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The Hindu
Hindu protesters clash with police in Nepal's capitalThey want Nepal to be declared a Hindu state in the new constitution. About 50
Hindu protesters clash with police in Nepal's capital
The Hindu / Posted 37 minutes ago
They want Nepal to be declared a Hindu state in the new constitution. About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in the new constitution have clashed with police in the capital. Demonstrators chanted slogans on Wednesday as they... Read more
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Salon.com
Protesters clash with police in Nepal, demanding Hindu stateKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hind
Protesters clash with police in Nepal, demanding Hindu state
Salon.com / Posted 47 minutes ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in the country’s new constitution clashed with police in the capital on Wednesday. The demonstrators chanted slogans as they tried to force through a police... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Protesters clash with police in Nepal, demanding Hindu stateNepalese police stop Hindu activists as they try to enter a restricted area nea
Protesters clash with police in Nepal, demanding Hindu state
Stamford Advocate / Posted an hour ago
Nepalese police stop Hindu activists as they try to enter a restricted area near the Nepalese Constituent Assembly Hall during a protest in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Hindu protesters clash with police in Nepal's capitalKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hind
Hindu protesters clash with police in Nepal's capital
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted an hour ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in the new constitution have clashed with police in the capital. Demonstrators chanted slogans Wednesday as they tried to force through a police barricade on the... Read more
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ABC News
Hindu Protesters Clash With Police in Nepal's CapitalDemonstrators chanted slogans Wednesday as they tried to force through a police
Hindu Protesters Clash With Police in Nepal's Capital
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
Demonstrators chanted slogans Wednesday as they tried to force through a police barricade on the street leading to the Constituent Assembly building in Kathmandu. No one was injured in scuffles with police officers and there were no arrests. Nepal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Old-School Trade Unionism, New IdeasSome 500 senior members of the historic trade union federation, the Union génér
Old-School Trade Unionism, New Ideas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Some 500 senior members of the historic trade union federation, the Union générale Tunisienne du travail (UGTT), gathered in early May in Tozeur, an oasis resort in southern Tunisia. More than four years after the revolution that overthrew the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Aspirant Loses Special Seats TicketMoshi — A member of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), Ms Helen Elinewinga, who was amo
Presidential Aspirant Loses Special Seats Ticket
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Moshi — A member of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), Ms Helen Elinewinga, who was among the party's 38 presidential candidates, has lost her bid to become a Special Seats Member of Parliament (MP). She was defeated by Ms Shally Raymond, the chairperson of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Nepal pushes to finalise constitution despite concernsIn the southeastern Nepalese village of Jhorahat, Bhanu Sardaar filled a large
Nepal pushes to finalise constitution despite concerns
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
In the southeastern Nepalese village of Jhorahat, Bhanu Sardaar filled a large plastic bag with rice saplings from his parched farming land. He was relocating them to a friend's field with a water pump in order to save his crop. Less than 100 metres... Read more
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The Hindu
A basic right is in dangerThe Attorney General’s argument questioning the right of Indians to privacy is
A basic right is in danger
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
The Attorney General’s argument questioning the right of Indians to privacy is wrong on two counts. But worse, it goes against the interests of the people on every count. The last ten days have spelt dark times for the right to privacy. On one hand,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
GNC-rejects-Skhirat-accordAs participants in the UN sponsored talks on Libya penned their initials to the
GNC-rejects-Skhirat-accord
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
As participants in the UN sponsored talks on Libya penned their initials to the fifth draft of the agreement that had been submitted to them 12 July, Bernardino Leon, the UN envoy and head of the UN Special Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), expressed his... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal's ex-PM Deuba in India for talks Former Nepali prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is on a six-day visit to Indi
Nepal's ex-PM Deuba in India for talks
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Former Nepali prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is on a six-day visit to India, during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the Himalayan country moves forward on a draft ahead of next... Read more
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New Kerala
Decisive MomentThe protestors also targeted the leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unifie
Decisive Moment
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
The protestors also targeted the leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M). The CPN-UML leader and former Prime Minister (PM) Madhav Kumar Nepal was attacked with... Read more
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Glamsham.com
Shreya Narayan: The Universe always finds a way to reward the committed!Her lineage dates back to two of her family members being part of the 299-membe
Shreya Narayan: The Universe always finds a way to reward the committed!
