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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Kathmandu, Feb 18 (Xinhua) Hospitals and nursing homes in Nepal's capital may have to stop functioning if the irregular power supply and fuel shortage persist for a couple of days more, media reports said Monday.
Monday, February 18, 2008 1:31:42 PM
Kathmandu, Feb 17 (DPA) Nepal braced for trouble Sunday after a party pulled out of the ruling coalition government, accusing it of failing to address grievances of the ethnic Madhesi community.
Sunday, February 17, 2008 2:27:14 PM
Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) Eight SAARC countries have agreed to work jointly to tackle the region's illegal wildlife trade that has assumed alarming proportions.
Sunday, February 17, 2008 12:39:52 PM
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