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Fate deals Sobhraj another blow in Nepal (Lead)
Kathmandu, Nov 4 (IANS) Nepal's Supreme Court Sunday put off its hearing on a 30-year-old murder case involving Charles Sobhraj, dealing a fresh blow to the hopes of the 63-year-old international criminal who is lodged in a prison here.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 2:37:44 PM

Nepal's parliament session turning into farce
Kathmandu, Nov 4 (IANS) A critical session of Nepal's parliament that was to have sealed King Gyanendra's fate is turning into a farce after neither reaching an accord nor holding a vote that would have broken the nearly two-month impasse.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 1:23:56 PM

Sobhraj poised between freedom, fresh fight
Kathmandu, Nov 4 (IANS) With Nepal's Supreme Court set to announce its final verdict on a more than 30-year-old murder case that put Charles Sobhraj behind bars for life, the 63-year-old is wavering between hope and alarm.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 1:17:44 PM

Community forestry helps re-green the Himalayas (Feature)
Kathmandu, Nov 4 (IANS) The shaded path, the buzz of insects and the distant calls of birds signal the beginning of a small forest in Nepal's middle Himalayas.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 11:08:26 AM

Is Bollywood playing villain in Nepal?
Kathmandu, Nov 4 (IANS) Bollywood's stranglehold is stunting Nepal's film industry and destroying its originality and unique characteristics, says the country's film board chief.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 11:01:00 AM

India upgrading rail link to help Nepal (Lead)
Kathmandu, Nov 2 (IANS) India is upgrading rail links between its frontier town of Jogbani and Kolkata in a measure that is likely to boost Nepal's trade with its southern neighbour, a report said.

Friday, November 02, 2007 4:39:37 PM

Nepal PM cornered as Maoists, communists unite
Kathmandu, Nov 2 (IANS) The special session of parliament debating Nepal King Gyanendra's fate promises to turn into a major embarrassment for Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who despite leading the largest party in the government, has been cornered by a new alliance of Maoists and communists.

Friday, November 02, 2007 11:57:36 AM

One killed in bomb blast in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 1 (Xinhua) A bomb exploded at a busy downtown area, killing one and injuring six others in a Nepal town Thursday evening.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 8:16:47 PM

I was persecuted, Sobhraj tells Nepal judges
Kathmandu, Nov 1 (IANS) As Nepal's apex court delivers the final verdict on Charles Sobhraj, one of yesteryear's most talked about criminals now languishing in a Kathmandu prison for the alleged murder of an American backpacker, the French national has joined his lawyers to argue his case.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 11:47:15 AM

Nepal stops 5,000 Tibetans from getting US asylum
Kathmandu, Nov 1 (IANS) Under pressure from China, Nepal's Girija Prasad Koirala government, which came to power last year pledging to protect democracy and human rights, has stopped 5,000 Tibetan refugees from getting asylum in the US.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:20:41 AM

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