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Protests erupt as two die in Nepal mosque blast (Lead)
Kathmandu, March 30 (IANS) Nepal's minority Muslim community called a shutdown and began street protests Sunday as two devotees died in a bomb attack on mosque in eastern Nepal, raising fears of a sectarian violence with a critical election only 11 days away.

Sunday, March 30, 2008 9:21:55 AM

Two killed in bomb attack on mosque in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 30 (DPA) Two people were killed and at least two injured in near simultaneous blasts at a mosque in eastern Nepal Saturday evening, the police said.

Sunday, March 30, 2008 2:19:58 AM

Sobhraj suffering from Nepal poll fever
Kathmandu, March 29 (IANS) With a crucial election less than a fortnight away in Nepal, the poll fever has severely affected someone, though he is neither a contestant nor a political activist.

Saturday, March 29, 2008 12:36:55 PM

Terai talks fail as rebels demand comrades' freedom
Kathmandu, March 28 (IANS) Four armed groups in Nepal that had warned they would oppose the crucial election next month and called an indefinite closure to paralyse the Terai plains ahead of the polls refused to start negotiations with the government Friday, raising fresh doubts about the security situation.

Friday, March 28, 2008 3:42:25 PM

Protesting Tibetan teens breach UN walls in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 28 (IANS) Three dozen Tibetan teenagers scaled the walls of the UN headquarters here Friday to register their protest against the crackdown by Chinese authorities on their people in Tibet. Police swooped down on the rest of the protesters and arrested more than 60 people.

Friday, March 28, 2008 3:18:11 PM

Nepal government to begin peace talks with Terai rebels
Kathmandu, March 27 (IANS) With 13 days left for a crucial national election, Nepal's multi-party government will start peace talks with armed groups from the southern plains Friday in a move that revives memories of the negotiations begun with former Maoist guerrillas two years ago that ended a decade-old civil war.

Thursday, March 27, 2008 5:29:44 PM

810 foreign observers to monitor Nepal election
Kathmandu, March 27 (Xinhua) Around 810 international observers from 29 organisations are expected to monitor the April 10 constituent assembly election in Nepal, The Himalayan Times reported Thursday.

Thursday, March 27, 2008 1:53:45 PM

Qatar, UAE popular destinations for Nepal's migrant workforce
Kathmandu, March 27 (Xinhua) The number of Nepali workers leaving for overseas jobs increased by 33.24 percent in the first 10 months of the fiscal year 2007-08 ending in mid-July, compared to the same period of the last fiscal year, The Kathmandu Post reported Thursday.

Thursday, March 27, 2008 10:25:49 AM

One killed, several injured in Nepal pre-poll violence
Kathmandu, March 26 (DPA) One person was killed and several hurt in escalating pre-election violence in Nepal between rival political parties, media reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 7:35:51 PM

Lord Pashupati, Himalayas draw Sting to Nepal
Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) Pop icon Sting has kept his date with Nepal, heading for the Himalayan country for the second time in three years.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 2:13:11 PM

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