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Gyanendra Shah wishes reinstatement as Nepal’s monarch


July 8th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Shah has said for the first time that he wants to return to the throne, Xinhua reported.In an interview, the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s opposition parties to hold anti-PM rally


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) In a bid to exert pressure on caretaker Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai to step down, a group of 19 Nepali political parties have decided to hold ... Read more...

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Nepal deadlock: India hopes for consensus, dialogue


May 29th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) With the Nepal deadlock over a new constitution persisting, India Tuesday hoped that the political parties of the Himalayan republic would continue to be guided by ... Read more...

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Nepal’s constitutional crisis worries BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday voiced concern over the constitutional crisis in neighbouring Nepal, terming it a "serious setback"."Major political parties and their ... 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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Indian constitution among models to be inspired by: Tunisian minister (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Tunisia wants to learn from India's experience of pluralistic democracy and looks at the Indian constitution as one of the models to be inspired ... Read more...

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We don’t seek to export democracy in Middle East: Tunisian foreign minister


April 24th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As a country where the Arab Spring began, Tunisia is not keen to "export" it to the region but cannot help if neighbours take it ... 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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Thousands converge on Cairo’s Tahrir Square


April 20th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 20 (IANS) Cairo's Tahrir Square, symbol of Egypt's pro-democracy revolution, witnessed a massive gathering of protesters Friday in one of the largest demonstrations since last year's 18-day revolt ... Read more...

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Badal wants new constitution for India


March 27th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday demanded a fresh constitution for the country along genuinely federal lines.Winding up the debate on the motion of thanks ... Read more...

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Nepal minister sounds warning to Maoist government


January 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A senior minister from Nepal's Terai plains has threatened to look for an alternative to the Maoist-led government if the country's three major political parties ... Read more...

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Nepalese ex-minister charged with kidnapping of businessman


January 18th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU (BNO NEWS) -- Nepalese police on Tuesday charged a parliamentarian with masterminding the abduction of a businessman last month, the Himalayan Times reported on Wednesday.Constituent Assembly member Shyam Sundar Gupta is ... Read more...

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India’s national anthem completes a century (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) "Jana Gana Mana...", India's lilting national anthem, completed 100 years Tuesday.First sung by a choir on this date in 1911 at the 26th session of the ... Read more...

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National anthem becomes disabled-friendly


December 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Exactly a century after it was first sung, India's national anthem has now become accessible to the hearing impared.Mumbai's Ali Yavar Jung Institute for Hearing Handicapped ... Read more...

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Indian national anthem completes 100 years


December 27th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Indian national anthem "Jana Gana Mana..." completed 100 years Tuesday.It was on this day in 1911 that the song, penned by Rabindranath Tagore, was first ... Read more...

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Battle hots up for Nepal PM’s post


August 16th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) The battle for Nepal's new prime minister hotted up Tuesday with the major parties stepping up negotiations after President Ram Baran Yadav gave them till Sunday ... Read more...

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Nepal campaigners seek halt to MPs’ foreign junkets


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) A new pressure group of Nepali people, who were brought together by social networking site Facebook, has asked Nepal's international donors to stop funding foreign ... 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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UN chief asks Nepalese parties to make ‘utmost effort’ to reach consensus


April 30th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, April 30 (ANI): UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has asked Nepalese parties to exert "the utmost effort" in reaching consensus, with Nepal's constitutional deadline less than one month away.Consensus needs to ... Read more...

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Nepal Parliament’s budget session to begin from May 2


April 27th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr. 27 (ANI): The budget session of the Nepal Parliament will begin from May 2.The office of the country's President, Dr Ram Baran Yadav, has sent a letter to Speaker Subas ... Read more...

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Royalists seek fresh election in Nepal


April 26th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Nepal's only royalist party Tuesday fired a salvo at the struggling government, warning it would not allow the deadline for framing the new constitution to be ... Read more...

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Egyptians approve constitutional changes


March 21st, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egypt's referendum official results on Sunday showed 77 per cent of voters support the constitutional changes, Ahram online reported.In total, 18,537,954 Egyptians voted out of around 45 million ... Read more...

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Nepal’s first democratic prime minister Bhattarai dies


March 5th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lalitpur (Nepal), Mar. 5 (ANI): Nepal's first democratically elected prime minister, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, has died at the age of 87.Bhattarai, one of the founders of the Nepali Congress, was pronounced ... Read more...

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Happiness gained from money, power limited: Sonia


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) As the government battles several allegations of corruption, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday said there was a limit to happiness gained from money and power and ... Read more...

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India committed to making a democratic, stable Nepal: Nirupama Rao


January 18th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is presently on a three-day visit to Kathmandu, on Tuesday said that India is committed to working with them for a democratic ... Read more...

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Nepal president asks warring parties to form government by Friday


January 16th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) With Nepal entering a new stage in its critical peace process Sunday after the exit of the UN, President Ram Baran Yadav has asked the warring ... Read more...

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Indian nabbed in Nepal with firearm


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 2 (IANS) Police arrested an Indian near the India-Nepal border Sunday for allegedly carrying a firearm.Preliminary reports said Munna Lal Kurmi, a resident of Balarampur in India's Uttar Pradesh state, ... 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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Novelist traces an ordinary life in today’s Uttar Pradesh


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Novelist Omair Ahmad has traversed familiar turf in his hometown Uttar Pradesh with his new book "Jimmy, The Terrorist" which scripts the tale of ... Read more...

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Armed Forces: A Pillar In Nation Building


November 16th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Nov.16 (ANI): The 21st century looks towards security, justice, economic development and a democratic polity as the pillars of nation building. Security comes first in the pecking order ... Read more...

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Nepalese parties urged to break the political deadlock


October 10th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 10 (ANI): Nepali Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairman Subas Chandra Nemwang has urged all parties to overcome the political deadlock as soon as possible so that the country could be brought ... Read more...

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Poudel fails to get elected as Nepal PM in eleventh round of polls


October 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct. 7 (ANI): Nepali Congress parliamentary party president Ram Chandra Poudel failed to get elected as prime minister in the eleventh round of election at the legislature parliament in the Constituent ... Read more...

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Musharraf admits mistakes, launches new party


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf Friday admitted that mistakes were committed during his regime, even as he formally announced the launch of his new political party."These mistakes ... Read more...

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The Jammu and Kashmir Situation: All Party Parliamentary Delegation - Part I


September 19th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.19 (ANI): When the All Party Parliamentary Delegation (APPD) visits Srinagar, it will see slogans like 'Go India Go'; or 'Indian Dogs, Go Back', and 'Azadi' plastered on the ... Read more...

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Government steps in for more Hindi on computers


September 17th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Those who prefer to use Hindi over other languages can rejoice. The government has requested Indian and international IT giants to prioritise developing software that will facilitate ... Read more...

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