2008. Lawmakers in Nepal have voted in the leader of the former rebel
Maoists, Prachanda, as the Himalayan country's new prime minister, officials
The vote in
Nepal's constitutional assembly ends months of political deadlock that
followed the sacking of unpopular king Gyanendra and the abolition of the
was backed by 464 deputies, with 113 against, constitutional assembly
chairman Subash Nemwang announced.