The unanimous endorsement of a proposal to consider constitutional amendment bill replacing the country’s map in the national emblem to include territories of Kalapani, Lipulek and Limpiyadhura by the sovereign parliament of Nepal is a bold step. How it impacts Nepal-India ties in future is a matter of conjecture. This event also highlighted an unseemly event where a sitting MP from a newly formed Janata Samajwadi Party Sarita Giri, defying her party line, lodged an amendment on the above bill brought by the government stating that the area should be removed from the map as its source and evidence is yet to be revealed, for which she was castigated by her party. Giri is a naturalized citizen after marriage and was born and raised in India.
NEW DELHI, April 28: China has criticized India’s decision to stop using Chinese testing kits for the novel coronavirus because of quality issues as unfair and irresponsible in the latest strain in their ties.
It’s a world of opinions and comments. And that’s never more evident to me than when my friends finish watching a movie or series or reading a book. They have lots of comments about the script, cinematography, editing, and every other aspect there is to analyze and mull over. I feel we sometimes make so much noise about unnecessary things that the most important aspect usually goes unnoticed.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 1: YouTube said Thursday it will turn off comments on nearly all videos featuring kids — potentially affecting millions of posts on the site — after reports last week that pedophiles were leaving inappropriate comments on innocuous videos of children.
KATHMANDU, July 25: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Sher Bahadur Tamang has stepped down from the post on Tuesday following public outcry over his controversial remarks on Nepali female students pursuing medical studies in Bangladesh. Tamang was overcome with emotions while announcing his resignation amid a press meet at the ministry.
KATHMANDU, March 22: While taking strong exception to the controversial recommendation made by the European Union Election Observation Mission to exclude Khas/Arya from what it said from quota system, the government has warned the EU mission to refrain from making such uncalled-for comments about political issues that have already been settled.
LONDON, Dec 15: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked by the Football Association to explain comments he made before his club’s Premier League derby match against Manchester City on Sunday.
Ittefaq has received an endorsement of the most superstar kind. Shah Rukh Khan was spotted at a promotional event of the movie this past week and joining him on stage were the film's cast – Sonakshi Sinha, Sidharth Malhotra and Akshaye Khanna, along with first-time director Abhay Chopra.
WASHINGTON, August 23: President Donald Trump blamed the media Tuesday for the widespread condemnation of his response to a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest organized by white supremacists that led to the killing of a counter-protester.
SEOUL, April 26: South Korean presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in outraged persecuted sexual minority groups by saying during a television debate that he opposes homosexuality, something his supporters say he had to do to win office in the deeply conservative country.
BERLIN, March 9: Comments from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other Turkish officials accusing Germany of "Nazi practices" cannot be tolerated and need to stop, Chancellor Angela Merkel told Parliament on Thursday.
BEIJING, Dec 12: An official Chinese newspaper called Donald Trump "as ignorant as a child" on Monday after the president-elect again suggested that he was reconsidering how America deals with Taiwan, one of the most sensitive issues in the relationship between the U.S. and China.
POKHARA, Nov 16:Nepal Tarun Dal (the youth wing of the Nepali Congress) central direction committee coordinator Balkrishna Khand has said organisation's Pokhara fourth general convention has helped further consolidate the party.
LONDON, Oct 27: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was on Thursday charged with misconduct over comments he made about the referee in charge of this month's Liverpool game, the Football Association has announced.
NEW YORK, Oct 8: In a videotaped midnight apology, Donald Trump declared "I was wrong and I apologize" after being caught on tape making shockingly vulgar and sexually charged comments. Yet he also defiantly dismissed the revelations as "nothing more than a distraction" from a decade ago and signaled he would close his presidential campaign by arguing rival Hillary Clinton has committed greater sins against women.