Glamsham.com / Posted 8 days ago
Her lineage dates back to two of her family members being part of the 299-member Constituent Assembly of India; one of them being Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India. Her grandfather was a scholar and her mother, who passed away last... Read more
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New Kerala
Feedback on Nepal's draft constitution submitted A report on the public feedback on a draft constitution collected from 240 pa
Feedback on Nepal's draft constitution submitted
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
A report on the public feedback on a draft constitution collected from 240 parliamentary constituencies nationwide was submitted on Monday to Constituent Assembly (CA) chairman Subash Chandra... Read more
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New Kerala
Secularism to go from Nepal constitution In a major change, Nepal's political parties have agreed to remove the word "
Secularism to go from Nepal constitution
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
In a major change, Nepal's political parties have agreed to remove the word "secularism" from the new constitution. Nepal was declared a secular country in 2007 after Nepal's hardcore Unified Communist Party... Read more
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iol.co.za
Let’s talk, Comrades Blade and GwedeINDEPENDENT MEDIAANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and SACP secretary Blade
Let’s talk, Comrades Blade and Gwede
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and SACP secretary Blade Nzimande File picture: Thobile Mathonsi After your public scolding of the judiciary, I feel obliged to enter the fray, Onkgopotse JJ Tabane says in an open letter to... Read more
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New Kerala
Feedback on draft constitution in Nepal ends A national campaign to collect public feedback on a preliminary draft of a co
Feedback on draft constitution in Nepal ends
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
A national campaign to collect public feedback on a preliminary draft of a constitution has completed across Nepal amid protests from some opposition parties. The campaign witnessed immense participation... Read more
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asianage
Don't mess with 370Echoes of Sikkim can be heard in the revived controversy over the status of Jam
Don't mess with 370
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
Echoes of Sikkim can be heard in the revived controversy over the status of Jammu and Kashmir. The law may be on the side of sovereignty, but laws are made by people and the ultimate decision will be taken by whoever controls the crowds. In Sikkim,... Read more
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asianage
Nepal begins public discussion of new statuteMillions of Nepalese people, including those abroad, on Monday participated in
Nepal begins public discussion of new statute
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
Millions of Nepalese people, including those abroad, on Monday participated in a two-day campaign to garner public opinion on the first draft of the country’s new Constitution. The government had declared Monday and Tuesday as public holiday to... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Protesters demanding that Nepal become a Hindu nation throw chairs at deputy prime ministerKATHMANDU, Nepal - Protesters demanding that Nepal be turned back into a Hindu
Protesters demanding that Nepal become a Hindu nation throw chairs at deputy prime minister
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 days ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Protesters demanding that Nepal be turned back into a Hindu nation scuffled with police Monday and threw chairs at the country's deputy prime minister when he was collecting suggestions on a draft constitution. About 200... Read more
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New Kerala
Public hearing on Nepal's statute begins Millions of Nepalis in and outside the country will on Monday and Tuesday pro
Public hearing on Nepal's statute begins
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Millions of Nepalis in and outside the country will on Monday and Tuesday provide feedback, suggestions and inputs to the preliminary draft of a new constitution for the country. Leaders of political parties... Read more
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ABC News
Protesters Throw Chairs at Nepal's Deputy Prime MinisterProtesters demanding that Nepal be turned back into a Hindu nation scuffled wit
Protesters Throw Chairs at Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
Protesters demanding that Nepal be turned back into a Hindu nation scuffled with police Monday and threw chairs at the country's deputy prime minister when he was collecting suggestions on a draft constitution. About 200 protesters from Rastriya... Read more
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The Standard
Hindu Nepal backers hurl chair at deputy PMAbout 200 protesters from Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal stormed into the nat
Hindu Nepal backers hurl chair at deputy PM
The Standard / Posted 16 days ago
About 200 protesters from Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal stormed into the national stadium chanting slogans as Deputy Prime Minister Prakash Man Singh addressed a crowd gathered as part of a campaign to collect public suggestions. No one was hurt... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Protesters throw chairs at Nepal's deputy prime ministerKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Protesters demanding that Nepal be turned back into a H
Protesters throw chairs at Nepal's deputy prime minister
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 16 days ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Protesters demanding that Nepal be turned back into a Hindu nation scuffled with police Monday and threw chairs at the country's deputy prime minister when he was collecting suggestions on a draft constitution. About 200... Read more
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Salon.com
Stories from a revolution: The beauty of leaderless Tahrir SquareI had met Dr. Hussein the very first time I went to Cairo, in another age, in t
Stories from a revolution: The beauty of leaderless Tahrir Square
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
