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Class XII examination begins in Nepal amid COVID-19 pandemic

Class XII examination begins in Nepal amid COVID-19 pandemic

ANI | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 09:25 AM IST
The annual examination of Class XII began in Nepal on Wednesday amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has summoned the new session of parliament on September 8, according to a notice issued by her office. (Representational Image / PTI FILE)
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has summoned the new session of parliament on September 8, according to a notice issued by her office. (Representational Image / PTI FILE)

Nepal's federal parliament to begin its new session today

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2021 07:37 AM IST
Nepal: A cabinet decision recommended to the president that both houses of the federal parliament be summoned at 4 pm on September 8.
A girl walks through a street which was flooded after Bishnumati river overflowed following heavy monsoon rains in Kathmandu(AFP)
A girl walks through a street which was flooded after Bishnumati river overflowed following heavy monsoon rains in Kathmandu(AFP)

Nepal flash floods: Over 380 houses inundated, 138 rescued

PTI | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Most of the human settlements on the river banks in Kathmandu have been inundated by the flash floods. Kathmandu witnessed 105 mm of rainfall within four hours
A team was sent to the family and after the identification process, the elder sister of Aitbariya along with her brother-in-law was sent to Delhi with the Labour superintendent.
A team was sent to the family and after the identification process, the elder sister of Aitbariya along with her brother-in-law was sent to Delhi with the Labour superintendent.

Lost in UP, Jharkhand woman rescued from Nepal after 12 years

PTI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2021 09:08 PM IST
  • Family members of Aitbariya, who had abandoned all hopes to see her again, are now waiting eagerly for her return from New Delhi where she had reached on Friday.
India look to raise the level against Nepal in second international friendly
India look to raise the level against Nepal in second international friendly

India look to raise the level against Nepal in second international friendly

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2021 07:11 PM IST
At 105, India are ranked much above the 171st placed Nepal in the FIFA rankings, but still then the Sunil Chhetri-led side produced a below-par show in the first match to be held to a 1-1 draw on Thursday.
Thousands of Nepali men work as security guards in diplomatic districts of Afghanistan. (AFP)
Thousands of Nepali men work as security guards in diplomatic districts of Afghanistan. (AFP)

Nepal calls for evacuation of at least 1,500 Nepalis in Afghanistan

Reuters | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2021 10:54 PM IST
  • The country's foreign ministry spokesperson Sewa Lamsal said that they have formally written to embassies requesting them for the evacuation of staff in Afghanistan.
Nepal's newly appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.(AP)
Nepal's newly appointed Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.(AP)

Deuba takes oath as Nepal PM day after apex court verdict

Agencies | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2021 05:43 AM IST
  • A five-member Constitutional Bench led by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana, in its order, said that Deuba must be appointed the Prime Minister in line with Article 76 (5) of the Constitution.
Sher Bahadur Deuba. (REUTERS)(HT_PRINT)
Sher Bahadur Deuba. (REUTERS)(HT_PRINT)

Sher Bahadur Deuba becomes Nepal prime minister as KP Oli resigns

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 04:14 PM IST
Sher Bahadur Deuba will be given 30 days to prove to his majority in the House to survive as prime minister for the remaining term of Parliament.
Nepal's prime minister-elect Sher Bahadur Deuba (File Photo / Reuters)
Nepal's prime minister-elect Sher Bahadur Deuba (File Photo / Reuters)

Sher Bahadur Deuba, Nepal's prime minister-elect, to keep cabinet small: Report

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 01:16 PM IST
Sher Bahadur Deuba was named as the prime minister of Nepal a day ago after the country's supreme court reinstated the dissolved House for the second time in five months and asked president Bidya Devi Bhandari to ensure that the NC leader is appointed as the prime minister within two days.
While claiming the Prime Ministership back in May, Deuba had presented signatures of 149 lawmakers to prove that he commanded majority to lead a new government.(AP)
While claiming the Prime Ministership back in May, Deuba had presented signatures of 149 lawmakers to prove that he commanded majority to lead a new government.(AP)

