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Deadlocked WTO fails to agree on appointing interim head

Already engulfed in multiple crises, the WTO could be left with nobody at the helm if the global trade body fails to find a replacement before Director-General Roberto Azevedo steps down at the end of August. The stand-off comes with the WTO already mired in hopelessly-stalled trade negotiations and surging ... Read More »

General Purna Thapa appointed new chief of Nepal Army

President Vidya Devi Bhandari conferred insignia and administered oath of office and secrecy to General Thapa in Kathmandu today. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. General Thapa has succeeded ... Read More »

BJP General Secr, India Foundation Ram Madhav says India extends its full support in Nepal’s endeavor to emerge as parliamentary democracy

Delivering a key note address at ‘Nepal-India Think Tank’ Summit in Kathmandu this morning Mr. Madhav said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s neighborhood first policy focus on development of all neighboring countries.Madhav also said that Nepal and India are not just two countries but two great civilizations and historical linkages ... Read More »

MoS External Affairs General VK Singh visits North Korea

In the first ministerial visit from India to North Korea in nearly 20 years, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh held talks with his North Korean counterpart and a host of other leaders. The minister who is on a two-day official trip to North Korea, held discussions with ... Read More »

Polls open in Lebanon’s first general election in nine years

Voting is scheduled to last from 7 a.m. (0400 GMT) until 7 p.m. (1600 GMT), with unofficial results expected to start coming in overnight and a formal tally announced in the coming days. Election law makes it illegal to publish forecasts of how the parties will perform. Whatever the result, ... Read More »