Nepal

Oli's China visit instrumental for bilateral ties: Ex-Nepal PMs

Former Nepal Prime Ministers have expressed hope that Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's upcoming visit to China will be instrumental in further deepening bilateral ties between the two countries.

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Sumargi’s shady deals

Minister of State for Finance Udaya Shumsher Rana has said the government has formally started coordinating with foreign banks and companies to trace sources of billions of rupees transferred to controversial businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi and firms affiliated to him.

Balance of power

Six long weeks after the elections to the provincial assemblies and the federal parliament, the Nepali Congress last week allowed its central working committee (CWC) to discuss what led to its debacle. Yet it was more an angry outburst, rather than a sustained debate.

Decks cleared

The cloud of political uncertainty has been cleared after the government on Wednesday nominated, though belatedly, Chiefs of State (Governors) in all seven provinces and fixed temporary provincial headquarters to operate the provincial governments until a final arrangement is made

Agrarian crisis: Small farmers at receiving end

The agriculture sector in Nepal has barely progressed in the last decade. As always, plans and policies are limited to papers only. The successive governments, it seems, are oblivious to the agriculture distress that country could face in near future.

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Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative

The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra

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India-Australia free trade agreement soon?

 

The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu's visit to the country on June 26. T...

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