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Nepal king to leave chilly Kathmandu for sunny south
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Driven by the sudden chill that has descended upon Kathmandu and heeding the advice of royal astrologers, Nepal's King Gyanendra is readying to leave the capital for the sunnier plains in the south, a report said.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 11:34:50 AM

Nepal king's henchman gets royal snub
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) A royalist politician of Indian origin, who was made deputy prime minister by King Gyanendra, was given a royal snub by his own party and thrown out.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 1:21:25 PM

Nepal running out of time for lasting peace
Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) The window of opportunity for peace in Nepal is getting smaller with the Girija Prasad Koirala government failing to reach an agreement with Maoist guerrillas on the new constitution well past the date when it was to be implemented.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 11:09:08 AM

Should Koirala get Nobel prize?
Kathmandu, Dec 11 (IANS) Nepal has never made it to the Nobel shortlist, but now there is a call for Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala to be conferred the Nobel Peace Prize with quiet returning to the country after a decade-long armed communist insurgency.

Monday, December 11, 2006 12:14:23 PM

China curbs Everest climbers 'for Olympics'
Kathmandu, Dec 11 (IANS) Mountaineers preferring the Tibet route to access Mt Everest because of low fees and relaxed rules face a rude jolt -- China is going to rein in climbing expeditions next spring apparently because of the 2008 Olympics.

Monday, December 11, 2006 12:12:24 PM

Nepal king continues to block new constitution
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Though stripped of his power and privileges by the new government, Nepal's King Gyanendra nonetheless continues to cast a long shadow on future developments, with the issue of monarchy holding up agreement on a new constitution and causing a rift between political parties and Maoist guerrillas.

Sunday, December 10, 2006 12:45:09 PM

UN begins monitoring of arms management pact in Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 9 (Xinhua) The UN-led joint committee Saturday began monitoring the implementation of the arms and armies management agreement between the Nepal government and the Maoists' Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

Saturday, December 09, 2006 8:14:39 PM

UN signs arms pact with Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 8 (IANS) Days after Nepal's multi-party government and the Maoist guerrillas signed an arms accord, the tripartite pact was formally completed Friday with the UN putting its seal on it.

Friday, December 08, 2006 5:16:33 PM

Indian kidnapped from Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Dec 8 (IANS) On the very day Indian parliamentarians expressed concern over mounting cases of extortion and crime targeting Indian businesses in Nepal, the son of an Indian merchant was abducted from Kathmandu.

Friday, December 08, 2006 4:06:36 PM

Taxing times begin for Nepal king
Kathmandu, Dec 8 (IANS) Once regarded as an incarnation of god and above law, Nepal's King Gyanendra has now become the first ruler in a 238-year line of kings to pay tax, shelling out over $2,000 as customs duty for a shopping orgy abroad.

Friday, December 08, 2006 1:46:50 PM

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