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Rebels enforce indefinite closure in Nepal's Terai
Kathmandu, Feb 13 (IANS) With two months to go for the critical constituent assembly election in Nepal, dissident parties from the southern plains Wednesday began an indefinite closure of the Terai, warning the government that the polls would not be held in the region if their demands were not met.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 1:51:05 PM

'Kama Sutra' makes a comeback in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 13 (IANS) 'Kama Sutra', the second century Indian treatise on love, courtship and the art of sexual union written by Vatsyayana, has made a comeback in conservative Nepal with two authors vying to take erotica to the people.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 9:35:22 AM

Nepal names airport, road after Tenzing, Hillary
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (Xinhua) The Nepal government has named the Lukla airstrip and road to Everest base camp after the two summiteers, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the first to scale the world's tallest peak in 1953.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 5:59:06 PM

ITC Nepal factory lockout lifted after three weeks
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (IANS) ITC's tobacco factory in Nepal reopened Tuesday after a nearly three-week strike by a trade union that caused the firm a loss of millions of rupees.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 4:32:04 PM

Kidney racket kingpin finds support in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (IANS) While there is outrage over Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's decision to hand over Amit Kumar to India without completing legal procedures, a Nepali victim says the kidney racket kingpin's plans to move business to Kathmandu would have been a boon.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 1:13:11 PM

Kidney king's brother took a lift to escape police
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (IANS) While Indian kidney racket kingpin Amit Kumar was arrested by Nepal Police in a dramatic swoop last week from a holiday resort in the southern plains, did his brother and accomplice Jeevan Kumar manage to give the posse the slip just minutes before?

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 10:55:11 AM

'Mountain tsunami' threatens Hillary's beloved land
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (IANS) By the year 2050, the world's glaciers may have disappeared, changing the face of the earth and endangering the mountains in northern Nepal that was the beloved land of Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 8:25:41 AM

Government steps in to save girl gambled away by father
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) The Nepal government has stepped in to save a nine-year-old girl who was gambled away by her father in a village in the farwest.

Monday, February 11, 2008 1:38:34 PM

Nepalis protest kidney kingpin's handover to India
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) People in Nepal have begun expressing indignation over the sudden handover of kidney racket kingpin Amit Kumar to the Indian authorities, calling it another instance of India's big-brother attitude towards its neighbour.

Monday, February 11, 2008 12:24:55 PM

Sobhraj's lawyer seeks quick trial
Kathmandu, Feb 11 (IANS) With his new trial scheduled to start from Wednesday, a grim Charles Sobhraj's firebrand lawyer has asked Nepal's top judge to give him 'immediate attention' and a 'quick release'.

Monday, February 11, 2008 11:24:48 AM

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