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2 more dead in Terai, leaders continue to bicker
Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Two protesters were killed in Terai Wednesday, taking the toll of violence in the region that has a majority of population of Indian origin to 23, even as top Nepal leaders continued to bicker among themselves about how to end the bloodshed.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007 7:15:59 PM

King to quit Nepal?
Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Faced with a growing possibility that monarchy may be abolished in Nepal, King Gyanendra is contemplating leaving the country, a report said.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007 12:26:18 PM

Indian minister cancels Nepal visit over Terai turmoil
Kathmandu, Feb 6 (IANS) The unrest in Nepal's Terai plains that has killed at least 21 people and paralysed key towns in the south, near the Indian border, claimed its first diplomatic casualty after an Indian minister put off his trip to the Himalayan kingdom.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007 4:22:26 PM

Nepal Maoists to start another 'People's War'
Kathmandu, Feb 6 (IANS) Exactly 11 years after they began their guerrilla uprising demanding the abolition of monarchy, Nepal's Maoist rebels will launch another 'People's War' from Feb 13 - this time peaceful and overground.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007 11:20:17 AM

Nepal gets first extraordinary citizen
Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) For over three decades, Chanda Musalman had been an object of ridicule and ostracisation in conservative Nepal. Now, the 48-year-old has created history in the marginalised gay community's struggle for equal rights by becoming the first to get citizenship as a transgender.

Monday, February 05, 2007 12:47:13 PM

Terai protestors target journalists, ambulances
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) Ignoring Nepal's government's formation of a talks team, ethnic protesters Sunday pursued their campaign for an autonomous state in the Terai plains, journalists and ambulances bearing the brunt of their anger.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 1:23:01 PM

Wheels of fortune turn against Nepal's crown prince
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) As efforts intensify in Nepal to hold a critical election in four months that could abolish its 238-year-old monarchy, the wheels of fortune are turning inexorably against its crown prince, who even a year ago was above law.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 12:15:19 PM

Maoist chief Nepal's new sex symbol
Kathmandu, Feb 3 (IANS) Till a few years ago, Rajesh Hamal, one of the top paid film actors in Nepal, was undisputedly its biggest sex symbol. But since Nepal's decade-old insurgency ended with a peace pact, Maoist chief Prachanda has become just that.

Saturday, February 03, 2007 8:31:26 AM

Nepal to start dialogue with Terai protestors
Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) Forty-eight hours after Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's address urging peace fell on deaf years and the toll in clashes in the Terai plains continued to rise, the government Friday announced a three-member team to start dialogue with the protesters, a majority of who are of Indian origin.

Friday, February 02, 2007 1:27:42 PM

Nepal cabinet, jaundiced in body and in view?
Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) A jaundiced outlook could be behind Nepal's troubles, says the kingdom's columnists, literally.

Friday, February 02, 2007 12:04:06 PM

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