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We have not concluded that Modi refused to accept EPG report: PM’s advisor Bhattarai

Rajan Bhattarai, one among four members of the Nepali side of the Eminent Persons’ Group on Nepal-India Relations, has recently been appointed the Foreign Affairs Advisor to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. The Prime Minister appointed him the advisor after Bhattarai reportedly rejected the offer of appointment as Nepali Ambassador to India, citing he wanted […]

Modi reluctant to receive EPG report on Nepal-India ties as intelligence agencies, bureaucracy oppose

Kathmandu, November 13 Multiple sources have revealed why India did not receive the report of Eminent Persons’ Group on Nepal-India Relations that the bilateral think tank prepared five months ago. Highly placed sources say Indian intelligence agencies and bureaucracy have piled pressure on the government not to accept the report as it is, claiming the […]

Dahal: Modi coming to Nepal or not isn’t big news

Kathmandu, November 5 Nepal Communist Party Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal says whether Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Nepal next month should not be regarded as a big news. Dahal’s statement comes amid rumours that Modi’s scheduled visit to Janakpurdham on the occasion of Bibaha Panchami has turned uncertain due to different reasons. Speaking […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, September 24, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Monday have given priority to a host of issues from various sectors. Four most significant stories covered on the front pages are the government’s preparation to give back the 1,200 megawatt Budhigandaki Hydropower Project to the China Gezhouba Group Company, the publication of tiger census […]

Will remind New Delhi of past promises, Dahal says before leaving for India

Kathmandu, September 6 Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said he will remind the Indian leadership of past promises it has made with Nepal during his India visit beginning today. Before flying to New Delhi this afternoon, Dahal told media at the Tribhuvan International Airport that he would target creating […]

Oli, Modi to sign Raxual-Kathmandu railway agreement

Kathmandu, August 31 Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to sign an agreement with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to extend a railway track from Raxual, an Indian city across Birgunj, to Kathmandu. The agreement will be signed during a meeting to be held today. The agreement will pave the way for expending […]