India Wins Yet Again: Modi

Kathmandu,May 24 : In his victory speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated that there will be only two castes in the country — the poor and those contributing to alleviate poverty. Taking a dig at the opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a single party tried to mislead the country in the name of secularism in the 17th Lok Sabha elections. After BJP’s resounding victory in the 17th Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing party...

The First Head of Government To Congraratualte PM Modi

Kathmandu,May 23 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his party’s success in the elections. PM Oli is the first head of the government to congratulate Modi. Prime Minister Oli congratulated PM Modi, who is close to secure majority in the elections, through his Twitter. I extend warmest congratulations to Prime Minister @narendramodi ji for landslide election victory in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. I wish all success ahead. I look forward to...

Narendra Modi wins Indian election in landslide

Kathmandu,May 23 : Celebrations are being held at the offices of the BJP party all over India. Supporters have been distributing sweets, bursting firecrackers and beating drums. For Mr Modi, this victory has been a resounding vote of confidence in his leadership. Through the campaign he projected himself as the strong leader who could protect the country, and the man who put India’s economy on the fast track. Even though his time in power was marked by an agrarian...

How India’s ruling party is erasing the Muslim heritage of the nation’s cities

Kathmandu,May 23 : For centuries many millions of Hindus have gathered at the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Sarswati in northern India for the festival of Kumbh Mela. Their pilgrimage, which ends with a sacred bath in the Ganges, takes them through the historic city of Allahabad. Allahabad is no longer on the map of India. In October 2018, officials of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) changed its name to Prayagraj. Allahabad was founded by the...

Conditions Slowdown For Onset of Southwest Monsoon In Kerala

Kathmandu,May 21 : The Southwest Monsoon 2019 has embarked its four-month long journey, after it made onset on its first station. Monsoon arrived over parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands over the weekend, two days early then its normal date of May 20. From here on, Monsoon surge would be now moving towards Indian mainland via Sri Lanka. Skymet Weather has already predicted that Southwest Monsoon is most likely to hit Kerala around June 4, with an error margin...

Trump threatens Iran’s ‘end’ if it seeks fight with the US

Kathmandu,May 20 : Just days after saying he was prepared for talks, United States President Donald Trump has issued a direct threat to Iran, suggesting that the Islamic republic will be destroyed if it attacks his country’s interests. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again,” Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday. He did not clarify what threats he meant. The confrontational post follows last week’s attacks on Saudi oil assets and the firing...

Trump unveils plan for immigration reform

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Xinhua) — U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled a plan on Thursday to reform the nation’s immigration system, intended to favor high-skilled immigrants and restrict family-based migration. Speaking at the White House, Trump said that his plan aims to create a “fair, modern and lawful system of immigration for the United States.” “The biggest change we make is to increase the proportion of highly skilled immigration from 12 percent to 57 percent, and we’d like to even...

Why the Indian Ocean is spawning strong and deadly tropical cyclones

Kathmandu,May 17 : The Indian Ocean has made its mark on the global news cycle this year. In March, tropical cyclone Idai made headlines as one of the most severe storms to have made landfall in Mozambique. Current estimates indicate that more than 1,000 people died. This makes it the most deadly tropical cyclone ever to have made landfall on the southern African subcontinent. Until Idai, tropical cyclone Eline, which struck in 2000, was the most devastating tropical cyclone to make landfall in Mozambique....

China hosts carnival celebrating diversity of Asian civilizations

BEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) — Dazzling dance steps and music from different corners of Asia livened up the National Stadium in Beijing Wednesday evening as a grand carnival was held to celebrate the diversity of Asian civilizations. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan attended the carnival, a major event of the ongoing Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations, together with foreign guests. Wang Huning also attended the event. In a speech to declare the beginning of...

GYP and GLTS Sign MoU for “2nd SAARC Youth Conference 2019” Collaboration

Kathmandu,May 14 : Mr Diwakar Aryal, President, Global Youth Parliament(GYP) and Raoman Smita, Founding General Secretary, Global Law Thinkers Society(GLTS), Bangladesh,  have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim of organizing “2nd SAARC Youth Conference and Leadership Award 2019” in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The MoU will benefit both the organizations and those youth who are actively working to strengthen democracy, to promote youth leadership, entrepreneurship, climate action and peace in the SAARC region by jointly conducting “2nd SAARC...

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