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Nepali Gorkhas may soon not be a part of the Indian Army (Lead, Superseding earlier story)
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS)India's first field marshal, S.H.F.J. Manekshaw, preferred calling himself Sam 'Bahadur' as a sign of respect for the brave Gorkha soldiers, most of whom came from Nepal. However, a call by Nepal Maoist chief Prachanda not to allow them to join the Indian army could impact on traditional military ties between the two countries.

Monday, May 12, 2008 12:50:59 PM

Nepal king prays for divine intervention
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) With just 17 days left for the abolition of his two-century-old ancestral throne, Nepal's distressed King Gyanendra Monday sought divine intervention once again, offering animal sacrifices to a Hindu goddess of power.

Monday, May 12, 2008 12:07:17 PM

More than 550 Tibetans arrested in Nepal (Lead)
Kathmandu, May 11 (DPA) The Nepali police Sunday arrested more than 550 Tibetan demonstrators, most of them women, during anti-China protests in the capital Kathmandu.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 9:39:51 PM

Nepal sends Bhutanese refugees to third country for resettlement
Kathmandu, May 11 (DPA) More than 420 Bhutanese refugees living in UN-run camps in eastern Nepal have been resettled in another country as part of a third-country resettlement programme, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 1:31:04 PM

India worried as Nepal parties fail to cobble government
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) In a sign of growing concern at the failure of Nepal's major parties to reach an understanding on power-sharing, India's new Ambassador Rakesh Sood Sunday met top Maoist leaders - the fourth such meeting in less than three weeks.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 1:08:38 PM

Tibetan exiles in Nepal launch fresh protests, scores arrested
Kathmandu, May 11 (DPA) Nepalese police Saturday arrested scores of Tibetan protestors who had chained themselves in small groups and tried to march towards Chinese visa and consular office in Kathmandu.

Sunday, May 11, 2008 4:51:22 AM

Nepal parties propose May dates for king's ouster
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) Nepal's ruling parties Friday asked Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala to call the crucial first meeting of the newly-elected constituent assembly in the last week of this month, further tightening the noose around the neck of King Gyanendra, who is poised to be the last monarch in a dynasty that spanned nearly two and a half centuries.

Friday, May 09, 2008 4:55:44 PM

Two climbers missing on Nepal's Mt. Dhaulagiri
Kathmandu, May 9 (DPA) Two climbers attempting to scale Nepal's Mount Dhaulagiri have gone missing, sparking off a frantic search to rescue the men, media reports said Friday.

Friday, May 09, 2008 12:19:03 PM

Rush on Everest as Nepal lifts ban
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) More than 40 teams of mountaineers kicking their heels on the lower slopes of the Himalayas in Nepal heaved a sigh of relief Friday as the way to Mt Everest was opened following China's successful attempt to take the Olympic torch to the top.

Friday, May 09, 2008 10:48:42 AM

Over 200 Tibetan exiles arrested in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 8 (DPA) Nepalese police Thursday arrested more than 200 Tibetan exiles demonstrating in Kathmandu even as China thanked Nepal for its efforts to stop possible activities on Mount Everest aimed at disrupting Olympic torch relay.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 10:11:07 PM

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