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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

After SAARC, row over Olympics in Nepal
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) After a flaming row over who should represent Nepal at the SAARC Summit in Colombo, now the caretaker government of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala is mired in fresh controversy over attending the Olympic Games in Beijing this week at the invitation of the Chinese government.

Monday, August 04, 2008 1:23:35 PM

Nepal Maoists accuse Dalai Lama of brainwashing children
Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists have accused Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama of brainwashing children as young as seven years after luring them away from Nepal in the name of educating them.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 10:37:40 AM

Nepalese police arrest 150 anti-China protesters
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (DPA) Nepali police Friday broke up an anti-China protest here and arrested over 150 Tibetan exiles.

Friday, August 01, 2008 8:34:42 PM

Nepal's porn industry spreads its net
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) After suffering the stigma of being a nation which sees thousands of its young girls and boys sold to the brothels of neighbouring India, the new republic of Nepal now has another dark distinction - the rise of Nepali porn.

Friday, August 01, 2008 1:11:53 PM

Nepal PM seeks to meet Manmohan on SAARC sidelines
Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who is scheduled to attend the 15th SAARC Summit in Colombo this week amid uproar among the political parties, is seeking a bilateral meeting with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the regional meet.

Thursday, July 31, 2008 1:46:42 PM

Nepal PM says sorry, SAARC Summit row ends
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) The sword hanging over Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's participation at the 15th SAARC Summit in Sri Lankan capital Colombo was lifted Wednesday after he apologised to other major political parties for not having consulting them about the trip.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 7:25:36 PM

Nepal vice-president's apology ends Hindi row
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Violent protests that had disrupted Nepal for seven consecutive days after the newly elected Vice-President of Indian origin Parmanand Jha took his oath of office in Hindi ended Wednesday with the embattled official offering a public apology.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 1:33:02 PM

Nepal's SAARC Summit row ends after PM says sorry
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) The sword hanging over Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's participation at the 15th SAARC Summit in Sri Lankan capital Colombo was lifted Wednesday after the 83-year-old apologised to other major political parties for not having consulting them about the trip.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 1:23:53 PM

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