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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Yubaraj Ghimire

Nepal govt defers Bill on new map, Indian officials say larger debate is on
Thu, May 28, 2020

In New Delhi, government sources said South Block is “carefully following” the developments in Nepal where a “larger debate” is underway.

Nepali citizens coming from India spreading virus: PM Oli
Tue, May 26, 2020

Last week, Oli had sparked controversy at home and in India for stating in parliament that the "Indian virus" was "more lethal" than the one from China and other countries affected by Covid-19.

Road row triggers new Nepal map, India hits back
Thu, May 21, 2020

In Kathmandu, Oli said he had doubts on whether India subscribed to “Sinhaev Jayate” (the lion prevails) or “Satyamev Jayate” (truth prevails) - a reference to India’s official emblem and slogan.

Will reclaim at any cost: Nepal PM Oli on contested land
Wed, May 20, 2020

Prime Minister Oli said with the approval of the new map by the Cabinet, "we will now be relentlessly engaging to realise those area back through diplomacy".

Nepal for bilateral talks to resolve Mansarovar link road dispute
Mon, May 11, 2020

The Indian Express has learnt that the foreign secretary-level talks were expected to take place in March, but the Covid situation had put a spanner in the plans.

India rejects Nepal claim on border road to Mansarovar
Sun, May 10, 2020

The Nepal government said it has consistently maintained that as per the Sugauli Treaty of 1816, all territories east of Kali (Mahakali River) including Limpiadhura, Kalapani and Lipulek belonged to Nepal and this claim has been made known to the Indian government.

KP Oli stays for now, China envoy had role in truce
Mon, May 04, 2020

China has much at stake in Nepal given its involvement in developmental projects. Kathmandu is also a signatory to Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Nepal to import equipment worth $18million to fight coronavirus
Tue, Apr 21, 2020

The Army was assigned the job as earlier purchase by a private firm following a deal with the Ministry of Health had to be abandoned mid way through after it was found inflating rates and buying substandard goods.

Nepal cancels contract with group to import testing kits, masks from China
Thu, Apr 02, 2020

The OMNI Tech group had been awarded the contract on the condition that it would import the goods within five days after the Health Department terminated the tender process that it had started more than two months ago.

Nepal ex-Speaker gets clean chit in attempt to rape case
Tue, Feb 18, 2020

K B Mahara, a senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, walked free from the Dillibazar jail soon after a judge at the Kathmandu district court read out his judgment declaring Mahara innocent in the case.

Nepal suspends licence of hotel where 8 Indians died
Wed, Feb 12, 2020

Eight people from two families from Kerala had inhaled carbon monoxide while using a kerosene heater in a single room with its windows shut on January 21, leading to their death in a Kathmandu hospital, 45 km away from Daman.

Nepal getaway for old classmates from Kerala ends in tragedy, 8 dead
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

According to police in Nepal, the two families were part of a group of 15 from Kerala who had stopped over at Daman while travelling from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Nepal’s Prachanda says he can be blamed for ‘only’ 5,000 deaths during civil war
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Prachanda’s statement comes amid demands by rival politicians that he should be tried for killing 17,000 people during the insurgency, which was led by Prachanda.

Nepal charges 122 Chinese nationals with ‘indecent behaviour’, seeks to deport them
Wed, Dec 25, 2019

Senior sources said the raids against the Chinese nationals were conducted based on information supplied by Chinese authorities. “A special plane will come to take them to China soon,” sources said.

Nepal Dy PM Upendra Yadav quits as his key Madhesi party withdraws Oli backing
Wed, Dec 25, 2019

Yadav said he resigned due to Oli’s reluctance to amend the Constitution, which was the condition for his joining the Cabinet.

Nepal arrests 97 Chinese nationals ‘preparing to commit major financial crimes’
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

Police raided three places in Kathmandu where the arrested persons had rented multi-storey houses, which they were purportedly using as offices and as residences.

Sonia Gandhi‘s anti-CAA post retweeted from Nepal PM handle, later deleted
Sun, Dec 22, 2019

Sonia’s 2.37-minute video message, criticising the Modi government over attempts to allegedly suppress protests against the new citizenship law with “brute force” and tweeted from the Congress party’s official handle, was retweeted a few minutes later from Oli’s Twitter handle on Friday.

Nepal PM Oli hospitalised, put on ventilator; condition ‘stable’
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

A bulletin issued by the hospital said Oli had a stomach pain on Monday night, and his appendix was removed the next morning. His condition was said to be stable.

Map row: Nepal’s PM claims Kalapani area, tells India to ‘withdraw’
Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Kalapani map row: It was Oli’s first public response to a controversy triggered by official India maps released recently that included Kalapani, an area located on the western edge of Nepal.

Explained: Kalapani, a small area on the India map that bothers Nepal
Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Mapped within Uttarakhand is a 372-sq km area called Kalapani, bordering far-west Nepal and Tibet. While the Nepal government and political parties have protested, India has said the new map does not revise the existing boundary with Nepal.