Nepal’s opposition party disrupts parliament session, chants slogans against speaker

The opposition, led by former prime minister KP Sharma Oli, alleged that House Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has played a major role to split the UML by not sacking the 14 leaders, including Madhav…

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504 Nepali citizens rescued from Afghanistan so far: Government

As many as 356 Nepalis in Afghanistan have registered their whereabouts on the Department of Consular Services’ web portal. 

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Nepal govt unveils ‘common minimum programme’

According to the common minimum programme, the government will focus on strengthening friendly relations with other countries and neighbours to expand the area of mutual cooperation

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Nepal PM speaks to US secretary of state Blinken over phone, agrees to deepen bilateral ties

Anthony Blinken has arrived in New Delhi on a two-day India visit. On Wednesday, Blinken will hold extensive talks with India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and meet National Security…

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Sher Bahadur Deuba sworn in as Nepal PM

Deuba, the head of the opposition Nepali Congress, had claimed to have the support of 149 members of the 275-seat lower house. He is the third Nepali lawmaker to become prime minister of the…

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Priority is to make Nepal COVID-19 free, says newly appointed health minister

The Health Minister said the government has begun with the preparations on the third wave of coronavirus which is likely to affect children the most

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Nepal PM reorganises cabinet, appoints three deputy Prime Ministers

President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of offices and secrecy to the new cabinet as the ministers at Shital Niwas, the office of the President

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Nepal unveils annual budget, focus on COVID-19, economy

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had earlier assured the availability of COVID-19 vaccines to the people of the country

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Nepal calls new elections amid pandemic crisis

Political rivalries between the communist prime minister and his former Maoist allies hit a new peak as the country battles a severe coronavirus wave with acute shortages of oxygen and vaccines…

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Foreign expedition abandons Everest attempt citing COVID-19 risks

Tendi Sherpa of the Iceland Trekking and Expedition company, which provided local support to the team, confirmed climbers were returning for fear of the disease

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Oli reappointed as Nepal PM as Opposition fails to muster majority to form new government

The CPN-UML, headed by Oli is the largest party with 121 seats in the House of Representatives. However, Oli needs to prove the majority through a vote of trust in the Parliament within a month of…

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Two foreign climbers die on Everest

Mount Everest has seen a surge in the number of climbers, leading to overcrowding that has been blamed for multiple deaths

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Nepal records highest single-day deaths related to coronavirus; aid arrives from China

In the last 24 hours, 5,225 COVID-19 patients have recovered, 20,596 polymerase chain reaction tests and 720 antigen tests have been conducted, the ministry said.

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Covid threatens Everest climbing comeback plans as infections rise

Nepal's tourism industry suffered a devastating blow last year when the pandemic prompted a complete shutdown of its summits, costing millions in lost revenue

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Maoist Centre took a moral stand by withdrawing support to PM: Nepali Congress 

“Politically, Nepal is facing a lot of problems. The CPN-Maoists Centre did an ideal thing by withdrawing their support to PM Oli. The party was anyway dissolved by the Supreme Court and returned…

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