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After ultimatum, Nepal Maoists begin show of might
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Panic spread in eastern Nepal Wednesday as thousands of Maoist guerrillas started leaving their camps and began a display of arms in public, following an ultimatum to the government to revoke all unilateral appointments or face a 48-hour shutdown.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006 12:41:35 PM

Two top US climbers missing in Tibet
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Two veteran American mountaineers, one of whom is the CEO of a globally known company organising climbing expeditions, have been reported missing in eastern Tibet.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006 12:37:21 PM

Maoists give 10-day ultimatum to form new government (NIGHT LEAD)
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) Simmering over a sudden unilateral decision by the seven-party government to nominate envoys abroad including to India, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas Tuesday gave a 10-day ultimatum to form a new government and enforced a wildcat shutdown that paralysed Kathmandu Valley.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 9:48:38 PM

Maoists paralyse Nepal over envoy dispute (LEAD)
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) In a throwback to the chaos that ruled Nepal during King Gyanendra's rule, Maoist guerrillas Tuesday paralysed the nation by enforcing a wildcat shutdown to express their anger over the new government's 'scheming' decision to appoint envoys to 14 countries.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 4:20:09 PM

Manisha Koirala's aunt is new Nepal ambassador to India
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) Shailaja Acharya, aunt of Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala and niece of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, has been named the new Nepali ambassador to India.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 3:50:34 PM

Fresh feud in Nepal over envoy appointments
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) Fresh feud erupted in Nepal Tuesday with Maoist students calling a shutdown in Kathmandu valley to protest what they called the government's 'arbitrary' decision to appoint envoys to 14 countries.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 11:52:26 AM

Nepal's royal shoppers get a rude jolt
Kathmandu, Dec 19 (IANS) Pre-Christmas and New Year festivities have begun in Nepal, but it is a glum time for the royal family whose unlimited purchase power has received a jolt with King Gyanendra's ouster as head of government.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 2:20:57 AM

UN ready to feed Maoist soldiers
Kathmandu, Dec 18 (IANS) Concerned about reports of Maoist soldiers falling ill in their makeshift camps due to poor living conditions, the UN has offered to feed the guerrillas and provide other assistance.

Monday, December 18, 2006 4:10:04 PM

Dubai girl deal lands Indian in trouble in Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 18 (IANS) An Indian owning an entertainment company landed in trouble here while trying to hire Nepali girls, apparently to work in hotels in Dubai.

Monday, December 18, 2006 12:38:03 PM

India rules out involvement in Bhutanese refugee crisis
Kathmandu, Dec 17 (DPA) Despite Nepal's request to India for help in the repatriation of Bhutanese refugees, Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday ruled out Indian involvement in the crisis.

Sunday, December 17, 2006 7:05:10 PM

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