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Nepal palace massacre could have foreign hand: ex-royal advisor
Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Over six years after the world was stunned by the massacre in Nepal's royal palace in which then king Birendra, queen Aishwarya, their three children and other royal relatives were killed, new conjectures continue about what had actually happened on that fateful day in June 2001.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 12:38:17 PM

Nepal's sexual minorities emerge as 2007's winners
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) With its political parties failing to provide good governance and hold elections, and the Maoists continuing with violence despite signing a peace pact, Nepal's gay community has emerged as the only winners of the year that saw the country suffering from a series of dismal failures.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 10:31:49 AM

Nepal PM's kin shot, one dead
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Two relatives of the Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala were shot at in broad daylight in his hometown of Biratnagar Friday, killing one of them on the spot, state-run Nepal Television reported.

Friday, December 21, 2007 7:03:41 PM

Sobhraj to go on hunger strike for speedy trial
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Doomed to another long stay behind bars in Nepal after the intractable judicial system decided to put him in limbo once again, Charles Sobhraj, fighting a guilty verdict for a 30-year-old murder case, has now decided to take the bull by the horns.

Friday, December 21, 2007 5:42:24 PM

Nepal snubs Muslim call for Eid holiday
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) More than a year after being declared a secular state, the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal continues to remain a Hindu stronghold. Despite Muslim leaders urging Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala to declare a public holiday on Eid-ul-Zuha, the government has ignored the call.

Friday, December 21, 2007 2:10:18 PM

Did Koirala hold secret meeting with RAW chief?
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Caught in a deadlock that is threatening to derail Nepal's fragile pace process, Maoists have stepped up their campaign against Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and neighbour India that brought them together two years ago.

Friday, December 21, 2007 12:25:24 PM

Nepal loses millions by banning Indian currency
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) The Nepal government's bid to curb terror activities and the circulation of fake Indian currency has now begun to produce a side effect, causing it to lose millions in revenue.

Friday, December 21, 2007 11:37:44 AM

Nepal: Milestones 2007
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Here is a timeline of major events in Nepal in 2007:

Thursday, December 20, 2007 1:00:39 PM

India ready to review trade treaty with Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) India is willing to review its 11-year-old bilateral trade treaty with Nepal in order to give the Himalayan kingdom more market access, the Indian government's top official in Nepal has said.

Thursday, December 20, 2007 12:29:49 PM

Nepal seeks experts to probe Maoist 'mass grave' site
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Nepal's top human rights body, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Thursday began seeking the help of experts from home and abroad to investigate a site on the outskirts of Kathmandu valley that is suspected to hold the mass grave of nearly 50 people.

Thursday, December 20, 2007 11:16:14 AM

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