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Hardliners’ strike brings life to grinding halt nationwide

KATHMANDU: The normal life across the country was crippled except some district due to a general shutdown enforced by Nepal’s radical fringe communist parties on

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Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez dies from cancer

CARACAS: President Hugo Chavez died on Tuesday after a two-year battle with cancer, ending 14 years of tumultuous and divisive rule that won him passionate support among the poor but

Baburam Bhattarai Maoist leader
Federal Democratic Front for fixing poll date immediately

KATHMANDU: Leaders of parties affiliated to the Federal Democratic Front called on Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai and demanded that the date for election to the Constituent Assembly (CA) be

UCPN (Maoist) to dole out Rs 6 million to victims of horrendous Badarmude incident

KATHMANDU: Beside government pledge to provide Rs 6 million to the horrendous Badarmude victims, the former rebel party UCPN (Maoist) today decided to extend Rs 6 million to the victims

Sushil Koirala
Sushil still doubtful of CJ-led government

TAPLEJUNG: Though the major political forces in the country agreed to form the CJ-led election government, Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala on Tuesday said that he was not fully convinced

Nepal’s richest man in Forbes’ billionaire list; Binod Chaudhary possesses Rs 88 billion

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s one of the most successful entrepreneurs Binod Chaudhary has made in Forbes Magazine as the single billionaire  in Nepal. Nepal’s richest businessman Chaudhary, 57, owns 1 billion US dollars. “From

Nepal’s women climbers break highest glass ceiling

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — It’s the world’s highest glass ceiling. Of the 3,755 climbers who have scaled Mount Everest, more than half are Nepalese but only 21 of those locals

Puspa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda"
CJ-led government before SC’s verdict, Prachanda says

DHADING: UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda today said that the parties are expediting their steps to form an election government by March 7 under the leadership of sitting

15 dead in Palpa bus accident (update)

PALPA: At least 15 passengers died and 20 others were injured in a bus accident along the Aryabhanjyang-Ramdi road stretch along the Siddhartha Highway. The bus (Lu 1 Kha 2795)

Nepal’s EC ready to conduct polls but officials put forth some riders

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s election commission (EC) has said that constituent assembly (CA) poll was possible by mid-June, less than 120 days, if some legal issues were settled and commissioners at the