Nepali Congress takes early lead in vote count

The Nepali Congress led by Sushil Koirala on Wednesday established an early lead in initial trends in counting of votes to choose a 601-member assembly that will draft a new constitution to end years of political uncertainty in Nepal.

Successful polls would help cement peace process in Nepal: US

Holding successful elections would help cement the peace process that started in 2006, the US said on Monday as people in Nepal prepared to vote in the second Constituent Assembly polls.

Bus attack injures 7 in Nepal as first fatality recorded

At least seven persons, including two women and a child, were on Sunday injured when suspected Maoists attacked a bus in central Nepal as ongoing anti-poll violence claimed its first fatality.