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News: Nepal

We have started to collect the most important news related to Nepal in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Nepal: news

Nepal Maoists 'recruit thousands'

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 12:43

The Maoist ex-rebel group in Nepal, the People's Liberation Army says it is recruiting thousands to match an army drive.
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Justice deficit

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 18:48

Fears that Nepal's civil war-era crimes will go unpunished
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Nepal royal palace reopens as a museum

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 20:30

The palace from where Nepal's monarchs ruled for generations is reopened as a museum by Maoist Prime Minister Prachanda.
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Gunmen shoot aide to Nepal's PM

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 9:39

The personal secretary of Nepal PM Prachanda is being treated in hospital after being shot in the leg by gunmen.
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Bid to defuse Nepal military row

Wednesday, February 4th 2009, 4:16

The leader of the Maoist former rebel army in Nepal says the government has no plans to sack the head of the national army.
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Hospital strike test for Nepal Maoists

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009, 9:14

Unions strike at a central Nepal hospital amid calls by the Maoist PM for an end to "endemic" industrial action.
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Nepalese Maoists warn army leader

Wednesday, January 28th 2009, 7:42

The Maoist-led government of Nepal steps up the rhetoric in an ongoing war of words with the country's army.
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Deadly Nepal flood river diverted

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 6:16
related countries: India India

The river responsible for deadly floods that displaced millions in India and Nepal last year is diverted to its original course.
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Nepal bird flu sparks mass cull

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 10:37

Nepal slaughters thousands of birds in the south-east to try to contain an outbreak of the deadly bird flu strain.
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Thousands mourn Nepal journalist

Tuesday, January 13th 2009, 15:41
related places: Janakpur

Thousands attend the funeral of Uma Singh, the Nepali journalist murdered in the southern city of Janakpur.
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Nepal hit by 16-hour power cuts

Sunday, January 11th 2009, 6:59

Nepal increases the length of daily power cuts to 16 hours starting on Sunday because of an electricity shortage.
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Ferry capsizes in eastern Nepal

Sunday, January 4th 2009, 6:42

At least 35 people - mostly women and children - are missing after a ferry capsizes on a river in eastern Nepal, officials say.
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Riot police for Nepal temple row

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 15:05
related countries: India India

Riot police are deployed at Nepal's holiest Hindu temple to tackle protesters angry at an attempt to remove Indian priests.
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Farewell to India temple priests

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 18:40
related countries: India India

One of the most famous sites in Hinduism, the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal, experiences a significant break with tradition.
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Nepal imposes severe power cuts

Friday, December 26th 2008, 7:53

Nepal increases the length of daily power cuts to between 12 and 14 hours because of an electricity shortage.
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Nepal media protest over attack

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 7:02

Many newspapers in Nepal appear with a blank space instead of an editorial to protest against attacks by Maoists.
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Nepal PM denies media attack role

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 14:55

Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Prachanda blames a weekend attack on journalists on party 'infiltrators'.
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Himalayan high

Wednesday, December 17th 2008, 16:31

Nepal film festival goes from strength to strength
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Children die in Nepal bus crash

Friday, December 12th 2008, 7:02

A crowded bus veers off a road in southern Nepal, killing at least 22, mostly children returning from a picnic, police say.
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Blame game

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 0:16

Agency bickering hampers Nepal on climate change
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Red card

Monday, December 1st 2008, 1:06

Nepal football match tackles anti-Aids prejudice
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Kathmandu is halted by shutdown

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 9:32
related places: Kathmandu

Life in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, comes to a virtual halt during a shutdown called in protest at two killings.
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Nepali police 'torture children'

Wednesday, November 19th 2008, 13:12

The international pressure group, Human Rights Watch (HRW), accuses police in Nepal of torturing children.
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Nepal to allow foreign adoptions

Monday, October 27th 2008, 22:50

Nepal is to allow foreigners to adopt children from the country, a practice halted last year after reports of child trafficking.
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Pay bills or face having electricity cut, Nepal ex-king told

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 12:34

Nepal's former king is given two weeks to pay his electricity bills of more than $1m or face having his power cut.
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