Sher Bahadur Deuba to take oath as new Nepal PM today

ANI | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 06:40 AM IST
Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to succeed KP Sharma Oli as Prime Minister of Nepal on Tuesday.
A five-member Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court on Monday also ordered appointment of Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba as prime minister within two days.(Reuters )
A five-member Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court on Monday also ordered appointment of Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba as prime minister within two days.(Reuters )

Nepal SC orders to appoint Sher Bahadur Deuba as PM within next 28 hours

PTI | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2021 01:51 PM IST
As many as 30 petitions, including one by the opposition alliance led by the Nepali Congress, were filed against the dissolution of the House by the President.
Oli dissolved parliament and ordered fresh elections for November, while staying on as caretaker prime minister until the elections are held.(AFP)
Oli dissolved parliament and ordered fresh elections for November, while staying on as caretaker prime minister until the elections are held.(AFP)

Nepal SC ousts most of PM Oli’s cabinet

Agencies | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2021 02:43 AM IST
“This is an interim order and the court will give its final verdict later,” court official Bhadrakali Pokharel told news agency Reuters on Wednesday, a day after the decision by a two-judge bench.
“Yoga originated in Nepal, not in India. At the time when yoga came into existence, there was no existence of India. It was divided into factions,” K P Sharma Oli said.(AFP)
“Yoga originated in Nepal, not in India. At the time when yoga came into existence, there was no existence of India. It was divided into factions,” K P Sharma Oli said.(AFP)

Oli rolls out new theory on yoga’s origin, claims it was born in Nepal

Agencies | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 06:27 AM IST
Oli made the statement while addressing a programme held at his residence Baluwatar in Kathmandu on the occasion of International Yoga Day.
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (File Photo/PTI)
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (File Photo/PTI)

‘Yoga originated in Nepal’: KP Sharma Oli’s latest startling claim

Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 11:19 AM IST
Last year, Nepal prime minister KP Sharma Oli claimed Lord Rama was born in Nepal, and not in India.
Chinese president Xi Jinping. (File Photo)
Chinese president Xi Jinping. (File Photo)

China fumes after Nepal's media exposes price of procuring Sinopharm jabs

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 10:04 AM IST
Nepal had to sign a non-disclosure agreement with China over the procurement of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines. However, a report by a regional publication revealed the price of procurement, citing confirmation from two ministers and two government secretaries, much to Beijing's displeasure
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (File Photo)
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (File Photo)

'Courts can't appoint PM': Oli defends dissolution of House of Representatives

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 02:22 PM IST
Nepal prime minister KP Sharma Oli informed the Supreme Court that it cannot undertake the legislative and the executive functions of the state, according to a media report.
Hundreds of families who resided in the area have taken shelter in a local school, located a few hundred meters away from the main market square.(PTI Photo)
Hundreds of families who resided in the area have taken shelter in a local school, located a few hundred meters away from the main market square.(PTI Photo)

Glacial outburst suspected for flash flood in Central Nepal

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 10:08 AM IST
Several people, who have been displaced due to floods as they have lost their houses and properties, are in state of shock.
China's first donation of 800,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine in March was snapped up quickly.(AP)
China's first donation of 800,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine in March was snapped up quickly.(AP)

Nepal resumes vaccination campaign with Sinopharm doses given by China

AP | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 02:35 PM IST
  • Nepal’s vaccination campaign began in January but was stalled when neighboring India suffered a coronavirus surge and banned exports of the AstraZeneca vaccine it produces
The Opposition parties have filed a petition against Oli's move to dissolve the House in the Supreme Court.(Reuters)
The Opposition parties have filed a petition against Oli's move to dissolve the House in the Supreme Court.(Reuters)

Cracks appear in Madhesi, dissidents switch sides to join Nepal PM Oli’s Cabinet

PTI | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 10:39 PM IST
Oli has also expanded his Cabinet with the inclusion of eight ministers and two ministers of state from the Madhes-based JSP, according to sources of the party.
Philippines extends ban on travellers coming from India, six other countries(Photo by Wander Fleur on Unsplash)
Philippines extends ban on travellers coming from India, six other countries(Photo by Wander Fleur on Unsplash)