I had met Dr. Hussein the very first time I went to Cairo, in another age, in the winter of 2000. I was escaping from a broken heart in Tbilisi; he was just divorced. Dr. Hussein was a prominent gynecologist like his father and grandfather before him... Read more
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Nepalnews. com
Remote people in Dolpa, Jajarkot still waiting for constitution draft for submissionTripurakot (Dolpa), July 19: Though the Constituent Assembly (CA) Secretariat h
Remote people in Dolpa, Jajarkot still waiting for constitution draft for submission
Nepalnews. com / Posted 17 days ago
Tripurakot (Dolpa), July 19: Though the Constituent Assembly (CA) Secretariat has already sent copies of the first draft of the constitution to every district for people's submission, people of remote villages in Dolpa have not seen it yet. Village... Read more
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New Kerala
India wants Nepal to be stable, strong: Mukherjee President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday reiterated that India remains "strongl
India wants Nepal to be stable, strong: Mukherjee
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday reiterated that India remains "strongly committed" to the success of the peace process in Nepal, saying it also wants early finalisation and promulgation of its... Read more
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New Kerala
Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' calls on President Mukherjee Chairman of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (M), Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Pra
Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' calls on President Mukherjee
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Chairman of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (M), Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday. The President said India... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Dear Comrades Gwede and Blade… Let's talk franklyUpfront I want to agree with you that the judiciary is a site of struggle and w
Dear Comrades Gwede and Blade… Let's talk frankly
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 days ago
Upfront I want to agree with you that the judiciary is a site of struggle and what I am sharing with you in this letter does not in any way denigrate that. I agree fully that the judiciary needs to transform to reflect the demographics of our growing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A 'Young' Country Faces a Turning PointTanzania's next president will need to balance political and economic stability
A 'Young' Country Faces a Turning Point
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Tanzania's next president will need to balance political and economic stability while delivering change for the country's expectant youth. On 12 July, Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) announced that Dr John Pombe Magufuli, currently... Read more
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New Kerala
Former Nepal PM Prachanda to meet Sushma Former Nepal prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' will meet External
Former Nepal PM Prachanda to meet Sushma
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
Former Nepal prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' will meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday as the constitution drafting process in the Himalayan nation gathers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amama, Besigye Rehearsing Same Old Script ContradictionsMost readers of this article could know an American politician called Mitt Romn
Amama, Besigye Rehearsing Same Old Script Contradictions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Most readers of this article could know an American politician called Mitt Romney. He was the Republican candidate in the 2012 presidential elections against Barack Obama. With the elections progressing and the stakes getting higher by the day,... Read more
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New Kerala
Gathering MomentumOn July 7, 2015, after weeklong deliberations, the Constituent Assembly (CA) en
Gathering Momentum
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
On July 7, 2015, after weeklong deliberations, the Constituent Assembly (CA) endorsed the preliminary draft of the new Constitution, clearing the way for public consultations on its provisions. Further, on July 9, 2015, the CA endorsed an action plan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ten Years Later - Revisiting Term Limits Drama of 2005 - Part IBy Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi Kampala — If the two five-year term limit clause
Ten Years Later - Revisiting Term Limits Drama of 2005 - Part I
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
By Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi Kampala — If the two five-year term limit clause had not been deleted from the Constitution in 2005, President Museveni would be into his 10th year of retirement on his ranches, having handed over power peacefully to a... Read more
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New Kerala
Four Madheshi parties announce fresh agitational programmes in Nepal At a time when the process of drafting Nepal's new constitution has gained mo
Four Madheshi parties announce fresh agitational programmes in Nepal
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
At a time when the process of drafting Nepal's new constitution has gained momentum, four dissident Madheshi parties announced fresh protest programmes on Friday. Objecting to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
If I Were the Third President of the Republic (part 1Namibia gained political independence under circumstances unlike any other Afri
If I Were the Third President of the Republic (part 1
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Namibia gained political independence under circumstances unlike any other Afrikan country before. Afrikan mythology is awash with evidence that babies are given names that tell stories of the circumstances of their birth or the family's life before... Read more
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Times of Malta
Daughters of EnlightenmentThe French revolution led to the overthrow of the absolutist monarchy and the a
Daughters of Enlightenment
Times of Malta / Posted 26 days ago
The French revolution led to the overthrow of the absolutist monarchy and the adoption of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. Photo:Shutterstock July 4 and July 14 are the national days of the US and France respectively. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal starts collecting public feedback for constitution draft Nepal's Constituent Assembly on Thursday endorsed an action plan to collect p
