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Dethroned Nepal king to quit palace Wednesday
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) The Narayanhity royal palace, Nepal's best-known landmark built in the 18th century by the Shah kings to commemorate their bloody victory over the Rana prime ministers, will see the final fall of the dynasty Wednesday when Gyanendra, the last king of the 239-year-old line, makes his final departure.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 5:32:21 PM

Nepal's richest man to start slumming
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) Once regarded as the richest and most powerful man in Nepal, deposed king Gyanendra will start slumming from Thursday, when his deadline to vacate the royal palace expires.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 2:31:03 PM

Protests erupt in Nepal after fuel price hike
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) Violent protests erupted across Nepal Tuesday as the government hiked fuel prices from midnight in a desperate measure to keep parity with increased oil prices in India.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 11:26:44 AM

Pushed by India, Nepal orders fuel price review
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) The unrest triggered in India by the recent hike in fuel prices, following a spurt in global prices, is now likely to spill over into neighbouring Nepal with the Himalayan nation's government Monday ordering a fuel price review.

Monday, June 09, 2008 5:29:36 PM

Armed group threatens Indian joint venture bank in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) A month after Nepal's critical national election, the security situation has begun to deteriorate in the trouble-probe Terai plains in the south, with an Indian joint venture bank becoming the latest victim.

Monday, June 09, 2008 1:24:29 PM

Nepal's ex-queen mum to stay in palace, crown goes missing
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) While Nepal's dethroned king Gyanendra has just 72 hours to vacate the royal palace, former queen mother Ratna Shah will stay on. She has wrested permission from the government despite growing public anger against the privileges of the erstwhile royal family.

Monday, June 09, 2008 10:10:39 AM

Nepal parties form panel to resolve deadlock
Kathmandu, June 8 (Xinhua) Nepal's three leading parties in the Constituent Assembly (CA) Sunday decided to form a joint panel to suggest ways to end the current political deadlock.

Sunday, June 08, 2008 1:58:18 PM

Police arrest 450 Tibetan protestors in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 8 (Xinhua) Nepal's police Saturday detained more than 450 Tibetan protestors who have resumed anti-China demonstrations in the capital.

Sunday, June 08, 2008 11:40:14 AM

Shamim Khan wins Surya Nepal Masters golf title
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) India's Shamim Khan won the Surya Nepal Masters Open golf title with a sub-par round of 3-under 69 in the final round for a tournament tally of 23-under par 265 at the Gokarna Golf Resort here Saturday.

Saturday, June 07, 2008 7:47:00 PM

Trade deficit with India, China crushes Nepal
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Traditionally described as a yam caught between two boulders, the deprecating simile is now coming true for Nepal with its rising imbalance in trade with its two giant neighbours India and China crushing the economy of the instability-racked nation.

Saturday, June 07, 2008 2:27:26 PM

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