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Kalam's visit hailed as Nepal's pride
Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's maiden visit to Nepal was hailed as a matter of pride and recognition for the new Himalayan republic that gave a rapturous welcome to the renowned scientist-scholar.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 12:49:12 PM

After Kalam, Nepal awaits Pranab visit
Kathmandu, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee is arriving in Nepal on a three-day visit next Monday, the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said.

Monday, November 17, 2008 7:46:50 PM

Sobhraj readies to sue Dhondy over 'Bikini Murders'
Kathmandu, Nov 16 (IANS) Within 48 hours of launching his new book 'The Bikini Murders' in New Delhi, author and screenplay writer Farrukh Dhondy is all set to get the kind of controversy needed to make the book a bestseller. His 'old friend' Charles Sobhraj, who according to media reports is the prototype of the Saigon-born hero in Dhondy's book, is readying to sue the author.

Sunday, November 16, 2008 5:08:44 PM

Indian Army's Gorkha centre not recruiting Nepalis, says MP
Kathmandu, Nov 16 (IANS) The 120-year-old recruitment centre of the Indian Army in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh has stopped enlisting Nepal's Gorkhas for over a year, an MP said here. Indian diplomats and officials confirmed this giving reasons for the move.

Sunday, November 16, 2008 4:08:55 PM

Bhutan's 'Nelson Mandela' driven to Nepal refugee camp
Kathmandu, Nov 15 (IANS) A 45-year-old Bhutanese of Nepali origin, who was released from prison after 17 years by the Bhutan government this month, has been forced to take shelter in refugee camps in Nepal.

Saturday, November 15, 2008 3:27:42 PM

Camilla holds paw-wow for Nepal dogs
Kathmandu, Nov 15 (IANS) When the Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles walked her dog in Green Park in London last week, it was no ordinary paw-wow. The future queen of England's stroll helped give a pat on the back of Nepal's stray dogs.

Saturday, November 15, 2008 2:40:41 PM

Law against criticising Nepal king may be axed
Kathmandu, Nov 14 (IANS) Members of Nepal's former royal family, once considered to be above the law, should now be treated as common citizens and all existing laws that still uphold royal privileges should be scrapped, the apex court has told the government.

Friday, November 14, 2008 3:47:45 PM

Satluj begins hydropower project survey in Nepal amid dissent
Kathmandu, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian public sector hydropower undertaking Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam has kicked off survey on a coveted 402MW project in north Nepal amidst local rumblings.

Friday, November 14, 2008 2:36:12 PM

Prachanda's daughter battles cancer in India
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) Even as Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda attends the second BIMSTEC Summit in New Delhi, few know that his eldest child is fighting cancer in India.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 2:08:51 PM

New book creates fresh worry for Sobhraj
Kathmandu, Nov 12 (IANS) Counting the days for Nepal's top court to deliver its final verdict in a decades-old murder case that has put him behind bars for life, yesteryear's crime maestro Charles Sobhraj is now in a fresh tizzy over media reports about a new book that could rake up the past life he had hoped to put behind him.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 3:21:30 PM

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