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Maoists gag Nepal's biggest media house
Kathmandu, Oct 2 (IANS) Kantipur, Nepal's biggest private media house that had come under attack during King Gyanendra's absolute reign, faces an even greater onslaught with the current democratic government standing by as Maoists gagged it for two days in a row.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007 10:53:16 AM

Bomb explosion in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) A bomb went off in an upmarket area of the capital Monday afternoon, but there was no injury or damage.

Monday, October 01, 2007 4:49:32 PM

'Munna Bhai' lends a hand in Nepal peace prayers
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) He may have not been chosen to represent India at the Oscars but Munna Bhai, the Bollywood character who is a favourite of millions in both India and Nepal, has been selected to take the message of non-violence to trouble-torn Nepal.

Monday, October 01, 2007 12:42:22 PM

Defiant Nepal king staves off 'calamity'
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Nepal's embattled King Gyanendra, who had been impassively watching the new government usurp all his powers, finally took a defiant stand when he refused to be kept away from receiving the blessings of a goddess -- regarded as essential for the protection of the royal family.

Monday, October 01, 2007 11:45:14 AM

Nepal minister arrested after resignation (Lead)
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Nepal's political instability and the uncertainty surrounding the November election deepened Saturday with a minister being arrested soon after he quit the cabinet and began a protest movement that is likely to impact the turbulent Terai plains.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 2:01:50 PM

Nepal PM blesses Indian Idol
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Nepal's Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala found time amid political uncertainties Saturday to meet the kingdom's new heartthrob, Darjeeling boy Prasant Tamang, who has become a household name in India and Nepal this week after winning the TV talent hunt show 'Indian Idol'.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 1:12:21 PM

Another Nepal minister quits, calls for protest
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Nepal's political instability and the uncertainty surrounding the November election deepened with yet another minister quitting the cabinet and announcing a protest movement that is likely to impact the turbulent Terai plains.

Saturday, September 29, 2007 11:01:10 AM

Nepal poll talks fail, Maoists begin republic bid
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Nepal's political crisis deepened Friday after talks between the ruling parties and the Maoist guerrillas remained deadlocked for the second day on the issue of holding elections, causing the rebels to take the initiative to try and abolish King Gyanendra's crown through parliament.

Friday, September 28, 2007 6:52:11 PM

Strike calls disrupt normal life in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists, who left the coalition government earlier this month, called a two-day general strike in Mithilanchal, Nepal's Terai region, Friday to protest against the murder of their leader, Birendra Prasad Yadav, who was killed Monday.

Friday, September 28, 2007 3:18:38 PM

Maoists to continue anti-poll stir if talks fail
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) As Nepal's ruling parties get ready for a key round of talks with the Maoists that will determine the fate of the crucial November election, the rebels have warned that they would continue their anti-poll agitation if the negotiations failed.

Friday, September 28, 2007 1:23:25 PM

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