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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

Bhutanese refugees to begin resettlement in US: report
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (DPA) Thousands of Bhutanese refugees living in camps in eastern Nepal will begin to be resettled in the US in March under a third-country resettlement programme, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 2:00:01 PM

Maoists return to government on national reconciliation day
Kathmandu, Dec 31 (IANS) Almost four months after they walked out of the government and waged war on the election, Maoists in Nepal have returned to the ruling coalition, pledging to give top priority to the polls.

Monday, December 31, 2007 1:11:15 PM

Nepal allows Indian firms to enter hydropower sector
Kathmandu, Dec 31 (IANS) After stalling for almost a year, Nepal's government has finally cleared the decks for Indian companies to enter its hydropower sector although obstacles still remain.

Monday, December 31, 2007 12:33:47 PM

Nepal's Terai calls for mature leadership (Commentary)
The resignation of Mahanta Thakur, senior Nepali Congress minister, and other senior politicians from mainstream political parties earlier this month to set up a new political front has created an opportunity for the emergence of a mature leadership, which the Terai region requires.

Monday, December 31, 2007 10:24:59 AM

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