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Protests against fuel hike shut down Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Kathmandu valley was paralysed Wednesday as communists called a shutdown against the hike in fuel prices Monday midnight and street protests broke out for the second day in a row.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:15:14 PM

Nepal bids farewell to Edmund Hillary
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Edmund Hillary's beloved Sherpas, admirers and government officials gathered at the office of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Tuesday to bid a final farewell to the Everest hero who was laid to rest in a state funeral in Auckland, New Zealand.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 6:17:54 PM

Nepal erupts in protests after midnight fuel price hike
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Protests erupted in Nepal and the capital turned into a battlefield Tuesday after Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's coalition government increased fuel prices from midnight, the third such hike in three months.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 3:08:06 PM

India to provide less power to Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (Xinhua) India has expressed its inability to provide previously promised 40 MW power to Nepal on a commercial basis, saying it can provide only 15 MW, The Kathmandu Post daily reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 1:54:30 PM

Armed groups attack police posts, loot arms in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Unidentified armed groups have attacked several police posts and looted arms and ammunition Monday night, raising anti-election slogans in eastern Nepal, a media report said.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:47:38 PM

First onscreen kiss leaves Nepal unruffled
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Traditional Nepal received its first onscreen kiss serenely, providing quite a contrast to southern neighbour India where kisses - on screen and off it - have ignited public frenzy and lawsuits.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:31:41 AM

Nepal bans poultry imports from India, fearing bird flu
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (Xinhua) Nepal Monday banned imports of poultry products from India following the outbreak of bird flu in West Bengal just across the border.

Monday, January 21, 2008 4:26:47 PM

Nepal, India security talks begin
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (IANS) After a long break following political instability in the Himalayan country, India and Nepal Monday resumed bilateral security consultations in New Delhi.

Monday, January 21, 2008 4:04:03 PM

Indian firm poised to wrest Nepal hydropower project
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (IANS) The ice in Nepal's hydropower sector is finally on the verge of thawing with the government beginning negotiations with India's GMR Group for a new venture.

Monday, January 21, 2008 2:08:21 PM

Sobhraj hopes 13 will prove lucky for him
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (IANS) From his bleak cell in Kathmandu's central prison, Charles Sobhraj, serving a 20-year jail term for an ancient crime, is waiting for Feb 13, hoping the date considered inauspicious by many will prove lucky for him.

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:21:57 PM

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