Political options run out for PM Oli in Nepal cliff-hanger

[ad_1] Options seem to be running out for Nepal prime minister KP Sharma Oli with the high powered nine-member secretariat of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) scheduled to meet on Saturday in Kathmandu to decide the political future of the country. The meeting will be held at 3pm in Baluwatar. According to political sources […]

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No Intention To Hurt Sentiments: Nepal Clarifies PM Oli’s Ayodhya Remark

[ad_1] PM Oli’s remarks “were not meant to debasing the significance of Ayodhya”, Nepal said (File) New Delhi: Under fire for his controversial remarks on Ayodhya and Lord Ram, the Nepal government on Tuesday launched a damage control act to clarify that the statements of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli were “not linked to any […]

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Nepal bought 6 Chinese planes that Dhaka rejected. Now it grounds them: Report

[ad_1] Nepal Airlines has decided to ground six Chinese planes bought under a government-to-government pact from July 16, according to a report in The Kathmandu Post. The newspaper, which cited an order by the Nepal Airlines Corporation, said the airline board had cleared the move because it couldn’t afford to fly the 17-seater Y12e and […]

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Nepal Partially Lifts Ban On Indian Private News Channels

[ad_1] “A few news channels airing objectionable content are still banned in Nepal. Kathmandu: Nepal’s cable television operators on Monday partially lifted the ban imposed on Indian private news channels. A meeting of cable operators decided to lift the ban on the Indian news channels with only a few news channels still banned in Nepal, […]

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Nepal Landslides Kill 15 More People, Death Count Rises To 37

[ad_1] On Friday, 22 people were killed in different incidents of landslides across Nepal. (File) Kathmandu: Fifteen people were killed in a landslide caused by incessant rains in western Nepal on Saturday, taking the total number of fatalities due to the landslips in the last 48 hours in the country to 37, the home ministry […]

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‘Commit myself to protect territorial integrity’: Nepal PM Oli

[ad_1] Embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Friday said he will make “every effort” to consolidate national unity and protect the territorial integrity of Nepal and asserted that it is the duty of the ruling Communist Party and its leaders to resolve the internal matters and disputes. A crucial meeting of the ruling […]

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Power tussle in Nepal ruling party over China influence

[ad_1] Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Oli could be forced out of office within weeks amid an internal tussle for power within his governing party following his sharp rhetoric on India and as Chinese influence grows in the country. Oli was set to meet Wednesday with his Nepal Communist Party rival, Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”, who […]

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Nepal’s ruling communist party meet to decide PM Oli’s future deferred again

[ad_1] Nepal’s ruling communist party’s crucial Standing Committee meeting to decide Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli’s future has been postponed until Wednesday, according to an official announcement. Prime Minister’s press advisor Surya Thapa said that the meeting was deferred for Wednesday. The reason for the postponement was not immediately known. On Saturday as well, […]

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Onus On Them For Talks, Say Sources After Nepal Revises Map

[ad_1] Nepal new map must also be passed by National Assembly, the parliament’s upper chamber. The redrawing of Nepal’s map taking in Indian territory, just reflects its Prime Minister’s domestic agenda and the onus is now on him to initiate dialogue regarding this, sources have told NDTV. Nepal has claimed the land, which touches the […]

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Nepal Parliament Votes On New Map Which Includes Indian Territory

[ad_1] The opposition Nepali Congress had said it would vote in favour of the amendment. (File) Kathmandu/New Delhi: Nepal’s parliament is voting on a constitutional amendment bill in a move to update the country’s map, which includes a stretch of land high in the mountains that India claims as its own. The House of Representatives […]

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