Nepal starts collecting public feedback for constitution draft
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
Nepal's Constituent Assembly on Thursday endorsed an action plan to collect public feedback on the preliminary draft of the constitution. At the Constituent Assembly meeting held here... Read more
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Calcutta News
Controversy in India after changes to anthem proposed Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday drew flak from Tagore experts, c
Controversy in India after changes to anthem proposed
Calcutta News / Posted 27 days ago
Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday drew flak from Tagore experts, constitutional figures, academicians and politicians for seeking an amendment in the national anthem "Jana Gana... Read more
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New Kerala
Tagore experts, politicians hit out at Kalyan for national anthem remarks Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday drew flak from Tagore experts, c
Tagore experts, politicians hit out at Kalyan for national anthem remarks
New Kerala / Posted 27 days ago
Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday drew flak from Tagore experts, constitutional figures, academicians and politicians for seeking an amendment in the national... Read more
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New Kerala
New constitution in two months: Nepal Deputy PM (Interview) Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam has expressed confide
New constitution in two months: Nepal Deputy PM
New Kerala / Posted 27 days ago
(Interview) Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Bamdev Gautam has expressed confidence that a new constitution will be promulgated in the country in two months and said the devastating earthquake on April 25... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbabazi - I'm a Reformer - Will Maintain Democratic PathOn Monday, presidential aspirant JOHN PATRICK AMAMA MBABAZI addressed an "Ask A
Mbabazi - I'm a Reformer - Will Maintain Democratic Path
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
On Monday, presidential aspirant JOHN PATRICK AMAMA MBABAZI addressed an "Ask Amama" media conference, at his residence in Kololo. The Kinkiizi West MP and former prime minister/NRM secretary general spoke about his 40-year friendship with President... Read more
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Aljazeera
Nepal's constitutional jeopardyNepal's constitution drafting process stretches back to 2008, and most of the p
Nepal's constitutional jeopardy
Aljazeera / Posted 28 days ago
Nepal's constitution drafting process stretches back to 2008, and most of the public is desperate to see the job finished. Especially after April's devastating earthquake, the country urgently needs to move on, and one might think that any progress... Read more
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Nepalnews. com
Draft of new constitution is not final: Minister RijalKathmandu, July 7: Minister for Information and Communications Dr Minendra Rija
Draft of new constitution is not final: Minister Rijal
Nepalnews. com / Posted 29 days ago
Kathmandu, July 7: Minister for Information and Communications Dr Minendra Rijal has said that a new constitution with name and border of new provinces could be issued after the people's feedback. Participating in a meeting of Constituent Assembly... Read more
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Nepalnews. com
15-day time to collect people's suggestions regarding draft of new constitution: NembangKathmandu, July 7: Chairman of the Constituent Assembly (CA), Subas Nembang, ha
15-day time to collect people's suggestions regarding draft of new constitution: Nembang
Nepalnews. com / Posted 29 days ago
Kathmandu, July 7: Chairman of the Constituent Assembly (CA), Subas Nembang, has said that 15 days time would be fixed from July 9 to collect suggestions of people regarding the draft of the new constitution. Chairman Nembang discussion over the... Read more
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New Kerala
Post-quake, Nepal politicos, ministers admit to being under pressure to deliver Constitution quickly These are interesting and despairing times for Nepal politically, as the nati
Post-quake, Nepal politicos, ministers admit to being under pressure to deliver Constitution quickly
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
These are interesting and despairing times for Nepal politically, as the nation's leaders, both in government and without, have candidly admitted... Read more
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Calcutta News
Nepal Maoist chief to visit India Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also k
Nepal Maoist chief to visit India
Calcutta News / Posted 30 days ago
Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as 'Prachanda', will visit India from July 14 to 19 on an invitation from the Indian government, his party said on Sunday. "Our... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal Maoist chief to visit India Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also k
Nepal Maoist chief to visit India
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as 'Prachanda', will visit India from July 14 to 19 on an invitation from the Indian government, his party said on Sunday. "Our... Read more
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Nepalnews. com
Deliberations on draft of new constitution continuesKathmandu, July 5: Lawmakers have argued that the draft of the new constitution
Deliberations on draft of new constitution continues
Nepalnews. com / Posted a month ago
Kathmandu, July 5: Lawmakers have argued that the draft of the new constitution presented in the Constituent Assembly (CA) has ensured that the Nepali people would get a democratic, inclusive, pro-people and progressive constitution in the near... Read more
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Daily News
Picking up the pieces in NepalThe Nepali people are a patient lot but will not forgive their leaders if even
Picking up the pieces in Nepal
Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
The Nepali people are a patient lot but will not forgive their leaders if even after such a tragedy as the devastating earthquake, political instability and bickering hampers Nepal's reconstruction and rehabilitation for which the international... Read more
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