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After elephants, endangered dolphin killed in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) Even as animal rights activists stepped up their campaign to stop the killing of elephants on the India-Nepal border, villagers in eastern Nepal killed a Gangetic dolphin - an endangered species of which less than 300 are said to be left in Asia.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 1:32:02 PM

Police mutiny in west Nepal over rations
Kathmandu, June 23 (DPA) A group of armed policemen mutinied in a barrack in west Nepal over inferior quality of rations and held several officers hostage, media reports said Monday.

Monday, June 23, 2008 10:24:56 AM

Nepal protesters demand compensation for slain ITC worker
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Agitated workers at Indian firm ITC's tobacco factory in Nepal, who went on strike from Thursday and blocked the highway to protest against the murder of a colleague by an armed group, are asking for Nepali Rupees 1 million as compensation from the government.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 6:10:44 PM

Kathmandu valley paralysed by indefinite transport strike
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Hit by the Maoists pulling out of the government, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's minority government in Nepal received a second blow Saturday with transporters calling an indefinite strike and students announcing shutdowns to protest against the new fares announced after a hike in fuel prices.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 12:33:37 PM

Ousted Nepal king slapped with law suit
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Less than four weeks after he was shorn of his crown and sceptre and asked to start life as a commoner outside the royal palace, Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra will now face the might of the law for the first time in the history of the country's 239-year-old monarchy.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 11:53:05 AM

Two dead, hundreds displaced by flooding in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 21 (DPA) Incessant monsoon rain across Nepal has left at least two people dead and displaced hundreds, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 9:41:25 AM

Nepal Maoists quit government yet again
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Friday pulled out of the coalition government - for the second time this month - after power negotiations with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and his Nepali Congress (NC) party failed to resolve a dragging deadlock, casting a shadow over the fate of the new constitution.

Friday, June 20, 2008 10:04:00 PM

Keep animals out of conflict, PETA tells Nepal PM
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Under pressure from the former Maoist guerrillas to resign and pipped in the race for presidency by the communists, Nepal's Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala is now facing fresh demands - from an animal rights group that wants him to 'keep animals out of conflict'.

Friday, June 20, 2008 5:33:55 PM

Beware of China, rights group warns Nepal
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) As Nepal began its harshest ever crackdown on Tibetan refugees, arresting three leaders of the community and starting a hunt for nine more, a Tibet rights group urged the government to beware of China's intentions in the country.

Friday, June 20, 2008 1:02:40 PM

Hitler's 'gift' kicks up row in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) A vintage Mercedes rusting with disuse in Nepal's former palace that hit the spotlight after reports that it was a gift from Adolf Hitler may go back to the scrap heap after a blue-blooded family's claim that the present was in fact a Daimler Benz - and it had been in India for decades.

Friday, June 20, 2008 11:20:45 AM

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