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On 18 August 2008 Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”, left, was sworn in as Prime Minister. He looks on as Finance Minister Baburam Bhattarai, second left, Foreign Minister Upendra Yadav, second right, and Defence Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, right, check their papers before being sworn into the cabinet. AP PHOTO/BINOD JOSHI
Maoist leadership and dissidents organize separate protest programs

KATHMANDU: Maoist establishment and dissident faction organized separate rallies and programs across the nation on Friday.  The party leadership organized

Mahato warns blood-bath if federalism dumped

JANAKPUR: Minister for Health and Population Rajendra Mahato has once again warned that the nation would bath in blood if

Indigenious nationalities demand constitution with federalism

Kathmandu, April 6: Different constituent parties, federations and organizations of the Indigenous Nationalities Joint Struggle Committee (INJSC)-2012 have demanded bringing

Lightening in Chautara injures 40

Chautara, April 6: As many as forty persons were injured after lightning struck them at Phulpingkot VDC-5 in Sindhupalchowk district

14 injured in Bhaktapur bus mishap

Bhaktapur, April 6: As many as 14 persons were injured in a bus accident at Pakaunepati in Bhaktapur district today. 

UML supremo says sensistive to Madheshi issues

parochialism. In a telephonic conversation with UML party cadres and civil society members from Sarlahi district on the second day

PM calls for methods to fight back climate change

Kathmandu, April 6: Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai has underlined the need of identifying the root cause of climate change

PM promises constitution by May 27

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has promised that the nation would get the new constitution by  the May 27 deadline.

n this undated handout photo provided by the Google[x] group's "Project Glass", an early prototype of Google's futuristic Internet-connected glasses, are modeled. The specs are said to give you directions, let you video chat, shop and do everything else you now need a handheld gadget to accomplish. Google gave a glimpse of “Project Glass” in a video and blog post this week. (AP Photo/Google)
Google creates a spectacle with project

NEW YORK (AP) — If you think texting while walking is dangerous, just wait until everyone starts wearing Google's futuristic,

A masked hacker, part of the Anonymous group, pictured in Lyon, France, in January. The group has claimed it has hacked 300 Chinese websites in recent days, including government and commercial sites, in protest at web censorship in the country
‘Anonymous’ says it will hack more Chinese sites

BEIJING (AFP): The hacking group Anonymous said Friday it would continue targeting China, after announcing it had hacked hundreds of

KABUL (AFP): Seven people were burnt to death in southern Afghanistan when a fuel tanker supplying a NATO base crashed and set their vehicle on fire, officials said.
NATO fuel tanker blaze kills 7 in Afghanistan

KABUL (AFP): Seven people were burnt to death in southern Afghanistan when a fuel tanker supplying a NATO base crashed

This file photo shows Chinese fugitive Lai Changxing (L) speaking to reporters in Vancouver, in 2006. The alleged mastermind of a multi-billion dollar smuggling racket whose extradition to China sparked a bitter
China tries alleged smuggling kingpin: Xinhua

Beijing (AFP): The alleged mastermind of a multi-billion dollar smuggling racket whose extradition to China sparked a bitter diplomatic row

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gestures during a press conference at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. Ban says the latest "very sobering" assessment of the World Bank underscores the world's economic problems. The world should act with great urgency and compassion to ease economic distress. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
Syria violence worsening as deadline nears: U.N. chief

BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that Syria's conflict is deepening and attacks on civilian areas

In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a plume of smoke rises from the derelict Japanese ship Ryou-Un Maru after it was hit by canon fire by a U.S. Coast Guard cutter on Thursday, April 5, 2012, in the Gulf of Alaska. The Coast Guard decided to sink the ship dislodged by last year's tsunami because it was a threat to maritime traffic and could have an environmental impact if it grounded. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)
Coast Guard cannon fire sinks Japanese ghost ship

OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA (AP) — The long, lonely voyage of the Japanese ghost ship is over. A U.S.

Constitution without concluding peace process will be undemocratic: Nepal

Lalitpur, April 6: Senior leader of the CPN-UML, Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the constitution formulated without concluding the

NRN’s seek global protection from embassies

KATHMANDU, April 6: The Non-Resident Nepali Associations in different countries in the world have stressed that the Nepali ambassadors and

FILE: PM Dr Baburam Bhattarai participating in cleaning-drive in Singhadubar on Friday.
PM calls on for support to cleaning drive

KATHMANDU, April 6: Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai inaugurated the National Volunteer Campaign-2068 by cleaning up garbage before the Constituent

Two bikers killed in Dhangadi bike accident

Dhangadhi, April 6: Two persons died when the motorbike (Se 1 Pa 6216) they were riding met with accident on

Bamdev warns agitation against peace elements

DHANGADI, April 6: CPN-UML Vice-chair Bamdev Gautam has said his party would wage struggle against anti-peace and constitution forces after

Punjab University to Grant Scholarship to Nepalis

Kathmandu, April 6: The Punjab Technical University is set to annually grant special scholarships to six outstanding and poor students