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Old Tibetan king renovates centuries-old monasteries
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) The descendant of a once powerful Tibetan kingdom is leading a drive in remote northern Nepal to renovate centuries-old Buddhist monasteries that are treasure troves of sacred manuscripts, paintings and architectural marvels.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007 12:36:26 PM

After Miss Nepal, it's Miss Gay's turn at controversy
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) Less than a month after the controversial staging of the Miss Nepal pageant, the country's gay community has held a Miss Transgender contest - in a double defiance of the Maoist opposition to beauty pageants as well as homosexuality.

Monday, May 07, 2007 12:39:43 PM

Indian TV channel Nepal1 staff ends strike
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The staff of Indian television channel Nepal1 here have called off their 18-day strike after an agreement with the management, media reports said.

Monday, May 07, 2007 12:24:54 PM

Unsung heroine behind Nepal's priceless archaeology finds
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) A Harvard graduate, whose feats include unearthing a 500-year-old frozen mummy in Peru and bringing to light the Sherpa climbers who made the earliest Everest expeditions successful, triggered the search for archaeological finds in northern Nepal - and the discovery of a treasure trove.

Monday, May 07, 2007 10:38:05 AM

Nepal1 channel workers on strike in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) The staff of Indian television channel Nepal1 have been on strike in Nepal for over two weeks, demanding better working conditions.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 5:19:39 PM

Former Maoists declare war on Indian gang
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) A group of former Maoists have declared war on an Indian gang preying on businessmen in the border towns of Nepal, warning that they would attack gang members lodged in a key prison if it did not stop criminal activities.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 3:04:35 PM

Nepal's first bishop appointed officially
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) Nepal began celebrating the official appointment of its first bishop by the Vatican with the incumbent, Bishop Anthony Francis Sharma, pledging greater participation by Christians for the development of the nation.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 12:32:12 PM

Nepal censors up in arms against 'orphans'
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) Nepali film director Shovit Basnet has become the latest casualty of the new administration with his new film 'Barood' - meaning gunpowder in Nepali - being held up by the censor board.

Sunday, May 06, 2007 7:38:46 AM

Indian is Nepal's highest paid banker: report
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) A top Indian executive working for a multinational bank in Nepal is the kingdom's highest-paid banker, according to a leading newspaper Saturday.

Saturday, May 05, 2007 11:14:58 AM

Nepal's coup architect loses fight with cancer
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) A former general of Nepal, regarded as King Gyanendra's main advisor during the royal coup two years ago, succumbed to cancer here Friday, carrying to the grave untold state secrets.

Friday, May 04, 2007 1:22:07 PM

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