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Maoists rule out polls before Nepal king's ouster
Kathmandu, Nov 14 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists, who are no longer part of the government, Wednesday ruled out the possibility of holding the constituent assembly election before the ouster of King Gyanendra.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 1:24:20 PM

Bad weather mars Thai king's Everest gift
Kathmandu, Nov 14 (IANS) Inclement weather marred Thailand's ambitious plan to give a remarkable gift to its king on his 80th birthday - the first Thai Everest Expedition has been forced to abandon the attempt to climb Mt Everest.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 11:38:18 AM

Nepal eases adoption ban after SOS from Europe
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) More than 300 Nepali babies -- orphans, abandoned by their families or given for adoption with their parents unable to care for them -- can now hope to get a new home after Nepal's government decided to ease the ban on inter-country adoption following an SOS from three European governments.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 3:22:20 PM

Bhutan refugees in Nepal get death threats: report
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) Eager to build a new life in the US after languishing in camps in Nepal for nearly two decades, Bhutanese refugees now have to cope with another hurdle as militants favouring a return to Bhutan are issuing them death threats, says a report.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 12:20:23 PM

Hope fades for Tibetan refugees in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan refugees had their hopes of asylum in the United States dashed with the Nepal government affirming its decision not to antagonise China.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 7:32:08 AM

Bioengineering aids a landslide victory in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 12 (IANS) Five years ago, landslides on highways made frequent headlines in Nepal. Today the worry in people's minds as they travel by road has changed to relief, reports science site

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:15:28 AM

Can you conquer Everest? It depends on your genes!
Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Can you conquer Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world? It depends on your genes and your personality, says a psychiatrist who studied mountaineers over four years to assess their personalities.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 9:22:29 AM

Nepal's Muslim women lead street march against dowry violence
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) Since she was married four years ago, Hasrun Idrissi has been living a woeful life, abused and regularly beaten up by her husband and her in-laws for her father's inability to pay them the dowry they had demanded. Now, they have tried their best to kill her.

Friday, November 09, 2007 2:07:08 PM

Nepal army sees red as Maoists target soldiers for extortion
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist guerrillas, ignoring mounting nationwide protests over the increase in abductions, extortions and even killings by them, have now trained their sights on a formidable target -- the country's army.

Friday, November 09, 2007 12:21:21 PM

India flays UN for secretly meeting Nepal armed groups in Bihar
Kathmandu, Nov 8 (IANS) India has lodged a strong protest with various UN agencies in Nepal over a clandestine meeting between UN officials and Nepali armed groups on Indian soil.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 11:59:34 AM

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