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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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New Indian ambassador assumes office in Nepal


August 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 26 (IANS) The new Indian ambassador to Nepal, Jayant Prasad, assumed office Friday after presenting his credentials to the head of state, President Ram Baran Yadav.The new envoy ... Read more...

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Indians chronicle Nepal Maoist war on screen


February 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) It was an unusual scene in Kathmandu Thursday with two top leaders of Nepal's Maoist party - chairman and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda ... Read more...

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Nepal Army dragged into Indian Maoists’ training row


November 11th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Nepal Army will raise its objections and concern at a key defence meeting Thursday at the allegation by the former Maoist guerrillas that it concocted a ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist army denies training Indian peers


October 12th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 12 (IANS) The guerrilla army of Nepal's opposition Maoist party Tuesday denied a report in the Indian media that had claimed that "hundreds" of Indian Maoists were ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist chief bound for Malaysia junket


October 1st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's largest party is heading for Malaysia Friday on a junket even as the country remains in the grip of a dire political and financial ... Read more...

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Nepal war long over, but 1,300 still missing


August 30th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) Four years after a fierce Maoist uprising ended with the loss of over 16,000 lives, thousands of families shattered by the 10-year "People's War" say they ... Read more...

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Prachanda loses Nepal PM race (Second Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 21 (IANS) The man who had fathered a potent 10-year revolution in Nepal, Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, crashed out of the race for the republic's new ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist movie wins battle with Indian censors


July 16th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) An Indian journalist's documentary film on the Maoist uprising in Nepal has finally won its battle with the Indian censors after a panel, headed by veteran ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist guerrilla gets gangster rap


July 13th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 13 (IANS) The 'People's Liberation Army' (PLA) under Nepal's opposition Maoist party, which helped the guerrillas wage a 10-year war but now is preventing them from forming the ... Read more...

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‘Rajneeti’ gives Nepal Maoists a break from politics


June 21st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Fatigued and frustrated by their fruitless one-year war to topple the government, Nepal's opposition Maoist party took a break from politics to recharge their batteries ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist chief skips statute meet for resort rest


June 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the revolutionary who as Prachanda had led a 10-year war demanding a people's constitution in Nepal, skipped a key constitution committee meeting Monday because he ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist Chairman Prachanda downplays party’s plan to declare ‘constitution’ from streets


May 21st, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 21 (ANI): Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has clarified that his party is not going to declare what it calls the people's Constitution from the streets on May 29 ... Read more...

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India’s yoga power scores a hit in Nepal


March 26th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) India's soft power once again scored a victory when Nepal connected with Patanjali's ancient yoga at a week-long fitness and alternative therapy camp in the Himalayan country Friday. ... Read more...

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Resettle Maoist army, humanise Nepal army: UN envoy


March 11th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 11 (IANS) An envoy sent by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to assess Nepal's fraying peace process has asked the coalition government to rehabilitate the guerrilla army of the Maoists ... Read more...

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Ghandy met Prachanda, knew of Induwar’s killing, say police (Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday filed a chargesheet against arrested Maoist ideologue Kobad Ghandy, saying he had met Nepal Maoist chief Prachanda abroad and knew about the abduction and ... Read more...

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Special Committee to integrate Nepal Maoist combatants


September 6th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep.6 (ANI): A Special Committee has been tasked with the responsibility of supervising, integrating and rehabilitating Maoist combatants and to bring them under its command.Its technical committee has been told to ... Read more...

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Top Nepal Maoist leader’s daughter arrested in France


July 31st, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) The daughter of a top Maoist leader in Nepal has been arrested in France for travelling without documents while seeking asylum from the French government.Shova Gajurel, ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist-UML meeting on House stalemate inconclusive


June 27th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 27 (ANI): Leaders of the main opposition Unified CPN (Maoist) and the ruling CPN (UML) met in a bid to reach an understanding to break the deadlock in parliament, but ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists fear rise of boy king after Gyanendra’s India visit


March 2nd, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party, who last year won their war against the country's revered royal dynasty, has now developed cold feet over ousted king Gyanendra's visit to India, ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist must implement all past agreements, says Khanal


September 29th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sept 29 (ANI): CPN-UML General Secretary Jhalanath Khanal today said that the Maoist must implement all the past agreements in order to take the peace process to a logical end ... Read more...

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Nepal’’s major political parties differ over power sharing


August 17th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, August 17 (ANI): The two major Communist parties of Nepal --- Maoist and Unified Marxist Leninist, which formed an alliance recently with the Madhesi People Rights Forum (MPRF), will put ... Read more...

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Maoist-led national consensus govt should be formed in Nepal: PM Koirala


August 9th, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, August 9 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala said on Saturday that a consensus government led by the Maoists should be formed. According to Kantipur, in a meeting with Unified ... Read more...

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World Bank comes to Nepal Maoist guerrilla army’s aid


August 5th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) The World Bank has come to the aid of Nepal's endangered peace process, offering a bounty of Nepali Rs.3.350 billion for the upkeep of the Maoists' ... Read more...

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Nepal’’s presidential candidate still undecided


July 17th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 17 (ANI): Parties are burning midnight oil in a bid to find a suitable candidate for the presidential post. The Maoists and the Unified Marxist Leninist (UML) leaders held meeting ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist chief Prachanda now gets peace award (Lead)


June 16th, 2008 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) In a sign of the changing times, Prachanda, the chief of Nepal's Maoist party who led a relentless 10-year guerrilla war against the state to overthrow ... Read more...

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Maoists shift stand on UN monitors


June 13th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 13 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas have indicated a sudden shift in their position on the deployment of the UN in the thorny peace process, saying the world ... Read more...

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‘India lost a friend with Nepal king’s ouster’


May 30th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 30 (IANS) With the formal abolition of Nepal's monarchy Wednesday and newly elected lawmakers asking dethroned king Gyanendra to vacate the royal palace within 15 days, India has ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist leader to meet Naxal groups in Kolkata


May 20th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 20 (ANI): Nepal Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai is planning to visit Kolkata in June to meet Naxal groups.Three Naxal groups, including the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, new ... Read more...

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Nepali Gorkhas may soon not be a part of the Indian Army (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


May 12th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, May 12 (IANS)India's first field marshal, S.H.F.J. Manekshaw, preferred calling himself Sam 'Bahadur' as a sign of respect for the brave Gorkha soldiers, most of whom came from ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist chief attends meet honouring Hindu icon


May 8th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists fought a bloody war for 10 years to unseat the king, once revered as the incarnation of Hindu god Vishnu, and establish a secular, ... Read more...

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Indian envoy calls on PM to discuss govt formation


May 7th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 7 (ANI): Indian ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood called on Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Wednesday at the PMs official residence in Baluwatar and discussed the latest political ... Read more...

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Indian envoy to Nepal meets Prachanda


April 20th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 20 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Nepal Shiv Shankhar Mukherjee on Sunday held discussion with Nepal Communist Party Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) Chairman Prachanda about political developments taking place in the country. ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist leader blames India, US for non-materialization of leftist alliance


March 30th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Mar 30 (ANI): Nepalese Maoist leader Mohan Baidya has claimed that the leftist alliance is not materializing because India and the US are against it. India and the US used ... Read more...

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Nepal leaders meeting in Biratnagar


January 19th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Jan.19 (ANI): Leaders and representatives of the seven parties that form a part of the coalition government headed by Prime MInister G.P.Koirala, will hold a major meeting in Biratnagar on Saturday. Security ... Read more...

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