Traffic was halted for an hour in Kathmandu as two dozen fringe parties including the CPN-Maoist staged a sit-in around the Secretariat.
President Ram Baran Yadav Friday granted six more days to the political parties to pick a new consensus prime minister.
Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has underlined the need to forge national consensus among the political parties to resolve the current political crisis in the country.
As political parties in Nepal struggled to meet deadline of constitution-writing process, India said it is willing to extend support to them.
Nepal`s three major parties plan to hold talks on naming a new prime minister.
As the Maoists prepare to intensify their anti-govt agitation, Nepalese industry
bigwigs have alleged that the party is forcing businessmen to fill its coffers.
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium
Day in Pics: 27th January
Showbiz World - January 27, 2015