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Nepal to fight for migrant workers' safety
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (Xinhua) With the growing concern over the safety of Nepali workers employed in foreign countries, Nepal has planned to raise the issues during the fourth Conference of Asian Labour Ministers to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next week.

Friday, January 18, 2008 6:26:43 PM

Nepal may see political assassinations, says Maoist chief
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (IANS) The chief of once-dreaded Maoists Friday warned that Nepal could see 'Benazir Bhutto-like' political assassinations in the run up to the April 10 constituent assembly elections.

Friday, January 18, 2008 5:34:38 PM

Nepal's Terai groups meet in Bihar to plan strategy
Kathmandu, Jan 17 (IANS) The Nepal government's call to protesting groups in the Terai plains to begin talks and allow the crucial April election to be held in peace fell on deaf ears with ethnic leaders rejecting the plea and meeting in neighbouring India to draw up a poll strategy.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 12:51:53 PM

Over 13,000 Bhutan refugees to get homes abroad in 2008
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) Over 13,000 Bhutanese refugees will find a new home in 2008 after having been forced to flee their villages and languishing in camps in Nepal for over 17 years, a top US official said.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 4:34:59 PM

Nepal invites armed groups from Terai for talks
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) As the code of conduct for the April election was enforced from Wednesday, Nepal's seven ruling parties asked the armed groups in the southern Terai plains to start talks in a bid to ensure peace during the polls.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 4:07:07 PM

Maoist leader Prachanda to fight Nepal polls
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) The man who started an underground war against Nepal's all-powerful dynasty of kings and once carried a price tag on his head higher than that of Osama bin Laden will now fight Nepal's crucial April election in a bid to replace King Gyanendra.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 1:33:09 PM

Nepal Maoists want poll process deferred by 15 days
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) As the countdown to Nepal's ill-fated critical national election started, the Maoist party that had earlier opposed the exercise urged that the poll process be postponed by a fortnight.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 11:22:06 AM

Eight injured in bomb blast in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 14 (Xinhua) At least eight people were injured Monday when a bomb went off near an open air theatre in the Nepali capital where the ruling seven parties were holding a mass meeting in support of Constituent Assembly elections to be held April 10.

Monday, January 14, 2008 7:28:05 PM

UN to redeploy its election officials in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 14 (DPA) The UN has said it would redeploy its election officials in the country, insisting that credible elections are a key step in Nepal's peace process.

Monday, January 14, 2008 3:19:46 PM

Key Nepal election rescheduled for early April
Kathmandu, Jan 11 (DPA) The Nepalese government Friday fixed April 10 as the date for a key election to choose a constituent assembly that will rewrite the country's new constitution and ratify parliament's decision to abolish the monarchy.

Friday, January 11, 2008 6:03:39 PM

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