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Buddhist model is new Miss Nepal (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 24 (IANS) A 20-year-old popular Buddhist model and music video star Thursday prevailed over Nepal's Maoists as well as 14 other contenders to walk off with the Miss ... Read more...

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Miss Nepal beauty pageant to be held in September or October


August 13th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug.13 (ANI): The popular Miss Nepal beauty pageant will be held either next month or in October, the event's organisers, The Hidden Treasure, have said.The event management company, which is based ... Read more...

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Nepal rebel groups seek UN help for ‘freedom’


November 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) As Nepal's Maoist government sought to open parleys with the armed rebel groups battling for greater rights in the southern plains, two of them have approached the UN ... Read more...

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Third Indo-Nepal Power Summit from September 23


September 22nd, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): Minister of State for Commerce and Power Jairam Ramesh and a 60 member delegation will participate in the Third Indo-Nepal Power Summit 2008 from September 23 ... Read more...

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Great One-horned Rhinoceros is in dire straits in Nepal


September 20th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, September 20 (ANI): South Asias tourism industry is in jeopardy, with reports indicating that the endangered Great One-horned Rhinoceros is in dire straits in Nepal.According to a report carried out ... Read more...

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Prachanda says India ready to review 1950 Treaty


September 17th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 17 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Prachanda has said that India has agreed to replace the 1950 Nepal-India Peace and Friendship Treaty with a new one. Talking to media ... Read more...

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Prachanda says India ready for review of 1950 treaty


September 16th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 16 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Prachanda today said that India was ready for review of Indo-Nepal 1950 Peace and Friendship Treaty. Talking to reporters here, Prachanda said, a joint ... Read more...

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Prachanda says Nepal committed to ensure investor security


September 15th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 15 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Prachanda today said that his government is committed to create an investor-friendly environment in his country. Addressing a luncheon meeting organised by the Indian ... Read more...

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Prachanda meets Indian, Chinese envoys


September 4th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep 4 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Prachanda today met Indian ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood and Chinese ambassador Zheng Xianglin here today. During the meeting, Sood read out the congratulatory message ... Read more...

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Nepal to discuss Saptakoshi flood situation with Indian Government


September 1st, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sept 1 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Prachanda today said that the Government will be discuss with the Indian Government about the problems caused by the Saptakoshi floods. During a meeting with ... Read more...

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Nepal keen on restoring peace and economic development


September 1st, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sept 1 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Prachanda has said restoring peace, economic development and formulation of a new Constitution are the main challenges for the new government. Speaking at an economic ... Read more...

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Prachanda to induct UML in Government


August 28th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 28 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Prachanda today said that he will initiate the process to expand his cabinet by inducting the ministers from Unified Marxist Leninist (UML). The two party ... Read more...

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India, Nepal to discuss strengthening Koshi embankment


August 25th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (ANI): Nepals Agriculture and Cooperative Minister Jaya Prakash Prasad Gupta today said that the Nepal government has started diplomatic talks with the India to control the wearing away ... Read more...

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Prachanda to visit China today


August 23rd, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 23 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Prachanda is scheduled to leave for Beijing today to attend the Olympics closing ceremony. During his visit Prachanda'' will meet Chinese President Hu Jintao. He ... Read more...

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Prachanda to announce his cabinet


August 22nd, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (ANI): Nepals three-party alliance leaders have unveiled their Common Minimum Programme (CMP) for the new coalition Government and hope to form the new cabinet today. Leaders of the ... Read more...

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Prachanda sworn-in as Nepal Prime Minister


August 18th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda was sworn-in at a ceremony at Shital Niwas, the office of the President here today. President Dr Ram Baran Yadav ... Read more...

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Prachanda to visit China to attend Olympic concluding ceremony


August 18th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (ANI): Nepals Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda will visit China on Saturday to take part in the concluding ceremony of Beijing Olympic. This will be Prachanda''s ... Read more...

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India, US, EU, Japan congratulate Nepals PM Prachanda


August 16th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (ANI): India, United States, the European Union (EU) and Japan have congratulated Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias ''Prachanda'' on being elected as the first Prime Minister of the Federal ... Read more...

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Nepals Maoists table programme draft at 25-party meeting


August 2nd, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, August 2 (ANI): The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) on Saturday tabled a proposal for a common minimum programme to form and operate the next government at the 25-party meeting.In ... Read more...

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Nepals PM underscores poverty, unemployment alleviation at SAARC


August 2nd, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo , August 2 (ANI): Nepal s Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Saturday underscored the need to eliminate poverty and unemployment by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) ... Read more...

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Nepal President shifts to Dhapasi


July 31st, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 31 (ANI): Nepals President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav shifted his new residence at Dhapasi in Kathmandu. The Nepal Government has arranged a temporary residence for Dr. Yadav as his residence ... Read more...

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Nepal president asks Maoists to form govt. within seven days


July 30th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 30 (ANI): Nepals President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav on Wednesday officially requested the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoists (CPN-M) to form a government of consensus by a week. The President formally ... Read more...

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Economic agenda priority in SAARC summit: Nepal Finance Minister


July 30th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 30 (ANI): Nepals Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat today said that the economic agenda will be given emphasis at the 15th South Asian Association Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit ... Read more...

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Nepal President calls for national unity


July 28th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 28 (ANI): Nepals President Dr Ram Baran Yadav in his first address to the nation on Sunday evening, called for national unity and solidarity to maintain communal harmony. According to ... Read more...

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Prachanda pulls for power balance in cabinet


July 11th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 11 (ANI): Nepals Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday floated a new proposal to keep the power-balance in the ministerial council without stressing on the positions of the ... Read more...

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Maoist, UML pass up Madhes issues in statute amendment


June 29th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 29 (ANI): Nepals two major Communist parties have declined the Madhes-based parties demand calling for amending the interim constitution mentioning the provision of declaring Terai an autonomous state and ... Read more...

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Nepals Maoist ministers tender resignation at seven party meeting


June 20th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 20 (ANI): The ministers belonging to Nepal s Maoist party have tendered joint resignation at the seven party meeting today.They resigned in the face of lack of progress on ... Read more...

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Nepals ex-King Gyanendra leaves Narayanhiti


June 11th, 2008 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 11 (ANI): Nepal s ex-King Gyanendra has left Narayanhiti palace at around 8:30 pm on Wednesday evening.According to Nepalnews, he was accompanied by ex-Queen Komal as his motor escorted ... Read more...

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Nepals Home Secretary says Narayanhiti palace has poor security


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, June 2 (ANI): Nepals Home Secretary Umesh Prasad Mainali has said that the security arrangements at the Narayanhiti Palace are at a bare minimum. "It was not like what we imagined. ... Read more...

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Nepals Young Communists League demands separate Ministry for youth


May 6th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 6 (ANI): The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) youth wing Young Communists League (YCL) on Tuesday demanded formation of a separate ministry to put forward the youths tribulations.According to ... Read more...

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Janata Dal (U) hails Maoist victory in Nepal


April 15th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.15 (ANI): The Janata Dal-United (JDU) today came out in strong support of the Nepali Maoists, describing their march towards an electoral majority in the Constituent Assembly polls as ... Read more...

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Historic Constituent Assembly election in Nepal begins


April 10th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 10 (ANI): Polling to the historic Constituent Assembly (CA) election in Nepal has begun this morning, amidst tight security.The election is expected to be vote out the 240-year-old ... Read more...

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Nepals EC to disqualify 66 underage PR candidates


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 2 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) of Nepal is expected to debar at least 66 candidates, including 49 women belonging to 28 political parties from the closed lists of ... Read more...

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