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Kathmandu valley paralysed as Buddhists, Dalits go on warpath
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Fresh violence flared up in Kathmandu valley Wednesday as groups of Buddhists and Dalits, a community once regarded as untouchables, clashed with the police as they tried to enforce a shutdown.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 11:24:32 AM

Maoists to call closures, reprisal unless king goes
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) With 92 days remaining for a crucial election, Nepal's turbulent politics took another simmering turn with Maoist guerrillas warning of shutdowns, reprisals and other protests from mid-September if the multiparty ruling alliance failed to abolish monarchy before the polls.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 1:12:09 PM

Nepal bus crash toll reaches 25
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) A day after western Nepal was shaken by the worst road accident in recent times which killed 25 people Monday and left over 40 injured, authorities had yet not been able to identify all the victims.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 12:37:33 PM

Unhappy birthday for Nepal's queen mother
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) Celebrated as a national holiday in the past, Nepal's Queen Mother's birthday Tuesday was a glum affair for the beleaguered royal family as the government began a process to take over King Gyanendra's inherited property within 15 days.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 10:41:49 AM

Nepal government moves to seize former king's property
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) Under growing pressure from the Maoists, Nepal's government Monday moved to seize the property of slain king Birendra and his family, marking yet another blow for King Gyanendra who faces an election in 93 days that will decide whether he gets to keep his crown.

Monday, August 20, 2007 6:44:01 PM

22 killed in west Nepal bus crash (Lead)
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed in western Nepal Monday when the bus they were travelling in fell off a road in a thickly forested area, making rescue operations difficult.

Monday, August 20, 2007 5:45:21 PM

19 killed in west Nepal bus crash
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed in western Nepal Monday when a bus fell off the road in a thickly forested area.

Monday, August 20, 2007 4:12:26 PM

Nepal bans exit polls as election body unveils schedule
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) With three months left for a historic election regarded as a key step to restoring peace in Nepal, exit polls or any other surveys likely to influence public opinion have been banned in the Himalayan nation.

Monday, August 20, 2007 2:24:17 PM

Nepali 'lord of crows' eyes Guinness record
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) More than three decades after Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray created a scientist, Professor Shanku, who could communicate with a crow, the fiction has come alive in Nepal with a 25-year-old claiming he can chat with the bird.

Monday, August 20, 2007 12:12:03 PM

Nepal education strike off, fresh protests in Terai
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) With just three months to go for a historic election, Nepal continued to be on a roller-coaster ride Monday as Maoist students withdrew an indefinite education shutdown but a band of former guerrillas began anti-poll protests.

Monday, August 20, 2007 10:47:47 AM

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