Nepal's Prachanda files candidature for PM

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 13:36

Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS) Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda on Tuesday filed his candidature for the Prime Minister's post as the country is all set to vote for its new premier on Wednesday.


Nepal PM Oli steps down

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:46

Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Sunday resigned in the wake of a no-trust motion against him in Parliament plunging the Himalayan nation in a fresh bout of political uncertainty.


Can't jeopardise national security for cordial ties with neighbours: Nepal PM

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 15:48

Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, who faces a no-confidence motion in Parliament after the CPN (Maoist Centre) pulled out, on Thursday hit out at India, saying he cannot compromise on national security in the name of maintaining cordial relations with neighbours.


Nepal's Oli government in minority after Maoists withdraw support

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 15:08

Kathmandu, July 12 (IANS) In a sudden but not surprising move, the Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'-led CPN (Maoist Centre) on Tuesday withdrew support from the K.P. Sharma Oli government in Nepal, reducing it to a minority.


Nepal to get Indian help in construction of postal roads

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 12:24

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Tasked to improve road connectivity in remote parts of India's Northeast, the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) is now venturing into Nepal where it has been assigned to guide the construction of over 600 km of postal roads in the Terai region bordering India.


Nepal to fly home bodies of 12 killed in Kabul attack

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 16:02

Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) The Nepalese government has decided to dispatch an aircraft to Afghanistan to bring home the remains of 12 Nepali nationals killed in the Kabul suicide bombing on Monday.


Nationwide strike hits Nepal

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 13:32

Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) A nationwide strike called by the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-Maoist) on Thursday crippled life in many parts of Nepal.


Nepali Vice President to leave for China on Friday

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 18:46

Kathmandu, June 8 (IANS) Nepal's Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun is to leave for Beijing on Friday to attend the Fourth China-South Asia Expo and the 24th Kunming Import and Export Commodities Fair, an official said on Wednesday.


A flood warning system in Nepal that India can replicate

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 14:58

Lalgadh/Sarpallo (Nepal), May 5 (IANS) Mahender Bahadur Karki and Raj Kumar Mahto enjoy immense respect among the villagers here for being the caretakers of a community-based flood warning system that can be successfully replicated along the banks of Bihar's 'river of sorrow', the Kosi.