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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

Nepal names ace economist new envoy to India
Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) More than a year after Nepal's government recalled its ambassador to India, the council of ministers Sunday approved a top economist for the job, regarded as one of the most crucial diplomatic assignments in the Himalayan nation.

Sunday, December 30, 2007 2:35:01 PM

Royal curse comes true in Nepal (Feature)
Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) One of the blackest prophecies of Nepal has come true with the two-century old dynasty of the Shah kings finally faltering as parliament proclaimed the Himalayan kingdom a federal democratic republic, removing beleaguered King Gyanendra from the constitution.

Sunday, December 30, 2007 11:47:26 AM

After voting out monarchy, Maoists get in more ministers
Kathmandu, Dec 29 (IANS) Within 24 hours of voting in favour of abolishing monarchy and turning Nepal into a republic, the Maoist guerrillas Saturday sought to consolidate their gains by returning to the government with more men.

Saturday, December 29, 2007 12:34:39 PM

Nepal approves bill to abolish monarchy (Lead)
Kathmandu, Dec 28 (IANS) Nepal's King Gyanendra, who ascended the throne twice against all odds, Friday paid a heavy price for his attempt to revert to absolute reign as the parliament abolished kingdom's two-century-old monarchy to make it a federal democratic republic.

Friday, December 28, 2007 9:47:38 PM

Nepal passes bill to end monarchy
Kathmandu, Dec 28 (Xinhua) Nepal parliament Friday approved a bill to declare the country, once world's only Hindu kingdom, a federal democratic republic.

Friday, December 28, 2007 7:27:36 PM

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