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Another Indo-Nepal power project comes to a halt
Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) A 3,400 MW hydropower project that will have irrigation and flood control benefits for both India and Nepal has now come to a halt, like most projects between the two neighbours, due to Maoist interference.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 12:36:20 PM

Indian trader killed in troubled Terai
Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) An Indian businessman was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in southern Nepal's crime-riddled Birgunj town, the local media said.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 11:28:13 AM

Maoists ready to quit Nepal government
Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) The crisis in Nepal deepened Tuesday with Maoist guerrillas readying to quit the government after their month-long ultimatum to Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala expired with the premier refusing to concede their key demands.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 10:45:59 AM

Nepalese PM rules out republic before polls
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) Nepal's Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has ruled out the idea of scrapping the country's monarchy before the elections scheduled Nov 22, despite the Maoist threat to walk out of the ruling alliance and start a new 'people's revolt' if this demand of theirs was not met by Monday.

Monday, September 17, 2007 2:43:58 PM

Nepal Supreme Court to decide Sobhraj's fate on Nov 4
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) After more than four years' imprisonment in Nepal, the first country to convict him of murder in a criminal career spanning nearly two decades and several countries, yesteryear's crime maestro Charles Sobhraj's fate will finally be decided in November.

Monday, September 17, 2007 1:34:21 PM

Indefinite curfew in Terai as Nepal riot toll rises (Lead)
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) The death toll in the violence triggered in south Nepal after the murder of a powerful local leader rose to four Monday, resulting in closures by his supporters and an indefinite curfew clamped by the administration.

Monday, September 17, 2007 1:05:41 PM

Ethnic groups call for indefinite Nepal closure
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) Five dissident ethnic groups have dealt a fresh blow to Nepal's beleaguered government by announcing an indefinite closure from next week, even as it grappled with a threat by Maoists to quit the ruling alliance and start a new revolt from Tuesday amid violence in the south after the murder of a local don.

Monday, September 17, 2007 10:52:12 AM

Indefinite strike called in Terai after Nepal leader's murder
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) The murder of a powerful local leader in southern Nepal, which triggered sectarian violence, arson and looting, kept Kapilavastu district still simmering with tension Monday as the victim's supporters called for an indefinite shutdown.

Monday, September 17, 2007 9:46:27 AM

Royalist vigilante's killing triggers riot, curfew in south Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) The murder of a former parliamentarian's kin in south Nepal Sunday triggered a series of retaliatory attacks, resulting in arson, looting and violence that began taking sectarian colour, forcing authorities to impose curfew in several areas.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 5:33:53 PM

Indian power firm to co-host summit in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) Faced with an imminent energy crisis and stiff resistance to hydro-power projects, Nepal's independent power producers have tied up with bankers and PTC India Ltd to host a power summit here to break the ice and cut the red tape.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 1:57:36 PM

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