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Nepal to operate first SEZ by February

December 30, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) The government of Nepal is all set to start operating its first special economic zone (SEZ) at Bhairawaha by February, 2014, officials said on Monday.

Prachanda narrowly elected to Nepal Constituent Assembly (Update/Nepal Polls)

November 23, 2013 at 9:41 PM

Kathmandu, Nov.23 (ANI): Maoist leader Pushpa Kumar Dahal, who is popularly known as Prachanda was elected to Nepal's Constituent Assembly on Saturday after winning one of two seats he had contested.

Nepal polls: Triple whammy for Prachanda

November 23, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Kathmandu, Nov 23 (IANS) The 2013 Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal have dealt a severe blow to Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda's political career with three of his family members being defeated in the polls.

Nepal polls: NC, UML take lead, setback for Maoists (Roundup)

November 21, 2013 at 9:09 PM

Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) As the results of Nepal's second Constituent Assembly elections were announced Thursday evening, the country's traditional political forces -- the Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (UML) -- were dominating the tally with the Maoists facing a setback and heading for a third place.

Prachanda loses key election in Kathmandu

November 21, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Kathmandu, Nov 21 (IANS) Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda, former prime minister and chairman of the once-powerful Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M), has lost in the Himalayan nation's second Constituent Assembly polls, Nepal's Election Commission announced Thursday morning.

Three killed, five injured as Nepal cop goes berserk

May 9, 2009 at 1:22 PM

Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) Three people were killed and five injured when a policeman fired indiscriminately in southern Nepal, apparently after a property dispute, police said Saturday.

Amid violence, Indians get caught up in Nepal's witch hunt

April 23, 2009 at 4:21 PM

Kathmandu, April 23 (IANS) Dasharath Sawant, a 55-year-old soothsayer from India's Maharashtra state, had hoped to visit the famed Pashupatinath shrine in Kathmandu with seven members of his family.

Indians assaulted in Nepal over kidnap fears

April 22, 2009 at 2:15 PM

Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) About a dozen Indians were detained by locals in southern Nepal Wednesday and thrashed severely on the suspicion that they were kidnappers.

Nepal journalist slain for seeking justice for murdered kin?

January 13, 2009 at 7:01 PM

Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepali journalist Uma Singh, hacked to death at her residence Sunday night, might have been killed because she was seeking justice for her slain father and elder brother.

Nepal journalist slain for seeking justice for murdered kin?

January 13, 2009 at 12:16 PM

Kathmandu, Jan 13 (IANS) Nepali journalist Uma Singh, who was brutally hacked to death by an unidentified group at her own residence Sunday night, might have been killed because she was seeking justice for her slain father and elder brother.

UN asks Nepal government to find slain woman scribe's killers

January 12, 2009 at 6:01 PM

Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) Condemning the brutal murder of a woman journalist who was hacked to death by an unidentified group in the violence-hit southern plains, the UN Monday urged the Maoist government to conduct a prompt and thorough investigation and bring the killers to justice.

Woman who opposed violence against her sex killed in Nepal

January 12, 2009 at 5:40 PM

Kathmandu, Jan 12 (IANS) A human rights activist and radio journalist in Nepal's violence-hit southern plains who had raised her voice against violence against women was savagely hacked to death by a group of unidentified assailants at her own residence.

3 killed in Nepal as festival truce ends

October 14, 2008 at 8:33 PM

Kathmandu, Oct 14 (IANS) A blast in a market in southern Nepal Tuesday, the last day of a long Hindu festival celebrated throughout the Himalayan republic, killed three people and signified the end of a truce called by armed groups.

3 killed in Nepal as festival truce ends

October 14, 2008 at 8:30 PM

Kathmandu, Oct 14 (IANS) A blast in a market in southern Nepal Tuesday, the last day of a long Hindu festival celebrated throughout the Himalayan republic, killed three people and signified the end of a truce called by armed groups.

Maoists ready to parley with Terai rebels

October 6, 2008 at 8:45 PM

Kathmandu, Oct 4 (IANS) Alarmed by reports that 14 armed groups, including its former comrades, were holding secret talks in India to begin a united revolt against the state, Nepal's Maoist government has formed a ministerial team to open talks with the rebels who are demanding greater rights for Madhesis, people of Indian origin.

Maoists ready to parley with Terai rebels

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Kathmandu, Oct 4 (IANS) Alarmed by reports that 14 armed groups, including its former comrades, were holding secret talks in India to begin a united revolt against the state, Nepal's Maoist government has formed a ministerial team to open talks with the rebels who are demanding greater rights for Madhesis, people of Indian origin.

Matrika Yadav resigns over land seizure controversy

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Kathmandu, Sept 19 (ANI): Nepal's Minister for Land Reform and Management Matrika Yadav has forwarded his resignation to Prime Minister Prachanda here today. n his resignation submitted to Prachanda, Yadav has accused the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum and CPN (UML) of being anti-people parties.

Nepal Maoist party directs Matrika to apologise

January 1, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Kathmandu, Sept 19 (ANI): The central secretariat members of the CPN (Maoist) today directed its member and Minister for Land Reforms and Management Matrika Yadav to apologise for his unruly behaviour, as he accused Deputy Prime Minister Bam Dev Gautam of encroaching into works under his authority.