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Wheels of fortune turn against Nepal's crown prince
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) As efforts intensify in Nepal to hold a critical election in four months that could abolish its 238-year-old monarchy, the wheels of fortune are turning inexorably against its crown prince, who even a year ago was above law.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 12:15:19 PM

Maoist chief Nepal's new sex symbol
Kathmandu, Feb 3 (IANS) Till a few years ago, Rajesh Hamal, one of the top paid film actors in Nepal, was undisputedly its biggest sex symbol. But since Nepal's decade-old insurgency ended with a peace pact, Maoist chief Prachanda has become just that.

Saturday, February 03, 2007 8:31:26 AM

Nepal to start dialogue with Terai protestors
Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) Forty-eight hours after Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's address urging peace fell on deaf years and the toll in clashes in the Terai plains continued to rise, the government Friday announced a three-member team to start dialogue with the protesters, a majority of who are of Indian origin.

Friday, February 02, 2007 1:27:42 PM

Nepal cabinet, jaundiced in body and in view?
Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) A jaundiced outlook could be behind Nepal's troubles, says the kingdom's columnists, literally.

Friday, February 02, 2007 12:04:06 PM

Then king, now Maoists suppress media in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) Though King Gyanendra, regarded as Nepal's worst suppressor of the media, was ousted from power last year, his role is now being taken over by Maoist guerrillas, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in its annual report on media freedom worldwide.

Friday, February 02, 2007 12:02:51 PM

Nepal sets up Peace Fund to rebuild the nation
Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) Faced with the mammoth task of rehabilitating Maoist guerrillas as well as thousands of people displaced by the decade-old communist insurgency and re-building destroyed infrastructure, Nepal's government has set up a 'Peace Fund' to mobilise donors at home and abroad.

Thursday, February 01, 2007 12:59:10 PM

Nepal cinema now breathes free of censors
Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) The coming of peace after a decade of communist insurgency and the formation of a multi-party government has helped Nepal shoot down the bans imposed by censors.

Thursday, February 01, 2007 12:03:25 PM

Terai toll rises despite PM's plea for peace
Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) Two more people died in clashes as violence and turbulence in Nepal's Terai plains, where people of Indian origin live, spread despite Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's appeal for peace.

Thursday, February 01, 2007 11:33:25 AM

King watches peacocks as south Nepal burns
Kathmandu, Jan 31 (IANS) As the Nepal government blamed monarchists for the violence in the southern plains and cracked down on former ministers of King Gyanendra, the monarch was spotted striding on the grounds of the Kathmandu royal palace watching peacocks, a report said.

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 2:16:04 PM

Terai protests to continue
Kathmandu, Jan 31 (IANS) Ethnic protesters demanding an autonomous state in the southern plains of Nepal Wednesday said their protests would continue despite the government offering several concessions.

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 12:36:13 PM

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