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Oli's secretariat refutes rumours of Attorney General's resignation
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's secretariat has refuted the rumours of Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel's resignation as reported by some media early on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Back-to-back high level meetings at Nepal PM's residence
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) The Nepal Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar saw two back-to-back high level meetings on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Supreme Court will rule in favour of HoR reinstatement: Dahal
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Co-chair of the Dahal-Nepal faction of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal, on Tuesday stated that Supreme Court of Nepal will rule in favour of reinstatement of the House of Representatives (HoR).
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
25 Indian priests in Kathmandu for 'Kshama Puja'
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 25 special priests from various sacred temples of South India have reached Kathmandu to perform 'Kshama Puja' (forgiveness worship) at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu as the authorities have started work to replace the existing silver jalhari of the temple with gold-plated jalhari.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Diaspora,Religion
Former Nepal PM begins consultation with doctors in Delhi
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Former Prime Minister of Nepal Baburam Bhattarai, who is currently in the New Delhi seeking medical treatment, has begun consultation with doctors on Tuesday at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Nepal reports 110 new Covid-19 cases, tally hits 273,666
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Nepal on Tuesday reported 110 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. With this, the nationwide infection count has advanced to 273,666.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine
Nepal approves Chinese Covid vaccine
Kathmandu, Feb 18 (IANS) Nepal government on Wednesday granted emergency use approval to a Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products Co Ltd. (BIBP) in China under Sinopharm.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Nepal,National
Nepal to procure 2 mn vaccines from India at subsidised rate
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) The Nepal government on Tuesday decided to procure two million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India at a subsidised rate.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Nepal,National,Health/Medicine
Nepal lodges protest with India over Amit Shah's purported statement
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) Nepal has expressed its concern over the "objectionable remarks" allegedly made by Indian Home Minster Amit Shah on "plans to expand" his Bharatiya Janata Party in neighbouring countries.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
I wasn't given chance to fulfil promises: Nepal PM Oli
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said he was not given a chance to fulfil the promises he had made to the people.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal's quake-ravaged Singha Durbar opens after reconstruction
Kathmandu, Feb 15 (IANS) Nepal's main administrative complex Singha Durbar, which was heavily ravaged in the 2015 devastating earthquakes, came into operation again on Monday after the completion of most of the reconstruction works.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Prachanda says he might boycott upcoming polls
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' said on Tuesday that it might boycott the snap polls proposed for April and May, saying the "undemocratic and unconstitutional" elections are not acceptable.
2021-02-09
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Boundary issue with India will be resolved through diplomatic talks: Oli
Kathmandu, Feb 8 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday said that the ongoing border disputes with India will be resolved through diplomatic talks.
2021-02-08
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
China pressurised Nepal to accept its Covid vaccine: Leaked documents
Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Leaked documents of correspondence between Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu show that Beijing had put pressure on the Himalayan country to accept its Covid vaccine without its efficiency and efficacy being established.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
China announces providing 500k Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 6 (IANS) China has announced that it will provide half a million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to Nepal.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
General strike in Nepal throws lives out of gear
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) A general strike called by the Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'-led faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Thursday has led to the disruption of normal life across the Himalayan country.
2021-02-04
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal bans two Indian mountaineers for 10 years
Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation in Nepal has imposed a 10-year ban on two Indian mountaineers, restricting them from climbing any peak in Nepal after they produced fake documents to say that they had climbed the Mount Everest in May 2016.
2021-02-01
Category: International, Nepal,National
China to send 3 lakh doses of Covid vaccine to Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 31 (IANS) China will be sending 300,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Nepal, ten days after India sent one million doses of Covid-19 vaccine there, marking the launch of nationwide inoculation drive in the Himalayan country.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Nepal awards hydropower project to India's Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam
Kathmandu, Jan 30 (IANS) In a major favour to New Delhi, a meeting chaired by Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli vening awarded a hydropower project to Indias Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
First phase of Covid vaccination drive begins in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) The first phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive kicked off in Nepal on Wednesday.
2021-01-27
Category: International, Nepal,National
Nepali climbers reach Kathmandu after scaling K2 for 1st time
Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) A team of 10 Nepali climbers who recently became the first to scale K2, the second highest peak of the world, during the winter season, received a hero's welcome when they arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday.
2021-01-26
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Prachanda faction expels Prime Minister Oli from party
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) Discord and division continue inside the Nepal Communist Party, which has not split formally but has virtually fallen apart after Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli unilaterally decided to dissolve the House of Representatives on December 20 without the party's consent.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Indian Covid vaccine arrives in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 vaccines that India has granted to Nepal arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India sending one million Covid vaccines to Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 20 (IANS) A total of one million Covid-19 vaccines will be delivered by India to Nepal which will land in Kathmandu on Thursday, said the Nepalese Health and Population Minister Hrydesh Tripathi on Wednesday.
2021-01-20
Category: International, Nepal,National,Politics
New Covid variant detected in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (IANS) Nepal's Health Ministry has confirmed the detection of cases of the new coronavirus variant, which was first discovered in the UK late last year.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepalese mountaineers scale K2 for 1st time in winter
Kathmandu, Jan 17 (IANS) Nepalese mountaineers created history by scaling K2, the second highest peak of the world, for the first time during the winter season, the company which organised the expedition
2021-01-17
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal approves Covishield vaccine for emergency use
Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) Ahead of signing a major Covid vaccine deal with India, probably on Friday, Nepal's Department of Drug Administration (DDA) has given permission for the emergency use of India-made coronavirus vaccine Covishield in the country.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Nepal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Will retrieve Nepali territory from India, asserts Oli
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) Ahead of crucial Nepal-India Foreign Minister level talks that are likely to focus on seeking long-term solution of the boundary dispute, Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Sunday said they will retrieve the Nepali territories of Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh which have long been occupied by India.
