Nepal-India Sanskrit study centre to be established

Kathmandu, 22 March : The International Sanskrit Seminar concluded issuing a seven-point declaration including the establishment of a Nepal-India Sanskrit study centre and promotion of yoga and Ayurveda at both countries' initiatives.

Nepal-India Sanskrit study centre to be established

Kathmandu, 22 March : The International Sanskrit Seminar concluded issuing a seven-point declaration including the establishment of a Nepal-India Sanskrit study centre and promotion of yoga and Ayurveda at both countries' initiatives.

Government decides to purchase two trains from India

Kathmandu, 11 March : The Council of Ministers on March 18 took various 21 decisions ranging from train purchase to national park management.

Holi being celebrated in Tarai districts

Kathmandu, 21 March : The festival of colours, Holi, is being celebrated in the Tarai districts of the country on Thursday ...

Former DIG Parbati Thapa joins Forum

Kathmandu, 19 March : Former Nepal Police DIG Parbati Thapa has formally joined Federal Socialist Forum-led by Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav.

EU delegation office premises inaugurated

Kathmandu, 19 March : The new office premises of the delegation of the European Union to Nepal have been inaugurated in the presence of Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun.

Government urged to unveil report about Madhesh movement

Kathmandu, 18 March : Several political parties’ leaders have urged the government to unveil the report submitted to it by the Commission formed under the convenorship of Supreme Court former judge Girish Chandra Lal as soon as possible and address the demand of Rastriya Janata Party ( RJP- Nepal) towards that end.

Politics

PM Modi to contest election from Varanasi

New Delhi, 22 March : The Bharatiya Janata Party has released its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls with Prime Minister Narendra Modi contesting the polls from Varanasi, like he did in 2014.

Interview

Madhesh could be brought into main stream : Santosh Mehata

Spokesperson, RJP-Nepal

The stand of RJP is now the opposition while Forum is ruling party. So unification with another party staying in the government is not possible in the present situation.

Agreement with CK Raut not a big deal : Dr. Manoj Mukti

Chairperson, Jantantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha

We could also re-join RJP : Jagdish Prasad Sukla

Leader, Independent Political Group

Editorial

No referendum (Editorial)

Some people are falsely interpreting the term ‘janaabhimat’ (people’s mandate) as synonymous with janamat sangraha (referendum).

Life sentence for Resham Chaudhary (Editorial)

Why the Election Commission accepted Chaudhary’s candidacy even after a murder case was filed against him?

India-Pak tension (Editorial)

Pakistan is a longstanding U.S. ally, although ties have been rocky at the best of times.

International

Pramod Sawant new CM of Goa

New Delhi, 19 March :  Pramod Pandurang Sawant has come a long way over the years, from being an ayurveda practitioner to the man sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Goa.

Lok Sabha elections dates announced

New Delhi, 12 March : Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and will be held over seven phases followed by counting of votes ...

Pakistan hands over captured Indian Air Force pilot to India

New Delhi, 3 March: Pakistan has handed over the Indian Air Force pilot captured after his plane was shot down by the Pakistani