Philippines extends ban on travellers coming from India, six other countries

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 11:02 AM IST
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte approves extension of the coronavirus restrictions on travellers from seven countries to prevent the spread of the B.1617 "double mutant" variant of the Covid-19 first discovered in India
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (File Photo)
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (File Photo)

'Don't support PM Oli's unconstitutional acts': Nepal oppn urges institutions

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2021 02:58 PM IST
On Friday, a Constitutional Bench of Nepal's Supreme Court heard 30 writ petitions against the dissolution of the lower house of Parliament by PM KP Sharma Oli and fixed Sunday as the next date of hearing.
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (Reuters File Photo)
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (Reuters File Photo)

Nepal SC sends petitions against House dissolution to Constitutional Bench

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2021 03:17 PM IST
Hearing of all 19 petitions by a five-member bench led by Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Cholendra Shumsher Rana, has been scheduled for Friday.
Nepal police personnel detain an activist during a protest outside the president building, after the president dissolved the parliament and fixed general elections in November, amid a worsening coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Kathmandu(REUTERS)
Nepal police personnel detain an activist during a protest outside the president building, after the president dissolved the parliament and fixed general elections in November, amid a worsening coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Kathmandu(REUTERS)

Opposition alliance to move court against dissolution of Nepal parliament

PTI | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2021 02:45 PM IST
Nepal President dissolves House, announces snap polls in Nov; Opposition alliance to move court
Nepalese mountaineering officials have denied there are any active cases this season among climbers and support staff at all base camps for the country's Himalayan mountains (Purbu Zhaxi/Xinhua via AP, File)(AP)
Nepalese mountaineering officials have denied there are any active cases this season among climbers and support staff at all base camps for the country's Himalayan mountains (Purbu Zhaxi/Xinhua via AP, File)(AP)

Over 100 Covid-19 cases on Everest despite Nepal's denial, says expert guide

AP | , Kathmandu
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2021 07:25 AM IST
  • A total of 408 foreign climbers were issued permits to climb Everest this season, aided by several hundred Sherpas and support staff who've been stationed at base camp since April.
Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and the Opposition parties staked separate claims for the formation of a new government by submitting letters of support from lawmakers to the President on Friday.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and the Opposition parties staked separate claims for the formation of a new government by submitting letters of support from lawmakers to the President on Friday.(ANI Photo)

Nepal President dissolves parliament; election to be held in November

PTI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2021 07:58 AM IST
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari's announcement came on Friday midnight after she endorsed the recommendation to dissolve the parliament made by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli.
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (File Photo/Reuters)
Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli (File Photo/Reuters)

Nepal: Opposition mulls options to 'oust' PM Oli as political crisis deepens

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2021 02:41 PM IST
Opposition parties met on Friday to discuss how to resolve the current political scenario as Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed unwillingness to undergo another floor test to prove his government's majority in Parliament.
An earthquake hit Nepal on Wednesday morning.(File Photo)
An earthquake hit Nepal on Wednesday morning.(File Photo)

Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Nepal

ANI | , Kathmandu
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2021 06:58 AM IST
The earthquake's epicenter was at Bhulbhule of Lamjung district, according to Dr Lokbijay Adhikari, Seismologist, National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center.
Nepal on Monday recorded 214 deaths due to Covid-19 and 9,198 fresh cases (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)(AP)
Nepal on Monday recorded 214 deaths due to Covid-19 and 9,198 fresh cases (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)(AP)

India will provide liquid oxygen to Nepal within 8-10 days: Ambassador Kwatra

ANI | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 06:11 PM IST
  • Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra, in a virtual event held on Monday, announced the arrival of liquid oxygen in Nepal from India within 8 to 10 days.
This year, only around a hundred hand-picked devotees were allowed to pull the chariot for just a few meters (yards), as riot police sealed off the neighbourhood to prevent any spectators from entering. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)(AP)
This year, only around a hundred hand-picked devotees were allowed to pull the chariot for just a few meters (yards), as riot police sealed off the neighbourhood to prevent any spectators from entering. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)(AP)

Nepal scales back Hindu chariot festival as Covid-19 cases surge

AP | , Kathmandu
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2021 10:31 PM IST
  • The agreement to drastically scale back the festival came after consultations among local politicians, officials, security forces, priests and organisers
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