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19 killed in west Nepal bus crash
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed in western Nepal Monday when a bus fell off the road in a thickly forested area.

Monday, August 20, 2007 4:12:26 PM

Nepal bans exit polls as election body unveils schedule
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) With three months left for a historic election regarded as a key step to restoring peace in Nepal, exit polls or any other surveys likely to influence public opinion have been banned in the Himalayan nation.

Monday, August 20, 2007 2:24:17 PM

Nepali 'lord of crows' eyes Guinness record
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) More than three decades after Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray created a scientist, Professor Shanku, who could communicate with a crow, the fiction has come alive in Nepal with a 25-year-old claiming he can chat with the bird.

Monday, August 20, 2007 12:12:03 PM

Nepal education strike off, fresh protests in Terai
Kathmandu, Aug 20 (IANS) With just three months to go for a historic election, Nepal continued to be on a roller-coaster ride Monday as Maoist students withdrew an indefinite education shutdown but a band of former guerrillas began anti-poll protests.

Monday, August 20, 2007 10:47:47 AM

Moon sends envoy to review UN operations in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban-ki Moon sent an emissary to Nepal to take stock of its operations here, especially its supervision of the process of disarming Maoists, after the former rebels criticised the global body.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 5:11:38 PM

Dabur Nepal patches up with Maoists amidst government apathy
Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) Dabur Nepal, under siege by the Maoist trade union, patched up with the rebels with the help of third party mediation after Nepal's multi-party government ignored the plight of its biggest exporter during the five-day shutdown.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 4:04:03 PM

Nepal reels under indefinite education strike
Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) Over 65,000 schools, thousands of colleges, universities and other educational institutions in Nepal were Sunday hit by an indefinite education shutdown called by Maoist students, who said the protest would continue till the government freed over 50 of their peers arrested last week.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 12:02:38 PM

Patna woman's crusade unearths royal scam targeting Indians
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) A one-year crusade by a gutsy 26-year-old woman from India's Patna city has exposed a major racket in Nepal that preyed on Indian students for years and yet went unpunished because it was run by a brother-in-law of King Gyanendra.

Saturday, August 18, 2007 1:28:38 PM

Maoists call indefinite education strike in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist students union Saturday called an indefinite shutdown of all schools, colleges and universities in the country, after the government ignored its ultimatum to free over 45 supporters arrested earlier this week.

Saturday, August 18, 2007 11:08:42 AM

Monopoly over Nepal's casino industry may end
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) A stone's throw away from Kathmandu's royal palace, workers are busy erecting a new building on the premises of the Malla Hotel, a former residence of the erstwhile Rana rulers that was upgraded to a five-star hotel. However, it is not an extension of the hotel. The new building is for Nepal's newest and ninth casino, Casino Katmandu.

Saturday, August 18, 2007 8:47:07 AM

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