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Santosh Ghimire

Santosh Ghimire is a reporter covering diplomacy and national politics for Republica Online. Mr. Ghimire has been working as a journalist for the past twelve years, contributing to national and international media outlets.
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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.

Ruling, opposition party lawmakers accuse govt of failing to control Dengue outbreak

Published On: September 1, 2019 04:15 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Sept. 1: Ruling and the opposition party lawmakers have accused the government of failing to control Dengue outbreak in various parts of the country.

Cabinet meeting held through video conferencing for first time

Published On: August 26, 2019 02:24 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is currently in Singapore for his health check-up, convened a cabinet meeting through video conferencing on Monday.

Pakistani FM telephones Gyawali, seeks Nepal's role on Kashmir issue

Published On: August 23, 2019 07:40 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Foreign Minister of Pakistan Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has urged Nepal to play its role as the present chair of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) for peace and stability in the region and impress upon India to ease the suffering of the people of 'Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir'.

Fifth Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting concludes

Published On: August 21, 2019 11:15 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission was concluded in Kathmandu on Wednesday evening.

Fifth Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting begins in Kathmandu

Published On: August 21, 2019 06:33 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The fifth Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting began in Kathmandu on Wednesday evening.

Indian PM Modi to receive EPG report in an appropriate time: Jaishankar

Published On: August 21, 2019 05:51 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would receive a joint report prepared by the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) in an appropriate time.

Indian FM arriving in Kathmandu today

Published On: August 21, 2019 11:00 AM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is arriving in Kathmandu to attend the Fifth Meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission which is beginning later in the afternoon today.

Kashmir dispute should be resolved through dialogue, says Foreign Minister Gyawali

Published On: August 19, 2019 05:15 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Monday said that Nepal is closely following the evolving situation in Indian-controlled Kashmir after India abrogated Articles 370 and 35A of the constitution earlier this month.

Social media awash with conspiracy theories after Rabi Lamichhane's arrest in connection with Pudasaini's death

Published On: August 18, 2019 05:00 PM NPT By: Santosh Ghimire

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Shalikram Pudasaini, a journalist from Chitwan was found hanging from the ceiling of a hotel in Chitwan earlier this month.