A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.
In accordance with the decision taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister K P Oli on Friday night, the energy ministry will formalise the deal with the Chinese company, Energy Minister Barshaman Pun told journalists on Sunday.
The civil and police officers, who had earlier forced the victim’s father to perform the last rites, have been put under suspension while the earlier investigating team is under investigation itself.
The ill-fated Altitude Air chopper crash-landed in the forest area bordering Dhading and Nuwakot districts, according to eyewitnesses.
Traders say the plan to connect the country with China could face issues due to a lack of proper roads and customs infrastructure on the Nepalese side of the border. The nearest Chinese port is also located more than 2,600 km from its border.
“Neither did we raise activities about China, nor did they. The sense we got after the meetings was that we have been able to restore a certain level of political trust between the two sides,” informed a source to The Indian Express.
This was the third meeting between Modi and Oli this year. They met earlier during Oli’s visit to India in April and the subsequent visit of Prime Minister Modi to Nepal in May.
The 750-MW project, the first reservoir project in Nepal, was to be completed by next year as per the CTGI’s earliest commitment, but its pull-out without even beginning construction may have an adverse impact on China’s credibility.
Robot Ginger is powered with swarm intelligence, speech recognition, natural language processing, auto-dock ability, among others. The robot also cracks jokes and answers basic IQ questions in both English and Nepali.
Dilip Singh Bista, who had spent 10 years in jail for committing a murder, was released on the recommendation of Nepal’s Cabinet.
Nilkantha Upreti, after his retirement as CEC, was associated with the Niti Pratisthan, a political foundation backed by the Hindu Swayam Sevak Sangh in Nepal,
While major political parties including the Communists, Nepali Congress and those based in Madhes over the years have been packing the judiciary with their party loyalists, KP Oli allegedly began directly interfering on the issue, especially on the choice of Chief Justice.
The advisory had stated that Simikot and Hilsa lack good medical and lodging facilities and therefore, pilgrims should get themselves medically examined before starting their pilgrimage and also carry medicines for up to a period of one month.
The 60-year-old Dr KC, as he is known, was brought to Kathmandu in a Nepal Army helicopter on Thursday evening, ostensibly for talks. However, Prime Minister K P Oli had already said that he would not yield to anyone just because “he is fasting”.
In 2015, Hanumante River displaced 850 people from their temporary shelters at the Maheshwori playground. These victims had become homeless in the earthquake earlier that year.