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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 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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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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Nepal minister sounds warning to Maoist government


January 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A senior minister from Nepal's Terai plains has threatened to look for an alternative to the Maoist-led government if the country's three major political parties ... Read more...

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India lauds Nepal’s political parties for peace deal


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India Wednesday congratulated Nepal for sealing a crucial seven-point agreement on integrating former Maoist combatants into the security forces and and hoped that it ... Read more...

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After roses, new Nepal PM faces thorns


September 4th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 4 (IANS) A week after coming into power on the crest of high hopes and best wishes from people at home and abroad, Nepal?s Maoist Prime Minister Baburam ... 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 fails to get new constitution for third time


August 30th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) Ahead of a deadline Wednesday, Nepal's major parties conceded they would not be able to promulgate the new, much-awaited constitution in time, for the third time ... 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’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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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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Ballot battle in Nepal parliament Sunday for new PM


August 25th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) After failing to choose a consensus prime minister within the 10 days' time given by President Ram Baran Yadav, Nepal's warring parties will now hold a ... 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 parties get three more days to form government (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) Echoing past history, Nepal's warring parties failed to name a new consensual prime minister as the week-long deadline given by President Ram Baran Yadav ended at ... Read more...

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UN concern as Nepal’s government formation deadline ends


August 21st, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) A concerned UN sent its envoy to Nepal as the deadline for forming a new government neared its end Sunday with the two main rivals still ... 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’s Prime Minister postpones resignation


August 14th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU (BNO NEWS) -- Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal on Saturday put on hold his resignation despite his pledge that he would resign if any notable progress was not made in ... Read more...

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New Indian envoy’s arrival in Nepal delayed


August 10th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) The arrival of India's ambassador-designate to Nepal, Jayant Prasad, has been delayed with Nepal's foreign ministry saying it had no immediate information when he would assume ... Read more...

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Nepali PM Khanal vows to step down if peace process doesn’t progress


August 2nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU (BNO NEWS) -- Nepali Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal said on Monday that he will step down if the government fails to make concrete progress in the peace process by August ... Read more...

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War of nerves in Nepal as PM faces ouster


July 31st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) Under fire from his own allies, the Maoists, Nepal's communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal Sunday sought help from the opposition to save his five-month-old government ... 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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Nepal government likely to fall


July 27th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) The five-month-old communist-led government of Nepal could fall again, causing another severe setback to the peace process and drafting of a new constitution in which New ... 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 seeks to recall ambassador to India


June 21st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Four months into power, Nepal's new coalition government is now seeking to recall the Himalayan republic's ambassador to India, Rukma Shumsher Rana, the official media said ... Read more...

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Nepal government faces legal battle after reprieve


June 7th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) Ten days after it was saved from dissolution, Nepal's Communist-led government faced a legal battle Tuesday with the apex court asking to explain why it amended ... Read more...

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Nepal’s reprieved PM refuses to quit


May 31st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 31 (IANS) It took Nepal's Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal seven months and 17 rounds of vote to get elected to his post. Then it took him another ... Read more...

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Legal challenge to Nepal house extension (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Though Nepal averted a constitutional meltdown for now, the government now faces a fresh legal battle with a lawyer challenging the extension of parliament's term.Bharat Mani ... Read more...

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Legal challenge likely to Nepal crisis


May 29th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Though Nepal averted a constitutional meltdown for now, there are indications that the turbulent republic is heading for further upheavals. A lawyer, who filed a writ ... Read more...

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High alert in Kathmandu as constitution expires midnight


May 28th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Riot police dragged away dozens of people protesting near parliament and the government ordered high security in the turbulent capital Saturday, with Nepal's constitution due to ... Read more...

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Nepal’s government totters as new ally splits


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) Batting on a sticky wicket since its formation in February, Nepal's communist-led ruling coalition began tottering Monday with an ally splitting vertically to diminish Prime Minister ... 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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Nepal opposition takes to streets, challenges government


May 20th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 20 (IANS) With a possible constitutional crisis looming only eight days away, Nepal's main opposition party, the Nepali Congress, Friday staged a massive show of might, redoubling the ... 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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Nepal Maoists headed for major triumph in cabinet reshuffle


May 4th, 2011 - 6:44 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 headed for a major triumph Wednesday with the ... Read more...

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