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Santosh Ghimire

Santosh Ghimire has been working as coordinator for Republica Online since October 2018. He is interested especially in international relations. Mr. Ghimire has been involved in journalism since 2006, contributing to national and international media outlets.
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Nepal, Belgium confirm Princess Astrid's visit to Nepal

Published On: January 16, 2020 03:43 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Princess Astrid of Belgium will be visiting Nepal from January 19 to 25, the Nepali and Belgian governments confirmed on Thursday.

Princess Astrid of Belgium visiting Nepal next week

Published On: January 15, 2020 07:55 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Princess Astrid of Belgium will be arriving in Kathmandu on a week-long visit on January 19, officials said on Wednesday.

Vinay Mohan Kwatra named new Indian Ambassador to Nepal

Published On: January 14, 2020 12:45 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: India has named Vinay Mohan Kwatra, currently its ambassador to France, as its new envoy to Nepal.

China for any aid to Nepal without intervening by 'other forces': Envoy

Published On: January 4, 2020 08:35 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: At a time when a section of political leaders in the country are opposing the implementation of projects under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grant of the United States over suspicions that it could be tantamount to joining a US-led military alliance, Chinese ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi has said that China welcomes any kind of assistance to Nepal if it is meant for helping Nepal economically.

Nepal to file candidacy for UNSC non-permanent seat for 2037-38 term

Published On: December 12, 2019 05:39 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Nepal government has decided to file candidacy for a non-permanent seat at the powerful United Nations Security Council for the 2037-38 term.

PM Oli reshuffles Cabinet (with list of new ministers)

Published On: November 20, 2019 10:01 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Nov 20 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reshuffled the Cabinet on Wednesday evening.

Nepal should not agree on China-India Plus cooperation model, says Ex-PM Nepal

Published On: November 17, 2019 05:00 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that Nepal should not agree on 'China-India Plus' cooperation model to South Asia pushed forward by the neighboring countries.

EU briefs Nepal on Connecting Europe and Asia Strategy during 11th Nepal-EU Joint Commission in Kathmandu

Published On: November 8, 2019 02:45 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The 11th meeting of the Joint Commission between Nepal and the European Union (EU) is currently underway in Kathmandu.

Police arrest veteran businessman Roop Jyoti over alleged housing procurement scam

Published On: November 7, 2019 11:45 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Veteran businessman Roop Jyoti has been arrested on Thursday evening.

Xi's visit has taken Nepal-China ties to a new height, says Chinese scholar (with video)

Published On: October 14, 2019 07:55 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Santosh Ghimire of Republica Online spoke with Professor Chen Xiaochen, the director of International Studies, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China, on various matters pertaining to Nepal-China ties in general and President Xi Jinping's state visit to Nepal in particular.

Concluding two-day state visit to Nepal, Chinese President Xi returns home (with photos)

Published On: October 13, 2019 02:22 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Concluding a two-day state visit to Nepal, Chinese President Xi Jinping returned home on Sunday afternoon.

Nepal, China to hold discussion on investment modality for cross-border railway: PM Oli

Published On: October 10, 2019 03:04 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Nepal and China will hold discussion on the investment modality for the proposed Nepal-China cross-broader railway during the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Nepal, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said on Thursday.

MoFA announces Chinese President Xi's visit to Nepal

Published On: October 9, 2019 10:35 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Chinese President Xi Jinping is paying a state visit to Nepal on October 12 and 13, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday morning.

Oct 4: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: October 4, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

Nepal to host climate change conference in April next year as part of Sagarmatha Dialogue

Published On: September 13, 2019 09:49 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: As part of the newly-launched initiative called Sagarmatha Dialogue, the government will host a conference titled "Climate Change, Mountains and Future of Humanity" in April next year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday.

Nepal to host climate change conference in April next year as part of Sagarmatha Dialogue

Published On: September 12, 2019 02:17 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: As part of the newly-launched initiative called Sagarmatha Dialogue, the government will host a conference titled "Climate Change Mountains and Future of Humanity" in April next year, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday.

Chinese FM Wang seeks NC's role in making Chinese President Xi's visit a success

Published On: September 10, 2019 05:18 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Apart from the ruling party, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has also sought the role of the main opposition Nepali Congress in making Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit a success.

Nepali, Indian PMs jointly inaugurate first-ever cross-border petrol pipeline in South Asia (with video)

Published On: September 10, 2019 01:07 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the Motihari—Amalekhgunj cross-border petroleum pipeline via a video conference from their respective offices on Tuesday afternoon.

Federalism: learning by doing

Published On: September 5, 2019 12:59 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

Issues have emerged regarding effective implementation of federalism. But there is a long way to go and these issues can be addressed in due course of time

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arriving in Kathmandu on September 8

Published On: September 4, 2019 11:22 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept. 4: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will arrive in Kathmandu on September 8 on a two-day visit, sources said.