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Nepal border towns rejoice at Indian ganglord's death
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) Indian ganglord Chhote Lal Sahani's dramatic death in an Indian court is being greeted with joy in neigbouring Nepal's border towns, with businessmen distributing sweets to celebrate the end of one of their prime foes.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 12:14:49 PM

Maoist rampage casts shadow on Nepal poll meet
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) On the eve of a crucial election meet Thursday, Nepal's Maoists went on the rampage in remote districts, attacking government offices and causing the death of at least one person -- actions likely to further widen the rift between the rebels and the main political parties.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 11:30:34 AM

Armed group calls strike in Terai
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) As Nepal's coalition government sought to resolve the impasse over the elections by calling a meeting to decide fresh dates, the turbulent Terai plains continued to erupt, with a relatively unknown armed group calling a closure in three key districts.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 1:52:36 PM

Manisha to play Nepali politician - in real life
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) After almost a decade in the film industry, Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala is getting ready to play the most challenging role in her life - that of a Nepali politician, but this time in real life.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 12:56:15 PM

Indian kidnapped, released in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) An Indian student here was the latest target of kidnapping gangs preying on Indians - he was released over the weekend - even as Nepal Police claimed a breakthrough with the busting of two gangs.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 12:53:49 PM

Nepal meet to plan for HIV hit children's future
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) Under the aegis of the SAARC Secretariat and Unicef, experts and policy makers are taking part in a two-day meet here to plan for the future of over 10 million children affected by HIV/AIDS.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007 1:20:39 PM

Old Tibetan king renovates centuries-old monasteries
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) The descendant of a once powerful Tibetan kingdom is leading a drive in remote northern Nepal to renovate centuries-old Buddhist monasteries that are treasure troves of sacred manuscripts, paintings and architectural marvels.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007 12:36:26 PM

After Miss Nepal, it's Miss Gay's turn at controversy
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) Less than a month after the controversial staging of the Miss Nepal pageant, the country's gay community has held a Miss Transgender contest - in a double defiance of the Maoist opposition to beauty pageants as well as homosexuality.

Monday, May 07, 2007 12:39:43 PM

Indian TV channel Nepal1 staff ends strike
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The staff of Indian television channel Nepal1 here have called off their 18-day strike after an agreement with the management, media reports said.

Monday, May 07, 2007 12:24:54 PM

Unsung heroine behind Nepal's priceless archaeology finds
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) A Harvard graduate, whose feats include unearthing a 500-year-old frozen mummy in Peru and bringing to light the Sherpa climbers who made the earliest Everest expeditions successful, triggered the search for archaeological finds in northern Nepal - and the discovery of a treasure trove.

Monday, May 07, 2007 10:38:05 AM

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