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After trader's killing, Nepal Maoists face fresh murder charge
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) Even as protests over Nepal Maoists' slaying of a businessman started snow balling in the capital Kathmandu, the former guerrillas have been accused of hacking to death a member of a rival party over a land dispute.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 4:30:57 PM

Living legend summits Everest 18th time to save the planet
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) A legendary mountaineer who holds the record for the maximum number of conquests of Mt Everest risked his life and broke his own record Thursday to deliver a warning worldwide and save the planet.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 3:04:51 PM

Women claim top spot for Nepal - on Everest
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) After unprecedented participation in the movement that helped bring down King Gyanendra's absolute regime and making their presence felt in last month's historic election, Nepal's women Thursday claimed the top spot for their country on Mt Everest.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 1:15:56 PM

Orissa lawyer makes India stand tall on Everest
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) A 41-year-old lawyer from India's Orissa state has made her country proud by hoisting the Indian tricolour on Mt Everest in a year that mired the world's highest peak in murky politics.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 12:43:18 PM

Outrage over Maoist murder paralyses Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) Winners of the historic election last month, Nepal's Maoists however have had a severe setback with the disclosure that their guerrilla soldiers beat to death a businessman close to them, triggering a public outrage that shut down Kathmandu valley Wednesday in support of the demand that the killers be punished.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 3:31:21 PM

Bus falls off Nepal road third day in a row
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) Another bus skidded off the road and fell into a river in Nepal Wednesday, the third such accident in as many days.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:22:50 PM

Six killed in Nepal bus accident, Monday's toll 25
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) Six people, mostly women and children, were killed Tuesday when their bus skidded off the road and fell almost 50 ft below in western Nepal, a day after another accident claimed at least 25 lives with many still missing.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 1:26:35 PM

Maoist chief likens himself to Buddhist emperor Ashoka
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's Maoist party, a former guerrilla organisation that fought a 10-year savage civil war to overthrow the constitutional monarchy, has likened himself to the great Indian emperor Ashoka who became a passionate follower of the Buddha.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 12:31:03 PM

Kathmandu closure Wednesday over Maoist killing
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) Putting aside their differences, student organisations affiliated to major political parties and angry local residents have called a shutdown in Kathmandu Valley Wednesday to protest the killing of a local businessman by Maoists in a guerrilla camp supervised by the UN.

Monday, May 19, 2008 8:06:38 PM

20 killed, dozens missing in Nepal bus accident
Kathmandu, May 19 (DPA) At least 20 people were killed and dozens were feared missing after an over-crowded bus plunged off a mountain highway in western Nepal Monday, the police said.

Monday, May 19, 2008 5:33:48 PM

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