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Koirala quits as Nepal PM
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) After a protracted and bitter dispute over power-sharing and mounting pressure by the Maoists to quit, Nepal's Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala tendered his resignation before the newly elected constituent assembly Thursday, paving the way for a new government to be led by the former guerrillas.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 5:25:48 PM

Koirala quits as Nepal PM
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) More than two months after constituent assembly elections, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala Thursday tendered his resignation following mounting pressure by the Maoists, paving the way for a new government under the former guerrillas.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 4:03:11 PM

Defiant Tibetans start freedom march to China from Nepal
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) Defying the possibility of imprisonment or even death, over three dozen Tibetan monks and nuns have begun a secret 'freedom march' to Tibet from Nepal to draw the world's attention to their demand for freedom and respect for human rights on the eve of the Olympic Games in China.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 11:45:41 AM

Strike over fuel price hike paralyses Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) Life in the Kathmandu valley came to a standstill Thursday as four minor parties jointly called for a shutdown to protest the hike in fuel prices.

Thursday, June 26, 2008 10:53:45 AM

Ex-Nepal king's grandchildren stop going to school: report
Kathmandu, June 25 (IANS) The exit of deposed king Gyanendra from the royal palace and the abolition of Nepal's once revered institution of monarchy has affected the former king's grandchildren as well, though they had no role in the upheaval that shook the country following their grandfather's ascension.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 1:24:06 PM

UN mission's term extended in Nepal against India's wishes
Kathmandu, June 25 (IANS) Against India's wishes, Nepal's seven ruling parties have agreed to extend the term of the UN agency assisting in the rocky peace negotiations.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 11:51:06 AM

After elephants, endangered dolphin killed in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) Even as animal rights activists stepped up their campaign to stop the killing of elephants on the India-Nepal border, villagers in eastern Nepal killed a Gangetic dolphin - an endangered species of which less than 300 are said to be left in Asia.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 1:32:02 PM

Police mutiny in west Nepal over rations
Kathmandu, June 23 (DPA) A group of armed policemen mutinied in a barrack in west Nepal over inferior quality of rations and held several officers hostage, media reports said Monday.

Monday, June 23, 2008 10:24:56 AM

Nepal protesters demand compensation for slain ITC worker
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Agitated workers at Indian firm ITC's tobacco factory in Nepal, who went on strike from Thursday and blocked the highway to protest against the murder of a colleague by an armed group, are asking for Nepali Rupees 1 million as compensation from the government.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 6:10:44 PM

Kathmandu valley paralysed by indefinite transport strike
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Hit by the Maoists pulling out of the government, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's minority government in Nepal received a second blow Saturday with transporters calling an indefinite strike and students announcing shutdowns to protest against the new fares announced after a hike in fuel prices.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 12:33:37 PM

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