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Kathmandu hosts first ‘Nepal-India Think Tank’ Summit

The first ‘Nepal-India Think Tank’ Summit was held in Kathmandu on July 31 to foster greater collaboration and knowledge-sharing among the think tanks of the two countries. It was inaugurated by Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, the former Prime Minister of Nepal and Co-Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party. The summit was jointly organized by the ..

KP Sharma Oli sworn-in as new Prime Minister of Nepal

Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, the chairperson of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) , has been sworn-in as the 41st Prime Minister of Nepal, after his Left alliance routed the ruling Nepali Congress in the country’s historic parliamentary and local polls. President Bidhya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-elected ..

Nepal unable to resolve differences on constitution drafting

Consensus could not be reached among Nepal’s main political parties, the UCPN (Maoist) , Nepali Congress , CPN-UML and the union of the Samyukta Loktantrik madhesi Morcha as they were unable to resolve the differences in the constitution drafting. Major cause of opposition: Differences on restructuring of states. Formation of 14 states based on ethnicity ..

3 day India-Nepal crafts festival begins in Nepal

In Nepal, a 3-day India-Nepal crafts festival began in the capital Kathmandu. Inaugurating the festival, Nepal’s President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav held that such a common platform which would help artisans in both Nepal and India.

News Today : August 28, 2011

  Tony Tan wins Singapore presidential election Former Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Tony Tan won presidential election after vote recount He defeated top challenger, Tan Cheng Bock The election taken as a referendum on the ruling People’s Action Party , which has led the country since 1959   SC: PM, CMs have discretion to ..

Jhala Nath Khanal – New Prime Minister of Nepal

  In Nepal, the position of Prime Minister was created in 1799 and as per the records, Damodar Pande is considred to be the First Prime Minister of Nepal. However, the first elected Prime Minister was Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, in 1959. He held the office for 18 months and then King Mahendra deposed and imprisoned ..