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Prachanda withdraws from prime ministerial race in Nepal

Maoist chairman, Mr Pushpa Kamal Dahal, on Friday withdrew from the ongoing prime ministerial election, paving the way for formation of a national consensus government in Nepal and ending nearly three

Tainted Maoists lose Nepal PM's election

Dogged by allegations of trying to buy MPs and fighting a leaked tape that purportedly caught a senior aide seeking NRS 500 million from a "friend" in China, Maoist chief, Mr Pushpa Kamal Dahal Pracha

Polygamy slur angers Tenzing tribe in Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug. 23: The Sherpas of Nepal, the hardy mountaineering people made famous by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the first man to summit Mt. Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary, are demanding that the Nepa

BJP delegation meets PM; convey concerns on Nepal situation

A BJP delegation led by former party chief, Mr Rajnath Singh, on Saturday met the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, to convey its concerns over the political situation in Nepal and backed efforts to

Prachanda ready to withdraw from PM race

Aug. 12: In a surprise move, Maoist supremo Prachanda on Thursday agreed to withdraw from the prime ministerial race if his Nepali Congress rival Ram Chandra Poudyal also agrees to quit, according to

US bans adoptions from Nepal

Kathmandu, Aug. 7: The Barack Obama government has halted the adoption of abandoned children from Nepal indefinitely due to growing allegations of child trafficking and falsification of documents, oft

Nepal army, Maoist fighters begin fresh sabre-rattling

Four years after a peace agreement ended the decade-old Maoist insurgency in Nepal, the Army is locked in a fresh dispute with the former guerrillas with both sides vowing to recruit new blood. The UN warned that the move would violate the peace pact.

Nepal to hold fourth vote for new PM

Nepal’s Parliament will hold a fourth vote to try to elect a new Prime Minister, an official said on Tuesday, after the last election failed to produce a clear winner.

Bangladesh, Nepal revive transit deal

Dhaka, July 16: Bangladesh and Nepal have revived a deal signed more than three decades ago to work out a transit route through which landlocked Nepal can access the Mongla port.

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