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Indian debacle in World Cup busts punters' network in Nepal (LEAD)
Kathmandu, March 19 (IANS) When India lost to minnows Bangladesh in the World Cup, the tremors of the shock defeat were felt in far away Nepal with 12 Indians and a Nepali associate arrested for operating a betting racket.

Monday, March 19, 2007 5:39:32 PM

Nepal's business lobby calls for indefinite shutdown
Kathmandu, March 19 (IANS) Caught between kidnapping by organised gangs operating with impunity in the capital and mounting extortion as well as violence from Maoists, Nepal's top entrepreneurs Monday announced a complete business shutdown from the afternoon.

Monday, March 19, 2007 5:07:54 PM

Nepal king refuses to divulge wealth details
Kathmandu, March 19 (IANS) Despite growing clamour for the abolition of monarchy in Nepal, King Gyanendra has refused to divulge details about his wealth to the government, ignoring the deadline set by a team of ministers.

Monday, March 19, 2007 2:28:57 PM

11 Indian punters arrested in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 19 (IANS) When India lost to minnows Bangladesh in the World Cup, the tremors of the shock defeat were felt in far away Nepal with 11 Indians and a Nepali associate arrested for operating a betting racket.

Monday, March 19, 2007 12:27:42 PM

Kuwait becomes latest 'hellhole' for Nepali women (FEATURE)
Kathmandu, March 19 (IANS) A young Nepali woman who flew in here from Kuwait via New Delhi in a state of severe trauma is now undergoing psychiatric treatment. Disgusted NGO officials here say Kuwait has become the hellhole for Nepali women being illegally trafficked to Gulf countries.

Monday, March 19, 2007 8:08:55 AM

Another Marwari kidnapped in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, March 18 (IANS) Panic has gripped Kathmandu's Marwari community as a yet another businessman belonging to it has been abducted from the capital, taking the number of kidnappings in three months to at least 35.

Sunday, March 18, 2007 4:48:38 PM

King loses place in Nepal's historic knights' game
Kathmandu, March 18 (IANS) In yet another sign that Nepal's royal family is losing its place in the nation's socio-cultural life, King Gyanendra, for the first time in the history of Nepal, will not be attending the Ghode Jatra festival in the capital, one of the most colourful and attractive ceremonies watched by hundreds.

Sunday, March 18, 2007 10:11:35 AM

Nepal to get new government today?
Kathmandu, March 16 (IANS) The top leaders of Nepal's major parties began frantic consultations Friday amid speculation that a new mini-interim government will be announced during the day.

Friday, March 16, 2007 12:29:24 PM

King's aide crosses swords with Nepal media
Kathmandu, March 16 (IANS) After a string of rebuttals by Nepal's palace, now a trusted aide of King Gyanendra has crossed swords with the media, saying he did not read out the monarch's message at a Hindu ceremony in India, as reported by some dailies.

Friday, March 16, 2007 10:29:04 AM

Nepal government axes half of king's retinue
Kathmandu, March 15 (IANS) Nepal's cornered royal family received a fresh blow Thursday with the government deciding to axe half of the employees working in the palace and bring them under state control.

Thursday, March 15, 2007 3:24:46 PM

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