Baburam Bhattarai bats for national consensus govt to resolve imbroglio

Kathmandu, 12 May: Federal Council Chairman of Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Dr Baburam Bhattarai has suggested forming a national government headed by the leader other than incumbent and former prime ministers.

13 border points to enter Nepal from India

Kathmandu, 11 May: The government has permitted Nepali nationals in India to enter Nepal from 13 different entry points at different places along the Nepal-India border.

India rehabilitates small hydro power plant at Chandannath in Jumla

Kathmandu, May 7: First Secretary of the Embassy of India, Karun Bansal virtually inaugurated a newly rehabilitated Small Hydro Power Plant at Chandannath Municipality in Jumla district.

Flights to remain suspended till except to India

Kathmandu, 4 May: The government has decided to suspend both domestic and international flights, allowing, however, two flights to India a week.

Govt suspends flights except two per week from Delhi

The Government of Nepal has decided to suspend all international flights except two flights per week from Delhi as per the air bubble agreement, from May 6 midnight till May 14.

India gifts 39 ambulances and six school buses

Kathmandu, 22 April: The Indian government on Thursday gifted 39 ambulances and six school buses to various governmental and non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations working in the field of health and education.

20th India-Nepal DG-level talks on customs cooperation concludes

Kathmandu, April 21: Officials of Nepal and India have concluded a two-day dialogue at Director General (DG)-level virtually Wednesday.

Politics

Rajendra Mahato warns to write to President if anyone from party submits claim for govt formation

Kathmandu, 12 May: Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) leader Rajendra Mahato has said that Chairman Mahantha Thakur will write to the President stating the party does not want to be part of government if anyone from the party submits claim for new government formation.

Local News

Hospitals in Province 2 appoint additional human resources

Janakpurdham, 11 May: Following the increasing number of corona virus cases, the government of Province-2 has appointed additional human resources at the hospitals of the province in order to ease treatment of Covid-19 patients.

Interview

JSP and state government fail to give Rs 5 million to martyrs family : Om Prakash Sarraf

Leader, JSP-Nepal

We have been celebrating Sacrifice Day every year in the memory of Ramesh Mahato, the first martyr of the Madhes movement.

Mandal not suitable as PP leader in Province 2 : Ashok Kumar Yadav

Assembly member, Province 2 NCP Prachanda-Nepal faction

Editorial

Foreign Minister’s India trip

Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has visited Delhi for a bilateral meeting. External affairs minister, S Jaishankar, his counterpart as co-chair of the...

China’s influence in NCP split

The sudden dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) and ensuing split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has astonished both domestic and external observers alike.

Polarization of politics

After the dissolution of the House of Representatives, the politics of Nepal is now polarized establishing PM Oli as the sole leader on one side and the ...

International

India's COVID deaths cross quarter million mark, no sign of peak

New Delhi, 12 May: India said on Wednesday a record number of people were killed by the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, pushing its overall death toll over a quarter million, while a leading virologist said it was too early to say if infections had reached a peak.

Bodies float down Ganges as nearly 4,000 more die of COVID in India

New Delhi, 12 May: Scores of bodies are washing up on the banks of the Ganges as Indians fail to keep pace with the deaths and cremations of around 4,000 people a day from the novel coronavirus.

India COVID-19 variant is comparatively more fatal: WHO

London, 11 May: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the coronavirus variant first found in India last year is comparatively more infectious than other variants.