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Maoists fail to unseat Miss Nepal
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) She came, she was seen by thousands, and she conquered. Sitashma Chand, a 23-year-old sales executive, bagged the best deal in her career by lifting the Miss Nepal 2007 crown.

Sunday, April 08, 2007 5:35:09 AM

Yet another kidnapping in Nepal's Terai region
Kathmandu, April 7 (IANS) Less than a week after the formation of a new government in Nepal, an armed group in the Terai plains abducted a government official Saturday, warning of more unrest if the state went ahead with the June election without beginning talks.

Saturday, April 07, 2007 3:07:54 PM

Villagers forced to clear land mines: Myanmar trade union
Kathmandu, April 7 (IANS) Despite signing a pact that pledges not to use forced labour, Myanmar's military junta is continuing to compel villagers to clear land mines, a Myanmar trade union said.

Saturday, April 07, 2007 12:38:22 PM

Maoists declare war on beauty pageants in Nepal
Kathmandu, April 7 (IANS) Nepal's oldest and most popular beauty pageant faces its acid test Saturday with Maoists announcing a mass demonstration in front of the venue in Kathmandu in a bid to stop it.

Saturday, April 07, 2007 10:04:03 AM

Labour unions to form caucus to free Suu Kyi
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) Labour unions from all over the world have pledged to fight for the release of detained Myanmarese leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a two-day Burma Conference here.

Friday, April 06, 2007 12:49:52 PM

Cleaning campaign for Mt. Everest to begin next week
Kathmandu, April 6 (Xinhua) A team of 12 mountaineers begin an operation to clean up the Mt. Everest from the northern side on April 15.

Friday, April 06, 2007 11:23:45 AM

After king, Maoists take on Miss Nepal
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) After waging a battle to abolish the throne, Nepal's Maoists are now fighting to scrap the crown as well. Only this crown is not hereditary and belongs to the commoner, earned after gruelling competition.

Friday, April 06, 2007 10:15:26 AM

37 mountaineering teams head for Himalayas
Kathmandu, April 5 (Xinhua) With the objective of scaling mountains in this spring season, around three dozen expedition teams have left for the Himalayas, a government officer said here Thursday.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 8:36:36 PM

Maoists in power means reprieve for United Breweries
Kathmandu, April 5 (IANS) Maoists joining the Nepal government has meant a reprieve for Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya's Nepal venture United Breweries that is readying to reopen after remaining closed for nearly five months.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 2:25:27 PM

Now Indian guru to do miracles in Nepal
Kathmandu, April 5 (IANS) When Nepal's former deputy prime minister Amik Sherchan was arrested and jailed during King Gyanendra's direct rule, the 63-year-old had severe health problems.

Thursday, April 05, 2007 12:37:29 PM

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