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Nepal power export plans in doubt as India reviews options

$500m hydropower project cut sharply due to a dimming profit outlook

KATHMANDU -- Nepal's electricity export plans are looking shaky as ties with India, its intended customer, fray under Kathmandu's communist government. 

And with India's options for cheaper power widening, there are concerns that the Nepalese government will suffer: It has been counting on electricity sales to bring in badly needed foreign exchange.

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