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Nepal football chief accused of embezzlement
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's powerful parliamentary committee accused the long-time chief of the national football association of embezzling millions and ordered government agencies to investigate, file a case in court, and suspend him.(9/30/2014 10:47:25 AM)
5 killed in Nepal bus accident
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police says two speeding buses collided on a busy highway leaving at least five people killed and several more injured during the busiest travel week in the Himalayan nation.(9/29/2014 1:05:53 AM)
Nepal clears Indian firm to build hydropower plant
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government signed an agreement Friday with Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation's largest hydroelectric plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment.(9/19/2014 8:31:29 AM)
Xi likely to visit Nepal next year, says Nepali FM
Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed his desire to visit Nepal within 2015, to honour the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Sino-Nepal diplomatic ties, according to Foreign Minister M .....(9/30/2014 1:03:12 PM)
Embezzlement scandal hits Nepal football
The head of the Nepal football association has been accused by a parliamentary committee of embezzling funds.(9/30/2014 8:41:22 AM)
Nepal, India sign deal to build hydropower plant
Kathmandu Friday signed a long-delayed agreement with New Delhi to build Nepal's biggest hydropower plant in a bid to kickstart economic growth and ease crippling electricity shortages in both countries.(9/19/2014 7:27:01 AM)
Nepal clears Indian firm to build power plant
Nepal's government has endorsed plans for Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation's largest hydro power plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages, officials said Friday.(9/19/2014 12:28:28 AM)
Modi gets Nepal's support for International Yoga Day
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) Nepal has supported Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for an International Yoga Day enunciated during his speech at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly.(9/28/2014 8:14:19 AM)
Nepal must scrap 35-day limit on reporting rapes: rights group
Nepal must scrap a 35-day time limit for reporting rapes that prevents victims from seeking justice, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday in a report on wartime sexual violence in the Himalayan nation.(9/23/2014 2:46:51 AM)
Rights group: Nepal conflict-era rapes unpunished
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Both government troops and communist guerrillas raped women during Nepal's decadelong insurgency but the violence has gone largely unpunished, in part because of a short time limit for reporting attacks, a human rights group said Tuesday.(9/23/2014 5:13:49 AM)
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