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Nepal not to deploy army for April polls
Kathmandu, Jan 25 (IANS) Nepal's government has announced a special security plan for the historic election in April, the first national polls in almost nine years, but has ruled out deploying the army.

Friday, January 25, 2008 12:41:21 PM

Nepal scripts world's best child welfare story
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) Despite a devastating 10-year civil war, Nepal has scripted the best child welfare story in the world, slashing child mortality by over 65 percent and magically improving child healthcare.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 1:57:56 PM

Nepal rolls back fuel prices under siege (Lead)
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Shaken by 48 hours of nationwide protests and violence that threatened to worsen on the eve of a crucial election, the Nepal government Wednesday rolled back the hike in fuel prices.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 4:08:35 PM

Prachanda to be Nepal's first president?
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) From being an outlaw who remained underground for over a dozen years and carried a price on his head, Prachanda, chief of Nepal's once banned Maoist party, will now seek to be the first president of the former Himalayan kingdom.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:45:48 PM

Protests against fuel hike shut down Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Kathmandu valley was paralysed Wednesday as communists called a shutdown against the hike in fuel prices Monday midnight and street protests broke out for the second day in a row.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:15:14 PM

Nepal bids farewell to Edmund Hillary
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Edmund Hillary's beloved Sherpas, admirers and government officials gathered at the office of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Tuesday to bid a final farewell to the Everest hero who was laid to rest in a state funeral in Auckland, New Zealand.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 6:17:54 PM

Nepal erupts in protests after midnight fuel price hike
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Protests erupted in Nepal and the capital turned into a battlefield Tuesday after Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's coalition government increased fuel prices from midnight, the third such hike in three months.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 3:08:06 PM

India to provide less power to Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (Xinhua) India has expressed its inability to provide previously promised 40 MW power to Nepal on a commercial basis, saying it can provide only 15 MW, The Kathmandu Post daily reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 1:54:30 PM

Armed groups attack police posts, loot arms in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Unidentified armed groups have attacked several police posts and looted arms and ammunition Monday night, raising anti-election slogans in eastern Nepal, a media report said.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:47:38 PM

First onscreen kiss leaves Nepal unruffled
Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Traditional Nepal received its first onscreen kiss serenely, providing quite a contrast to southern neighbour India where kisses - on screen and off it - have ignited public frenzy and lawsuits.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:31:41 AM

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