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Nepal to open telecom sector wider to foreigners
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) Nepal's telecom sector, that currently has three foreign operators including Indian joint venture United Telecom Ltd (UTL), is to be opened further with a global tender expected in the coming months.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 12:53:45 PM

Nepal's battered dailies back on stands after outcry
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) Two popular Nepal dailies, forced off the stands last week by Maoists, made a triumphant comeback Thursday after the court and a growing public condemnation of the attack forced the rebels to withdraw.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 11:07:42 AM

Nepal's beleaguered media starts court battle against Maoists
Kathmandu, Aug 15 (IANS) Prevented by a Maoist union from publishing and distributing its dailies since Saturday, an independent publishing house in Nepal Wednesday began battling its case in court even as Nepal's diplomatic community expressed its concern.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 5:31:21 PM

Nepal must hold polls in November: Indian envoy
Kathmandu, Aug 15 (IANS) The Nepal government must improve the law and order situation and hold elections in November or lose credibility, Indian ambassador Shiv Shankar Mukherjee said Wednesday as student violence engulfed the capital.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 3:48:40 PM

Nepal Maoists start pro-republic stir with house boycott
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) With just 99 days remaining for a crucial election, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas started their new 'peaceful' protest by boycotting parliament Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 5:46:27 PM

UN gets to verify Maoist soldiers in Nepal again
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) The UN Tuesday resumed verifying the soldiers of the Maoists' guerrilla army in central Nepal, nearly one and a half months after the verification had been blocked by angry rebels who accused the world body of trying to disarm them. The verification is a critical part of the peace process.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 4:22:35 PM

Time running out for Koirala - Nepal (News Analysis)
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) On Monday, there was a mini furore here when Nepal's 84-year-old ailing Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, a former heavy smoker who now suffers from chronic respiratory problems, was rushed to hospital with chest pain.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 11:55:45 AM

Dabur Nepal strike continues
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Two days before the celebration of the 60th year of India's independence, one of its top FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) makers Monday remained shut in a labour dispute in Nepal, incurring a huge loss.

Monday, August 13, 2007 12:34:49 PM

Maoists to take part in polls, but without king
Kathmandu, Aug 12 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist guerrillas Sunday announced fresh commitment to the historic election to be held in November but said King Gyanendra would have to go before that.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 6:49:21 PM

Maoists return arms looted from police
Kathmandu, Aug 12 (IANS) The Maoists in Nepal have rushed to put out a rebellion in their party and spruce up their tarnished image as they returned to local authorities the firearms looted by dissidents from a police post three days ago.

Sunday, August 12, 2007 4:11:30 PM

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