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Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli loses vote of confidence

Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli loses vote of confidence

Rediff.com6 days ago

Prime Minister Oli secured 93 votes in the lower house of parliament during a special session convened on the directives of President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Nepal: 4 held for possessing uranium 'smuggled' from India

Nepal: 4 held for possessing uranium 'smuggled' from India

Rediff.com13 Mar 2021

Four Nepalese nationals were arrested here on Saturday for possessing 2.5 kilogrammes of unprocessed uranium, with one of them claiming that her father-in-law 'brought' it from India where he worked in a uranium mine some 20 years ago, police said.

Nepal ruling party's rival faction expels PM Oli

Nepal ruling party's rival faction expels PM Oli

Rediff.com24 Jan 2021

The decision to remove Oli from the party's general membership was taken at the Standing Committee meeting of the faction led by former prime ministers Prachanda and Madhav Kumar Nepal after Oli failed to produce explanation to his recent moves as sought by party leadership, sources said.

Nepal PM gets Parliament dissolved amidst infighting

Nepal PM gets Parliament dissolved amidst infighting

Rediff.com20 Dec 2020

The move comes as the intra-party feud reached climax in the ruling NCP which has been witnessing months long tussle between two factions, one led by 68-year-old Oli and Party's chairman and another led by 66-year-old 'Prachanda', also the executive chair of the party and former premier.

India, Nepal agree to advance mutual cooperation

India, Nepal agree to advance mutual cooperation

Rediff.com27 Nov 2020

Shringla began his two-day official visit to Nepal on Thursday. He was accorded a warm welcome on his maiden visit to Nepal which is happening at the invitation of Nepal Foreign Secretary Paudyal, amid a strain in bilateral ties following a bitter border row between the two countries.

Will resolve issues with India through dialogue: Nepal PM to Gen Naravane

Will resolve issues with India through dialogue: Nepal PM to Gen Naravane

Rediff.com6 Nov 2020

PM Oli said that "there has been good friendship between Nepal and India".

Gen Naravane conferred honorary rank of 'General of Nepali Army'

Gen Naravane conferred honorary rank of 'General of Nepali Army'

Rediff.com5 Nov 2020

Gen K M Cariappa was the first Indian Army chief to be decorated with the title in 1950.

Army Chief Gen Naravane meets Nepal counterpart

Army Chief Gen Naravane meets Nepal counterpart

Rediff.com5 Nov 2020

Naravane is scheduled to meet Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Friday.

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane arrives in Nepal on crucial visit

Army Chief Gen MM Naravane arrives in Nepal on crucial visit

Rediff.com4 Nov 2020

Gen Naravane on Tuesday said he was eagerly looking forward to the visit and exuded confidence that it will go a long way in strengthening the "bonds of friendship" between the armies of the two countries.

RAW chief meets Nepal Prime Minister Oli

RAW chief meets Nepal Prime Minister Oli

Rediff.com23 Oct 2020

His visit comes ahead of the upcoming official trip of Indian Army chief Gen M M Naravane to Nepal in the first week of November. Goel called on Prime Minister Oli at his official residence at Baluwatar on Wednesday evening, the premier's press advisor Surya Thapa told PTI.

Protests in Nepal against Chinese encroachment: Reports

Protests in Nepal against Chinese encroachment: Reports

Rediff.com23 Sep 2020

According to media reports in Kathmandu, China has allegedly constructed 11 buildings on the Nepalese territory in the Humla district bordering Tibet. The disputed area lies in Lampcha village of Namkha Rural Municipality in Humla district.

Nepal halts distribution of text-books with revised map

Nepal halts distribution of text-books with revised map

Rediff.com22 Sep 2020

India has already termed as untenable the 'artificial enlargement' of the territorial claims by Nepal after its Parliament unanimously approved the new political map of the country featuring Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura areas which India maintains belongs to it.

Nepal issues text books with new maps including Indian areas

Nepal issues text books with new maps including Indian areas

Rediff.com18 Sep 2020

India has already termed as untenable the 'artificial enlargement' of the territorial claims by Nepal after its Parliament unanimously approved the new political map of the country featuring Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura areas which India maintains belongs to it.

Nepal, India hold high-level talks amidst border row

Nepal, India hold high-level talks amidst border row

Rediff.com17 Aug 2020

The meeting came days after Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli telephoned his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to greet him on India's 74th Independence Day, in the first high-level contact after bilateral ties came under severe strain following issuance of a new political map by Nepal in May.

Nepal's ruling party meet fails to resolve Oli-Prachanda feud

Nepal's ruling party meet fails to resolve Oli-Prachanda feud

Rediff.com21 Jul 2020

Prime Minister Oli did not attend the meeting of the 45-member Standing Committee, he said, adding that the next meeting of the top body of the NCP will be held a week later. The meeting took place after it was postponed seven times to allow Oli and Prachanda more time to sort out their differences.

PM Oli didn't mean to debase Ayodhya's value: Nepal

PM Oli didn't mean to debase Ayodhya's value: Nepal

Rediff.com14 Jul 2020

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday clarified that the remarks made by Prime Minister Oli 'are not linked to any political subject and have no intention at all to hurt the feelings and sentiments of anyone'.

'Real' Ayodhya is in Nepal, Lord Ram is Nepali: Nepal PM

'Real' Ayodhya is in Nepal, Lord Ram is Nepali: Nepal PM

Rediff.com14 Jul 2020

'Although the real Ayodhya lies at Thori in the west of Birgunj, India has claimed the Indian site as the birthplace of Lord Ram'

Nepal's ruling party demand PM Oli's resignation over remarks on India

Nepal's ruling party demand PM Oli's resignation over remarks on India

Rediff.com30 Jun 2020

'The Prime Minister's remarks that India was conspiring to remove him was neither politically correct, nor diplomatically appropriate,'

India, China will resolve differences peacefully: Nepal

India, China will resolve differences peacefully: Nepal

Rediff.com21 Jun 2020

Nepal said it was confident that both its "friendly neighbours" India and China will resolve their border stand-off at the Line of Actual Control through peaceful means.

Nepal redraws political map by incorporating 3 Indian areas

Nepal redraws political map by incorporating 3 Indian areas

Rediff.com18 Jun 2020

Nepal last month released the revised political and administrative map of the country laying claim over the strategically key areas, more than six months after India published a new map in November 2019.

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