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Prachanda begins second trip to India
Kathmandu, Nov 12 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda Wednesday began his three-day visit to India, the second formal trip to the southern neighbour since September.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:40:13 PM

Nepalese 'Buddha boy' resurfaces after year-long absence
Kathmandu, Nov 11 (DPA) A Nepalese teenager dubbed the 'Buddha boy' has resurfaced in the southern part of the country a year after he disappeared from his meditation place, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 10:44:31 PM

Prachanda averts Nepal house shutdown
Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda", whose former guerrilla party had in the past paralysed parliament to press its demands, Tuesday had to swallow a dose of the same medicine to prevent the opposition from disrupting the house.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 8:02:34 PM

Maoist trade union halts Nepal's sole cable car
Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) A trade union affiliated to Nepal's ruling Maoist party has brought the country's only cable car service, a major tourist attraction and revenue earner, to a standstill in the latest incident in a series of anti-outsourcing movements that is likely to affect many businesses in future.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 3:04:00 PM

Nepal's ex-royals line up to pay tax
Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Bowing to the winds of change that overthrew Nepal's 239-year-old monarchy and ordered the deposed king and his family to start paying taxes and utility bills like other commoners, the country's former princesses are now ready to comply with the law of the land.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 1:28:56 PM

Cartoon king aims to conquer Everest with art
Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Described as the 'Caesar of cartoons' and the 'king of American political cartoons' by newspapers across the world, 75-year-old Ranan Lurie now plans to make his biggest conquest - Mt Everest.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 1:28:37 PM

Teenaged girls strip every night at Kathmandu dance bars
Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Sixteen-year-old Hema wants to be a nurse. But to fulfil her dream, she performs at a dance bar every evening - even if it means gyrating around a pole, stripping and giving company to strangers at night.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 12:05:01 PM

Nepal's torture tale takes on injustice, Bollywood
Kathmandu, Nov 10 (IANS) 'I am small today but tomorrow I will be big and help my country progress,' Nepali schoolgirl Maina Sunuwar wrote in her exercise book. But the 15-year-old's dreams were snuffed out in February 2004 when she was taken away from her home in Kavre district by army men and allegedly tortured to death inside a barrack.

Monday, November 10, 2008 5:22:06 PM

Sobhraj's freedom hope dashed again
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) Yesteryear's 'Bikini Killer' Charles Sobhraj was hoping that he would be acquitted by Nepal's Supreme Court of a murder charge that goes back to the Hippie days of the 1970s and had a dramatic climax just five years ago.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 6:33:55 PM

Sobhraj freedom hope dashed again
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) Charles Sobhraj's hope that he would be acquitted of the 1975 murder of an American tourist in Nepal receded again Sunday with a critical hearing being deferred.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 5:16:26 PM

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