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Stage set for Nepal PM’s India visit


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 2 (IANS) Baburam Bhattarai, Nepal's new Maoist prime minister, will this month make his first official trip to India - the country's biggest trade partner - ahead ... Read more...

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Nepal PM stays on as allies warn of constitutional crisis (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal failed to carry out his pledge to step down Saturday after his allies urged him not to, warning that ... Read more...

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Aug 13 to decide Nepal PM’s fate


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS) Though he survived a threat by his largest ally, the Maoists, to withdraw support to his five-month-old government, reprieved Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal now ... Read more...

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‘Munni badnaam hui’ creates storm in Nepal parliament


July 29th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) When Indian crooner Mamta Sharma's husky voice combined with glamour girl Malaika Arora's pulse-raising gyrations in Bollywood blockbuster "Dabangg", no one doubted that the raunchy song ... Read more...

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Nepal government faces legal battle after reprieve


June 7th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Ten days after it was saved from dissolution, Nepal's Communist-led government faced a legal battle Tuesday with the apex court asking to explain why it amended ... Read more...

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Legal challenge to Nepal house extension (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Though Nepal averted a constitutional meltdown for now, the government now faces a fresh legal battle with a lawyer challenging the extension of parliament's term.Bharat Mani ... Read more...

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Legal challenge likely to Nepal crisis


May 29th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Though Nepal averted a constitutional meltdown for now, there are indications that the turbulent republic is heading for further upheavals. A lawyer, who filed a writ ... Read more...

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PM agrees to quit as Nepal averts crisis by hair’s breadth (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) After holding an anxious nation hostage for over a day, Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal finally agreed Sunday to step down in exchange for ... Read more...

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Hindus call Nepal closure to save the cow


May 19th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) With only nine days left for a constitutional crisis in Nepal and Hindu groups renewing their demand for the restoration of a Hindu state, protesters have ... 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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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 government caught between federalists, royalists


April 26th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Nepal's weak government, under fire from all sides for growing insecurity, corruption and inflation, Tuesday found itself in a fresh dilemma with federalists demanding restructuring of ... Read more...

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PM election gives Nepal sleepless nights


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 3 (IANS) Three unsuccessful bids by Nepal's parliament to elect a new premier more than a month after Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal resigned is giving the ... Read more...

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Shadow of emergency dulls Buddha birth anniversary in Nepal


May 27th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 27 (IANS) The shadow of emergency and President's rule only a day away dulled Buddha Purnima festivities in Nepal, the birthplace of the Buddha, even as the world ... Read more...

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Nepal begins to mourn ‘death’ of fledgling constitution


May 26th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Three popular Nepali actors began to mourn the "death" of Nepal's fledgling constitution even as a politician threatened to go on an indefinite hungerstrike.Kedar Ghimire and ... Read more...

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Ousted king reappears as Nepal crisis deepens


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) As a constitutional crisis deepened in Nepal and the political parties failed yet again to agree on a way out, deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah made a ... Read more...

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Maoists, government begin number game after strike fails


May 11th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) After their six-day general strike failed to oust the ruling coalition of Nepal, the opposition Maoists have begun a number game in a renewed effort to take power ... Read more...

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Nepal gets weekend deadline to resolve Maoist closure


May 6th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) As Nepal Thursday reeled under a general strike called by the opposition Maoist party for the fifth consecutive day, western governments who form the bulk of the nation's ... Read more...

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UN Security Council meets to discuss peace process in Nepal


May 6th, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the mandate of the UN mission to assist with the peace process in Nepal, where the ... Read more...

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Musharraf may dissolve National Assembly


November 14th, 2007 - 8:17 am ICT by admin
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