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Nepal Parliament Dissolved. Mid-term Polls In November

The surprise announcement comes after a presidential statement said neither the caretaker PM K.P. Sharma Oli, nor opposition leader Sher Bahadur Deuba were able to demonstrate a majority to form a new government by the Friday deadline.

Nepal reports 481 new COVID-19 cases, tally hits 2,58,181

Nepal on Sunday reported 481 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the nationwide tally of infection has reached 258,181.

Nepal President calls new session of Upper House from January 1

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Saturday has called a new session of the National Assembly from January 1, nearly a week after the acting Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli dissolved the Parliament.

Nepal SC issues show cause notice against govt over dissolving Parliament

Nepal Supreme Court on Friday issued order to show cause against the government over Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's decision to dissolve the Parliament.

PM Oli pulls off surprise, draws a red line for ambassador Hou Yanqi

Oli has told his supporters he is open to a split in the party – an eventuality China has been working to avert. China has been seen as playing the role of a peacemaker in the NCP in the past.

Nepal Communist Party's Secretariat meeting adjourned for 10 days

The Secretariat meeting of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has been adjourned for 10 days, said party's spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha on Thursday.

Nepal PM extends Dussehra greeting card with old map, advisor says 'technical distortion'

The Dussehra greeting card was the new one, but because of its small size, the new areas were not visible, KP Sharma Oli’s adviser Surya Thapa said.

Sikali Jatra, an alternative for Dashain for people of Khokana in Nepal

Known for its cultural identity and mustard oil, Khokana, a medieval Newari heritage village in the Southern part of Kathmandu Valley celebrates the Sikali Jatra instead of the Dashain Festival.


 
Nepal completes reconstruction of historical "Rani Pokhari", inaugurated by President

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the reconstructed "Rani Pokhari" or the "Queens Pond" during a ceremony on Wednesday afternoon despite the rise in coronavirus cases across the country.

NCP standing committee is postponed yet again, Chinese power play in Nepal

While Kathmandu is all up in arms against India, there is not even a word against Hou Yanqi, the Chinese ambassador to Nepal, who is feted by all political leaders across ideological spectrum in the Himalayan nation.

Nepal Communist Party’s top panel met at PM Oli’s house. He was AWOL

The standing committee meetings were initially scheduled to begin on May 7 but PM Oli, who is severely short of support within the 44-member panel, had put them off.

Nepal’s parliament approves map that includes Indian territory, president assent next

Nepal’s upper house on Thursday unanimously cleared a constitutional amendment bill to reflect its new map in the national emblem, a move that is seen to virtually make the boundary row a permanent irritant in relations between Kathmandu and New Delhi. The bill garnered 57 votes in its support and none against.

Nepal-India Ties Shouldn’t Deteriorate; China No Substitute To India: Senior Nepali Economist

Nepal-India relationship should not deteriorate over the border row as the landlocked country is dependent on its southern neighbour for all the essential items and it would be unwise to consider China as an "alternative", a leading Nepali economist said on Monday.

Nepal PM Oli on Kalapani issue: Get back land occupied by India

Nepal's Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that his government will seek a solution to the Kalapani issue through diplomatic efforts and dialogue on the basis of historical facts and documents.