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Maoist hawks ask Nepal PM to scrap trade pact with India


October 24th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 24 (IANS) The new trade pact inked by Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai during his just-concluded visit to India has come under fire with the hawks in ... Read more...

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Nepal PM to seek $1 bn development loan


October 19th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With his Maoist party asking him to stay away from signing crucial pacts, Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai is planning to focus on expanding ... Read more...

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Nepal PM to parley with Indian PM, Chinese president


September 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister, Baburam Bhattarai, will hold bilateral talks with his Indian counterpart, Manmohan Singh, and Chinese President Hu Jintao in New York ... Read more...

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Manisha stands by Miss Nepal


August 31st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IANS) Though its biggest sponsor Dabur Nepal abandoned Miss Nepal, Nepal's oldest and best-known beauty pageant, Bollywood diva Manisha Koirala threw her weight behind the once beleaguered ... 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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PM congratulates Bhattarai, invites him to India


August 29th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Congratulating Nepal's newly-sworn-in Prime Minister, Baburam Bhattarai, India has underlined its commitment to helping build "a more stable, democratic and prosperous Nepal" and invited ... 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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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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Nepal’s Maoist child soldiers go on warpath again


August 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 12 (IANS) With political uncertainty deepening in Nepal with Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal expected to resign during the weekend, violence flared on the streets of Kathmandu Friday ... 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 PM gives in to Maoists to survive ouster bid


August 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) Facing an ultimatum from the Maoists, his own allies, to reshuffle the cabinet or face the withdrawal of their support, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath ... Read more...

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Dabur parts ways with Miss Nepal


July 26th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 26 (IANS) Dogged by controversies and hounded by Maoists, Indian FMCG company Dabur India's joint venture in Nepal has decided to part ways with Miss Nepal, the republic's ... 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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Nepal Maoists ’sacrifice’ own children for self interest


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 22 (IANS) Ninth-grader Sadhana Limbu was expecting to return to her school in Nepal's tea garden district of Jhapa next week after spending a brief vacation with her ... Read more...

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Nepal silence on Mumbai blasts shows drift in India ties


July 14th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) More than 24 hours after 17 people were killed in serial blasts in India's business capital Mumbai and 131 people injured, Nepal's major parties remained oblivious ... 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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PM’s party on rampage, calls Nepal closure Friday (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's party men went on the rampage Thursday, clashing with police, burning vehicles and announcing a countrywide general strike Friday to ... Read more...

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PM’s party on rampage, calls Nepal closure Friday


June 16th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's party men went on the rampage Thursday, clashing with police, burning vehicles and announcing a countrywide general strike Friday to ... Read more...

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Mumbai journalist’s murder touches chord in Nepal


June 12th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) Despite its preoccupation with yoga guru Baba Ramdev's protest on one hand and the Gorkhaland movement in eastern India on the other, the daylight killing of ... Read more...

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Nepal government bans protests near parliament


May 24th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) With just four days left before a potential constitutional meltdown, Nepal's communist-Maoist government Tuesday clamped prohibitions near the parliament building, banning all protests and rallies within ... Read more...

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Maoist dissidents call Nepal closure Tuesday


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) Dissidents who broke away from Nepal's ruling Maoist party have called a nationwide shutdown Tuesday demanding an end to foreign intervention and the bifurcation of the ... Read more...

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Maoists stop Honda sale in Nepal


May 21st, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) A trade union affiliated to Nepal's ruling Maoist party has stopped the sale of Japanese company Honda's products in the country in a bid to pressure ... Read more...

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Major triumph for Nepal Maoists in cabinet reshuffle (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Exactly three months after they helped communist leader Jhala Nath Khanal become the new prime minister, Nepal's Maoists won a major triumph Wednesday with the indebted ... Read more...

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Maoists’ boycott call will not affect polls: Chidambaram


April 25th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Terming the Maoists as being out of sync with time, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the rebels' boycott call has not affected polling ... Read more...

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Maoists deny anti-India activities, raise counter-charges (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists have rejected Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's view that they are involved in anti-India attacks, and have instead raised concerns at "obstructions" ... Read more...

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Maoists keen to improve ties with India, Prachanda tells Krishna


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday held one of the most crucial meetings of his three-day visit to Nepal, discussing bilateral relations and attacks on ... Read more...

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Security remains India’s prime concern in Nepal


April 21st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 21 (IANS) Security remains India's overriding concern in Nepal with visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday asking for the safety of Indian diplomats and diplomatic premises ... Read more...

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Krishna holds bilateral talks, sets stage for Nepal PM’s visit


April 20th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday began bilateral talks in Nepal, according top priority to ties with the neighbouring country and setting the stage for ... Read more...

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Arundhati walks with different comrades in Kathmandu (With Image)


April 18th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 18 (IANS) Booker prize winner and social activist Arundhati Roy walked with comrades of a different kind in Kathmandu Monday on her maiden visit to the Himalayan republic.However, ... Read more...

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Envoy protests anti-India activity by Nepal Maoists


April 16th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 16 (IANS) Ahead of Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's proposed visit, India has lodged protests with Nepal over the Maoist party stepping up anti-India activities, including the ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists resume opposition to Indian investment in hydropower


April 14th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party has resumed its opposition to Indian investment in the republic's thorny hydropower sector, saying they went against the country's national interests.The Maoists, ... Read more...

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Christians give 48-hour ultimatum to Nepal government


April 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) On a relay hunger-strike in Kathmandu for 13 days, Nepal's enraged Christian community Monday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to the fledgling government of Prime Minister Jhala ... Read more...

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After Nepal Lever, ITC and Dabur Nepal face indefinite closure


March 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) As Hindustan Unilever's subsidiary in Nepal lies closed, two other blue-chip Indian companies, ITC and Dabur India, also face similar threats over their joint ventures in ... Read more...

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Nepal Lever under Maoist strike threat


March 8th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Dozens of industries in central Nepal, including Nepal Lever Ltd, one of the biggest Indian joint ventures in the country, faced the threat of disruption as ... Read more...

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Warring Nepal Maoists finally name ministers


March 4th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) After a protracted battle with their ruling ally, followed by fierce wrangling within its own top leaders, Nepal's Maoist party Friday finally announced the names of ... Read more...

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