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Sons of soil close down Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) Armed with nothing more than green flags and their demand for autonomous states, Nepal's sons of soil - the first communities to take up residence in the kingdom - enforced a nationwide closure Wednesday that crippled the capital and affected outer districts.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 1:17:29 PM

'Democratic Everest Expedition' to remove king's photo from summit
Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) He lost his role as head of government and power as chief of the army after a public revolt against his authoritarian rule. And now Nepal's King Gyanendra is set to lose the highest position he alone of all government heads has been enjoying so far - from the summit of Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 1:06:44 PM

Indians among 14 killed in Nepal bus accident (LEAD)
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) Fourteen people, including Indians, were killed and over 30 injured when a bus fell off a mountainous road in southern Nepal early Tuesday, police said.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 1:42:32 PM

'Sons of soil' call for Nepal shutdown Wednesday
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) Nepal braced for yet another major disruption as its agitating 'sons of soil' announced they would enforce a nationwide general strike Wednesday despite beginning negotiations with the government.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 9:52:55 AM

Nepal king set to lose his inheritance
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) Ousted King Gyanendra's winter of discontent continued to deepen with Nepal's government forming a team of ministers to strip him of his inheritance.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 9:51:40 AM

Bus accident kills 13 in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and over 30 injured in a bus accident in southern Nepal early Tuesday when the driver tried to avoid hitting a mentally ill person, police officials said.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 9:08:14 AM

Indo-Pak meet in 6 months to thrash out SAFTA feud
Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) Traditional rivals India and Pakistan have agreed to hold a bilateral meeting within next six months to resolve their differences over the South Asian Free Trade Area treaty (SAFTA).

Monday, February 26, 2007 4:13:58 PM

Nepal king parties to keep in high spirits
Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) With the new constitution having stripped him of all executive functions and parliament baying for action against him, parties are the only things keeping Nepal's King Gyanendra in high spirits.

Monday, February 26, 2007 10:28:57 AM

Indian currency curbs causing problems for Nepal visitors
Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) Lack of knowledge about curbs on Indian currency in Nepal is causing all kinds of problems for travellers to the Himalayan kingdom.

Monday, February 26, 2007 8:47:17 AM

Marwari businessman abducted in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Feb 25 (IANS) Another Marwari businessman has been kidnapped from the Nepalese capital, making it at least the eighth such attack on the trading community in three months.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 4:10:39 PM

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