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Maha family killed in Nepal crash cremated at Pashupatinath temple

Maha family killed in Nepal crash cremated at Pashupatinath temple

Rediff.com2 Jun 2022

The bodies of four Indians, who were among 22 people killed in the Tara Air plane crash in Nepal's mountainous Mustang district, were cremated on Thursday at the sacred Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu.

Bodies of all Nepal plane crash victims brought to Kathmandu for post-mortem

Bodies of all Nepal plane crash victims brought to Kathmandu for post-mortem

Rediff.com31 May 2022

All the bodies have been sent to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for post-mortem examinations.

Last body recovered from Nepal plane crash site

Last body recovered from Nepal plane crash site

Rediff.com31 May 2022

Now it is confirmed that all 22 people, including four Indian nationals and three crew members, have been killed in the tragedy.

Bad weather caused Nepal plane crash: Preliminary probe

Bad weather caused Nepal plane crash: Preliminary probe

Rediff.com31 May 2022

Preliminary investigation revealed that the aircraft had crashed into the mountains after it swerved to the right, instead of turning to the left due to inclement weather.

Bad weather hits search for crashed Nepal plane, fate of 22 flyers unknown

Bad weather hits search for crashed Nepal plane, fate of 22 flyers unknown

Rediff.com29 May 2022

According to an air traffic controller at Jomsom Airport, they was an unconfirmed report about a loud noise reported in the Ghasa region of Jomsom, according to the Post report.

On day of Modi visit, Chinese-built Lumbini international airport thrown open

On day of Modi visit, Chinese-built Lumbini international airport thrown open

Rediff.com16 May 2022

Nepal's Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday inaugurated the country's second international airport built by China that will help connect Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a major tourist and pilgrimage destination, to Buddhist circuits in South Asia as well as to the rest of the world.

52-yr-old Nepali Sherpa scales Everest for 26th time; breaks own record

52-yr-old Nepali Sherpa scales Everest for 26th time; breaks own record

Rediff.com8 May 2022

Kami Rita and his group of 11 Sherpa guides summitted the 8,848.86-metre peak at 6.55 pm (local time).

Sher Bahadur Deuba takes oath as Nepal's PM for record 5th time

Sher Bahadur Deuba takes oath as Nepal's PM for record 5th time

Rediff.com13 Jul 2021

The 75-year-old veteran politician and Nepali Congress President took the oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari during a swearing-in ceremony which was delayed by over two hours.

Nepal's apex court orders appointment of Deuba as PM, reinstates house

Nepal's apex court orders appointment of Deuba as PM, reinstates house

Rediff.com12 Jul 2021

A five-member Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana issued the verdict stating that President Bhandari's decision to dissolve the lower house upon a recommendation of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli was an unconstitutional act, delivering a major blow to the veteran Communist leader who was preparing for snap polls.

Nepal PM Oli, Oppn alliance stake claim to form govt

Nepal PM Oli, Oppn alliance stake claim to form govt

Rediff.com21 May 2021

Nepal's political crisis deepened on Friday as both embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and the Opposition parties staked a claim for the formation of a new government by submitting letters comprising signatures of lawmakers to President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli loses vote of confidence

Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli loses vote of confidence

Rediff.com10 May 2021

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.

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