 AM

Maoists take poll plunge with manifesto for 'new Nepal'
Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) Nearly two decades since they last fought an election in Nepal and then chose to begin a guerrilla war, Nepal's Maoists Friday finally took the plunge for a poll that would be the first of its kind in the Himalayan state, releasing their party's election manifesto and rooting for a new leadership.

Friday, March 07, 2008 8:29:05 PM

False evidence given against me in Nepal apex court: Sobhraj
Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) Charles Sobhraj, accused of being a serial killer, has alleged that state lawyers have pulled a fraud on Nepal's Supreme Court by tabling a privately made documentary as Interpol evidence of his guilt to prevent him from winning an appeal against a life term.

Friday, March 07, 2008 1:21:36 PM

Nepal king to keep tryst with Pashupatinath on Shivratri
Kathmandu, March 6 (IANS) Undaunted by the stone-throwing incident that marred his journey to the country's most hallowed Hindu shrine last year, Nepal's King Gyanendra will visit the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu Thursday to offer prayers on the occasion of Shivratri.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 1:35:51 PM

Nepal royals trade blows as snake throne burns
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) While the sword hanging over Nepal's two-century snake throne lowers with a decisive election in April, the royal family has failed to show its best face to the nation and woo voters, says a report.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 2:01:00 PM

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