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Crisis in Nepal as Prime Minister quits


Nepal was plunged into a crisis on Sunday with embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal tendering his resignation late night after days of vacillating.

The communist leader, who had pledged in parl

Nepal awaits Prime Minister’s resignation

Caught between an implacable opposition and a feckless ally, Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal began to make last-ditch attempts to save his floundering government on Saturday as the deadline dawned for his resignation.

Nepal police arrest Mumbai blast suspect: Report

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A Nepali man, believed to be in his early 40s, has been arrested from capital city Kathmandu on the suspicion that he had links to this month's serial blasts in India's business capital Mumbai which k

Dabur parts ways with Miss Nepal

Dogged by controversies and hounded by Maoists, Indian FMCG company Dabur India's joint venture in Nepal has decided to part ways with Miss Nepal, the republic's oldest and most popular beauty pageant

Nano sweeps Nepal: 350 bookings in 10 days


'People's car' Nano is poised to sweep Nepal with over 350 bookings in just 10 days since the world's cheapest four-wheeler was launched in the Himalayan republic June 26.

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Nepal palace treasure, 500 years old, found

Workers renovating a former royal palace in the Nepal capital have discovered a huge stash of gold and silver ornaments, weighing more than 300 kilograms, the government said on Tuesday.

Tata Nano sale starts in Nepal from NRS 7.98 lakh


The Maruti 800, the cheapest car available in Nepal, faces tough competition from Sunday as the world's cheapest car, Tata Nano, launched its sale in the Himalayan republic at an introductory price of

Woman survives on bamboo for 12 days

A Japanese woman who was missing for 12 days in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal told on Friday how she survived by eating bamboo shoots and drinking water.

Nepal Government bans protests near Parliament

With just four days left before a potential constitutional meltdown, Nepal's communist-Maoist government on Tuesday clamped prohibitions near the Parliament building, banning all protests and rallies within a 50m radius.

Nepali guru performs 32-hour miracle - on Mt Everest

A 30-year-old Nepali guru, believed by his followers to be a divine being with supernatural powers, has created a record in the spiritual world by meditating for 27 hours - on Mt Everest, the highest

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