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Nepal's Muslim women lead street march against dowry violence
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) Since she was married four years ago, Hasrun Idrissi has been living a woeful life, abused and regularly beaten up by her husband and her in-laws for her father's inability to pay them the dowry they had demanded. Now, they have tried their best to kill her.

Friday, November 09, 2007 2:07:08 PM

Nepal army sees red as Maoists target soldiers for extortion
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist guerrillas, ignoring mounting nationwide protests over the increase in abductions, extortions and even killings by them, have now trained their sights on a formidable target -- the country's army.

Friday, November 09, 2007 12:21:21 PM

India flays UN for secretly meeting Nepal armed groups in Bihar
Kathmandu, Nov 8 (IANS) India has lodged a strong protest with various UN agencies in Nepal over a clandestine meeting between UN officials and Nepali armed groups on Indian soil.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 11:59:34 AM

400 civil servants quit in Terai after peers' killings
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) Nepal's second-largest festival Tihar began on a dismal note in the Terai plains Wednesday with over 400 civil servants resigning en masse, saying they were forced to do so after the continued killing of their peers and the government's failure to provide security to its own employees.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 3:34:30 PM

Nepal killings unabated despite peace pact: report
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) As condemnation started pouring in from home and abroad over the killing of a journalist by Maoist guerrillas, Nepal's top rights body released a report saying killings were continuing unabated despite a truce.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 12:58:37 PM

Nepal cabinet finally moves to take over king's property
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) Almost 10 months after Nepal's new constitution laid down that King Gyanendra would forfeit all the property he had inherited from his slain brother and the royal palaces would be put to public use, the cabinet finally passed an ordinance, beginning the legal process.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 11:45:34 AM

Howzzat! Now cricket on Mt. Everest
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) After evolving from Tests to one-dayers and Twenty20, cricket is now going to be on a new high -- Mount Everest.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007 10:30:24 AM

UN, EU condemn Nepal journalist's killing (Lead)
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) The UN and the European Union Tuesday joined the outcry in Nepal against the Maoist guerrillas after their admission they had killed a journalist, and demanded that the perpetrators be brought to justice.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 6:32:03 PM

UN envoy dismayed by rising abductions, killings in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) The UN envoy assisting Nepal's thorny peace process Tuesday said he was dismayed by the rising abductions and killings, even as journalists began peace marches flaying the killing of a colleague by the Maoists and the Terai plains saw armed groups go on the rampage.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 3:54:51 PM

Outcry in Nepal after Maoists admit to killing journalist
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) Condemnation started pouring in from Nepal's media organisations Tuesday after Maoist guerrillas finally admitted to killing missing journalist Birendra Shah, whose abduction had led to nationwide protests.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007 11:27:38 AM

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