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Is China exporting toxic clothes?
Kathmandu, Aug 24 (IANS) After a furore over toy giant Mattel recalling some of its merchandise made in China after they were found to contain lead, reports now say cheap clothes made in China contain high levels of formaldehyde.

Friday, August 24, 2007 12:38:15 PM

Nepal king loses palace, property
Kathmandu, Aug 23 (IANS) With 90 days left for a critical election that would seal King Gyanendra's fate, the monarch received a fresh blow Thursday with the government announcing it was taking over the royal palace in the capital, the official residence of the king as well as six more palaces in the kingdom.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 6:47:13 PM

Maoists shut down central Nepal, bandits do so in Terai (Second Lead)
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Within 48 hours of Maoist supremo Prachanda warning of protests if the government did not abolish monarchy, Nepal was Wednesday paralysed by a closure call given by the rebels at the centre while an armed group began enforcing a five-day shutdown in the Terai plains.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 4:14:44 PM

Violence in Kathmandu in continuing ethnic upsurge (Lead)
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Fresh violence erupted in Kathmandu valley Wednesday and schools and colleges remained closed as groups of Buddhists and Dalits clashed with police while seeking to enforce a shutdown in continuing ethnic upsurge ahead of the scheduled November elections.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 12:53:38 PM

Dabur Nepal hit by fresh protests
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Dabur Nepal resumed production at its troubled factory in southern Nepal Wednesday with its officials talking to villagers who have been demanding that locals be hired at the unit, said company staff.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 12:34:05 PM

Charles Sobhraj to take on Bollywood
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Bollywood writer-director Prawal Raman, who shot into fame with the horror flick 'Darna Mana Hai' (Fear is prohibited), has himself now a good reason for apprehension.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 12:16:12 PM

Kathmandu valley paralysed as Buddhists, Dalits go on warpath
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Fresh violence flared up in Kathmandu valley Wednesday as groups of Buddhists and Dalits, a community once regarded as untouchables, clashed with the police as they tried to enforce a shutdown.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 11:24:32 AM

Maoists to call closures, reprisal unless king goes
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) With 92 days remaining for a crucial election, Nepal's turbulent politics took another simmering turn with Maoist guerrillas warning of shutdowns, reprisals and other protests from mid-September if the multiparty ruling alliance failed to abolish monarchy before the polls.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 1:12:09 PM

Nepal bus crash toll reaches 25
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) A day after western Nepal was shaken by the worst road accident in recent times which killed 25 people Monday and left over 40 injured, authorities had yet not been able to identify all the victims.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 12:37:33 PM

Unhappy birthday for Nepal's queen mother
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) Celebrated as a national holiday in the past, Nepal's Queen Mother's birthday Tuesday was a glum affair for the beleaguered royal family as the government began a process to take over King Gyanendra's inherited property within 15 days.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 10:41:49 AM

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