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Nepal Maoists drag Bachchans into Pashupatinath row
Kathmandu, Jan 9 (IANS) Though he dropped his plan to visit Nepal due to the ongoing row over the sacred Hindu shrine of Lord Pashupatinath, India's film icon Amitabh Bachchan has still been dragged into the dispute by the ruling Maoist party.

Friday, January 09, 2009 2:03:41 PM

Nepal's TV stations cut broadcasts as power outages increase
Kathmandu, Jan 9 (DPA) Private television stations in Nepal have announced several hours of cuts to regular broadcasts, citing growing power outages.

Friday, January 09, 2009 10:01:09 AM

Nepal TV stations declare 'emergency'
Kathmandu, Jan 8 (IANS) Enraged at the growing power crisis in Nepal and alleged unfair state laws, Nepal's private television stations Thursday declared 'emergency'.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 6:23:10 PM

Govinda wants to regain glory with Pashupatinath's blessing
Kathmandu, Jan 8 (IANS) Plagued with his new films stuck in the doldrums and not undertaking any fresh roles for four years, Bollywood's former romantic hero number one Govinda is seeking to regain his old glory in 2009 - with Pashupatinath's blessing.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 4:03:12 PM

Govinda all set to get Pashupatinath's blessings
Kathmandu, Jan 8 (IANS) While the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, decided to drop his plans to seek the blessing of Lord Pashupatinath due to the mounting dispute over the hallowed shrine under Nepal's Maoist government, the prince of India's tinsel town Govinda is all set to pray at the deity's feet.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 12:51:08 PM

Victory rally as Indian priests return to Pashupatinath temple
Kathmandu, Jan 8 (IANS) Hundreds of people cried and sang in jubilation Thursday as Hindu devotees began a victory march to celebrate the return of Indian priests to Nepal's 17th century Pashupatinath temple and the pledge by the humbled Maoist government not to interfere in its management.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 11:50:10 AM

Pashupatinath prevails over Nepal Maoists
Kathmandu, Jan 7 (IANS) After battling Hindu devotees and the apex court for nearly two weeks over the revered Pashupatinath temple that saw violence and an unseemly dispute over the removal of its Indian priests, Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda Wednesday finally succumbed to the rising pressure and pledged to cancel all controversial decisions taken about the shrine.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 8:02:44 PM

Pashupatinath prevails over Nepal Maoists
Kathmandu, Jan 7 (IANS) After a mounting row for nearly two weeks over Nepal's revered Pashupatinath temple that saw the Maoist government facing condemnation both at home and abroad, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' Wednesday bowed to the pressure.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 7:39:14 PM

Pashupatinath row not to hurt India-Nepal ties: Indian envoy
Kathmandu, Jan 7 (IANS) Though the growing dispute over the ouster of Indian priests at Nepal's revered Pashupatinath temple has saddened some Indians, it would however not hurt India-Nepal ties, India's top envoy in Nepal has said.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:44:37 PM

Pashupatinath's offerings grabbed by former royals, India: Minister
Kathmandu, Jan 7 (IANS) A senior Maoist minister, who is also the spokesman of Nepal's government, has alleged that for years the offerings accumulated at Nepal's Pashupatinath temple, one of the most revered Hindu shrines in the world, were grabbed by Nepal's former royal family and its southern neighbour India.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:27:21 PM

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