Nepal Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Nepal, China sign agreement on Belt-Road initiativeRead the original story

    Friday May 12 | Nerve News

    Kathmandu, May 12 - Nepal and China on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral cooperation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, a media report said. Nepal Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Chinese Ambassador Yu Hong signed the MoU here at a ceremony, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  2. Nepal finally goes to vote in local polls - first in two decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Asian Correspondent

    People collect their voters' identity cards at a polling station for the upcoming local election of municipalities and villages representatives in Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal, on May 11, 2017. Source: Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar votes in local elections on Sunday for the first time in 20 years, a major step in the young republic's difficult transition to democracy more than a decade after the end of its civil war.

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  3. Nepal to vote in local polls for first time in two decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Reuters

    Nepal votes in local elections on Sunday for the first time in 20 years, a major step in the young republic's difficult transition to democracy more than a decade after the end of its civil war. The government hopes the elections, staggered over two phases, will lead to a general election later in the year.

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  4. Nepal joins China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative, possibly alarming IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | NEWS.com.au

    Although Nepal had made verbal commitments in the past to support China's Silk Road initiative, Friday's signing officially translates that commitment to a binding agreement Nepal on Friday signed an agreement to be part of President Xi Jinping's ambitious plan to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa and Europe, a move that could alarm India, which jostles with China for influence in Kathmandu. At a special function held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kathmandu, Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi, the ministry's top bureaucrat, and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong inked the deal, the ministry said.

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  5. Nepalese get 1st chance in 20 years to vote for local bodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Boston Herald

    Much has changed since Nepal last held local elections 20 years ago - the Himalayan country's 240-year monarchy was abolished, federal democracy was introduced and political wrangling took center stage. Earthquakes ravaged the country.

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  6. First Time in 20 Years, Nepalese to Vote in Local ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Voice of America

    Much has changed since Nepal last held local elections 20 years ago: The Himalayan country's 240-year monarchy was abolished, federal democracy was introduced and political wrangling took center stage. Earthquakes ravaged the country.

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  7. Nepal signs up to China's new Silk Road planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | The Times of India

    The long discussed deal between impoverished Nepal and its much bigger neighbour comes just days before China hosts a summit for 28 leaders near Beijing, showcasing the ambitious plan. KATHMANDU: Nepal on Friday signed up to China's new Silk Road drive, a massive infrastructure project spanning some 65 countries at the centre of the Asian giant's push to expand its global influence.

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  8. PHOTOS: Buddhists celebrate Buddha's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Denver Post

    ... his birth, enlightenment to Nirvana, and his passing (Parinirvana). (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images) KATHMANDU, NEPAL - MAY 10: Young Buddhist monks receive donations during Buddha's birthday prayers at Boudha Stupa on May 10, 2017 in ...

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  9. To be in step with China's ambition, South Asian nations walk tightropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | The Indian Express

    ... (CPEC), which begins at the Karakoram and ends at the Gwadar port on the Indian Ocean, was worth a cool $ 57 billion. Nepal's Prime Minister Prachanda aims at balancing India and China - which is why he allowed his country's first military exercise ...

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  10. Lives in Brief. This week: a octogenarian climber, an actor and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Sunday Herald

    ... climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, smiles as he finishes his morning yoga workout at his residence in Kathmandu, Nepal. Officials say Sherchan who was attempting to scale Mount Everest to regain h THE climber Min Bahadur Sherchan, who has died aged ...

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  11. Gangster shot dead in court complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | The Telegraph

    Patna, May 11: An undertrial prisoner charged with multiple cases of murder, kidnapping and extortion in Nepal and Bihar was shot dead on the Bettiah civil court premises in West Champaran district this morning. Two armed men attacked Babloo Dubey a.k.a. Mithilesh Dubey, 38, who had over 50 cases pending against him, around 11.20am when police were escorting him to the prisoners' enclosure after producing him in court.

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  12. Election Campaign for local polls enters final phase in NepalRead the original story

    Thursday May 11 | Newkerala.com

    Kathmandu [Nepal], May 11 : The election campaign in Nepal has now entered in its final phase as the time for the campaigning is going to end on Thursday Mid-night. Clause 69 of the local level elections directives states the provision, which bars political parties from campaigning in the silence period and Clause 69 does not permit them to run publicity campaign in the silence period, which starts 48 hours before the polling.

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  13. Nepal: Assault on Judicial IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Humans Rights Watch

    The Nepali government's attempt to impeach the Supreme Court chief justice is a politically motivated attack on the independence of the judiciary and should be immediately withdrawn, Human Rights Watch said today. On April 30, 2017, numerous members of parliament filed an impeachment motion suspending Sushila Karki, Nepal's first woman chief justice, accusing her of bias and interfering with executive powers.

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  14. Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck killed near Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks said Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse.

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  15. Acclaimed mountain climber first to die during Mount Everest seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday May 2 | New York Post

    A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents - including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months - died Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers and officials said. Ueli Steck died at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse, Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks said.

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  16. Nepal's Rastriya Prajatantra Party quits coalition government over impeachment motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Times of Oman

    Ranju Neupane, 21, mayoral candidate from Bibeksheel Nepali Party, greets the officials from the election commission as she files her nomination for the upcoming election, in Kathmandu, Nepal May 2, 2017. Photo - Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar Ranju Neupane, 21, mayoral candidate from Bibeksheel Nepali Party, greets the officials from the election commission as she files her nomination for the upcoming election, in Kathmandu, Nepal May 2, 2017.

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  17. Stefan Bollhalder has been appointed Managing Director at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, United Arab EmiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Hospitality Net

    ... during a long and distinguished international career working in Switzerland, New Zealand, Brunei, Indonesia, Germany, Nepal, Azerbaijan, China, Hong Kong and France. Mr Bollhalder trained as a Chef with Swiss Hotel School Pontresina before taking up ...

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  18. 21-year-old woman youngest to file candidacy for Kathmandu mayorRead the original story

    Tuesday May 2 | Nerve News

    Kathmandu, May 2 - As Nepal gears up for conducting local level elections after a hiatus of two decades, 21-year-old Ranju Darshana on Tuesday was the youngest candidate to file candidacy for the post of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City . She was also the only female candidate to vie for the post of Kathmandu mayor after filing of nominations in 283 local units under 34 districts on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  19. Opinion: When chief justices face govt's vindictivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | The Daily Star

    ... and he feared the judges would declare him ineligible to contest a presidential election while in military uniform. In Nepal, Chief Justice Sushila Karki is facing wrath of the government after the Supreme Court under her leadership questioned the ...

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  20. Impeachment motion against Nepal's chief justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | The Daily Star

    As many as 249 lawmakers from the two big ruling parties -- Nepali Congress and CPN -- on Sunday, April 30, 2017, register a motion at the Parliament Secretariat in Nepal seeking to impeach Chief Justice Sushila Karki. Photo courtesy: The Kathmandu Post Back in 1995, Bishwanath Upadhyay, who is still remembered for his integrity, legal acumen and courage to make difficult decisions, as then chief justice decided to reinstate the House dissolved by then prime minister Manmohan Adhikari.

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