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Nepal Maoists emerge as major force after historic poll (Evening Lead)
Kathmandu, April 11 (IANS) A ragged group of people who dreamt impossible dreams and dared to take on Nepal's powerful army with homemade guns and bombs, Nepal's Maoist guerrillas established themselves as a formidable force in the 90s when they prevented elections and inflicted punishing losses on the security forces.

Friday, April 11, 2008 5:31:07 PM

Maoist wave in Nepal's 'land of disappeared' (Second Lead)
Kathmandu, April 11 (IANS) A remote backward district in far western Nepal, whose fame for its national park was eclipsed in the decade-long 'People's War' due to a high number of disappearances, arbitrary arrests and extra-judicial killings, is now seeking to take revenge on the ruling parties by voting en masse for the former Maoist guerrillas.

Friday, April 11, 2008 1:58:25 PM

Nepal poll: PM's party, Maoists in close race (Lead)
Kathmandu, April 11 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas, who had fought a 10-year savage war to overthrow the monarchy, tasted victory Friday with trends in Kathmandu valley showing them poised to become the second largest party, after Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's Nepali Congress (NC).

Friday, April 11, 2008 12:39:58 PM

Victory rallies begin as Nepal starts counting votes
Kathmandu, April 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's Nepali Congress (NC) party, a member of the ruling coalition, had a huge lead in the first seat for which trends were available Friday following Nepal's historic constituent assembly poll.

Friday, April 11, 2008 10:06:15 AM

Nepal concludes historic poll, world hails (Night Lead)
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Nepal closed its crucial poll hurdle Thursday with over 60 percent voters turning up to cast their vote in the historic constituent assembly election - despite the fear of violence and an indefinite closure call by armed groups in the southern plains.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 7:56:24 PM

India hails Nepal election
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Nepal's neighbour India, which had been advocating that the critical constituent assembly election be held at the earliest, Thursday became the first foreign government to hail the holding of the twice-deferred polls.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 6:10:01 PM

We will get majority, claim three Nepal parties
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) The three biggest partners in Nepal's ruling coalition are all claiming they will win a majority in Thursday's constituent assembly election, which is expected to not only lead to the framing of a new constitution but also shape the future of politics in the country.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 1:37:03 PM

One killed as violence mars Nepal polls (Lead)
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) One person was killed as violence erupted in several places within hours after polling began in Nepal Thursday to elect a constituent assembly, which is expected to restore peace in a nation racked by a decade-old Maoist insurgency.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 1:19:35 PM

Nepal: Constituent Assembly polls at a glance
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Nepalese elections at a glance:

Thursday, April 10, 2008 12:17:58 PM

All about Nepal elections
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Nepal elections in a nutshell:

Thursday, April 10, 2008 11:45:03 AM

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