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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 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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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’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 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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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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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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Krishna meets Bhattarai, backs consensus in Nepal


January 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday met Baburam Bhattarai, vice-chairman of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), and conveyed that India backed a "broad consensus" ... Read more...

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‘Peace deal may collapse if UN leaves Nepal’


January 6th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 6(ANI): The Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M), the Maoist party in Nepal, has warned that the country's peace process could collapse if United Nations' peacekeepers leave next week.The Nepal ... Read more...

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Nepal’s red health workers ask India to free Binayak Sen


January 3rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 3 (IANS) Condemning an Indian court verdict sentencing renowned rights activist Binayak Sen to life imprisonment on sedition charges, nine health organisations affiliated to the opposition Unified ... Read more...

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Nepali Speaker urged to help end “meaningless” PM election


September 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sept. 24 (ANI): The Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (UCPN-M) and the Communist Party Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) have requested House Speaker Subas Nemwang to play an active role to ... Read more...

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Nepalese parliament to vote fifth time for post of PM


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 23 (ANI): Nepalese parliament will vote for a fifth time on Monday for the post of the Prime Minister.The election on Monday is not likely to yield any results with ... Read more...

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PM’s Special Envoy meets Nepalese leaders to end political impasse


August 5th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister's Special Envoy to Nepal, Shyam Saran, met political leaders of Nepal in Kathmandu on Thursday.The purpose of his meeting was to help end the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoists finalize proposal for consensus


July 10th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 10 (ANI): Nepal's main opposition party - the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (UCPN-M) - is reported to have finalized its proposal for national consensus to complete the peace ... Read more...

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UN mission in Nepal offers 60-week time plan for integration of UCPN-M combatants


July 9th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 9 (ANI): The United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) has prepared a "non-paper" proposing a 60-week time plan for the integration and rehabilitation of Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) ... Read more...

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Nepalese PM struck secret deal with Prachanda before resigning


July 5th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jul 5 (ANI): Nepalese Prime Minister Madhav Kumar struck a secret agreement with Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) (UCPN-M) chairman Prachanda on the basic principles of the new constitution and ... Read more...

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Nepalese PM rules out resigning from premiership


June 27th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 27 (ANI): Nepali Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said he would not resign, amid growing pressure from ruling allies and the main opposition party to pick a new prime ... Read more...

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Start talks with Maoists, Nepal peers tell India


April 8th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) Though India's Home Minister P. Chidambaram has ruled out holding talks with the Maoist guerrillas, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas urged New Delhi to open dialogue, warning else ... Read more...

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Yoga comes to Maoist firebrand Prachanda’s aid


March 29th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kathmandu, March 29 (IANS) Like thousands of others in Nepal, the country's Maoist chief Prachanda has also got hooked on to yoga.Over the past couple of months, the chairman ... Read more...

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Maoists must disband its armed wing: Nepali leader


March 28th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Kathmandu, March 28 (IANS) Ram Chandra Poudel, leader of the parliamentary party of the Nepali Congress (NC), Sunday said that his party would support the Maoist bid to return to ... Read more...

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No link with Kobad Ghandy now, say Nepal Maoists


February 20th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas have objected to the Indian police's chargesheet against Indian Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy containing a reference to a meeting with their chief ... Read more...

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India faces twin Maoist problem in Nepal


February 5th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) Already grappling with severe Maoist violence in several of its own states, India now faces a twin Maoist threat in neighbouring Nepal with a splinter ... Read more...

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UN Security Council votes to extend UN Mission in Nepal


January 22nd, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations Security Council on Thursday voted today to extend the United Nations political mission in Nepal (UNMIN) amid rising tension in the country.In a resolution ... Read more...

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India tells off Prachanda, says avoid negative propaganda


January 16th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) Upset with anti-India attacks by Maoist leaders, India Saturday conveyed to Maoist leader and former prime minister Prachanda that "such baseless propaganda" vitiated the "age-old and time-tested friendly ... Read more...

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Krishna urges Prachanda to abide by peace process commitments


January 16th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (ANI): Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S M Krishna held a one-to-one meeting with the former Nepalese Prime Minister and the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairman Pushpa ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Nepal Friday, 5 pacts on the way (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid reports of rising anti-India sentiment stoked by the Maoists, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Kathmandu Friday on a three-day visit during which India and ... Read more...

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