Nepal Today

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

DETAILS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE MEET Kathmandu, 14 March: A meeting between three major political parties and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) is being held at the Secretariat of the Army Integration Special Committee, New Baneshwor in the capital today [Tuesday], RSS reports. The three major political parties UCPN- Maoist, NC and CPN-UML and the UDMF have been making efforts to form an election government under the leadership of the incumbent Chief Justice. Initiatives to forge consensus in the disputed issues is underway in the meeting that started from 8:30 am. Ram Chandra Paudel, Vice-President of the Nepali Congress, who came out from the meeting for a while, said that discussion is underway to forge consensus on the remaining issues, which should be included in the order on removing difficulties and on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Document of the agreement is being prepared now, said Paudel. Nnnn POPE ELECTED Kathmandu, 14 April: White smoke rose from the Vatican's Sistine Chapel on Wednesday signaling cardinals had elected a new pope to succeed Benedict and take charge of the troubled Roman Catholic Church, Reuters reports from Vatican City.. At the same time the bells of St. Peter's pealed. The election, on the first full day of voting by the 115 cardinals, came more quickly than many had expected after no obvious front runner had emerged following the surprise abdication of Benedict last month. The identity of the new pope will be announced to the world from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica within an hour. nnnn


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