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Santosh Ghimire

Santosh Sharma Ghimire has been working as coordinator for Republica Online since October 2018. He is interested in international relations. Mr. Ghimire has been involved in mainstream Nepali media since 2006, contributing to various national and international media outlets.
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Ahead of party split, NCP Chairperson Oli announces 1199-member general convention organizing committee

Published On: December 22, 2020 12:44 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday announced an 1199-member committee to organize the party's general convention.

Oli ‘explains’ how he was ‘forced’ to dissolve House and announce midterm elections

Published On: December 21, 2020 07:02 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he was forced to take the decision to dissolve parliament after conspiracies were made against his government and it was not allowed to function properly.

In an unprecedented move,  Prime Minister Oli recommends dissolution of parliament

Published On: December 20, 2020 12:45 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has decided to recommend to President Bidya Devi Bhandari to dissolve parliament.

India, Bangladesh agree to strengthen subregional cooperation on energy, connectivity involving Nepal and Bhutan

Published On: December 17, 2020 05:37 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: India and Bangladesh on Thursday agreed to strengthen subregional cooperation on energy and connectivity involving Nepal and Bhutan.

Govt unveils new integrated foreign policy document; stresses mutual cooperation based on Panchsheel (with document)

Published On: December 7, 2020 07:00 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

This is the first foreign policy document after Oli-led government came to power in 2018

What is in Chairman Oli's letter to NCP’s Standing Committee?

Published On: December 6, 2020 06:00 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Amid growing internal rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party due to factional feud, chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party KP Sharma Oli on Sunday skipped a crucial meeting of the party's Standing Committee.

NCP General Secretary Poudel stresses Oli-Dahal joint political document to save the ruling party

Published On: November 20, 2020 08:55 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Bishnu Poudel, the general secretary of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has urged the party’s Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal to withdraw his political document and present a joint document prepared by both Oli and Dahal at the party's next Secretariat meeting which has been scheduled for November 28.

Is the ruling NCP on the verge of split?

Published On: November 2, 2020 06:30 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: General Secretary of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Bishnu Poudel said on Sunday that his party is currently facing “a serious existential crisis”.

Indian Army Chief Naravane to visit Nepal next month

Published On: October 14, 2020 04:10 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Indian Army Chief Manoj Mukund Naravane will visit Nepal next month, the Nepal Army headquarters said in a press statement on Wednesday. The Army headquarters, however, has not disclosed the specific dates for the visit.

This is how Karnali Chief Minister Shahi managed to save his post

Published On: October 14, 2020 07:59 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: An intra-party dispute which surfaced this week in the Karnali Provincial Committee of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), seeking the overthrow of Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, has finally been settled, at least for now.

Is NCP row in Karnali local or an offshoot of the tussle at the center ?

Published On: October 13, 2020 07:40 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

Leaders close to Dahal claim that PM Oli is behind the fresh turmoil emerging in NCP’s Karnali Provincial Committee

Expert panel submits report on disputed border region with India to FM Gyawali

Published On: October 5, 2020 07:55 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: An expert panel formed by the government to gather historical evidences that support its claim that Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura currently held by Indian side originally belong to Nepal submitted its report to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Sunday.

Bibeksheel Nepali Dal expresses concern over Rautahat murder and alleged death in police custody

Published On: September 6, 2020 01:34 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Bibeksheel Nepali Dal on Sunday expressed concern over the brutal killing of Niranjan Ram in Garuda Municipality-8 in Rautahat and the death of another youth Bijay Mahara in police custody in the course of investigation into the same incident.

NCP decides to nominate Gautam as a member of National Assembly

Published On: September 3, 2020 08:35 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to nominate the party's Vice Chairman Bam Dev Gautam as a member of the National Assembly.

Six deaths attributed to COVID-19 reported in Nepal in past 24 hours

Published On: September 3, 2020 06:25 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: At least six deaths attributed to coronavirus were recorded across Nepal in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Thursday afternoon.

Nepal reports twelve deaths linked to coronavirus in past 24 hours

Published On: September 2, 2020 08:10 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: At least 12 deaths linked to coronavirus were recorded in the past 24 hours, taking Nepal's COVID-19 death toll to 251, the Ministry of Health and Population said on Wednesday.

PM Oli requests Bangladeshi counterpart Hasina to provide 50,000 tons of urea fertilizer

Published On: September 2, 2020 06:55 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday requested his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina to provide 50,000 tons of urea fertilizer on a refundable basis to prevent its shortage in Nepal.

With 14 new fatalities, Nepal reports highest single-day coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday

Published On: August 30, 2020 08:24 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal on Sunday recorded the highest single-day fatalities attributed to COVID-19 with 14 deaths, taking the toll to 221.

Seventy-one media persons test positive for COVID-19 across the country as of Friday: FNJ

Published On: August 28, 2020 07:50 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Seventy-one media persons tested positive for coronavirus across the country as of Friday, the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) said.

Nepal's COVID-19 tally surpasses 36,000-mark as 927 new cases recorded in past 24 hours

Published On: August 28, 2020 05:34 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Nepal's COVID-19 tally surpassed the 36,000-mark on Friday with 927 new cases of coronavirus recorded in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) said.