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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's India visit may be on cards
... leader to India after the eastern Ladakh standoff between the two countries began in May 2020. The proposal for the visit came from the Chinese side, and Wang intends to travel to Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh as part of a four-nation tour. Nepal's Kathmandu Post reported on Tuesday that Wang is scheduled to arrive in the Nepali capital on March 26 on a two-day official visit. In the last one and a half years, Jaishankar and Wang held several rounds of talks in Moscow and Dushanbe to try to ...
Updated: 03/16/2022
Indian authorities rescue Pakistani student stranded in Ukraine
... Nepalian and Tunisian students were also rescued during the operation. Roshan Jha was the first Nepali student to be rescued from Ukraine by the Indian authorities. Seven more Nepalis were evacuated from Poland, according to the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu. Meanwhile, the Ministry of External Affairs MEA informed that all Indians had been evacuated from Ukraine's Sumy. MEA spokeswoman Arindam Bagchi said, Happy to inform that we have been able to move all Indian students from Sumy. They are ...
Updated: 03/09/2022
Fuel stations in Nepal boycott NOC over commission cuts
KATHMANDU, Nepal is on Friday morning, fuel stations across Nepal refused to purchase fuel from the Nepal Oil Corporation NOC, protesting the decision to reduce commission dealers' fees for each liter of fuel they sell. KATHMANDU , Nepal -- From Friday ...
Updated: 03/08/2022
Nepal lawmakers approve $500 million infrastructure grant
Lawmakers in Nepal approved a $500 million infrastructure grant that critics say undermines the sovereignty of the Himalayan nation as protesters to the proposed funds clashed with police, officials and witnesses said on Sunday. KATHMANDU , Nepal - Lawmakers in Nepal approved a $500 million infrastructure grant that critics say undermines the sovereignty of the Himalayan nation as protesters to the proposed funds clashed with police, officials and witnesses said on Sunday. The ...
Updated: 02/28/2022
Nepal postpones debate on $500 million U.S. aid
... postponement came after hundreds of protesters broke through barricades and clashed with police as they tried to march on parliament, witnesses said. The police have used teargas, water cannon and batons to stop the protesters, said Deepak Paudel , Kathmandu district official. Thirteen protesters were arrested for attempting to demonstrate in a banned area and four people were injured, he said. The grant would be a gift from the American people and a partnership between our nations that would bring ...
Updated: 02/24/2022
Nepal likely to face hyperinflation situation
Kathmandu Nepal February 21 ANI With the country scheduled to go to polls on May 13 and rising fuel prices, Nepal may face a hyperinflation situation in the coming months. Kathmandu Nepal February 21 ANI With the country scheduled to go to polls on ...
Updated: 02/21/2022
Nepal police fire tear gas, water cannon to disperse protesters opposed to US-funded infrastructure project
The police in Kathmandu fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters opposed to a U.Sfunded infrastructure program that was presented to Parliament for ratification on Sunday, witnesses and officials in Nepal said. The police in Kathmandu fired tear gas ...
Updated: 02/20/2022
Nepal police fire tear gas, water cannon to disperse protesters opposing US-funded infrastructure
The police in Kathmandu fired teargas and water cannon to disperse protesters who were opposing a U.Sourced infrastructure programme that was due to be presented to parliament on Sunday, witnesses and officials in Nepal said. The police in Kathmandu fired teargas ...
Updated: 02/20/2022
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