Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Nepal asks India to remove Madhesi blockade, India says its ‘your problem’

October 13, 2015 2:17:12 am

Last week, the Nepal Armed Police had requested Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), which guards the Indo-Nepal border, to remove Madhesis blockading the route of the trucks.

Nepal: K P Oli takes over, says normalising ties with India a top priority

October 13, 2015 2:11:42 am

Oli listed his priorities soon after he and two Deputy Prime Ministers and five cabinet ministers were administered the oath of office by President Ram Baran Yadav at his office.

KP Sharma Oli replaces Sushil Koirala as new Prime Minister of Nepal

October 12, 2015 12:05:51 am

Oli defeated the incumbent Prime Minister and Nepali Congress Chief Sushil Koirala by a huge margin. In the House of 597 members, Oli secured 338 votes against Koirala's 249.

Hindus in Pakistan protest ‘exclusion’ from RTI Act

October 11, 2015 3:37:24 pm

The members of the All Pakistan Hindu Rights Movements (APHRM) held the demonstration outside the Press Club building here against the alleged exclusion of the minorities from the ambit of the legislation.

Pakistan, India should live like ‘good neighbours’ and resolve issues through dialogue: Nawaz Sharif

October 10, 2015 6:02:11 pm

"I spoke the truth while looking into their eyes. The UN should realise itself and implement its resolution on Kashmir," Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif said.

Supplies from India hit, Nepal moves to airlift fuel from third country

October 9, 2015 3:00:04 am

The notice published by the state-run Nepal Oil Corp has asked suppliers to submit proposals to supply gasoline, kerosene and diesel and aviation fuel to the capital Kathmandu by air or by land.

Will look beyond India if blockade doesn’t end: Nepal

October 7, 2015 9:30:57 pm

Nepal alleged that India has imposed an economic blockade on the country following the announcement of its new Constitution.

Bangladesh: Christian priest attacked in his house by armed men

October 6, 2015 4:35:23 pm

A Christian priest in Bangladesh has survived an attempt on his life by three suspected Islamists who attacked him in his house after pretending to want to learn about Christianity.

Nepal: PM election unlikely to end within deadline

October 5, 2015 1:06:38 am

Standing committee of the UML on Sunday fielded Oli as its candidate for the top post. On the other hand, Koirala who is also the chairman of the Nepali Congress, told his party colleagues that he was keen to lead the “national government”.

Kunduz tragedy: Doctors Without Borders staff leave Afghan city after deadly airstrike that killed 22

October 4, 2015 9:21:46 pm

President Ashraf Ghani said a joint investigation was underway with US Forces and President Barack Obama said he expected a full accounting of the circumstances surrounding the bombing.

Nepal blockade eases, over 100 cargo trucks enter from India

October 4, 2015 7:37:56 pm

Several freight trucks, including some fuel tankers, which were stranded on the Indian side for over 11 days, entered the Nepali side through different border check-points.

Afghanistan: Airstrikes leave 9 staff dead in Kunduz hospital, another 30 missing

October 3, 2015 4:25:05 pm

Doctors Without Borders said its trauma center "was hit several times during sustained bombing and was very badly damaged."