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'Old feuds hindering energy trade in South Asia'
Kathmandu, Nov 15 (IANS) Long-standing political disputes in South Asia have proved a major barrier to the growth of an energy market, according to a World Bank study.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 4:43:58 PM

Nepal government to compensate family of slain journalist
Kathmandu, Nov 15 (IANS) Stung by mounting criticism for failing to punish the alleged Maoist killers of a journalist more than a month after the incident, the Nepal government said it would pay compensation to his family as well as initiate a search for another scribe missing for over four months.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 12:06:36 PM

India unlikely to resume arms supplies to Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 15 (IANS) A new multi-party government is in power in Nepal, but India is not planning to resume arms supplies that were stopped in February 2005 to show displeasure over King Gyanendra's bid to rule by force.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 7:33:13 AM

Nepal journalists march to punish slain peer's killers
Kathmandu, Nov 14 (IANS) Dozens of Nepali journalists marched in capital city Kathmandu Wednesday as part of their fresh campaign to get justice for a slain peer who was abducted and killed by Maoist guerrillas.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 3:42:58 PM

Maoists rule out polls before Nepal king's ouster
Kathmandu, Nov 14 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists, who are no longer part of the government, Wednesday ruled out the possibility of holding the constituent assembly election before the ouster of King Gyanendra.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 1:24:20 PM

Bad weather mars Thai king's Everest gift
Kathmandu, Nov 14 (IANS) Inclement weather marred Thailand's ambitious plan to give a remarkable gift to its king on his 80th birthday - the first Thai Everest Expedition has been forced to abandon the attempt to climb Mt Everest.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 11:38:18 AM

Nepal eases adoption ban after SOS from Europe
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) More than 300 Nepali babies -- orphans, abandoned by their families or given for adoption with their parents unable to care for them -- can now hope to get a new home after Nepal's government decided to ease the ban on inter-country adoption following an SOS from three European governments.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 3:22:20 PM

Bhutan refugees in Nepal get death threats: report
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) Eager to build a new life in the US after languishing in camps in Nepal for nearly two decades, Bhutanese refugees now have to cope with another hurdle as militants favouring a return to Bhutan are issuing them death threats, says a report.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 12:20:23 PM

Hope fades for Tibetan refugees in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan refugees had their hopes of asylum in the United States dashed with the Nepal government affirming its decision not to antagonise China.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 7:32:08 AM

Bioengineering aids a landslide victory in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 12 (IANS) Five years ago, landslides on highways made frequent headlines in Nepal. Today the worry in people's minds as they travel by road has changed to relief, reports science site

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:15:28 AM

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