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Twin blasts injure six in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 7 (DPA) Two bomb explosions in the western Nepali city of Pokhara injured six people and sparked panic among residents, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, August 07, 2008 11:00:47 AM

Prachanda orders muzzling of paramilitary cadres
Kathmandu, Aug 6 (IANS) Faced with the herculean task of winning the support of all key parties within 72 hours in order to lay claim to a new government, Maoist supremo Prachanda Wednesday ordered his party and its sister organisations to immediately rein in the Young Communist League (YCL), the dreaded strong arm of the once underground party.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008 7:38:03 PM

Bhutan ready to resume talks with Nepal over refugees
Kathmandu, Aug 6 (IANS) Bhutan says it is ready to resume talks with Nepal over the repatriation of over 100,000 refugees who have been languishing in this Himalayan republic for nearly two decades, according to Bhutan's official media.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008 6:17:27 PM

Miss Nepal gives Dabur sleepless nights
Kathmandu, Aug 6 (IANS) She was given the kiss of life seven years ago by Indian ayurvedic giant Dabur. But now Miss Nepal, the Himalayan republic's oldest and most prestigious beauty pageant, has run into fresh trouble due to a combination of politics and Maoists.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008 11:42:37 AM

Nepal Maoists fail to form government within deadline
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Tuesday failed to meet the seven-day presidential deadline given to them to form a new government, raising grave doubts about the possibility of a government under their stewardship.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 5:23:05 PM

World Bank comes to Nepal Maoist guerrilla army's aid
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) The World Bank has come to the aid of Nepal's endangered peace process, offering a bounty of Nepali Rs.3.350 billion for the upkeep of the Maoists' once dreaded guerrilla army as well as the rehabilitation of the thousands of people affected by the 10-year communist uprising.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 4:33:56 PM

Playboy Paras snubbed in Singapore disco
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Once known for firing his gun and picking up fights in night clubs with impunity, Nepal's former crown prince Paras has now fallen on harder times with a discotheque in the strict island nation of Singapore refusing him admission.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 11:29:05 AM

Nepal Maoists begin power race against time
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) After their victory in a 10-year war against the royal dynasty, time has begun to run out for Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas with just 48 hours left for the expiry of the time given to them to form a new government.

Monday, August 04, 2008 5:57:02 PM

Anti-Hindi protests revive in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) The row that had gripped Nepal for a week after the republic's Indian-origin first Vice President Parmanand Jha last month took his oath of office in Hindi, neighbour India's national language, was stoked afresh Monday with indigenous organisations calling a shutdown in the Terai plains, from where Jha comes.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:19:18 PM

More family members desert Nepal's deposed king
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) His son and controversial former crown prince Paras was the first member of Nepal's disgraced former royal family to leave his motherland after the abolition of the 239-year-old institution of monarchy.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:18:37 PM

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