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Nepali PM calls for women's participation in polls
Kathmandu, March 8 (Xinhua) Nepal's Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has, in his International Women's Day message, urged women to take a defining role in politics and make the April 10 constituent assembly (CA) elections successful, The Rising Nepal daily reported Saturday.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 5:49:40 PM

India's GMR Group dragged to court over Nepal project
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Less than two months after it became the first Indian private company to win a power project in Nepal, the GMR Group finds itself dragged into a public interest suit in the Himalayan kingdom.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 11:47:04 AM

Historic election leaves Nepal women in lurch
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) The first historic constituent assembly election in Nepal, which will enable voters to write their own constitution and is regarded as the key to restoring peace and stability in the former Himalayan kingdom, has however left women in the lurch.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 10:27:13 AM

Maoists take poll plunge with manifesto for 'new Nepal'
Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) Nearly two decades since they last fought an election in Nepal and then chose to begin a guerrilla war, Nepal's Maoists Friday finally took the plunge for a poll that would be the first of its kind in the Himalayan state, releasing their party's election manifesto and rooting for a new leadership.

Friday, March 07, 2008 8:29:05 PM

False evidence given against me in Nepal apex court: Sobhraj
Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) Charles Sobhraj, accused of being a serial killer, has alleged that state lawyers have pulled a fraud on Nepal's Supreme Court by tabling a privately made documentary as Interpol evidence of his guilt to prevent him from winning an appeal against a life term.

Friday, March 07, 2008 1:21:36 PM

Nepal king to keep tryst with Pashupatinath on Shivratri
Kathmandu, March 6 (IANS) Undaunted by the stone-throwing incident that marred his journey to the country's most hallowed Hindu shrine last year, Nepal's King Gyanendra will visit the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu Thursday to offer prayers on the occasion of Shivratri.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 1:35:51 PM

Nepal royals trade blows as snake throne burns
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) While the sword hanging over Nepal's two-century snake throne lowers with a decisive election in April, the royal family has failed to show its best face to the nation and woo voters, says a report.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 2:01:00 PM

Nepal government forms team to probe UN chopper crash
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) As condolence messages began pouring in for the UN chopper crash that killed all passengers and crewmembers on board, Nepal's government formed a five-member team to probe the cause of the tragedy.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 1:23:48 PM

Unaccounted bodies among UN chopper crash victims in Nepal (Lead)
Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) The UN helicopter crash in eastern Nepal has received a fresh twist with a mystery arising about the identities of two of the 12 victims, one of whom is a Nepali male.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 4:47:20 PM

South Korean team to probe UN chopper crash in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) The South Korean government is sending a fact finding mission to investigate a UN helicopter crash in Nepal that killed all 12 people aboard, including a 50-year-old South Korean soldier who is the first foreigner to be identified.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 3:00:28 PM

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