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Nepal Left alliance wins 72 seats, heading towards majority

The CPN-UML led by former premier K P Oli and the CPN- Maoist led by former premier Prachanda have forged electoral alliance for both the provincial and parliamentary elections.

Left alliance wins 27 seats, Nepali Congress 5 in Nepal polls

Nepal's Left alliance has won 27 while the ruling Nepali Congress bagged five parliamentary seats in the country's historic polls.

United Nations welcomes elections in Nepal

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres today welcomed the holding of the two-phased state and federal elections in Nepal and congratulated the people for the peaceful conduct of the polls.

Memories of 2015 disaster: Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit Nepal

A strong intensity earthquake on Friday morning hit South Asia's landlocked central Himalayan country Nepal.

Nepal clocks 67 percent voter turnout in final phase of historic poll

For the Parliament, 1,663 candidates contested while 2,819 candidates tried for the Provincial Assemblies.

Nepal closes border with India for 72 hrs ahead of Dec 7 polls

The polls are a major step toward implementing the new Constitution. 

Nepal: Parliamentary and Provincial polls begin today

A total of 702 candidates are participating in Sunday`s election fray on the basis of First Past the Post (FPTP) electoral system whose fate will be decided by 3.1 Million voters.

Nepal election: First poll since civil war ended

More than 15 million eligible voters will choose a 275-member parliament and provincial assemblies.

Violence Flares as Nepal Heads to Landmark Elections

As the Himalayan country prepares to hold its most important vote in years on Sunday, Maoists who want it stopped have carried out a series of attacks.

Poll-bound Nepal to close borders with India for 72 hours

Nepal will be closing its borders with India for about 72 hours as it holds parliamentary and provincial council polls on November 26.