Sushil Koirala spent nearly 11 years in India in exile from 1968 and always had close links with Indian politicians, mainly the socialists.
Sushil Koirala was suffering from a chronic respiratory problem and was also receiving treatment for "tongue cancer".
Oli, who is now visiting New Delhi, has invitations from both the prime ministers of India and China.
The announcement to end the border blockade comes ahead of Prime Minister K P Oli's trip to India on February 19, the first overseas visit of the new Nepalese premier.
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Residents on both sides set ablaze tents that were being used by UDMF activists to block vehicular traffic
Bhattarai began his politics parallel to his student life, first in Chandigarh and then at JNU in the decade between the early 70s and the early 80s, as a human rights activist.
Out of 75 districts, administrative units in the country, 22 fall in Tarai and the rest in the Hill and Mountain.
Eyewitness account said the casualty figure might go higher as “no final and authentic version” has come out yet. One of the persons killed is a woman, police confirmed.
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There are speculations that the Maoists did not “hand over” their entire armoury when they joined the peace process, and a substantial part of it was “hidden” under the supervision of Biplab.
As Nepal and India are squabbling over what constitutes blockade and what does not, China has sent across a message that it will do every thing possible to steer Nepal off the humanitarian crisis looming larger over it.
India's statement that the government’s 'positive steps that will help create the basis for resolution of the current impasse in Nepal," were welcomed.
New Delhi welcomed Kathmandu’s decision and urged all political forces in Nepal to demonstrate “maturity and flexibility” .
What the president faced there was reminiscent of the treatment the orthodox Hindus of Kashi had meted out to Jagjivan Ram, in 1977 when he inaugurated a ceremony at the Sampurnananda Sanskrit University there.
Seventeen-year-old Sheikh Tarvej was hit by a police bullet as Front supporters chased the officers inside a police post showering them with bricks and stones.
Last week, Nepal's anti-corruption body, dropped a bomb shell by summoning 29 people, mostly politicians and public post holders besides a journalist cum civil society leader, for investigation.
Front coordinator Mahanth Thankur announced that its next phase will begin on Sunday. “
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A petrol bomb was hurled at the temple premises immediately after Bhandari left due to which the stage and canopy caught fire.
India’s Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj only said, ‘if Madhesis get justice, and God willed’, the situation would ease up in Nepal in the coming days. However, that lacked a firm commitment.
Indian Ambassador Ranjit Rae had recently asked some doctors during a closed-door interaction to give him a list of medicines required to be re-routed or airlifted.
Blockade hits schools, hospitals; Deputy Prime Minister says children and women worst-hit.
Madhesi agitators clash with Indians near border.
As the current impasse has hit almost all sections of Nepalese society, protests and displays of jingoism and an overdose of anti-Indian sentiments are becoming almost a routine.
Efforts to resolve the India-Nepal crisis are still half-hearted
The current round of violence and tension with curfew imposed in certain areas coincides with what looks like a series of half-hearted negotiations between the government and UDMF in Kathmandu.
Police said two people died in Rupaun and Bhardah area in Rajbiraj district in eastern Tarai in the clash with the security forces on Sunday morning, while two more succumbed to their injuries in the evening.
Early this month, at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, India criticised Nepal's human rights record, especially in dealing with the Madhesi agitation.
Oli praised China for helping Nepal with fuel and other essential commodities. Speaking about China, he added: “We will have our trade volume enhanced and diversified.”
Nepal government also approached Bangladesh and Russia to explore possibilities of getting petroleum products and cooking gas.
India-Nepal stand-offs are not new. But Delhi may have overplayed its hand.
India has repeatedly said that the Madhesi agitation in Nepal's Terai is 'a political problem and needs a political solution'.
A group of NOC, Petro-China company and officials of Chinese embassy in Kathmandu had reached the Nepal side of the border to welcome the entry of the much-awaited fuel in Nepal.
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The fate of surrogate kids has remained uncertain after the Nepal Supreme Court declared surrogacy illegal two months ago.