Chief justice to head interim government

KATHMANDU, Nepal, March 14 (UPI) -- Nepalese Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi Thursday was sworn in to head an interim government prior to elections set tor June.

Nepal election put off until April-May

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Nepal's Maoist-led interim government announced the postponement of Constituent Assembly elections, set for this week, until next year.

Nepal's president extends deadline

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav gave his country's squabbling parties until Wednesday to form a consensus government.
Actress Lumley to meet Nepalese president

Actress Lumley to meet Nepalese president

KATHMANDU, Nepal, July 26 (UPI) -- British actress Joanna Lumley says she is excited to meet Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav during her visit as part of a veterans campaign.

New Nepali PM Nepal sworn into office

KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 25 (UPI) -- Nepalese Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal was sworn in to office Monday at the Shital Niwas presidential palace in Kathmandu, witnesses said.

Nepal may get a new government

KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 22 (UPI) -- Nepal may soon have a new prime minister, ending the political deadlock brought on by the resignation of Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

Nepal president calls for majority gov't

KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 10 (UPI) -- Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav Sunday called for a majority vote in Parliament to elect a new prime minister after talks on a coalition government failed.

Maoists demand Nepal president quit

KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 8 (UPI) -- Riot police in the capital of Nepal confronted Maoist demonstrators Thursday as they marched on the presidential palace.

Nepal president sets coalition deadline

KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 5 (UPI) -- Nepal's president says he has set a Saturday deadline for the country's political parties to come up with a new consensus government.

Nepal PM resigns in constitution dispute

KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 4 (UPI) -- Nepal's prime minister resigned Monday following the controversial firing of the country's army chief of staff and resulting riots, observers said.

U.N. urges Nepal leaders to cooperate

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- After successful elections in Nepal recently, the United Nations is calling on leaders in the country to continue working toward peace.

Nepal prime minister to take oath Monday

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Nepal's newly elected prime minister will take his oath of office Monday, political leaders say.

Nepal's new govt. formation under way

KATHMANDU, Nepal, July 24 (UPI) -- Efforts to form a government in Nepal under its new president began Thursday but the task may prove difficult with the Maoists sitting out.

Ban congratulates Nepal's 1st president

KATHMANDU, Nepal, July 22 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Dr. Ram Baran Yadav Tuesday on being elected the first president of the Republic of Nepal.

Explosions disrupt Nepali Congress meeting

DHARAN, Nepal, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- A meeting of Nepali Congress party officials in Inaruwa Saturday was disrupted by a series of nearby explosions, police said.

Ram Baran Yadav (Nepali: रामवरण यादव) (born 4 February 1948) is the current President of Nepal. He was elected in July 2008 and is the country's first President. He previously served as Minister of Health and as General Secretary of the Nepali Congress party.

Yadav was the Minister of State for Health in the 1991-1994 Nepali Congress government. He was elected to the House of Representatives in the 1999 election as a candidate of the Nepali Congress. After that election, he became Minister of Health.

In May 2007, Yadav's residence in Janakpur was attacked by militants of the Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (JTMM). The JTMM put up a seizure notice at the house, hoisted their flags at it and detonated a bomb.

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