Nepal

Nepal government issues third wave warning as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Chitwan, Kaski, Rupandehi and Kailali are among the districts with more than 500 active cases of COVID-19 each.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Look forward to working closely with PM Modi to strengthen Nepal-India ties: Nepal PM Deuba

Deuba, the 75-year-old President of the Nepali Congress comfortably won a trust vote in the reinstated lower House of Representatives, averting a general election in Nepal amid the pandemic.

published on : 19th July 2021

Newly-elected Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of trust in Parliament

As many as 249 lawmakers participated in the voting process and 83 of them voted against Deuba while one lawmaker remained neutral.

published on : 18th July 2021

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba set to seek parliament's vote of confidence 

A failure to win the vote of confidence by PM Sher Bahadur Deuba will lead to the dissolution of the House, and elections will be held within six months.

published on : 18th July 2021

COVID-19 prohibitory orders extended in Nepal's Kathmandu valley till July 25

The Kathmandu valley has been under prohibitory orders since April 29 when a devastating wave of COVID-19 was sweeping across the country.

published on : 16th July 2021

Sher Bahadur Deuba takes oath as Nepal's PM for record fifth time; ceremony delayed

The 75-year-old veteran politician took the oath of office and secrecy from President Bidya Devi Bhandari during a swearing-in ceremony.

published on : 13th July 2021

Deuba will not take oath as Nepal PM until President Bhandari revises notice of his appointment: Report

A five-member Constitutional Bench led by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana, in its order, had said that Deuba must be appointed the Prime Minister in line with Article 76 (5) of the Constitution.

published on : 13th July 2021

KP Sharma Oli accuses apex court of 'deliberately' passing verdict in favour of Opposition parties

"It is the duty of players to play the game. The referee is there to maintain fair play, not to help any one team to win," Oli said speaking in Nepali language.

published on : 13th July 2021

Nepal's EC postpones November's parliamentary poll after SC reinstates dissolved House

The election scheduled for November following the dissolution of the House of Representatives will not be held immediately as the Parliament has been reinstated.

published on : 13th July 2021

Sher Bahadur Deuba becomes Nepal's PM for fifth time

Sher Bahadur Deuba's appointment is in line with the ruling issued by the Supreme Court on Monday to make way for his claim to premiership, replacing incumbent K P Sharma Oli.

published on : 13th July 2021

Nepal opposition leader Deuba to be sworn-in as new Prime Minister for fifth time

Deuba will have to secure the vote of confidence in parliament within a month after his appointment as the new prime minister.

published on : 13th July 2021

Nepal receives 1.5 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine from US

US Ambassador Randy Berry handed over the vaccines to Health Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha on Monday.

published on : 12th July 2021

Nepal's apex court reinstates dissolved House of Representatives for second time in five months

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.

published on : 12th July 2021

Nepal signs USD 1.3 bn mega-deal with Indian company to develop 679 MW Lower Arun Hydropower project

The 679-megawatt Lower Arun Hydropower project is the second mega project undertaken by India after the USD 1.04 billion 900-MW Arun-3 hydroelectric project.

published on : 12th July 2021

Nepal's Supreme Court likely to pronounce verdict on House dissolution on July 12

President Bhandari dissolved the lower house for the second time in five months on May 22 and announced snap elections on November 12 and November 19.

published on : 11th July 2021
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