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Nepal Maoists return to power

Kathmandu: After the fall of their government in May 2009, Nepal's former guerrilla party, the Maoists, finally returned to power on Friday despite a protracted battle over power-sharing.

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Nepal PM candidate slapped

Kathmandu: Mounting public anger against Nepal's top politicians for remaining locked in power games and failing to form a consensus government found expression in violence on Thursday with a man slap

Nepali airline sets off India flights

Kathmandu: Nepal's campaign to bring one million tourists this year receives a boost this week with a Nepali private airline beginning flights to India.

Domestic airline Buddha Air, which went intern

It is already New Year in Nepal

Dec. 30: New year celebrations began with gusto in Nepal on Thursday, two days ahead of the rest of the world, as the Gurung community ushered in the new Year of the Cat, as per their cultural traditi

Nepal has 74 hour weekly power outage

Nepal has increased load-shedding to 74 hours starting on Wednesday due to rapid decrease of water level in rivers.

Nepal moves to punish Indian envoy's shoe attacker

Almost two months after Nepal's Opposition Maoist party led an attack on the Indian ambassador to Nepal and hurled shoes and stones at his car, the caretaker government has finally moved to take action following New Delhi expressing its strong disapproval.

Indian court frees Nepal's 26/11 suspect

A young Muslim from Nepal, who had been held in an Indian prison for eight months on suspicion of being involved in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, has been freed on bail, a media report here said on

Lashkar planned training centres in South India

Washington, Dec. 5: The secret US state department cable on Lashkar-e-Tayabba planning to assassinate the Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, is based on various intelligence inputs received by

LeT planned to kill Modi

Washington, Dec. 5: Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Tayabba had planned to assassinate the Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, and use Kerala and Tamil Nadu as base for carrying out strik

Prachanda calls for war with India

Kathmandu, Nov. 24: Amidst the Indian government’s growing concern about the crisis in Nepal and a renewed war on its own Maoist guerrillas, Nepal’s Maoist supremo, Mr Pushpa Kamal Dahal, alias Pracha

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