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News Topic - Nepal

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Sushil Koirala: Former prime minister of Nepal who helped bring in a new constitution intended to unify a troubled country Koirala spent his life in politics fighting for democracy in Nepal and led protests in 2006 that ended a centuries-old monarchy and turned Nepal into a republic
The Independent | 7 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Is this the Nepalese Shane Warne? Nepal's Sandeep Lamichhane takes the Pakistan batsmen by surprise, producing some impressive turn that has seen him likened to retired Australian great Shane Warne.
BBC News | Feb 9, 2016 5:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal's former PM Koirala dies at 77 Nepal's former prime minister Sushil Koirala, an architect of the country's new constitution, has died of pneumonia, aged 77.
BBC News | Feb 9, 2016 2:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death of former leader poses potential problems for Nepal KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, a moderate figure in Nepal's unsettled politics, died on Tuesday, presenting a potential hurdle in attempts to win greater rights for minorities in a new constitution.
Reuters | Feb 9, 2016 05:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sushil Koirala, Nepal's Former Prime Minister, Dies at 78 A former Nepalese prime minister and leader of the nation's largest party, Sushil Koirala, has died at age 78, succumbing to pneumonia and respiratory failure
ABC News | Feb 9, 2016 03:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nepal Ethnic Minorities Call Off Blockade Over Charter Nepal's ethnic minority groups lifted a four-month-old blockade along a major trading point with India on Monday, saying it didn't want ordinary people to suffer anymore, but vowed to carry on with its campaign against the new constitution. The Madhesi Fr
Voice of America | Feb 9, 2016 02:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bhutanese Refugees in New Hampshire Closely Watching Primary Election Its lunchtime and Anjali Bhandari is busy preparing Nepalese curries at her parents Café Momo in Manchester. Bhandaris family resettled in New Hampshire seven years ago after spending years in a refugee camp in Nepal. They were forced out from their nati
Voice of America | Feb 9, 2016 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal minorities lift border blockade Nepal's ethnic minority groups lift a four-month blockade of crossings along the Indian border.
BBC News | Feb 8, 2016 2:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethnic protesters in Nepal withdraw border blockade, strike The main ethnic group thats been protesting for months over Nepals new constitution is ending its border blockade and general strike, bringing relief to the Himalayan nation severely short of fuel, medicine and other supplies.
Washington Post | Feb 8, 2016 12:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High Olympic hopes for Nepal's taekwondo team Medal in 1988 has boosted sport's popularity and given rise to a generation of champions despite the limited facilities.
Al Jazeera | Feb 5, 2016 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend