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Last updated: Sunday, November 29, 2015 2:50:05 PM

Nepal to elect new prime minister on Sunday
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) With consensus again eluding the Nepali Constituent Assembly, the unicameral legislature of the Himalayan nation will elect a new prime minister on Sunday, speaker Subash Chandra Nembang announced on Friday.

Friday, October 09, 2015 5:06:11 PM

Nepal forms panel to ease political standoff with India
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) The Nepal government on Friday formed a three- member panel to talk with India to end the current political and diplomatic standoff and ensure smooth supply of essential commodities, including petroleum products.

Friday, October 09, 2015 3:42:18 PM

Nepal team to discuss fuel supply with India
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) The Nepal government on Friday formed a dialogue team to hold talks with India to ease the supply of petroleum products and prompt the end of a fortnight-long fuel blockade.

Friday, October 09, 2015 3:34:03 PM

ADB approves $15 mn grant for quake-hit Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $15 million grant to rebuild schools, provide micro-loans to help restore livelihoods, and to boost disasters awareness in quake-ravaged Nepal, said a statement issued on Friday.

Friday, October 09, 2015 11:04:04 AM

Nepal airlifts 66 tonnes of aviation fuel from Kolkata
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) Nepal on Thursday airlifted 66 tonnes of aviation fuel from Kolkata to overcome an acute shortage of petroleum products as Nepal-bound cargo trucks from India have not been allowed to enter by Madhes-based political parties for the past fortnight.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 7:14:05 PM

Nepal's empowered mountain women go green
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) Women farmers in Nepal's mountains are adopting environmentally-friendly farm practices to re-green fields and also facing head-on the challenges posed by rising temperatures and scarce rains.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 12:28:03 PM

Nepal planning to airlift fuel following India's unofficial blockage
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) Nepal is planning to airlift fuel from other countries following a halt in supply of petroleum products by southern neighbor India some two weeks ago.

Thursday, October 08, 2015 12:58:03 AM

Indian embassy seeks petrol in Nepal, Twitterati go wild
Kathmandu, Oct 7 (IANS) The Indian embassy here has requested the state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) for weekly supplies of fuel in view of the ongoing petrol shortage. The plea has led to a storm on Twitter with Kathmanu's Twitterati launching a sarcastic campaign on the social networking service asking for donations to help out the Indian mission.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 5:02:08 PM

Most Nepalese now unhappy with Modi
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) Just a year ago when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed 10 agreements with Nepal and launched a bus service between the two countries, his popularity soared and soared. It is a different story now.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 2:16:15 PM

Nuns help rebuild quake-hit Nepal houses
Kathmandu, Oct 5 (IANS) After surviving the devastating quake in Nepal in April and the aftershocks, nuns from an ancient Tibetan order are now helping to rehabilitate the affected villagers.

Monday, October 05, 2015 12:30:04 PM

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