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Sobhraj given life term for drinking water, washing clothes
Kathmandu, July 9 (IANS) Charles Sobhraj was arrested from a casino in Kathmandu by Nepal police five years ago and slapped with a jail term of 20 years because he drank mineral water, ate Chinese food and had his clothes washed and pressed in a hotel.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008 11:31:17 AM

Tibetans hail Nepal's release of three jailed leaders
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) Tibetans in Kathmandu Tuesday hailed the release of three jailed community leaders, including two women, after Nepal's Supreme Court ordered the government of Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala to free them.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 5:36:52 PM

Mourning in Nepal over Kabul attack
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) There was mourning Tuesday in Nepal over the terrorist attack at the Indian embassy in Kabul, especially as one of the slain Indian officials had served in Kathmandu.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 4:38:28 PM

Pushy techies try to cash in on Nihita-Sobhraj romance
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) Though their romance landed criminal mastermind Charles Sobhraj, 64, and his 20-year-old fiancee Nihita Biswa in a raging controversy, it has proved to be a golden goose for a bunch of enterprising techies.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 1:35:40 PM

Maoists blame India for Nepal impasse
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) With their attempt to form the government blocked even three months after the election, Nepal's Maoists, who emerged as the largest party, are now blaming southern neighbour India for the deadlock.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 12:22:35 PM

Sobhraj joins bigamy fray in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) After mounting allegations of bigamy by a section of the media and rebuttals - first by his Nepali fiancee and then her lawyer mother, Charles Sobhraj, the man at the heart of the raging controversy, finally took the stage himself Monday defending himself and warning 'character assassins' with stiff legal action.

Monday, July 07, 2008 7:14:46 PM

Nepal ignores last king's birthday
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) Nepal's last king Gyanendra's first birthday as a commoner Monday was a spectacularly low-key affair with the government and media ignoring the occasion and attempts by diehard royalists to celebrate the event fizzling out.

Monday, July 07, 2008 3:12:32 PM

It's war now: mother of Sobhraj's fiancee
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) 'It's all out war now,' said Shakuntala Thapa, a steely look in her eyes, as she spoke on her mobile telephone.

Monday, July 07, 2008 2:40:27 PM

Mother of Sobhraj's fiancee defending him against bigamy charges
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) In the latest twist to the drama that started in Nepal and abroad after it became public that criminal mastermind Charles Sobhraj had become engaged to a Nepali woman 44 years his junior, the mother of his fiancee Nihita Biswas entered the fray in a bid to protect her daughter's rights.

Monday, July 07, 2008 10:27:02 AM

New fiancee begins spirited defence of Sobhraj
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Nihita Biswas, the 20-year-old Nepali woman who hit the headlines worldwide last week following the news of her engagement to criminal mastermind Charles Sobhraj, has taken the media plunge. She is now defending him resolutely against the murder sentence he is currently serving in a high-security Kathmandu prison.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 3:56:05 PM

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