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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 opposition plans anti-government protest


June 5th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Twenty-two opposition parties in Nepal Tuesday decided to organise a major "show of strength" in the capital Friday against the "unilateral" declaration of fresh parliamentary polls ... 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 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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Khanal, Prachanda cabinet portfolio talks end inconclusively


April 13th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr. 13 (ANI): A meeting between the ruling coalition partners --the UCPN (Maoist) and the CPN-UML -- held to forge a consensus on Home portfolio ended inconclusively on Wednesday morning.According to ... 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 remains lost in poll labyrinth


September 26th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) Deepening distrust between Nepal's two biggest parties derailed the prime ministerial election Sunday, even after an unprecedented eighth round of voting, with most lawmakers not taking part in ... 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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Chinese team in Nepal for talks to resolve political impasse


September 12th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sept.12 (ANI): A Chinese delegation, led by a senior leader of the Communist Party of China, He Yong, is in Nepal holding discussions on the current political situation in the Himalayan ... 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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New Wave of ID Theft As Kids’ Social Security Numbers Stolen


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Warnings from the FBI state that a new wave of Identity theft has moved across the United States as thieves are now targeting children’s social security numbers while ... Read more...

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Third round of Nepal prime ministerial election today


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 2 (ANI): Nepal Parliament will conduct a third runoff election for the post of prime minister today after previous two elections failed to elect a prime minister.UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa ... Read more...

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Nepal next prime ministerial runoff on August 2


July 24th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 24 (ANI): The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Legislature- Parliament has decided to hold the third runoff election for the prime ministerial post on August 2.The BAC took the decision ... Read more...

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Voting for new Nepal PM today


July 21st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 21 (ANI): The voting process for electing a new Nepal Prime Minister will take place on Wednesday.The race for the prime minister's post will be between the big three leaders ... Read more...

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Nepal: UML to field its PM candidate today


July 19th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 19 (ANI): The CPN (UML), the third largest party in the Constituent Assembly (CA) will here today decide to name its candidate for the prime minister's post.A standing committee ... 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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Nepal Maoists picket Singha Durbar, six injured in Maitighar


May 9th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 9 (ANI): Cadres of the Unified CPN (Maoist) staged a protest outside the country's administrative hub, Singha Durbar, as part of their fourth -phase agitation against the present government on ... Read more...

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Maoist strike paralyses normal life across Nepal


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 2 (ANI): Normal life crippled across Nepal on Sunday following an indefinite general strike call given by the opposition Unified Communist Party of Nepal (UCPN) Maoist.The Maoists have enforced ... 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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Nepal Maoists picket Singha Durbar, dozens injured


November 13th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (ANI): Cadres of the Unified CPN (Maoist) clashed with riot police while staging protest outside the country's administrative center, Singha Durbar, as part of their second -phase protests against ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists want to change national flag


September 17th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep 17 (ANI): A fresh dispute over the Nepal national flag has erupted between the UCPN (Maoist) and the other parties.The parties are divided on whether to retain the current flag ... Read more...

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Maoists insist on Army’s future before drafting constitution


August 7th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 7 (ANI): CPN (Maoist) Chairman and former Prime Minster Prachanda on Friday said that the new Constitution cannot be drafted if President Dr Ram Baran Yadav's move to reinstate Chief ... Read more...

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Prachanda hopes for formation of new Maoist-led government in Nepal


July 2nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 2 (ANI): Former Nepal Prime Minister and Unified CPN (Maoist) Chairman Prachanda has claimed that a new government under the leadership of his party would be formed within next one-and-half ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists likely to join govt within two months


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 22 (ANI): CPN (UML) leader KP Sharma Oli has said that the Maoists would join the government within two months.Speaking to journalists at Tribhuvan International Airport here on Sunday ... Read more...

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Ahead of Nepal PM’s visit, Menon goes to Kathmandu Saturday


June 18th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon leaves for Kathmandu Saturday amid continuing political instability in the Himalayan state for a two-day trip that is expected to set the stage ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Oli in Delhi to meet Indian leadership


June 14th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): CPN (UML) leader K.P Sharma Oli has arrived here to meet with leaders of the UPA Government.Prior to his departure from Kathmandu, Oli had a meeting with ... Read more...

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UML, Maoists close to ends ongoing political deadlock


June 10th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 10 (ANI): The new CPN (UML) coalition and the CPN (Maoist) have agreed to find a way out of the current political impasse' by adopting a 'middle path' acceptable to ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists are fascists, says UML chairman Khanal


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 2 (ANI): CPN (UML) chairman Jhala Nath Khanal has said that he had given the nod to take action against army chief Rookmangud Katawal but blamed Maoists for not consulting ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar to be sworn-in as Nepal PM today


May 25th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 25 (ANI): Newly elected Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal will be sworn in today.President Dr Ram Baran Yadav will administer him oath of office and secrecy during a special ceremony ... Read more...

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Maoists block election of new Nepal premier


May 18th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 18 (DPA) The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Monday obstructed parliament's regular session which was to have elected a new prime minister. Maoist lawmakers chanted slogans and prevented attempts by the ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar Nepal is all set to become new Nepal PM


May 17th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 17 (ANI): Veteran communist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal is all set to become new Prime Minister of Nepal after getting the backing of 22 of the 24 parliamentary parties.Twenty two ... Read more...

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Nepal parties inch closer to forming government (Lead)


May 17th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 17 (DPA) Nepal's two main political parties, the Communist Party of Nepal - Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the Nepali Congress, announced Sunday that they have the majority necessary to ... 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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Khanal calls for ‘govt. of national unity’ in Nepal


May 15th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 15 (ANI): CPN (UML) Chairman Jhala Nath Khanal today stressed on the need of forming a national government forging consensus.Speaking at a programme here, Khanal highlighted the need for consensus ... Read more...

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