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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 president to visit alma mater in Chandigarh


January 17th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav will be chief guest at the annual convocation at his alma mater Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in February.Yadav, 62, ... Read more...

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Royalists call shutdowns in Nepal over ex-crown prince’s arrest


December 15th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) Protests erupted in Nepal Wednesday as royalists began demonstrations and called shutdowns in at least two major districts to protest the arrest of former crown ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ruling party seeks ex-crown prince’s arrest after gun brawl (Second Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) In an unprecedented turn in Nepal's history, police Monday began an investigation into a gun brawl involving ousted crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah and the son-in-law of ... Read more...

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Nepal begins probe into ex-crown prince’s gun brawl (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Nepal's police Monday began an investigation into a gun brawl in an upmarket wildlife resort involving controversial ousted crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah, more than ... Read more...

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Ousted Nepal crown prince in gun brawl with minister’s kin


December 13th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) Still simmering dangerously over the abolition of monarchy and the loss of his legacy, Nepal's ousted crown prince Paras hit the headlines Monday for a gun ... Read more...

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Nepal crisis worries Western world


November 21st, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) With the prime ministerial election in Nepal put off till December and the opposition Maoist party preventing the government from tabling the budget and refusing ... Read more...

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Maoists in Nepal intensify combat training


April 27th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu (Nepal), Apr 27 (ANI): Maoist groups in Nepal have intensified their combat training, as it begins to look increasingly possible that a political stalemate could see tension return if a May ... Read more...

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Manisha Koirala to wed Nepali businessman?


April 6th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress and the daughter of one of the most powerful political houses in Nepal, Manisha Koirala, seems finally set to tie the knot - and in ... Read more...

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Nitish not allowed to visit Nepal


April 1st, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 1 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was denied permission by the central government to visit Nepal to attend the post-death rites of former Nepal prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala, ... Read more...

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BJP leader calls for Hindu state again in Nepal


March 22nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) A little-known Hindu organisation's call for reinstatement of a Hindu state in Nepal received an unexpected support here from a visiting top leader of India's Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Nepal prepares for Koirala’s cremation (Lead)


March 21st, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 21 (IANS) Saluted and mourned by thousands nationwide, Nepal's peace architect and former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala was set to be cremated Sunday, marking the end of an ... Read more...

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Koirala’s last journey begins


March 21st, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 21 (IANS) Mourned by thousands, including world leaders, Nepal's peace architect and former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala's last journey started Sunday, marking the end of an era and ... Read more...

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UN chief mourns death of Nepal’s ex-PM


March 21st, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 20 (IANS) The death of Nepal's former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala was "a huge loss for Nepal and its ongoing peace process", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Saturday. Koirala, ... Read more...

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Rajnath Singh to attend Koirala’s funeral


March 20th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): Former president of the Bhratiya Janata Party, Rajnath Singh, will attend the funeral of departed former Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala.Koirala died in Kathmandu on ... Read more...

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Nepal President condoles passing away of Girija Prasad Koirala


March 20th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, March 20 (ANI): Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav on Saturday condoled the passing away of former Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who died earlier in the day at his daughter ... Read more...

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Krishna condoles passing away of former Nepal PM Koirala


March 20th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 20 (ANI): Union External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna has condoled the passing away of former Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who died today at his daughter ... Read more...

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India recalls Koirala’s immense contribution to ties


March 20th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India Saturday mourned the death of former Nepal prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala and recalled his "immense contribution" to building close ties between the two countries. Koirala ... Read more...

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Nepal declares state mourning for Koirala


March 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 20 (IANS) The Nepal government Sunday announced three-day state mourning for former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who passed away Saturday after multiple organ failures at the age of 85. Culture ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh condoles passing away of former Nepal PM Koirala


March 20th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has condoled the passing away of former Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who died today at his daughter Sujata Koirala's ... Read more...

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Top leaders rapped as Nepal fails key constitution milestone


March 5th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) The panel of lawmakers entrusted with drafting the new constitution of Nepal Friday rapped three of the top political leaders on their knuckles, accusing them of ... Read more...

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India, Nepal share a unique relationship: Krishna


January 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 15 (ANI): Indian External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna arrived here today on his first official visit to Nepal.Soon after his arrival here, Krishna said: "India and Nepal share a ... Read more...

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Anti-federal party shuts down Kathmandu valley


January 10th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) After beginning the new year with a nationwide general strike, Nepal had its capital paralysed once again Sunday by a fringe party that is opposing the decision by ... Read more...

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Deported Nepali film student’s husband untraceable


January 2nd, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 2 (IANS) A former Nepali MP who reportedly used his political clout to get his wife, a film student at a Pune institute, deported from India remains untraceable.Amresh ... Read more...

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Key Nepal leader Koirala rushed to hospital


November 10th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 10 (IANS) A day before he was to fly to Singapore for medical tests, Nepal's former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala and chief of the republic's second largest party was ... Read more...

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Nepal foreign minister on India visit


August 10th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) Nepal's Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala Monday left for New Delhi for a five-day goodwill visit at the invitation of Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, saying it ... Read more...

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Health minister on foreign junket as cholera, diarrhoea ravage Nepal


July 26th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 26 (IANS) As the toll in diarrhoea and cholera epidemics in western Nepal crossed 200 with thousands being affected in Dalit villages, Nepal's Health Minister Umakant Chaudhari left for Germany ... Read more...

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India concerned at Nepal’s delay in forming government


June 1st, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) India is concerned at the delay in the formation of a full-fledged government in Nepal even though the Himalayan republic chose a new prime minister to replace Maoist ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar sworn-in as Nepal Prime Minister


May 25th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 25 (ANI): Newly elected Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal took oath of office and secrecy on Monday.President Dr Ram Baran Yadav administered the oath of office and secrecy to the ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar to be sworn-in as Nepal PM today


May 25th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 25 (ANI): Newly elected Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal will be sworn in today.President Dr Ram Baran Yadav will administer him oath of office and secrecy during a special ceremony ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar Nepal likely to win PM polls


May 23rd, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 23 (ANI): The Legislature-Parliamentary session of the Constituent Assembly (CA) is all set to elect UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal as the new prime minister of Nepal.Only Madhav Kumar ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists brace for last fight before quitting power


May 22nd, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrilla party Friday said they would run the race for a new prime minister, ending a three-week deadlock that had gripped the nation ... Read more...

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Madhav Kumar Nepal is all set to become new Nepal PM


May 17th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 17 (ANI): Veteran communist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal is all set to become new Prime Minister of Nepal after getting the backing of 22 of the 24 parliamentary parties.Twenty two ... Read more...

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Parleys on but no sign of new government in Nepal


May 7th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) Even 72 hours after the fall of Nepal's first Maoist government and with a deadline set by the president to name a new coalition drawing closer ... Read more...

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President seeks new Nepal government by Saturday, Maoists on war path (Lead)


May 5th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) Nepal's President Ram Baran Yadav, one of the key figures in the triangular drama that led to the fall of the Maoist-led government and triggered a ... Read more...

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