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Poll-bound Nepal to close borders with India for 72 hours

Nepal will be closing its borders with India for about 72 hours as it holds parliamentary and provincial council polls on November 26.

Nepal cancels power project with China

Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project is a storage type project, located in Central/ Western Development region on the Budhi Gandaki River of Nepal.

Nominations filed for final phase of parliament & provincial elections in Nepal - Doordarshan

Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has filed nomination from his home district Dadeldhura, Former PM and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal submitted his papers from Chitwan-3 and CPN(UML) Chief ...

Nepal takes a central role in China-India gold smuggling - Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian Review
KATHMANDU The silver car drove through hairpin turns for more than 100km along the landslide-prone mountain road from Nepal's northern border with Tibet to Kathmandu, arriving in the capital just before midnight on Sept. 3. Hidden in the trunk was a ...

Nepal to face Bahrain - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
KATHMANDU: Nepali youth football team will take on Bahrain in their second match of the AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers at the Dolen Omurzakov Stadium in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Thursday. Nepal, who faced a 2-0 defeat against hosts Kyrgyzstan in ...
AFC U-19 C'ship Qualifiers: Nepal to face Bahrain todayRepublica

Nepal: Filing of nominations for final phase of parliament & provincial elections begins - Doordarshan

702 candidates are in fray for the first phase for 37 constituencies of House of Representatives and 74 seats of Provincial Assemblies in 32 districts. As per the new constitution of Nepal local, province and parliament elections need to be completed ...

Nepal climbs two notches in World Bank's doing business index - Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Nepal has inched up two notches in the latest ease of doing business index of the World Bank, indicating a modest improvement in the business climate of the country in one year. Nepal is ranked 105th in 'Doing Business Report 2018'.
Nepal up two spots in Doing Biz indexThe Kathmandu Post

Search for truth and justice continues in Nepal: ICJ - The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu Post
Nov 2, 2017-Tuesday's arrest of Balkrishna Dhungel highlights the weaknesses, as well as promises, for conflict victims seeking accountability through Nepal's judicial system, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said on Wednesday, a day after ...
Rights violations going unpunished: ICJHimalayan Times

Peaceful Municipal Elections Show That Nepal Is Not as Divided at the Local Level - The Asia Foundation - In Asia

The Asia Foundation - In Asia
In mid-September, Nepal closed the chapter on its first local elections in two decades, as the third phase of voting for municipal bodies took place in restive southern Nepal. The vote was free from the violence that marred the adoption of the country ...

Xi and Nepal - Republica

Alas, leaders with such clear-cut vision for their country's standing abroad, based on solid convictions, and with the confidence to fearlessly pursue that vision, have been rare in Nepal. More common are the likes of MP Koirala, BP's brother, who ...