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."
Losses in agricultural production and damage to transport systems further pushed up prices, raising inflation to about 7 per cent, the IMF said in a statement after the conclusion of its latest mission to the Himalayan country.
"Twenty-five terrorists were killed today in precise aerial strikes ... close to Pakistan-Afghan border in North Waziristan," a Pakistani military spokesman said in a release.
With supplies running low, youth cadres of major political parties are whipping up anti-India sentiments and all Indian TV channels were taken off air Tuesday by cable operators.
This is the first time that the ISIS has claimed responsibility of an attack in Muslim-majority Bangladesh.
He said he had spoken to Doval and “despite his promise to lift the blockade in three hours, nothing has been done even in eight hours after that.”
Bhattarai has been sympathetic to the agitation launched by Madhesi parties demanding more rights and representation to the people residing in the southern plains of Nepal.
The step is being considered after hundreds of trucks were held up this week at the India border when protesters against a new constitution gathered to block the road.
Clashes ensued between cadres of the Madhesi Front and security personnel at the Nepalgunj border, leaving four security personnel and five demonstrators injured.
Female bank staff wore long gowns and headscarves. Signs are written in both Chinese and Arabic languages, state-run Xinhua news agency reported today.
Officials say nearly 400 Nepalese protesters clashed with police in Birganj, a town on the border with India, on Thursday.
These “amendments” have been conveyed to Nepal’s leadership by the Indian government through official channels Ranjit Rae, India’s ambassador to Nepal.
Two Senior Communist leaders from Nepal — one a former orime minister, and another one aspiring for the top post — on Tuesday said the promulgation of the new Constitution in Nepal was a “matter of conscience and self-respect” for the Nepalese people an assertion of the country’s sovereign right, and it was not a move […]
Popular Pakistani TV reporter Chand Nawab was reportedly beaten up by Karachi Railway police on Tuesday.
Nepal does not want to be India's "yes man", Maoist chief Prachanda said today, even as the country's top political leaders vowed to maintain good relations with both India and China.