Nepal has been measuring Everest for two years, but China will join in announcing its new height
Officials at the Land Reform Ministry and Survey Department said they were unaware of the agreement between Nepal and China regarding the joint announcement.
Prime Minister Oli will seek to reiterate Nepal’s commitment to non-alignment in Baku
Amidst rising geopolitical rivalries, Nepal will need to assuage the international community’s concerns regarding the conduct of its foreign policy.
Janajati, Madhesi forces seek to revive identity-based movement
The KP Sharma Oli administration has undermined the rights and privileges of marginalised communities, leaders say.
Foreign Ministry to deploy officers to all provinces to ensure provincial officials abide by diplomatic code
The move follows criticism that chief ministers and ministers were holding meetings with foreign diplomats and dignitaries without informing the ministry.
China to provide Rs 2.5 billion in military aid to Nepal
It appears that that defence cooperation will be prioritised in this ‘strategic cooperative partnership’ between the two nations, security analysts say.
Oli now has problems with the way the media addresses individuals
Oli expressed displeasure over the media’s use of the informal Nepali pronoun ‘timi’.
Nepal and China elevate bilateral ties to a ‘strategic partnership’ but no one’s certain what that entails
Analysts believe that a strategic partnership has security and military components but caution against a hasty interpretation.
Xi departs, signing over two dozen agreements and memorandums
The Chinese president returned to Beijing on Sunday after a whirlwind trip where he met with Nepali leaders and officials and announced a slew of projects and packages.
On his first day in Kathmandu, Xi announces Rs 56 billion in economic assistance over the next two years
The Chinese president also announced that China would conduct the detailed project report for the long-awaited Kathmandu-Kerung cross-border railway.
Chinese President Xi to sign at least a dozen agreements in Kathmandu
While the 1,200MW Budhi Gandaki hydroelectric project is set to be revived, an agreement is also expected on the detailed project report for the Kathmandu-Kerung railway line.
Kathmandu readies itself for Chinese president’s visit
Agreements related to infrastructure, connectivity, trade, commerce and energy are expected to be signed during Xi Jinping’s visit.
With a complaint formally registered against Mahara, all eyes are now on the police and the government
As the country prepares for Dashain holidays, there are fears about the investigation’s progress and about the complainant’s safety.
Department of Passports modifies tender for e-passports after reservations from Asian bidders
New amendments to the tender have reduced requirements regarding past experience in printing passports so as to create a more level playing field.
Failure to ensure justice in Mahara case could cost Nepal dearly in the international arena
As Nepal is party to many international human rights conventions, it is required to ensure justice for victims of gender-based violence, or face international censure.
With Mahara’s resignation, a tricky political situation arises
The House Speaker’s resignation over rape allegations means that the parties will now need to select a new Speaker, a critical position in a parliamentary system.