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All the king's men want to contest Nepal election
Kathmandu, Aug 27 (IANS) Faced with an election in less then three months when voters will choose between monarchy and a republic, royalists have finally began to fight back, wanting to contest the polls and thereby strike a blow for the crown in Nepal's apex court.

Monday, August 27, 2007 11:21:31 AM

Maoist chief denies proposing deferring Nepal poll
Kathmandu, Aug 26 (IANS) Maoist supremo Prachanda Sunday denied having suggested postponement of the constituent assembly election, saying his party was committed to holding polls on Nov 22 as scheduled.

Sunday, August 26, 2007 5:25:53 PM

Nepal king set to lose five more palaces, vast land
Kathmandu, Aug 26 (IANS) A ministerial team formed to assess the wealth inherited by Nepal King Gyanendra advised the government Sunday to nationalise five more mansions and eight forest lands of the royal family.

Sunday, August 26, 2007 4:46:06 PM

Maoist leader denies seeking poll postponement (Lead)
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) A senior Maoist leader Saturday said his party had not proposed postponing the coming election to April even as the controversial rebel youth wing began a civic campaign here to spruce up its tarnished image.

Saturday, August 25, 2007 4:36:41 PM

'Last supper' syndrome plagues Nepal's royal family
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) Are Fridays and feasts unlucky for the royal family of Nepal?

Saturday, August 25, 2007 12:28:16 PM

'Backstabbed' Maoists want Nepal polls deferred
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) Even as Nepal's Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala pledged that the twice-deferred critical election would be held without fail in November, Maoist guerrillas said the polls should be put off till next year as they had been 'backstabbed' by the political parties.

Saturday, August 25, 2007 10:55:15 AM

Maoists want Nepal polls deferred again
Kathmandu, Aug 24 (IANS) With less than three months left for the critical constituent assembly election, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas Friday proposed that the polls be postponed.

Friday, August 24, 2007 8:37:44 PM

Landslide kills at least six in western Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 24 (DPA) At least six people, including four of a family, were killed when their house was swept away by a landslide in western Nepal, police said Friday.

Friday, August 24, 2007 3:55:04 PM

Is China exporting toxic clothes?
Kathmandu, Aug 24 (IANS) After a furore over toy giant Mattel recalling some of its merchandise made in China after they were found to contain lead, reports now say cheap clothes made in China contain high levels of formaldehyde.

Friday, August 24, 2007 12:38:15 PM

Nepal king loses palace, property
Kathmandu, Aug 23 (IANS) With 90 days left for a critical election that would seal King Gyanendra's fate, the monarch received a fresh blow Thursday with the government announcing it was taking over the royal palace in the capital, the official residence of the king as well as six more palaces in the kingdom.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 6:47:13 PM

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