S-400 missile deal to be signed during Vladimir Putin’s India visit this week

S-400 missile deal to be signed during Vladimir Putin’s India visit this week

Ahead of Vladimir Putin’s two-day visit to India starting Thursday, his top foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov Tuesday said that the Russian President will oversee the signing of the S-400 air defence systems deal. This is the first official confirmation from the Russian government on the signing of the deal with India. Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet... Read More
Oli receives Modi at Dwarika’s for a one-on-one meeting

Oli receives Modi at Dwarika’s for a one-on-one meeting

Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached The Dwarika’s Hotel after paying courtesy visits to the President and the Vice-President. Modi was received by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the Battisputali based heritage hotel. The two are currently engaged in a one-on-one meeting which will be followed by a delegation level talks. A joint press-statement will be released... Read More
Janakpur all set to welcome Indian PM Modi

Janakpur all set to welcome Indian PM Modi

All the necessary preparations for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Janakpur have concluded. Construction of a podium, helipads and black topping of roads among other preparations have finished, according to the State Minister of Physical Infrastructure, Jitendra Sonal. The security in Janakpur has been tightened and entry to the Barhabigha ground, where felicitation program will be carried out,... Read More
President worships with ‘Panchamrit Snan’ at Pashupatinath temple

President worships with ‘Panchamrit Snan’ at Pashupatinath temple

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has attended worship with ‘Panchamrit Snan’ rituals at Pashupatinath and Basuki temples today. This is the second time President Bhandari attended the worship after her election to the high post. The President had a receipt made by paying Rs 5,100 as special worship fee at Pashupatinath temple on Monday; Monday is considered the day of Lord... Read More
Election Commission decides to hold Presidential election on March 13 – in Nepal

Election Commission decides to hold Presidential election on March 13 – in Nepal

The Election Commission (EC) has decided to hold the presidential election on March 13. According to the constitutional provision, the election for President and Vice-President should be held within a month after the formation of Federal Parliament. Prior to announcing the date of the presidential election, the EC officer bearers had held a consultation with Prime Minister KP Oli. According... Read More
Parliament is already set for session in a week, after final election results

Parliament is already set for session in a week, after final election results

The Parliament Secretariat has said it is ready to conduct the first meeting of the new Parliaments within seven days after the final parliamentary election results are announced. According to Parliament Secretariat Spokesperson Bharat Raj Gautam, the secretariat has also started preparing an interim work, containing procedures related to swearing in of the senior most member of the newly elected... Read More
Sushma Swaraj is going to visit Kathmandu this week with PM Modi’s message

Sushma Swaraj is going to visit Kathmandu this week with PM Modi’s message

When the leftist alliance is about to form a new government in Kathmandu, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sends his External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to Kathmandu with a political mission, apparently to repair the rough edges of New Delhi’s frayed ties with CPN- UML (Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist) Chairman KP Sharma Oli, who is tipped to be the... Read More
Pakistan had relesed Indian fishermen from Gujarat

Pakistan had relesed Indian fishermen from Gujarat

A batch of 144 Indian fishermen, most of them from Gujarat, who were released by Pakistan last Thursday, arrived here today before proceeding to Veraval town from where they will go to their hometowns in various districts. While most of the fishermen hailed from coastal and other districts of the state, some of them belonged to Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.... Read More
20 universities will receive 10,000 RS crore for the next 5 years, announced PM Modi

20 universities will receive 10,000 RS crore for the next 5 years, announced PM Modi

In a major intervention to ensure “greater excellence and innovation” in the country’s higher education institutions Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Rs 10,000 crore fund to 20 universities across the country for next five years, with a vision to make them “world-class” institutions. “Top 10 public and private universities will be freed from all government control and get Rs 10,000 crore over... Read More