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Kidney scam kingpin arrested in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Amit Kumar alias Santosh Rameshwar Raut, the alleged kingpin of the illegal kidney transplant racket in India with international links, was finally nabbed Thursday from a hotel in Nepal near the India border.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 10:29:05 PM

UTL sends SOS to Indian telecom promoters
Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Indian joint venture United Telecom Ltd (UTL), the first private operator in Nepal's telecom sector, has sent an SOS to its Indian promoters after its appeal to the Nepal government and police failed to avert the indefinite strike called by a trade union.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 1:31:32 PM

Kidney scam mastermind tried to open centre in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) As an international manhunt began for the absconding Indian who was masterminding a massive illegal kidney transplant operation spanning several countries, reports about his close links to Nepal began surfacing.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 12:10:30 PM

Nepal Maoists threaten to revive 'people's governments'
Kathmandu, Feb 6 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists Wednesday announced they were reviving their parallel 'people's governments', casting fresh doubts about the twice-postponed crucial election that is now to be held in April.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 4:56:30 PM

Nepal jails may hold key to kidney racket
Kathmandu, Feb 6 (IANS) Two men in Nepal's jails could hold the key to an old and well-networked kidney transplant racket spanning Nepal and major metros in India.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 1:00:40 PM

Royalists begin to regroup in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 6 (IANS) Dismissing the move by Nepal's parliament to proclaim the former Hindu kingdom a secular republic, diehard followers of ousted King Gyanendra have renewed their efforts to forge an alliance that would fight the April election to save the beleaguered royal family.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 10:11:26 AM

Indefinite strike at Indian telecom JV in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) Indian joint venture United Telecom Ltd (UTL), the first private operator to enter Nepal's telecom sector, was shut down indefinitely by workers from Tuesday, becoming the third Indian venture under siege in Nepal.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 4:34:18 PM

Change in Nepal was inevitable: Indian envoy
Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) Though King Gyanendra's bloodless coup triggered a nationwide uprising in Nepal and ushered in a sea change, the transformations would have happened even if the monarch had not taken the unpopular step, India's envoy to Nepal has said.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 9:44:40 AM

Nepal's Sherpa awaits death in Kuwait jail
Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) Nepal's hardy mountaineering community, the Sherpas, in the limelight last month when Everest conqueror Edmund Hillary was laid to rest, are back in the headlines. But for a different reason.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 8:20:47 AM

Another Indian firm poised to bag Nepal hydropower deal
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) India's public sector hydropower company Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) is poised to become the second Indian entrant in Himalayan neighbour Nepal's hydroelectric power sector by wrapping up a deal for a 402 MW project.

Monday, February 04, 2008 2:19:11 PM

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