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China for shorter term for UN's Nepal mission
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepal's northern neighbour China has crossed swords with the UN chief over Nepal, asking for a shorter term for a UN political mission in the Himalayan kingdom, a newspaper reported Saturday.

Saturday, January 13, 2007 2:13:10 PM

State media announces probable Nepal poll dates
Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepal's official media Saturday announced probable dates for historic elections this year that could abolish the kingdom's 238-year-old monarchy and bring stability after five decades of struggle for democracy.

Saturday, January 13, 2007 11:29:08 AM

Maoist splinter group shuts down eastern Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) Even as Nepal's Maoist guerrillas began gearing up to enter mainstream politics and join parliament Monday, a band of former Maoists paralysed eastern Nepal with a three-day general strike enforced from Friday.

Friday, January 12, 2007 4:16:32 PM

Bollywood to spice up Nepal film fests
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) Nepal's fascination for Bollywood - showcased by Indian starlets and songs heralding the new year in the country - is all set to spill into its film festivals.

Friday, January 12, 2007 2:38:05 PM

Everest love story adds new chapter
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) A Nepali couple who tied the knot on top of the world's highest peak has now released a book on their adventures.

Friday, January 12, 2007 11:26:23 AM

Former teacher to lead Maoists to Nepal parliament
Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) A former teacher from one of the poorest villages in Nepal will lead the Maoists to parliament as the guerrillas progress from bullets to ballots Monday.

Friday, January 12, 2007 10:47:08 AM

BJP holds out olive branch to Nepal Maoists
Kathmandu, Jan 11 (IANS) Signalling a dramatic shift in policy, India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which earlier supported King Gyanendra and a Hindu Nepal, Thursday met Maoist guerrillas for the first time.

Thursday, January 11, 2007 3:50:07 PM

Belgian minister taxed by Nepal Maoists
Kathmandu, Jan 11 (IANS) About five years ago, the Belgian government gave a hard time to Nepal's Maoist guerrillas by selling sophisticated firearms to the Royal Nepalese Army to battle the insurgents. Now, by a quirk of fate, a Belgian minister found himself taxed by the insurgents while coming to the country on a trekking holiday.

Thursday, January 11, 2007 12:35:08 PM

Nepal Maoists offer to forgive, forget
Kathmandu, Jan 11 (IANS) Poised to re-enter parliament after a decade of guerrilla warfare, Nepal's Maoists have said they are willing to forgive and forget the foreign governments that cracked down on them as terrorists and have no 'working relations' with any terror group abroad.

Thursday, January 11, 2007 10:52:29 AM

BJP plans meetings with Nepal Maoists
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) With Nepal awaiting a historic change in government, India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is sending a delegation to meet Maoist guerrillas and others political actors.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 2:48:33 PM

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