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Nepal human rights panel upset at Terai situation
Kathmandu, Feb 29 (Xinhua) Nepal's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed concern over the human rights situation in the southern Terai plains of the country, eKantipur website reported Friday.

Friday, February 29, 2008 7:55:18 PM

Nepal government, ethnic parties reach deal to end strike (Lead)
Kathmandu, Feb 28 (DPA) Nepal's government and the agitating ethnic group in the southern part of the country Thursday reached a deal to address ethnic demands and end more than two weeks of crippling strikes.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 8:01:58 PM

Nepal's Terai leaders optimistic of deal with government
Kathmandu, Feb 28 (Xinhua) United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an umbrella organization of parties of Nepal's Terai region agitating for autonomy, Thursday expressed optimism of reaching an agreement with the government.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 5:53:30 PM

Two dead in violence in southern Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 25 (DPA) At least two people, including a police officer, were killed and dozens injured during violence in southern Nepal Monday as groups opposed to election tried to prevent politicians from filing nomination papers, reports said.

Monday, February 25, 2008 9:33:21 PM

Nepal candidates file papers for forthcoming polls
Kathmandu, Feb 25 (Xinhua) Candidates representing Nepal's major political parties Monday filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Constituent Assembly (CA) elections under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) system for different constituencies in Kathmandu district.

Monday, February 25, 2008 9:13:56 PM

Government, ethnic groups close to agreement in Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 25 (DPA) The Nepalese government and an ethnic group Monday said they were close to clinching a deal to end nearly two weeks of crippling general strike in southern Nepal and to address demands of the ethnic Madhesi community living there.

Monday, February 25, 2008 10:52:42 AM

Talks between Nepali ruling parties and agitating groups fail
Kathmandu, Feb 24 (Xinhua) Talks between the ruling seven party alliance and the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have failed to reach a final agreement, local newspaper The Kathmandu Post reported Sunday.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 1:20:03 PM

Crippling strike in southern Nepal continues as talks falter
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (DPA) The people of southern Nepal Saturday faced the prospect of a prolonged crippling strike across the region as talks to resolve the crisis faltered over a key demand.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 1:24:21 PM

Former Nepali PM's party boycotts general elections
Kathmandu, Feb 19 (Xinhua) Former Nepali prime minister Surya Bahadur Thapa Tuesday announced that his Rastriya Janashakti Party (RJP) has decided to boycott the constituent assembly elections scheduled for April 10.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 6:54:57 PM

Nepal's ethnic party threatens poll boycott
Kathmandu, Feb 19 (DPA) An ethnic party in Nepal, the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), threatened to boycott a key election in April if its demands for autonomy were not met, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 2:25:58 PM

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