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Miss Nepal pageant cancelled over 'safety threat'
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Nepal's oldest and best-known beauty pageant Miss Nepal, which was given a new lease of life by Indian sponsor Dabur Nepal, faces the threat of closure after the administration cancelled the programme on the plea that it posed a security threat.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 11:41:50 AM

Indians protest as Nepal slaps cess on incoming vehicles
Kathmandu, Sep 27 (IANS) Protests have begun erupting on the India-Nepal border as the Nepal government began slapping an entry cess on Indian vehicles entering the Himalayan republic.

Saturday, September 27, 2008 6:00:37 PM

China announces military aid for Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 27 (IANS) Nepal's northern neighbour China has announced a military aid of NRS 100 million (over $1.3 million) for Nepal, the first military aid received by the new Maoist-led government of the Himalayan republic.

Saturday, September 27, 2008 4:20:59 PM

GMR seeks to widen portfolio in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) The GMR Group, India's upcoming infrastructure company, is seeking to widen its portfolio with four hydropower projects in neighbouring Nepal.

Friday, September 26, 2008 4:51:17 PM

Nepal Maoists in fresh arms row
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) While Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' sought the international community's support in New York, the country's interim parliament saw protests Friday as MPs cutting across party lines denounced the Maoists for bearing arms in public places including in the house.

Friday, September 26, 2008 4:49:15 PM

Nepal fears fresh row during Dashain festival
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) After crippling protests this week by its Newar community over the new government's attempt to slash grants for a religious festival, the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal is now bracing for a fresh row during the upcoming Dashain ceremony.

Friday, September 26, 2008 2:39:15 PM

Stuck in India, GMR Energy forays into Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) With limited opportunities in its home country, Indian infrastructure major GMR Group is trying to widen its portfolio through four hydropower projects in Nepal, a top company official said.

Friday, September 26, 2008 2:37:20 PM

Dabur Nepal resumes work after 27 days amid unease
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) After remaining closed for 27 days due to labour trouble, Dabur Nepal resumed work at its factory in southern Nepal Wednesday night.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 5:58:13 PM

Dabur Nepal resumes work after 27 days
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) After remaining closed for 27 days due to labour trouble, Dabur Nepal has resumed work at its factory in southern Nepal.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 4:30:46 PM

Nepal blames India for fresh flooding
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) Close on the heels of anger over India's failure to maintain the Kosi embankment that resulted in a devastating flood last month in southern Nepal and India's Bihar state, the Himalayan republic is now blaming India for a fresh deluge in the western region that has killed over 30 and rendered thousands homeless.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 3:40:17 PM

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