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Blasts in Kathmandu ahead of king's ouster
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) With only two days to go before the abolition of Nepal King Gyanendra's centuries-old crown, two bombs spread momentary panic here Monday, going off in the garden of the convention centre where a historic meet 48 hours later would end Nepal's ruling dynasty.

Monday, May 26, 2008 8:20:03 PM

Nepal royalist party axes chief after mission failure
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Kamal Thapa, described as the "bravest man in Nepal" for fighting the election in support of King Gyanendra at a time the nation rooted for a republic, has been given the boot by his party after his mission to rescue the endangered monarch flopped.

Monday, May 26, 2008 4:00:43 PM

Nepal king victim of foreign powers: royalist party chief
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Nepal's last king Gyanendra, who will have to surrender his crown, sceptre, throne and palace Wednesday, is the victim of foreign powers and has been betrayed by political parties, says the chief of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal, the lone voice championing monarchy in Nepal.

Monday, May 26, 2008 12:51:29 PM

Nepal king's palace declared prohibited area
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) With only two days to go before the abolition of Nepal King Gyanendra's centuries-old crown, the government Monday declared the royal palace a prohibited area to prevent violent clashes between royalists and republicans.

Monday, May 26, 2008 12:45:14 PM

Nepal king to retain his business empire
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Though a historic assembly will officially proclaim Nepal, once the world's only Hindu kingdom, a republic next week and strip cornered King Gyanendra of his crown, the monarch will still have his empire - of business enterprises.

Monday, May 26, 2008 12:10:42 PM

Nepalese man becomes oldest to reach Everest summit
Kathmandu, May 25 (DPA) A 75-year-old Nepalese climber has become the oldest person to reach the summit of Mt Everest, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, May 25, 2008 7:15:18 PM

Nepal deadlock ends, Maoists called to form government
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) With only four days left for the formal abolition of monarchy, the deadlock over the formation of a new Nepal government finally ended Saturday with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala inviting the former Maoist guerrillas, who emerged as the largest single party after last month's election, to form the new government.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 5:11:31 PM

Nepali PM asks CPN-M leader to form new government
Kathmandu, May 24 (Xinhua) Nepali Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala Saturday formally called upon the chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) to take initiative as head of the largest party in the country's Constituent Assembly to form a new government.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 4:11:02 PM

Sobhraj slaps notice on Bollywood biopic make
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Prawaal Raman, who is making 'Charles and I' on the life of yesteryears' crime maestro Charles Sobhraj, has been slapped with a notice by the jailed criminal, warning him of action for slander and defamation.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 1:42:34 PM

US writer sought for illegal possession of Nepalese artefacts
Kathmandu, May 24 (DPA) Nepalese police have issued an arrest warrant for a US adventure writer for alleged illegal possession of antique temple idols and body parts of endangered animals, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 11:44:01 AM

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