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Four more months

The government and Maoist leaders signed an agreement on Monday evening which extended UNMIN’s term by another four months, ending a bruising war of words between Nepal and the United Nations. Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal signed the four-point agreement which also commits the special committee to “urgently” implement […]


Maoists to quit?

After seven failed attempts in the prime ministerial elections, the UCPN (Maoist) is inching towards withdrawing their candidacy from the PM election. The party’s central committee meeting that concluded on Sunday took a decision to facilitate the formation of a new government. “We do not want more of these inconclusive elections,” Dina Nath Sharma, Maoist […]


No PM, again

The seventh round of PM election also failed to announce a winner. Although the participation of the lawmakers was higher than the last round, neither of the candidates was able to obtain a simple majority of 301 votes to form a new government. UCPN (Maoist) candidate Pushpa Kamal Dahal obtained 252 votes in his favour, 12 […]


Juicy gossip

by Pranav Budhathoki Twenty people died across Canada two years ago when meat-slicing machines at Maple Leaf Foods contaminated the production line and set off a listeriosis outbreak. This summer, salmonella traced to contaminated eggs made 2,000 people sick in the US. And Britain’s Health and Safety Executive routinely hauls out rats and cockroaches from […]


Miracle rhino birth

Wildlife conservationists are celebrating the discovery of the first rhino calf known to be born in Bardia National Park since the clampdown on poaching two years ago. The female greater one-horned rhino calf was spotted with its mother on a dead tree in the middle of a river by a elephant-back patrol recently. The calf […]


Round seven

The audio tape scandal could be a major obstacle for the Maoists to win the seventh round of prime ministerial election on 7 September. “When will the country get a new PM?” reporters asked the caretaker Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal as he was leaving the CA hall after the failed election. “Ask those who […]


Try again

Parliament failed to elect a new prime minister even in the sixth round of election today. Neither of the candidates was able to obtain a simple majority of 301 votes to form a new government. UCPN (Maoist) candidate Pushpa Kamal Dahal obtained 240 votes in his favour, 6 votes down from the 246 he received […]



 

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