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Nepali Congress lawmaker not satisfied with Gyawali’s statement on Kashmir

Kathmandu, August 23 A National Assembly member representing the main opposition Nepali Congress party on Friday has commented that Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali’s statement that Nepal was looking at the ongoing political tension in Jammu and Kashmir of India closely was not enough. Jitendra Narayan Dev demands that the government make a […]

Jaishankar meets President Bhandari, worships Pashupatinath

Kathmandu, August 22 Indian Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday. The President’s Office says various issues related to bilateral relations and mutual interest were discussed during the meeting. Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri and other Indian officials had also gone to the […]

Nepal says it’s looking at Jammu and Kashmir issue closely

Kathmandu, August 19 More than one week after the Indian government removed the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir, the government of Nepal has finally made its official response on the issue. Nepal’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali says Nepal is looking at the issue closely. Speaking with journalists at his ministry […]

Subsidies killing renewable energy investments in Nepal

Nepal’s faltering renewables policy may find its solution in energy trade – hydro from Nepal, RE from India Around 30% of Nepal’s population is still without access to electricity. So why is the share of renewable energy in Nepal’s electricity mix only 3%? It is a much debated question in the country’s hydro-dominant electricity sector, […]

Nepal, India discuss Koshi floods, Sunkoshi Marin project in New Delhi

Kathmandu, July 28 Officials of Nepal and India held a meeting to discuss problems created by floods in the Koshi River and the future of proposed Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project. The Joint Team of Experts held the meeting in New Delhi on Thursday and Friday last week, according to officials. It has been learned […]

Hold talks with India to resolve flood issues, Deuba tells govt

Kathmandu, July 24 President of Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday said that the government had to hold diplomatic talks with India to resolve issues of floods that affect both the countries every year. “We can’t just keep on putting the blame on one another year after year. Both countries need to talk together […]