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Strike cripples normal life in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (DPA) A two-day general strike ordered by a break-away faction of the Maoists crippled life in eastern Nepal and brought all transportation to a halt Friday, media reports said.

Friday, October 13, 2006 5:29:07 PM

Nepal asks Bhutan to start talk on refugees
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) After almost two years of silence, Nepal has once again asked Bhutan to resume talks on sending back more than 100,000 Bhutanese refugees languishing in Nepal and other countries for nearly two decades.

Friday, October 13, 2006 3:05:18 PM

Another Nepali killed in Iraq: reports
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) Two years after a dozen Nepali workers were slain by Islamist militants in Iraq, one more Nepali working in the violence-hit country has been killed by another terrorist group, reports said.

Friday, October 13, 2006 11:56:02 AM

Eight killed in bus accident in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (DPA) At least eight people were killed and 50 injured Friday when a bus heading to the capital Kathmandu skidded off a mountain road and fell 70 metres into a river, the independent Image Channel television reported.

Friday, October 13, 2006 11:13:56 AM

No breakthrough, Nepal talks to continue (LEAD)
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (IANS) Despite intense public pressure to reach a quick agreement, Nepal's government and Maoist guerrillas failed to reach a breakthrough at Thursday's negotiations, finally deciding to continue parleys Sunday.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 6:28:30 PM

Nepal king in the dock (LEAD)
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (IANS) Nepal's King Gyanendra Thursday received a severe blow to his privileges as a team of investigators began questioning him over the orders given during his 15-month absolute rule.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 6:26:13 PM

India to help Nepal build power plants: report
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (DPA) India is to provide grant assistance to Nepal to build hydropower projects generating at least 240 megawatts of power, a newspaper report said Thursday.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 6:25:23 PM

Demand to introduce capital punishment in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (IANS) In Nepal, where the most heinous crime gets a maximum jail term of 20 years, there is a growing demand for introducing capital punishment after a series of crimes targeting children shook the nation.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 4:51:49 PM

Judgment day looms before Nepal king
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (IANS) Even as Nepal's Maoist guerrillas began talks with the ruling parties asking for the scrapping of the monarchy, King Gyanendra seems likely to receive a double blow with a probe commission deciding to interrogate the monarch.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 1:42:43 PM

Nepal awaits breakthrough in peace talks
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (IANS) Nepal's three biggest parties and the Maoist guerrillas began thrashing out contentious issues at Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's residence in the capital Thursday morning, hours before negotiations are to officially resume between the rebels and the ruling seven-party alliance.

Thursday, October 12, 2006 1:40:11 PM

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