2021-01-10
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal stops importing all poultry items from India (Ld)
Kathmandu, Jan 8 (IANS) Nepal has stopped importing all kinds of poultry items from India after some states in the neighbouring country recently reported the outbreak of bird flu.
2021-01-08
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal stops importing all poultry items from India
Kathmandu, Jan 8 (IANS) Nepal has stopped importing all kinds of poultry items from India after some states in the neighbouring country recently reported the outbreak of bird flu.
2021-01-08
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal Foreign Minister to visit India on Jan 14 for Jt Commission meet
Kathmandu, Jan 6 (IANS) Amid political turmoil in Himalayan nation following the dissolution of the House of Representatives, Nepal's Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali is visiting New Delhi on January 14 to participate in the sixth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission at the Foreign Minister level.
2021-01-06
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Prachanda to visit India for wife's treatment
Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka 'Prachanda', will embark on a visit to India on Monday for his wifes treatment.
2021-01-04
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal seeks to procure Covid vaccine from India
Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) The Nepal government has written to the Indian government, requesting for procurement of Covid-19 vaccine to inoculate around 20 per cent of the Nepali population.
2020-12-30
Category: International, Nepal,National,Health/Medicine
Fears of Covid-19 spread in Nepal amid protests over political crisis
Kathmandu, Dec 27 (IANS) Nepal health officials and experts have warned of a further spread of the novel coronavirus as protests have erupted across the Himalayan nation after the House of Representatives or the lower house of parliament was dissolved last week, leading to an ongoing political crisis.
2020-12-27
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Beijing sending top CPC leader to Kathmandu as ruling NCP stares at split
Kathmandu, Dec 26 (IANS) China is sending one of its top party leaders to Kathmandu as part of its last ditch effort to save the ruling Communist party from splitting.
2020-12-26
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Politics
Now Oli removes Prachanda from party chairman's post
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Nepal's ruling party is witnessing high drama since Sunday ever since Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli dissolved the House of Representatives and proposed to hold midterm elections on April 30 and May 10.
2020-12-24
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Chinese envoy holds talks with Nepal's top leadership
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) As the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is all set to split into two factions, Chinese Ambassador to the Himalayan nation Hou Yanqi held talks with the top political leadership of the ruling party.
2020-12-24
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
PM Oli removed as parliamentary party leader
Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli has been removed as the parliamentary leader of Nepal Communist Party amid an internal turbulence within the Himalayan nation's ruling party that has triggered a fresh political crisis.
2020-12-23
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Prachanda camp removes Oli as party chairman, proposes Nepal as party chair (Ld)
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) Nepals ruling party is all set to split into two factions, one led by Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and the other by former Prime Ministers Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda and Madhav Kumar Nepal. The two factions have already exercised the formation of two political parties.
2020-12-22
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Oli defends his move to dissolve Parliament
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) A day after the dissolution of the House of Representatives, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli said the decision to dissolve the parliament was not taken abruptly.
2020-12-21
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Nepal enters politics of disarray, uncertainty, confusion
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) With the sudden dissolution of the House of Representatives of Nepal's Federal Parliament by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, the Himalayan nation has now entered a stage of confusion, disarray and uncertainty.
2020-12-21
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Amid political turmoil, Nepal house dissolved; elections next year
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Nepal's President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Sunday dissolved the House of Representatives as recommended by Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli earlier in the day, setting the stage for new elections in April-May next year.
2020-12-20
Category: International, Nepal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal PM recommends dissolution of House
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday recommended dissolution of the House of Representatives of the Federal Parliament at an emergency Cabinet meeting.
2020-12-20
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for December 21-27:
2020-12-20
Category: International, Nepal,National
Synthesising Happiness (Column: Spy's Eye)
Online teaching and webinars being the new normal, there was the other day a discussion on Happiness -- the programme was organised by a credible forum for senior citizens. Interestingly, the audience mostly comprised those who had all spent a lifetime in the service of the government in responsible positions and had, therefore, the advantage of having seen a relatively good life in material terms. Their keen participation in an analysis of what happiness was, provided in its own way an affirmation of the reality that happiness was an individual's own perception of the outcome of multiple factors existing around him or her.
2020-12-20
Category: International, Nepal,National
Nepal to issue licenses for mountaineering guides for 1st time
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) In a first, the Nepal government has decided to issue licenses for mountaineering guides to climb the Himalayan mountains.
2020-12-20
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Dav Whatmore appointed coach of Nepal
Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Dav Whatmore was on Thursday appointed as head coach of Nepal. The former batsman, who played seven Tests for Australia in the 1979, had previously served in coaching capacity in almost all South Asian nations. Nepal would be his fourth country in the region.
2020-12-17
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Cricket
Taller than before, Everest stands at 8,848.86 meters
Kathmandu, Dec 8 (IANS) It's official. The height of world's tallest peak is slightly higher than it was measured earlier.
2020-12-08
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal reveals revised height of Mt Everest
Kathmandu, Dec 8 (IANS) The Nepal government on Tuesday revealed that the revised height of mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, is 8,848.86 metres.
2020-12-08
Category: International, Nepal,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal, India agree to form joint business forum
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) Nepal and India have agreed to form a joint business forum after bilateral ties started to thaw following the recent high-level exchanges.
2020-12-07
Category: International, Nepal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan