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Indian trio stage kidnap drama in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) Three Indians grabbed headlines in Nepal's Birgunj town after they were found tied in chains in a house, shouting for help. Locals rushed to rescue them and police began investigating only to find that the trio had engineered their own kidnapping to trick relatives into parting with ransom money.

Friday, March 02, 2007 11:26:15 AM

SAARC wheels try to do what deals failed
Kathmandu, March 1 (IANS) Though the meeting of SAARC commerce ministers this month failed to reach a breakthrough in trade ties, the business community in the region is hoping wheels will achieve what deals failed to when the first SAARC car rally kicks off from Bangladesh on March 15.

Thursday, March 01, 2007 11:25:14 AM

Former Hindu kingdom gets its first bishop
Kathmandu, March 1 (IANS) Twenty-one years ago Amulya Nath Sharma spent Easter in a Kathmandu police station for preaching before a gathering that also included Hindu relatives of churchgoers. Now, with the world's only Hindu kingdom becoming a secular state, he will lead Nepal's growing Christian community as the country's first bishop.

Thursday, March 01, 2007 10:49:29 AM

At least 2 killed, dozen injured in Nepal protests
Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist guerrillas spilled fresh blood in the Terai plains, killing a teenager of the Madhesi community in their stronghold Banke district.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 4:12:39 PM

Sons of soil close down Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) Armed with nothing more than green flags and their demand for autonomous states, Nepal's sons of soil - the first communities to take up residence in the kingdom - enforced a nationwide closure Wednesday that crippled the capital and affected outer districts.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 1:17:29 PM

'Democratic Everest Expedition' to remove king's photo from summit
Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) He lost his role as head of government and power as chief of the army after a public revolt against his authoritarian rule. And now Nepal's King Gyanendra is set to lose the highest position he alone of all government heads has been enjoying so far - from the summit of Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 1:06:44 PM

Indians among 14 killed in Nepal bus accident (LEAD)
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) Fourteen people, including Indians, were killed and over 30 injured when a bus fell off a mountainous road in southern Nepal early Tuesday, police said.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 1:42:32 PM

'Sons of soil' call for Nepal shutdown Wednesday
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) Nepal braced for yet another major disruption as its agitating 'sons of soil' announced they would enforce a nationwide general strike Wednesday despite beginning negotiations with the government.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 9:52:55 AM

Nepal king set to lose his inheritance
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) Ousted King Gyanendra's winter of discontent continued to deepen with Nepal's government forming a team of ministers to strip him of his inheritance.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 9:51:40 AM

Bus accident kills 13 in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and over 30 injured in a bus accident in southern Nepal early Tuesday when the driver tried to avoid hitting a mentally ill person, police officials said.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 9:08:14 AM

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