Nepal rainstorm: High winds flipped cars and blew one passenger bus off a highway, causing fatalities. Police said other deaths were caused by collapsing walls and falling bricks in homes and toppled trees and electricity poles.
“It reflects the high priority, India, and personally I, attach to our age-old, close and friendly ties with Nepal,” Modi said in a statement. He said his visit closely follows the state visit of Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli to India last month.
Nepal PM in India: On Saturday, after their talks in Hyderabad House, KP Sharma Oli and Narendra Modi will push a button to virtually lay the foundation stone of the 900 MW Arun III hydroelectric project that the Sutlej Jal Vikas Nigam will build at a cost of $ 1.5 billion.
K P Sharma Oli, who is likely to be the next Nepal PM, said his party was eager to work in collaboration with neighbouring countries and would forge a partnership with India to move towards the path of economic prosperity
Oli, the leader of the Communist Party of Nepal-Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist), underlined the need for Deuba to inform the people about the reasons behind his visit to India at a time when the House session was underway.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Nepali Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli said misunderstandings must not undermine the foundation of relations between the neighbouring countries. Oli was speaking at a conference organised by Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) in the national capital. Oli added the most important outcome of his visit was that the misunderstandings between India and Nepal, which arose over the last few months, persisted no longer. The Nepal PM is on a six-day visit to the country for talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi after a months-long freeze in relations.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday met the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal at the Presidential Palace in Delhi to discuss the ongoing energy crisis in Nepal. Nepal has been importing 280 MW from India to meet its energy demand. Nepal declared energy emergency last week targeting an end to the ongoing power crisis within the next two years. Import from India will play a crucial part in meeting Nepal's power demand during the emergency period.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said that the process of the Constitution making and its declaration was very democratic in the country. He also said that after the second constituent assembly elections, the people discussed different matters and the draft was sent to the MPs. On September 20 last year, Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav announced that his country had a new constitution, which is the result of eight years of deliberation, including the failure of the first Constituent Assembly in 2012. It is the seventh constitution to have been adopted by Nepal in the last 67 years and the first by democratically elected representatives.