President Salva Kiir and his deputy were both at the presidential compound preparing to address the media when sporadic gunfire and artillery was heard outside lasting for around 30 minutes.
The Nepal government has decided to amend the new Constitution to address two key demands of agitating Madhesis regarding proportional representation and constituency delimitation, a move which is likely to be welcomed by India.
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.
Madhesi agitators clash with Indians near border.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Modi, who have known each other since 2000 when the PM was an RSS pracharak, have met each other a few times in the last year-and-a-half.
Asif said: "The extremist mentality with which (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi soared to great heights, the same mentality has now triggered his fall."
More than 150 people fainted due to gas leakage. The Rescue service was called in which shifted the affected people to Mayo Hospital where the condition of three children is stated to be critical.
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.”
Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy won 49 of the first 54 seats declared for the lower house, where 330 seats were contested.
Nepal government also approached Bangladesh and Russia to explore possibilities of getting petroleum products and cooking gas.
"I know eventually better sense will prevail in the BJP government as well. We have dealt with both Congress and BJP governments and the only way forward is to have constant dialogues to resolve outstanding issues," said Musharraf.
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.
The attacks in Dhaka come amid fears about the rise of radical Islam in Bangladesh. At least four atheist bloggers have been murdered in the impoverished country this year.
Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Vice Chairperson of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist, has been elected the new President of Nepal.
The email, received Monday by many Bangladeshi media outlets has renewed concerns about radical forces within Bangladesh.
The bomber entered the Imambargah, used for religious services, in the remote Chalgari area of Kachhi district at the time of sunset prayer and exploded his explosive-laden vest.
The court has already declared Qadri - chairman of Pakistan Awami Tahreek (PAT), and his sons Hasan Mohiyuddin and Husain Mohiyuddin as proclaimed offenders.
Pak Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said that India had created a gap in the capabilities of the two countries through its cold-start doctrine - developed for use in a possible war with Pakistan.
Thapa is scheduled to meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar. However, no meeting between him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been announced yet.
Oli had assigned the responsibility of holding negotiations with India to Thapa.
Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, then army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and joint chief of staff all knew that Osama was in Pakistan, Mukhtar told CNN-IBN.
The dam - considered to be the world's highest-altitude hydropower station and the largest of its kind - will produce produces 2.5 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity a year.
Lines of cars and motorcycles stretched for kilometers (miles) from gasoline pumps in Kathmandu, as people rushed to fill up before the Hindu festival of Dasain, the country's biggest holiday.
Prison official Khurram Ijaj says those executed Tuesday include four brothers convicted of murder. None of the nine were convicted of terrorism-related offenses.
Last week, the Nepal Armed Police had requested Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), which guards the Indo-Nepal border, to remove Madhesis blockading the route of the trucks.
Oli listed his priorities soon after he and two Deputy Prime Ministers and five cabinet ministers were administered the oath of office by President Ram Baran Yadav at his office.
Oli defeated the incumbent Prime Minister and Nepali Congress Chief Sushil Koirala by a huge margin. In the House of 597 members, Oli secured 338 votes against Koirala's 249.
The members of the All Pakistan Hindu Rights Movements (APHRM) held the demonstration outside the Press Club building here against the alleged exclusion of the minorities from the ambit of the legislation.
"I spoke the truth while looking into their eyes. The UN should realise itself and implement its resolution on Kashmir," Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif said.
The notice published by the state-run Nepal Oil Corp has asked suppliers to submit proposals to supply gasoline, kerosene and diesel and aviation fuel to the capital Kathmandu by air or by land.
Nepal alleged that India has imposed an economic blockade on the country following the announcement of its new Constitution.
A Christian priest in Bangladesh has survived an attempt on his life by three suspected Islamists who attacked him in his house after pretending to want to learn about Christianity.
Standing committee of the UML on Sunday fielded Oli as its candidate for the top post. On the other hand, Koirala who is also the chairman of the Nepali Congress, told his party colleagues that he was keen to lead the “national government”.
President Ashraf Ghani said a joint investigation was underway with US Forces and President Barack Obama said he expected a full accounting of the circumstances surrounding the bombing.
Several freight trucks, including some fuel tankers, which were stranded on the Indian side for over 11 days, entered the Nepali side through different border check-points.
Doctors Without Borders said its trauma center "was hit several times during sustained bombing and was very badly damaged."