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PM Khanal visits injured Nepal Minister Bista


April 12th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr. 12 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal visited the Manmohan Memorial Hospital on Tuesday to meet Energy Minister Gokarna Bista, a day after he was attacked by an unknown ... Read more...

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12 new ministers to take oath in Nepal on Wednesday


April 12th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr.12 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister, Jhala Nath Khanal, has expanded his eight-member cabinet by inducting five United Marxist Leninist (UML) leaders as cabinet ministers and seven others as state ministers. The ... Read more...

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Nepal beats Singapore to enter Asian under-19 women cricket semi-finals


October 7th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Oct. 7 (ANI): Nepal entered into the semi-finals of the Asian Cricket Council U-19 Women's Championship cricket tournament defeating Singapore by 70 runs at Yorker in Singapore on Thursday.The Nepali women ... Read more...

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Poudel fails to get elected as Nepal PM in eleventh round of polls


October 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct. 7 (ANI): Nepali Congress parliamentary party president Ram Chandra Poudel failed to get elected as prime minister in the eleventh round of election at the legislature parliament in the Constituent ... Read more...

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Bomb explodes outside Nepal’s Constituent Assembly building


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 22 (ANI): A bomb exploded at the western gate of the International Convention Center, which houses the Constituent Assembly, on Saturday afternoon.According to Nepal News, the bomb that exploded ... Read more...

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Maoists call off strike, Prachanda gives government two days time to respond


May 8th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu (Nepal),May 8 (ANI): Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda on Saturday called of his party's indefinite general strike, but warned the government of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal that it ... Read more...

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Ailing ex-Nepal PM Koirala shifted to daughter’s house


March 12th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar. 12 (ANI): Former Nepal Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president Girija Prasad Koirala has been moved to his daughter Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala's residence in Mandhikhatar.Koirala left his Maharajgunj ... Read more...

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UNHCR says over 20,000 Bhutanese refugees resettled abroad


September 8th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep.8 (ANI): UN refugee agency UNHCR and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday announced that over 20,000 Bhutanese refugees have left camps in Nepal for resettlement countries since the ... Read more...

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Nepal FM on visit to China to reduce trade imbalance, enhance regional peace


September 8th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep.8 (ANI): Nepal's Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala left for China on Tuesday. Before embarking on her trip, she said the visit would focus on reducing the trade imbalance between the two ... 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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Four extremist Nepal Defence Army leaders arrested with arms


September 6th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep.6 (ANI): At least four leaders of the Nepal Defence Army (NDA), including its chairman R.P Mainali, have been arrested for possessing arms.The NDA leaders were arrested at about 11 a.m. ... Read more...

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Nepal PM assures journalists full security


June 14th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 14 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said the government would ensure security to journalists and would take action against those involved in attacks against journalists at Hotel ... Read more...

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India encroached Nepal’s land, says CA delegations


June 14th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 14 (ANI): Separate delegations of Nepal's Constituent Assembly and Parliament have concluded that Nepal was encroached by India in Dang district.According to a Nepal News report, Amik Sherchan, chairman of ... Read more...

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Concerned India hopes Nepal will solve crisis internally


May 4th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): While expressing concern over the latest political developments in neighbouring Nepal, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that said it is an internal matter of ... Read more...

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Nepal President accepts PM’s resignation


May 4th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 4 (ANI): President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday evening, stated a report on Nepal News.Dahal had submitted his resignation to ... Read more...

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UML, Sadhawana decide to pull out of govt.


May 3rd, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 3 (ANI): Facing widespread criticism from various political parties over sacking of Army Chief, the ruling Maoist-led government suffered a further setback when one of its five-coalition partners, Sadbhawana Party, ... Read more...

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General Katawal ‘turns down’ Maoist Government’s sack order


May 3rd, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 3 (ANI): Nepal's Chief of Army Staff, General Rookmangud Katawal, who was sacked by the Maoist government on Sunday morning, has reportedly refused to accept the cabinet letter on his ... Read more...

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Nepal President unhappy with Maoist government’s sack of army chief


May 3rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 3 (ANI): Nepal's President, Ram Baran Yadav, is learnt to have expressed his 'serious disapproval' over the Maoist government's decision to sack Chief of Army Staff, General Rookmangud Katawal, saying ... Read more...

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Koirala miffed at Maoists for ”not recognising” his contribution


October 20th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 20 (ANI): Nepali Congress president Girija Prasad Koirala today expressed dissatisfaction against the Maoists for trying to diminish his role after the political transformation in the country. Speaking at a ... Read more...

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UNMIN not leaning towards any party, says Martin


October 17th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 17 (ANI): United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) Chief, Ian Martin has said that the UN body is not inclined towards any party while the peace process is underway. His ... Read more...

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Koirala ready to resign if asked by Seven Party Alliance


June 20th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu , June 20 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has offered to step down if the Seven Party Alliance (SPA) asked him to do so and said Nepali Congress ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Constituent Assembly will convene on May 20: Speaker


May 2nd, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 2 (ANI): The Speaker of Nepal's interim Parliament, Subas Nemwang, today said that the Constituent Assembly (CA) will convene on May 20. Accordingly, the preparations for the first sitting ... Read more...

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EU delegation discusses post-election scenario with Nepal PM


April 14th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 14 (ANI): A visiting European Union (EU) delegation discussed the post-election scenario of the country with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala today.Former head of European Parliament Jan Mulder during ... Read more...

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Carter terms Nepal elections as a groundbreaking event


April 10th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 10 (ANI): Former US President Jimmy Carter termed todays election as a groundbreaking event, which is being closely watched by the whole world.The co-founder of the Carter Center, ... Read more...

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Prachanda accuses Nepal media of prejudice towards him


April 7th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 7 (ANI): CPN (Maoist) Chairman Prachanda has accused Nepal media of being very prejudiced towards him and is making a case for retaining the status quo for now in ... Read more...

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Prachanda wont accept defeat if there is conspiracy


March 27th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Mar 27 (ANI): Maoist Chairman Prachanda is not ready to accept defeat in the forthcoming Constituent Assembly (CA) election, if there is conspiracy by regressive forces. Nepal is the main ... Read more...

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India won’t tolerate activities that can affect Nepal polls, says its envoy


March 19th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Mar.19 (ANI): India's Ambassador to Nepal, Shiv Shankar Mukherjee, has said that Indian and Nepali security forces have both been put on alert to check possible criminal activities ahead of ... Read more...

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Nepali Congress asks Maoists to mend their ways


March 19th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Mar.19 (ANI): The ruling Nepali Congress has asked Maoists to stop attacking leaders and cadres of other parties and terrorising people ahead of the April 10 Constituent Assembly polls. Nepal News ... Read more...

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India serious about resolving Madhesi problem, says Nepal Minister


December 28th, 2007 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Dec.28 (ANI): Nepal's Minister for Peace and Reconstruction, Ram Chandra Poudel, who was recently in India, has said that New Delhi is "very serious" about resolving the ongoing unrest in the ... Read more...

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