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Published On: October 11, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Xi hopes two countries can together draw up new blueprint for bilateral ties 

A signed article by Chinese President Xi Jinping titled "Toward Greater Progress of China-Nepal Friendship across the Himalayas" was published on Friday in Nepali media ahead of his state visit to Nepal.

Kathmandu gears up for Xi's much-awaited visit (with photos)

Preparations are in full swing in Kathmandu to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping who will be arriving tomorrow on a two-day state visit to Nepal at the invitation of President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Addressing a program in the capital on Friday, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that Chinese President to Nepal will be a historic one as such a high level visit is taking place after a hiatus of 23 years.

Death toll in Sindhupalchowk bus crash climbs to 11, 30 injured

The death toll has climbed to 11 in Sindhupalchowk bus accident. Earlier, it was reported that eight persons were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a bus met with an accident at Indrawati rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk on Friday morning.

The incident occurred when the ill-fated bus (Ba 2 Kha 2715) skidded off the highway at Bhotsipa and fell some 200 meters down. According to witnesses, the bus was overcrowded.

Chinese President Xi lands in Chennai for informal meeting with Indian PM Modi 

Chinese President Xi Jinping reached in the southern Indian city of Chennai on Friday afternoon to attend the second informal meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea.

Ethiopia and Eritrea, longtime foes who fought a border war from 1998 to 2000, restored relations in July 2018 after years of hostility.

Captain Kohli hits sublime ton to put India in control


India captain Virat Kohli hit a sparkling hundred to help guide the hosts towards a commanding first-innings total in the second test against South Africa at Pune on Friday.

In his 50th test as skipper, the 30-year-old was unbeaten on 104 after bringing up his first test hundred of the year, and the 26th of his career, as India reached 356 for three at lunch after resuming the second day on 273-3.

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