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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.

Nov 13, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Sher Bahadur Deuba elected as 40th Prime Minister of Nepal

Nepal Parliament on Tuesday elected Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba as 40th Prime Minister of the land-locked country.

Jun 06, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Nepal signs mega hydro project deal with Chinese firm

Nepal has signed a major deal with a Chinese company to develop a 1,200 MW hydroelectric project, the biggest hydro project in the landlocked country that could resolve its perennial power crisis.

Jun 05, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

Two Nepal parties to withdraw impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki

Dahal, who had announced his resignation as the PM to honour an agreement with Sher Bahadur Deuba, said the process has already been initiated.

May 27, 2017, 15:32 PM IST

Narendra Modi congratulates Prachanda for successful conduct of polls

Millions of Nepalese on May 14 voted in the country's first local-level polls.

May 26, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' steps down

Pushpa Kamal Dahal stepped down as Prime Minister of Nepal on Wednesday. 

May 24, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Nepal to vote in local polls for first time in two decades

Prime Minister Prachanda, a former Maoist rebel commander who still goes by his nom de guerre, is expected to stand down after the vote under a power-sharing deal.

May 12, 2017, 11:55 AM IST

Nepal PM Prachanda meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, calls meeting 'fruitful'

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', who is on a six-day visit to China, held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday.

Mar 27, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Manjeev Singh Puri set to be India's envoy to Nepal

Manjeev Singh Puri, India's Ambassador to the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg, is set to be the country's envoy to Nepal.

Mar 02, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Madhesi Front refuses to back Constitution amendment bill

Prime Minister Prachanda's efforts to achieve reconciliation with the Madhesi issue received a setback on Thursday when the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal (FSF-N) refused to back the Constitution Amendment Bill.

Dec 01, 2016, 17:31 PM IST

Demonetisation: Questions from abroad Modi needs to answer

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Nov 19, 2016, 11:23 AM IST

Demonetisation: Prachanda dials Modi, seeks help

Nepal Premier Prachanda has telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought an arrangement so that Nepalese holding a huge stock of banned high denomination Indian bank notes could swap them with legal currency in the country.

Nov 15, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

Nepal govt to table Constitution amendment by Nov 15: Prachanda

Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda today said his government was committed to table a proposal in the parliament by next week to amend the new Constitution and meet the long-pending demands of agitating parties, including Madhesis.

Nov 11, 2016, 23:34 PM IST

Trilateral meeting between PM Modi, Jinping, Prachanda sparks curiosity

Pitching Nepal as a 'dynamic bridge' between India and China, Prime Minister Prachanda floated a proposal for trilateral strategic ties to Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping, Nepalese media reported.

Oct 16, 2016, 23:55 PM IST

Nepalese PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' cancels United Nations trip

Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has cancelled his scheduled visit to the United Nations, in order to address the concerns of the Madhesis and Janjatis over the Constitution, a statement said on Monday.

Sep 19, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Sushma calls on Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal

 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on visiting Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" here on Friday.

Sep 16, 2016, 12:22 PM IST

Nepal PM Prachanda accorded ceremonial welcome

 Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here on Friday.

Sep 16, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

Will implement Constitution after all are taken in confidence: Prachanda

Underlining the urgency to unite despite differences in ethnicity and caste, Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Thursday said till the time Tharus and Madhesis are not taken into confidence, atmosphere for implementing the new Constitution cannot be created.

Sep 15, 2016, 20:56 PM IST

India has never been prescriptive in Nepal's Constitution making process: MEA

Maintaining that India has never been prescriptive in the Constitution making process of Nepal, Ministry of External (MEA) official spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said that the Constitution making process is an internal matter of Kathmandu, adding it is for their people to discuss what is in their best interest.

Sep 15, 2016, 19:04 PM IST

Nepal PM arrives in India on three-day visit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj received him at the airport, ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

Sep 15, 2016, 16:39 PM IST