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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli To Visit China on March 20 Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

KATHMANDU: After choosing India as his first overseas destination, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will head to China on March 20, a media report said today. A meeting of Council of Ministers yesterday decided on Mr Oli's maiden China visit since he assumed office in October last year, local..

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Struggle not over yet: Upendra Yadav

POKHARA: Chairman of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Upendra Yadav has said that struggle for identity in the country is going on. At a programme in Pokhara on Monday, Yadav argued that his party was supposed to go for struggle to bring the marginalised class and community into the state’s..

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It’s newly arrived gentry Vs a miser now Monday, February 29th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Congress party (NC) is headlong into its general convention to elect a new leadership which is marked by stampede among all those involved and marked degree of complacence among the rest. Meanwhile for reasons understandable section of the media is working hard to come up with minute..

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Will vie for party leadership: NC leader Ram Sharan Mahat

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress leader Ram Sharan Mahat has said that he would file candidacy for the post of the party President if a common leadership was not agreed at the upcoming 13th general convention. Speaking at the Reporters Club Nepal here on Monday, leader Mahat said that he was ready to..

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My visit improved relations with India: PM Oli Saturday, February 27th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli has said that his visit to India helped in "improving" the ties which had "soured" during the anti-Constitution stir even as the agitating Madhesi front called it a "complete failure" and warned of fresh protests if their demands are not met. "Earlier the..

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Oli has enough reasons to smile meanwhile Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: Prime Minister K P Oli, who is returning today from the six-day long India visit, must be the least worried man when he lands at the TIA. This incidentally is a departure from what his predecessors used to suffer at the end of similar visit down south. The reason being not..

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Congress has no future sans Koirala family Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: The Congress party is about to convene for general convention to essentially effect a transition at the top, with dog eat dog scenario bringing out the worst in all involved. The best or worst is yet to unfold, though. The party is currently at the crossroads and is thus..

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Hindu renaissance could throw up a baby Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: The blockade imposed by India on Nepal recently has paved way for "normalization" of relations between the two countries for the time being while Nepal could come under yet another wave of change. No one has so far explained why India imposed the blockade although cause..

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Geopolitics, a constant, while leaders change Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: With Prime Minister K P Oli flying to Uttaranchal to have a dekko at the Tehri Dam project, the underlying message is one can expect something as big as that project in Nepal and at the same time give India a big reason to tell Nepal to keep away from China. That brings..

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How visit served Indian interest than that of Nepal Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Staff Writer, KATHMANDU: The current visit of Prime Minister K P Oli to India can be said to have at best served Indian interest more than it can be said to have served Nepalese interest by any standard. It served Indian interest in the sense, PM Oli did not first go to China and apparently..

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Nepal PM arrives on six-day visit to India Friday, February 19th, 2016

New Delhi: Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli arrived here on Friday on a six-day visit to India — his first foreign visit after assuming office in October last year. He was received at the airport by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The visit of Oli, who is accompanied by his wife..

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