KATHMANDU, July 17: CPN (Maoist Center) has attributed its defeat in the first and second phase of local elections to six factors.

BEIJING, July 3: Chinese President Xi Jinping warned President Donald Trump on Monday that "some negative factors" are hurting U.S.-China relations, as tensions flare anew over a slew of long-standing sore points.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Until a few weeks ago, not many people in Butwal would have hesitated to say the CPN-UML would win the Butwal Sub-metropolitan City elections. The city in the western plains seemed a cakewalk for UML, a party whose influence  in Butwal and its periphery has been multiplying since the win in the first constituent assembly elections in 2008.

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