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Ishwar Pokharel assigned to take up PM’s job in Oli’s absence

Kathmandu, April 6 President Bidya Devi Bhandari has assigned Minister for Defence, Ishwar Pokharel, to work as the acting primeĀ  minister in the absence of PM KP Sharma Oli. Oli has left for New Delhi this morning on a three-day state visit to India. Pokharel, also the General Secretary of the CPN-UML, is the second […]

Modi Cabinet’s second man Rajnath Singh receives Oli at New Delhi airport

Kathmandu, April 6 Indian Minister for Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh, has welcomed Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. Singh is the second man in Narendra Modi-led Cabinet. Oli has reached New Delhi on a three-day state visit this morning. Singh had reached the airport some minutes […]

Nepal PM Oli arrives in India on three-day state visit

Kathmandu, April 6 Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has landed in New Delhi in India on a three-day state visit on Friday morning. Indian Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh received him at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Oli is leading a 54-member delegation to the southern neighbour. (Updated at 11:30 am) — Nepal […]

Nepal PM will visit China immediately after India

Kathmandu, April 5 Sources close to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli say the Prime Minister is likely to pay a visit to China immediately after he returns from India. Oli is flying to New Delhi for a three-day state visit on Friday. But, preparations have already begun for his Beijing trip as well, according to […]

UML-Maoist meeting: No discussion on contentious issues

Kathmandu, April 5 Top leaders of the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre failed to find agreements on some crucial issues for their party unification. The two parties are planning to merge the parties, but they have not agreed on whether to include the Maoists’ ‘people’s war’ in the party statute and how much shares the […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

All newspapers, English and Nepali alike, published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have accorded their top priority to the address of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to two Houses of Federal Parliament yesterday, in which he informed lawmakers about his state visit to India beginning this Friday. The second in the priority list is the talks […]