Trump Joins Queen For 75th D-Day Anniversary

London,June 06 : World leaders, including US President Donald Trump, have joined the Queen in Portsmouth to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. Theresa May is hosting 15 world leaders to honour the largest combined land, air and naval operation in history. Figures from every country that fought alongside the UK are attending. Coming to the end of a three-day state visit to the UK, Mr Trump said he was looking forward to marking what “may have...

Decentralised water management is the future of South Asia

Kathmandu,June 05 : As the public sector struggles to provide water in South Asia, a bustling start-up industry is stepping in, but these entrepreneurs need to understand the complexity of what they are addressing Water management is arriving, if it has not already, at a crossroads where long-established and successful approaches are deemed inadequate in meeting the ambitious Sustainable Development Goal targets. Large-scale, centralised infrastructure, which was the hallmark approach to water management in the last two centuries, has...

Donald Trump to arrive in London today

London,June 03 : US President Donald Trump will arrive in the UK today for a three-day official state visit today. The Queen of England will host a state banquet at the Buckingham Palace today evening for President Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump. Meanwhile, protests have been planned across the UK during Trump’s visit – including rallies in London, among other places, media reports have said. President Trump and Melania will be given a tour of Westminster Abbey...

PM Modi To Take Oath Today,Oli To Take Part

Kathmandu,May 30 : More than 20 leaders are likely to take oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi including Nepali prime minister KP Sharma Oli. A galaxy of leaders from BIMSTEC nations, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, other opposition leaders, corporate honchos, film stars and other dignitaries are expected to attend the ceremony. According to Indian media, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take oath along with a new council of...

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...

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