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From Sunday, Nepal government becomes null and void
Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Nepal's coalition government faces its gravest crisis ever with just 48 hours left to it, after which it will become constitutionally null and void.

Friday, December 14, 2007 11:40:33 AM

New Maoist revolt from Sunday if king not sacked
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists Thursday warned the government of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala that they would start a new revolt from Sunday if the ruling parties failed to implement their demands to sack King Gyanendra and switch over to a new election system by Saturday.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 3:58:18 PM

Nepal to pay off $42-million Indian Oil dues
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Plagued with persistent fuel scarcity and facing mounting criticism from parliament and the public, Nepal's Prime Minister Girja Prasad Koirala has asked the finance ministry to bail out state-owned sole oil importer, Nepal Oil Corp (NOC), by paying off its 2.7 billion Nepali rupees ($42 million) dues to Indian Oil Corp(IOC).

Thursday, December 13, 2007 1:55:41 PM

Hospitals shut down in Nepal over Maoist assault
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) All hospitals in Nepal shut down Wednesday to protest the government's failure to punish Maoist cadres responsible for the abduction and assault of five employees of a medical college including a doctor.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 2:18:15 PM

Koirala willing to declare Nepal a republic: report
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) The paralysis gripping Nepal's fragile peace process for nearly three months could be easing with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala finally agreeing to abolish the kingdom's two century old institution of monarchy and declare Nepal a republic, according to the Maoists.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 1:35:07 PM

Trade threatens Mahabharat 'site' in Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) A historic site that could throw light on the adventures of the five legendary Pandava brothers, whose exploits are sung in the Mahabharat, one of Asia's most famous epics, faces demolition with Nepal's government mulling building a dry port in the area.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 11:53:58 AM

Nepal minister, three MPs resign over Terai turmoil
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) While Nepal's government is arguing with the Maoists over the fate of King Gyanendra and the election, a new crisis has developed with a minister and three parliamentarians resigning Monday to protest the state's apathy towards the turbulence in the Terai region.

Monday, December 10, 2007 2:32:24 PM

Indian don unleashes terror in Nepali jail
Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) Held in Nepal's prisons for almost five years, a dreaded Indian don has now unleashed terror inside a jail, triggering an agitation by petrified prisoners.

Sunday, December 09, 2007 7:53:14 PM

Nepal army chief visits India, military contacts revived
Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) Four years after contacts between the armies of Nepal and India stopped following King Gyanendra's bid to capture absolute power with the help of an army-backed coup, the two neighbours will resume military contact once again with Nepal Army Chief Gen. Rookmangud Katuwal going to India on a week-long visit Sunday.

Sunday, December 09, 2007 4:54:49 PM

Bhutan jails 30 'Maoists'
Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) Bhutan has sent over two dozen people of Nepali origin to prison on the allegation that they were Maoists planning to launch an armed insurgency movement like in Nepal, a report said.

Sunday, December 09, 2007 4:38:10 PM

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