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Indian tricksters get their comeuppance in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) A group of Indian tricksters, who had been deceiving people with fake wildlife organs, learnt their lesson when the trick landed them in a Nepal prison.

Friday, August 10, 2007 12:57:41 PM

India-Nepal power deal dealt another blow by NGO
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) The fate of the deal between Nepal's biggest hydropower project and Power Trading Corporation (PTC) of India Ltd hangs in balance once again with an NGO moving court, alleging the project would help India at Nepal's expense.

Friday, August 10, 2007 12:20:42 PM

Out-of-control Nepal Maoists attack police post
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) While top leaders of Nepal's Maoist party were busy here trying to curb a brewing revolt among its rank and file, a group of dissidents attacked a police post north of Kathmandu in defiance of the peace pact the party had signed last year, signifying that the central leadership was losing its grip.

Friday, August 10, 2007 10:27:39 AM

Indian printer in Nepal currency bid for first time
Kathmandu, Aug 9 (IANS) With Indian companies' interest in Nepal growing after the political changes since last year, an Indian firm is in the fray, for the first time, for a currency note printing contract from the country's central bank.

Thursday, August 09, 2007 2:44:39 PM

Nepalese man gets back hand gifted to goddess
Kathmandu, Aug 9 (IANS) A 23-year-old man who had chopped off his left hand and offered it to the Hindu goddess of power in eastern Nepal has regained the mutilated limb after doctors battled for nine hours to graft it back, local media reports said.

Thursday, August 09, 2007 1:04:45 PM

Tutankhamen-like curse killed Nepal's royal family?
Kathmandu, Aug 9 (IANS) One of the most gripping tales to have captured public imagination is the legend of Tutankhamen's curse, the superstition that the mummy of Egypt's boy-king took its revenge on the violators of its tomb, causing the death of the British excavators who discovered the grave in 1923.

Thursday, August 09, 2007 11:08:26 AM

Nepal court begins hearing Sobhraj's final appeal
Kathmandu, Aug 8 (IANS) Four years after he was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of an American backpacker, Charles Sobhraj, once wanted by the police of several countries, finally had his break as the apex court Wednesday began hearing his final appeal for freedom.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 7:26:31 PM

Maoists shut down popular Nepal radio station
Kathmandu, Aug 7 (IANS) A popular radio station in Nepal, which had been able to survive the draconian censorship imposed on the media by King Gyanendra's regime, was forced to close down after Maoists muscled into its office in the capital late Tuesday and padlocked its units.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 11:38:41 PM

Indefinite shutdown cripples Nepal's tea region
Kathmandu, Aug 7 (IANS) Life in eastern Nepal, including the country's tea garden district bordering India, came to a grinding halt Tuesday as ethnic protesters began enforcing an indefinite shutdown even as the government held parleys with an umbrella group in the capital.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 3:09:13 PM

Indians held captive in Kathmandu hotel
Kathmandu, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Indians are languishing in a Kathmandu hotel where they have been held captive for over three months for no fault of theirs.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 1:45:38 PM

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