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Nepal’s Maoists welcome US’ removal of terror tag


September 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-Maoist) has welcomed the US State Department removing it from its list of terrorist organisations - six years after the end ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists taken off US terror list


September 7th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) The US State Department has removed the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) from its list of terrorist organisations, RIA Novosti reported."The (State) Department has determined that ... Read more...

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Nepal PM to sleep in villages to meet people


June 14th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai is planning monthly overnight stays in the country's rural regions in order to keep himself well-informed about the people's concerns, RIA ... Read more...

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Nepal gets a new cabinet


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) A new cabinet comprising 11 ministers belonging to different political parties has sworn in Nepal, Xinhua reported Sunday.The new government has been formed after dissolving the ... Read more...

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Nepal parties reach power sharing deal


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Major political parties in Nepal Thursday reached a power sharing deal that will pave the way for the dissolution of the cabinet.Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai was ... Read more...

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Nepal parties seek more time to settle statute row


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 23 (IANS) Major political parties of Nepal Monday sought two more days to thrash out contentious issues that have held up their constitution drafting.The Himalayan country's political parties ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 Maoists ‘retire’ in Nepal


April 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) A total of 6,574 ex-Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the (UCPN-M)'s People's Liberation Army (PLA) combatants, have opted for voluntary retirement, a report said.The step ... Read more...

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Chinese premier meets Nepal president, PM (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 14 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, on a brief visit to Nepal Saturday, met Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav and Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai and discussed bilateral relations."I ... Read more...

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PLA regrouping process begins in Nepal


November 19th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) The regrouping process of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) began in Nepal Friday.The PLA was the military arm of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) ... Read more...

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India lauds Nepal’s political parties for peace deal


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India Wednesday congratulated Nepal for sealing a crucial seven-point agreement on integrating former Maoist combatants into the security forces and and hoped that it ... Read more...

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U.S. gov’t refuses to take Maoist party off terrorism lists despite election win


August 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. State Department on Tuesday said it continues to have concern about the activities of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) and will therefore not ... Read more...

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Nepal president wants new government by Sunday


August 15th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 15 (IANS) Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav Monday gave the warring parties time till next Sunday to form a national government after Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal tendered ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Prime Minister postpones resignation


August 14th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU (BNO NEWS) -- Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal on Saturday put on hold his resignation despite his pledge that he would resign if any notable progress was not made in ... Read more...

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Nepali PM Khanal vows to step down if peace process doesn’t progress


August 2nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU (BNO NEWS) -- Nepali Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal said on Monday that he will step down if the government fails to make concrete progress in the peace process by August ... Read more...

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Nepal PM gives in to Maoists to survive ouster bid


August 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) Facing an ultimatum from the Maoists, his own allies, to reshuffle the cabinet or face the withdrawal of their support, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath ... Read more...

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Nepal government loses Pashupatinath battle


July 31st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) Nepal's beleaguered communist government, facing an imminent threat of dissolution, received a fresh blow Sunday with the Supreme Court preventing it from tangling with the trust ... Read more...

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Fresh legal battles erupt over Nepal’s Pashupatinath temple


July 29th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) The 17th century Pashupatinath temple that is also a Unesco-declared World Heritage Site is now tangled in fresh legal disputes with seven officials of the trust ... Read more...

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Fresh legal battles over Nepal’s Pashupatinath shrine


July 29th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) Nepal's oldest Hindu shrine, the 17th century temple of Pashupatinath that is also a Unesco-declared World Heritage Site, is now tangled in fresh legal disputes with ... Read more...

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Mumbai journalist’s murder touches chord in Nepal


June 12th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) Despite its preoccupation with yoga guru Baba Ramdev's protest on one hand and the Gorkhaland movement in eastern India on the other, the daylight killing of ... Read more...

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Nepal parliament endorses interim constitution amendment bill


May 29th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) A meeting of the Nepal's parliament Sunday morning endorsed a bill to amend Interim Constitution of Nepal 2007 to extend Constituent Assembly (CA) term for three ... Read more...

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Nepal suffers as Maoists fight their former comrades


May 24th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) As fear and uncertainty gripped Nepal ahead of a dire constitutional breakdown, the ruling Maoists began grappling with a new opponent - their former comrades.Former Maoist ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists deny link to Iqbal Kaskar shooting


May 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party Thursday denied any links with the shooting in India's business capital Mumbai city Tuesday that left an aide of wanted terrorist Dawood ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ruling left takes ‘lesson’ from Bengal rout


May 13th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Chastened by the rout of neighbouring West Bengal's communist party that had ruled the Indian state for over three decades, Nepal's ruling left alliance said ... Read more...

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Maoist dissidents threaten Nepal shutdown


May 5th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) A group of Maoist dissidents, who broke away from the parent party accusing it of having betrayed the cause of the revolution, has announced a general ... Read more...

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Nepal minister with Indian passport, Tibetan ID, forced to quit


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepal's new government suffered a major diplomatic embarrassment with a newly appointed minister from Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's ruling party being forced to quit following ... Read more...

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Krishna visit success hinges on meeting with Prachanda


April 21st, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 21 (IANS) The success of Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's three-day visit to Nepal will depend, to a large extent, on his meeting Friday with Maoist leader ... Read more...

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Two Nepal MPs arrested for passport scam, third under cloud


April 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 19 (IANS) With scandals mounting about Nepal's lawmakers being involved in passport frauds, police Tuesday arrested two MPs while a parliamentary committee asked Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal ... Read more...

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Nepal PM keen to visit India before May deadline


April 12th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 12 (IANS) Nepal's new Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal is keen to make a state visit to India before May 28, the deadline by which his government has ... Read more...

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Nepal says Maoists must expedite constitution writing process


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dhangadhi 9Nepal), Apr. 3 (ANI): Communist Party of Nepal-United Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal on Sunday said the Unified CPN (Maoist) should be pressurized to expedite ... Read more...

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Nepal Lever under Maoist strike threat


March 8th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Dozens of industries in central Nepal, including Nepal Lever Ltd, one of the biggest Indian joint ventures in the country, faced the threat of disruption as ... Read more...

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Shaky Nepal PM names cabinet, Maoists refuse to join (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) The political crisis dogging Nepal for seven months intensified Thursday with new Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal forced to swear in a three-member cabinet as his ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists refuse to join new government over power-sharing row


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) The long political crisis that had dogged Nepal for seven months intensified Thursday with a power-sharing row making the Maoists refuse to join the government of ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM agreed to quit May 24: Report


February 7th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Instead of stabilising Nepal's turbulent political situation after a seven-month-long vacuum, the election of a new prime minister has stirred up further turmoil amid reports about ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM likely to be sworn in Sunday


February 4th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) Nepal's new Prime Minister-elect Jhalanath Khanal, who won a three-cornered election Thursday with the support of the opposition Maoists, is likely to be sworn in Sunday ... Read more...

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UN hails end of crisis in Nepal


February 4th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) The UN has hailed the end of the seven-month political crisis in Nepal with the election of a new prime minister Thursday, urging the premier-elect ... Read more...

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