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Four held for sending Nepali women to Gulf on fake papers


August 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Four people, three Nepali nationals and an Indian, have been arrested in the capital for sending women from Nepal to Gulf countries on fake passports ... 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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Courtesy young enthusiasts, Japanese food takes a bow in India (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) It's light, uses fresh ingredients and is different. Japanese cuisine is proving to be a hit among culinary enthusiasts in India, especially the young and ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoist PM yields to brotherly love


October 28th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 28 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday broke away from the official policy of his once underground organisation not to participate in religious rituals by taking ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist chief resurfaces after 48 hours


September 11th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) After dropping out of public eye for 48 hours and triggering intense speculation about his disappearance, the chief of Nepal's ruling Maoist party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoist chief in India?


September 10th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 10 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's ruling Maoist party and former Nepali prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda is in India, according to Nepal's media fraternity.The former revolutionary, ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM to visit India, sidestepping controversy


September 7th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) Nepal's new prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru University scholar Baburam Bhattarai, will visit India after attending a UN meet in New York this month, thereby sidestepping ... Read more...

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Will 13 prove lucky for Nepal’s new PM?


September 5th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's ruling Maoist party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, Monday publicly threw his weight behind his deputy and new Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, a ... Read more...

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India treads gingerly in Nepal


August 31st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IANS) Amidst speculation in Nepal that New Delhi was far more enthused over the election of Baburam Bhattarai as Nepal's new prime minister than over the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s new Maoist PM sworn-in amid growing challenges


August 29th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 29 (IANS) Despite commanding widespread respect for his financial acumen and clean image, Nepal's newly-elected Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai faces daunting challenges as he assumed office Monday ... Read more...

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JNU scholar is Nepal’s new PM (Profile)


August 28th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 28 (IANS) A village boy from western Nepal's Gorkha district, that was once also the bastion of Nepal's Shah kings, Baburam Bhattarai, who was elected Sunday as ... Read more...

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Dress code divides Nepal


August 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 26 (IANS) Three years ago, when Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, the leader of Nepal's 10-year communist revolution, re-appeared in parliament as the nation's first Maoist prime minister, he ... Read more...

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Nepal braces for another battle of ballot


August 24th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 24 (IANS) With the 10 days' time given to Nepal's warring parties by President Ram Baran Yadav to name a new consensus prime minister running out Wednesday evening, ... Read more...

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Nepal crisis deepens as Maoists refuse to surrender arms


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) The crisis in Nepal deepened Monday as major parties failed to name a new consensual prime minister and the former Maoist guerrillas again refused to hand ... Read more...

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UN denies signing controversial Buddha birthplace deal


August 19th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) The controversy surrounding a little-known Hong Kong-based organisation's claim that it was going to develop the Buddha's birthplace in Nepal into a "Buddhist Mecca" in a ... Read more...

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Nepal parliament probes dubious Buddha birthplace deal


August 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 17 (IANS) Alarmed by reports that a little-known organisation had signed a grandiose $3 billion plan with a UN agency to develop Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha ... 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 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 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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Nepal awaits prime minister’s resignation


August 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Caught between an implacable opposition and a feckless ally, Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal began to make last-ditch attempts to save his floundering government Saturday ... Read more...

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Nepal PM to quit Saturday


August 10th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) Nepal's six-month-old communist-led coalition government is poised to fall, with Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal informing parliament Wednesday that he would step down Saturday.The embattled communist ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists defend disputed Buddha birthplace deal


August 10th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) Almost a fortnight after controversy erupted over a questionable deal to develop the sacred birthplace of the Buddha in Nepal by a Chinese organisation, the Maoists ... Read more...

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Maoist ‘child soldiers’ on warpath again


August 8th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 8 (IANS) Anger, frustration and grief simmered among the former "child soldiers" of Nepal's ruling Maoist party Monday as police arrested over 40 of them, including young women, ... Read more...

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‘Nepal king ordered destruction of Buddha statue’


August 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 8 (IANS) A former Nepali minister Monday said then King Birendra of Nepal had ordered the demolition of a Buddha statute.Veteran politician Homnath Dahal, who was local development ... Read more...

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Nepal faces crisis as Maoists decide to recall ministers


July 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Nepal's five-month-old government faces another acid test this weekend. Its biggest ally, the Maoists, announced withdrawal of their ministers Saturday and gave the beleaguered ... 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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Fresh tremors in Nepal as Maoists seek cabinet reshuffle


July 25th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) Fresh tremors jolted Nepal's uneasy ruling alliance Monday as the dominant Maoist partners sought a major cabinet reshuffle ahead of a crucial deadline and the prime ... Read more...

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Nepali blogger uses Everest to unleash cyber mayhem


July 20th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 20 (IANS) A Nepali blogger, who claims to be based in Massachusetts has unleashed cyber mayhem in the name of Mt Everest, with the victims including Nepal's prime ... Read more...

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Nepal braces for Dalai Lama’s birthday celebrations


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) Almost four dozen Tibetans have been taken in custody as Nepal Police intensified a crackdown on the diaspora in Kathmandu to prevent any public celebration of ... Read more...

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US clears Nepal for investment


June 29th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 29 (IANS) Despite continued political instability in Nepal and the largest party in the ruling alliance still tagged a terrorist organisation by the US State Department, Washington is ... 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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New conspiracy theory after 10 years of Nepal palace massacre


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) As Nepal remembered its slain king Birendra Thursday, on the 10th anniversary of the infamous massacre in the palace that left 10 members of the royal ... 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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Nepal parties haggle as parliament faces dissolution (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) With Nepal's constitution and parliament slated to expire at midnight, the republic's three major political parties were still deadlocked in feverish bargaining, and as hundreds of ... Read more...

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