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Nepal’s acting PM prays future quakes would hit US


September 21st, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) After foot-in-the-mouth remarks by US officials that stung Asia in the past, now it is the turn of Nepal's acting prime minister to make a political ... Read more...

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Nepal’s reprieved PM refuses to quit


May 31st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 31 (IANS) It took Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal seven months and 17 rounds of vote to get elected to his post. Then it took him another ... Read more...

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Six new ministers in Orissa cabinet (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 10 (IANS) A day after axing three ministers, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday inducted five new cabinet ministers and also elevated a minister of state to cabinet-rank.The ... Read more...

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Patnaik axes three ministers ahead of reshuffle


May 10th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 10 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked for the resignation of three ministers ahead of a cabinet reshuffle later Tuesday.Patnaik told reporters that he is inducting ... Read more...

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Pulses scam: Orissa minister quits, 3 officers face action (Second Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) Orissa's Woman and Child Development Minister Pramila Mallik Saturday resigned and at least three senior government officers faced action over a scandal involving irregularities in the supply ... Read more...

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Jhalanath Khanal elected new Prime Minister of Nepal


February 4th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (ANI): Nepal's Parliament has elected CPN (UML) chairman Jhalanath Khanal as the 34th Prime Minister, ending the six-month long stalemate.The breakthrough came after opposition Unified CPN (Maoist) withdrew ... Read more...

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Communist victory likely as Nepal holds PM poll


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 3 (IANS) As Nepal's parliament began a 17th round of election Thursday to choose a new prime minister, pre-poll developments indicated the seven-month-long crisis would finally come to ... Read more...

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Nepal PM poll to see four-cornered fight Thursday (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) In a surprise twist to Nepal's deadlocked prime minister election saga, a bloc of regional parties from the Terai plains decided to join the fray Thursday, ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure in $900 mn Nepal highway project race


January 28th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, a part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, remains in the race for the prestigious $900-million highway project in Nepal, expected to boost development in the ... Read more...

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Another leopard becomes victim of human fury


January 13th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 13 (IANS) In yet another incident of human fury against animals, angry villagers Thursday beat a leopard to death with wooden sticks and cricket bats on the outskirts of this ... Read more...

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Nepal’s 2010 marred by political duels


December 31st, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 31 (IANS) Nepal's politics, marked by ugly feuds for power and vertical splits, retained its grim characteristics till the very end of 2010, ignoring a looming crisis only ... Read more...

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ASI demolishes 20 illegal structures near protected monument in Delhi


September 21st, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.21 (ANI): A team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Tuesday demolished 20 illegal structures around the Bijay Mandal, a centrally protected monument in Begampur, Malviya Nagar in the ... Read more...

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India accused of spoiling Maoist chances in Nepal


September 12th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) Fresh India bashing has started in Nepal with a Communist leader accusing New Delhi of having spent millions of rupees to prevent the Maoists from coming ... Read more...

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India blamed as Nepal premier poll fails again


August 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 6 (IANS) The surprise visit by India's special envoy Shyam Saran on the eve of the prime ministerial election in Nepal has come under fire with the ... Read more...

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Last king attends prayers to restore Nepal as Hindu state


March 8th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) The last Hindu king of the country, Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah, made news Monday by turning up at a ritual prayer called by a self-styled Hindu ... Read more...

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Nepal Constituent Assembly nearing deadline to finalise constitution


February 9th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (ANI): With the Nepal Constituent Assembly nearing the deadline of March 5 to finalise the constitution of the country, debate has already started over the need to extend the ... Read more...

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Traders start early as bourses advance opening bell


January 4th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Braving the chilly winter morning Monday, brokers across the country made their way to offices early after the bourses decided to start trade 55 minutes earlier and extend ... Read more...

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Indian archery team for Asian meets announced


October 16th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) The Archery Association of India (AAI) Friday named the Indian teams for the coming fifth Asian Grand Prix at Dhaka and the 16th Asian championship at Bali, Indonesia. The ... Read more...

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Nepal bans anti-China activities but Dalai Lama allowed entry


July 6th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Under growing pressure from the Chinese government after six of its lawmakers met exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama in India, Nepal announced a ban on all anti-China and ... Read more...

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Maoist protests disrupt Menon’s Nepal visit


June 21st, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon's two-day visit to Nepal was disrupted Sunday by nationwide protests called by the Maoists to vent their anger at the government ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar could become new Nepal PM: Report


May 17th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 17 (IANS) Madhav Kumar Nepal could become the new prime minister of Nepal with his CPN-UML-led alliance getting the crucial support from a Madheshi Janadhikar Forum (MJF) faction, media reports ... Read more...

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Smoking alters thyroid function of expectant mom and fetus


January 14th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Smoking during pregnancy can damage both the mother''s and the baby''s thyroid function, says a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.The study will be published in ... Read more...

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Nepal declares emergency in Saptakosi flood areas (Third Lead)


September 4th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 4 (IANS) Faced with his first crisis within 72 hours of being sworn in, new Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” Thursday declared a state of emergency in the ... Read more...

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Nepal declares emergency in flood-hit areas (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 4 (IANS) Faced with his first crisis within 72 hours of being sworn in, Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" Thursday declared a state of emergency in ... Read more...

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Two more believed killed in Orissa, cops unable to reach village (Lead)


August 26th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) Security forces in Orissa were Tuesday desperately trying to reach a village in the communally volatile Kandhamal district where two people were believed to have been killed in ... Read more...

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Seven Party Alliance decisions a betrayal, say Madhesi parties


July 5th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 5 (ANI): The Madhesi parties have concluded that the decision of the Nepal Government to introduce a supplementary bill to amend the Constitution is not in keeping with their ... Read more...

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Legal headaches for Venugopal as he resumes office (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) His second day back in office proved a legal headache for All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) director P. Venugopal. The first order he passed Friday, ... Read more...

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