Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicK.P. Sharma Oli

Topic: K.P. Sharma Oli

Nepal in ‘constitutional crisis’ with Parliament dissolution, as Oli-Prachanda rift deepens

Experts say Oli's decision to dissolve the lower house of Parliament was expected, since he had been facing an intra-party power tussle.

Nepal PM Oli recommends dissolution of Parliament at emergency cabinet meet, say reports

The move comes amid an internal power tussle in the Nepal Communist Party between K.P. Sharma Oli and former PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.

Delhi, Kathmandu must have sustained talks on all issues, not just border, says Nepal envoy 

Nepal Ambassador to India Nilamber Acharya says it was a ‘positive indication’ that Modi and Oli had a telephonic conversation.  

Mahant of Nepal’s Janaki Temple invited to Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan in Ayodhya

The move is significant, given Nepal PM K.P. Sharma Oli’s controversial assertion last month that Lord Ram’s birthplace was in his country.

Nepal’s ambassador to India likely to be recalled as tensions between neighbours rise

As tensions with India soar, Nepal PM K.P. Sharma Oli is facing strife within the Communist Party, with China trying hard to keep it from falling apart.

Mocking Indian emblem, redrawing Nepal map, KP Oli’s adventures are growing

KP Oli does enjoy a better relationship with China. But New Delhi cannot blame the Nepal PM alone for not resolving the boundary dispute when the time was right.

Nepal PM Oli creating tensions to ‘deflect attention’ from his unpopularity at home: India

PM Oli has been facing severe criticism in Nepal over the way his government has handled the Covid-19 crisis and his leadership has been challenged within his Nepal Communist Party.

Won’t accept ‘artificial enlargement’ of territory — India hits back as Nepal redraws map

Nepal opens up new front as its map now shows three disputed areas in its territory, a day after PM Oli says ‘Indian virus’ is leading to Covid spike.

Nepal PM Oli in China to hold bilateral talks with Premier Li Keqiang

Both countries expected to sign agreements on energy, tourism & other sectors under China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative.

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Amitabh Bachchan was a comic book Superman 40 years ago. In a tight, pink costume

Created by Pammi Bakshi and Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan comics cost Rs 4 each 40 years ago. Today, they are a hot collectors' item costing $199 on eBay.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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