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Nepal Christians celebrate Xmas with new spirit
Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) Freed from the fear of being jailed for practising Christianity in the world's only Hindu kingdom, Christians began Xmas celebrations with a new spirit in secular Nepal.

Monday, December 25, 2006 12:26:04 PM

Nepal teen's bondage tale reaches US award shortlist
Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) The plight of a 13-year-old Nepalese girl, sold to an Indian brothel by her stepfather, made it to the shortlist of a prestigious American literary award and is spearheading an effort by the author to raise awareness among young Americans about human trafficking.

Monday, December 25, 2006 8:47:24 AM

Nepal King gets X-mas dinner date offer
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Shunned by the international community and dogged by demands from Maoist guerrillas to abolish the crown, Nepal's King Gyanendra finally had someone speak out in his support - and invite him to X-mas dinner.

Sunday, December 24, 2006 11:42:47 AM

2007 to see new Indo-Nepal boundary
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Disputes over encroachment, a long-standing thorn in India-Nepal ties, are likely to be over next year when the two neighbours plan to ink a new boundary.

Sunday, December 24, 2006 7:53:21 AM

Maoists call off year-end strike
Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) The pall of uncertainty and fear of fresh unrest looming over Nepal was lifted with Maoist guerrillas Saturday calling off a two-day general strike they had threatened from Dec 31 over a dispute with the government regarding naming of ambassadors, including to India.

Saturday, December 23, 2006 11:42:34 AM

Fuel shortage in Kathmandu after IOC cuts supply
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) Petroleum scarcity hit the Kathmandu Valley after the kingdom's sole fuel supplier Indian Oil Corp (IOC) reduced supplies for non-payment of old dues.

Friday, December 22, 2006 4:57:06 PM

Maoists get ready to rule Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) After 10 years of being tagged a terrorist group that tried to establish a communist republic through violence, Nepal's Maoists have begun an image makeover as they get ready to join the government.

Friday, December 22, 2006 4:37:49 PM

Monk crawling from Tibet to Bodh Gaya
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) A Buddhist monk from Tibet is on a new religious adventure -- trying to crawl all the way to India.

Friday, December 22, 2006 4:36:46 PM

Pro-Maoist group to bar Manisha's aunt from Delhi posting
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) Continuing opposition to the appointment of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's niece Shailaja Acharya as ambassador to India, a pro-Maoist group has said they would block her from the embassy in New Delhi.

Friday, December 22, 2006 12:49:30 PM

111 Gorkha vets to monitor arms, armies in Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) India's diplomacy in Nepal's peace negotiations has paid off with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's government and Maoist guerrillas agreeing to deploy 111 ex-Gorkha soldiers to monitor the arms and armies of both sides.

Friday, December 22, 2006 12:48:58 PM

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