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Denmark pledges $1 mn for Nepal peace process
Kathmandu, Dec 4 (IANS) Denmark has pledged $1 million to the UN mission in Nepal and said it was ready to help out with staff, as the United Nations began drawing up a budget for monitoring the peace process in the country.

Monday, December 04, 2006 3:43:31 PM

Nepal army, Maoists now must defuse 12,000 landmines
Kathmandu, Dec 4 (IANS) Though peace reigns following a series of pacts between Nepal's multiparty government and Maoist insurgents, about 12,000 unexploded landmines and other makeshift explosive devices planted across the country continue to remain potentially hazardous.

Monday, December 04, 2006 2:49:20 PM

Kiran Desai's 'Inheritance' outrages Nepali readers
Kathmandu, Dec 4 (IANS) Indian-origin author Kiran Desai's bestselling novel 'The Inheritance of Loss', that won the Man Booker prize for fiction this year, has created a hullabaloo in Nepal with readers calling her insensitive, colonial and prejudiced.

Monday, December 04, 2006 11:24:34 AM

Blast in Nepal Maoist camp, four injured
Kathmandu, Dec 3 (IANS) Within days of the Nepal government and the Maoist rebels signing an accord to lay down arms, a grenade went off in a makeshift rebel camp in southern Nepal injuring four guerrillas.

Sunday, December 03, 2006 1:58:10 PM

Royalists begin 'save King' campaign in Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 3 (IANS) Die-hard followers of King Gyanendra in Nepal have kicked off a campaign to save the crown, saying the Himalayan kingdom could not do without monarchy.

Sunday, December 03, 2006 10:52:35 AM

Indian MNC runs into labour problem in Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 2 (IANS) New Delhi-based businessman Ravi Kant Jaipuria's drinks venture in Nepal has run into labour trouble with angry workers padlocking its office here.

Saturday, December 02, 2006 4:07:31 PM

China cracks down on Tibetan prisoner: report
Kathmandu, Dec 2 (IANS) China has cracked down on a jailed Tibetan monk as punishment for speaking to a visiting UN official, isolating him from other prisoners and 'maltreating' him, a rights group said.

Saturday, December 02, 2006 1:02:21 PM

Nepal army official found guilty of MP's murder
Kathmandu, Dec 2 (IANS) Nepal's army, under heavy criticism for gross rights violations under King Gyanendra, had its image tarnished further with a probe finding a senior officer guilty of masterminding the abduction and killing of a parliamentarian.

Saturday, December 02, 2006 12:20:42 PM

Menon's trip to change India's Nepal outlook
Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon's three-day visit to Kathmandu will change New Delhi's Nepal policy and perception, with Kathmandu emerging as a mature country able to resolve its problems on its own.

Friday, December 01, 2006 6:31:27 PM

India wants free, fair polls in Nepal: Menon
Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) Though India will not play a direct role in the management of arms in Nepal, it is ready to offer all assistance required for free and fair elections, Indian Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon said Friday, winding up his three-day visit to the country.

Friday, December 01, 2006 4:29:28 PM

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