Sixteen central committee members out of 35 in the Bibeksheel Sajha Party Nepal (BSPN) registered the application at the Election Commission (EC) seeking to register a new party under the banner of Bibeksheel Nepali Dal on Friday.
Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Purna Chandra Thapa embarked on a six-day official visit to India on Friday. CoAS Thapa, who is visiting India at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Bipin Rawat, will receive the honorary chief title of the Indian Army during his visit.
Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has stressed the need for convening the long-delayed summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Speaking to Indian media in New Delhi on Friday morning, the foreign minister said indirectly referring to stalled SAARC process due to ongoing standoff between India and Pakistan.
At least 145 children were administered expired polio vaccines in eastern China, state media reported, despite the government promising to prevent such lapses in the industry following a major scandal last year.