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Nepal parliament probes dubious Buddha birthplace deal


August 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 17 (IANS) Alarmed by reports that a little-known organisation had signed a grandiose $3 billion plan with a UN agency to develop Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists defend disputed Buddha birthplace deal


August 10th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) Almost a fortnight after controversy erupted over a questionable deal to develop the sacred birthplace of the Buddha in Nepal by a Chinese organisation, the Maoists ... Read more...

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Trigger-happy Nepal’s former crown prince let off with warning


April 27th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Nepal's trigger-happy former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah, who became the first member of the erstwhile royal family to face arrest and detention, was let ... Read more...

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Sobhraj figures in Nepal’s citizenship debate


January 4th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) More than five months after he was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment by Nepal's Supreme Court, yesteryear's alleged serial killer and master ... Read more...

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Court focuses on man who had brawl with Nepal’ ex-crown prince


December 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 28 (IANS) While Nepal's deposed crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah was turned into a hero by his supporters and released on bail after a drunken brawl in ... Read more...

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Five Indians arrested for obscenity in Nepal


December 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 27 (IANS) Four young Indian women and the owner of a hotel, also an Indian, have been arrested in Nepal for indulging in obscene acts and disturbing the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s new ‘crown prince’ gets a Christmas reprieve


December 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala's son-in-law, who became embroiled in a long and increasingly acrimonious controversy after locking horns with deposed crown prince Paras Bir ... Read more...

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Nepal ex-crown prince’s gun brawl case gets a sequel (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Nine days after Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah was arrested following reports that he was involved in a gun brawl with an ... Read more...

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Nepal ex-crown prince’s gun brawl case gets a sequel


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Nine days after Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah was arrested for his reported gun brawl with an influential minister's son-in-law, royalists struck ... Read more...

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Ordeal over, Paras returns home a hero (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) Shrugging off the minor charge of committing a public offence and freed on bail after cooling his heels in police custody for 48 hours, Nepal's controversial ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince pleads illness, calls off press meet


December 17th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) Charged with committing a public offence and freed on bail after cooling his heels in police custody for 48 hours, Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince released on bail, gets hero’s welcome (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Thursday triumphantly walked out of police custody on bail after being arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince released on bail


December 16th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Thursday walked out of police custody on bail after being accused of having threatened the son-in-law of ... Read more...

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Past misdeeds catch up with Nepal’s wayward ex-crown prince


December 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) The first member of Nepal's once ruling Shah dynasty to be arrested and to face legal action, deposed crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah's fall comes ... Read more...

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Paras’ medical treatment plea rejected, sent to 3-day custody (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) Ignoring growing protests by royalists, Nepal's government Wednesday rejected arrested former crown prince Paras' plea to be allowed medical treatment and ordered him to stay in ... Read more...

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I’m victim of political vendetta: Nepal’s nabbed ex-crown prince


December 15th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) The first member of the Shah dynasty to be arrested by police, deposed crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah, has denied firing at an influential ... Read more...

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Royalists call shutdowns in Nepal over ex-crown prince’s arrest


December 15th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) Protests erupted in Nepal Wednesday as royalists began demonstrations and called shutdowns in at least two major districts to protest the arrest of former crown ... Read more...

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Nepal’s former crown prince ill in police custody (Second Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Taken under control by police Tuesday and facing charges of attempted murder, Nepal's former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah has fallen ill, in an unprecedented ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested, charged with bid to kill (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Two years after Nepal's royal family were turned into commoners and stripped of all privileges, former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Tuesday paid the penalty ... Read more...

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Ousted Nepal crown prince in police custody after gun brawl (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) The shadow of arrest and criminal charges darkened over Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah after police took him into custody Tuesday for ... Read more...

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Nepal to probe ex-crown prince’s gun brawl (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Nepal's government has announced a high-level inquiry into a gun brawl involving former crown prince Paras and the son-in-law of Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala after ... Read more...

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Nepal to probe former crown prince’s gun brawl


December 14th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Nepal's government has announced a high-level inquiry into a gun brawl involving former crown prince Paras and the son-in-law of the deputy prime minister after it ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ruling party seeks ex-crown prince’s arrest after gun brawl (Second Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) In an unprecedented turn in Nepal's history, police Monday began an investigation into a gun brawl involving ousted crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah and the son-in-law of ... Read more...

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Nepali Congress seeks action against former crown prince


December 13th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) The Nepali Congress, the largest party in Nepal's ruling alliance Monday, Monday condemned the brawl and shooting in an upscale wildlife resort involving controversial former crown ... Read more...

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Nepal begins probe into ex-crown prince’s gun brawl (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Nepal's police Monday began an investigation into a gun brawl in an upmarket wildlife resort involving controversial ousted crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah, more than ... Read more...

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Ousted Nepal crown prince in gun brawl with minister’s kin


December 13th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Still simmering dangerously over the abolition of monarchy and the loss of his legacy, Nepal's ousted crown prince Paras hit the headlines Monday for a gun ... Read more...

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Ex-king’s son-in-law flees Nepal after brush with law


August 11th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 11 (IANS) Former king Gyanendra's son-in-law Raj Bahadur Singh, who has been showing a penchant for getting into controversies, has fled Nepal after his brush with the law ... Read more...

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Australia rape accused ‘faked’ Nepal royal family link


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 22 (IANS) A 21-year-old Nepali, who has been arrested in Australia for allegedly raping a 44-year-old woman while delivering food to her residence, faked links to the former ... Read more...

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I was betrayed, says Nepal’s last king


May 26th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Two years after he lost his crown and was compelled to leave the palace of his forefathers to begin life as a commoner, Nepal's last king ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-prince regaining his halo - by default


April 28th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Four years after his car was stoned by angry protesters and his royal legacy abolished by parliament, Nepal's former crown prince Paras has begun to regain ... Read more...

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Man seeks to extort ex-Nepal king’s daughter


November 18th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) Nepal Police Wednesday said they have begun investigating the backgrounds of a pair of lovers who tried to extort former Nepal king Gyanendra's daughter Prerana Singh. "We have handed ... Read more...

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Nepal police clueless about India’s ‘most wanted’


October 7th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 7 (IANS) Nepal says they have no idea about the criminal life led by Abdul Majid Siddiqui - also known as Majid Maniyar - who, according to ... Read more...

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Nepal PM assuages India’s concerns, says won’t allow fake note smuggling


September 9th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep 9 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Madhav Kumar has said his government is really concerned about the Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) racket and would take proper action against anyone who ... Read more...

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No truth to Indian allegation on fake currency involvement: Ex-Nepal Crown Prince


September 4th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sept 4 (ANI): Nepal's former Crown Prince Paras Shah has refuted the Indian media reports that suggest that he is involved in a Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) racket.In a press ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince denies Dawood links


September 3rd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 3 (IANS) Nepal's self-exiled former crown prince Paras, who returned home from Singapore this week, has rejected reports in the Indian media alleging a nexus between him and Pakistan-based terror ... Read more...

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