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May 14, 2017
Nepal votes in first local election in 20 yearsVoting began in Nepal today in its first local-level polls in two decades that are crucial for cementing democracy amid political turmoil in the country.
May 13, 2017
Nepal to create history on Sunday as country votes in first local polls in 20 yearsThe absence of elected representatives in the local bodies for more than 15 years obstructed development in the villages and towns across the country including the capital city Kathmandu.
Mar 16, 2017
Nepal: Madhesis reject Prachanda's offer to participate in local polls; launch fresh agitationIn a meeting with the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) leaders, Prachanda had urged them to participate in the upcoming local polls after amending the Constitution, setting aside the issue of state delineation for the time being.
Jan 06, 2017
Nepal Opposition protests against govt's plan to amend Constitution to benefit MadhesisNepal's main opposition alliance led by the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) (CPN UML) launched a massive protest in the capital on Friday to force the government to withdraw the Constitution amendment bill aimed at addressing the demands of agitating Madhesi parties.
Nov 25, 2016
Note ban: Nepal's central bank deems new Indian currencies of Rs 500, 2,000 'illegal' for nowThe Nepal Rastra Bank said the new Indian notes, which have appeared in border areas dues to the open border, cannot be exchanged until India accords approval
Nov 15, 2016
Demonetisation: Nepal Premier Prachanda dials Modi, seeks to swap illegal currency with legal oneNepal Premier Prachanda has telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought an arrangement so that Nepalese holding a huge stock of banned high denomination Indian bank notes could swap them with legal currency in the country.
Nov 02, 2016
President Mukherjee visits Nepal, meets counterpart Bidhya Devi BhandariBoth Mukherjee and Bhandari hoped that the Indian Presidents visit, which comes after a gap of 18 years, would help further cement India-Nepal ties.
Nov 01, 2016
President Pranab Mukherjee’s Kathmandu visit: India-Nepal ties progress under Prachanda govtPresident Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to Kathmandu, the first by an Indian head of state in 18 years, has been declared a public holiday in Nepal.
Oct 27, 2016
Constitution amendment to accomodate Madhesi demands top priority: Nepal PM PrachandaRe-demarcation of the provincial boundary is the major demand put forth by the agitating Madhesi community, mostly of Indian-origin and other ethnic minority groups.
Oct 16, 2016
Bimstec countries condemn terror, want constructive partnership with BricsBimstec leaders on Sunday called for sustainable development, economic progress, poverty eradication and comprehensive stamping out of terrorism and closer relation with Brics