BEIJING/SINGAPORE, Aug 5: China’s state media said on Saturday the government’s retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods showed rational restraint and they accused the United States of blackmail.

TEHRAN, July 26: Tehran will never take part in one-sided negotiations with the US under threat, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday. The comments appeared to be a reaction to US President Donald Trump’s statement on Tuesday that he is ready to “make a real deal” with Iran, Reuters said.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The agitating Dr Gobinda KC, who was brought by the government to Kathmandu from Jumla by force on Thursday, has said that he will not accept any medicine or medical treatment until his demands are met .

KATHMANDU, July 15: Former Health Minister and Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has questioned Prime Minister KP Oli’s statement to make the country a medical hub by establishing more medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley and outside.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Stating that the country had achieved democracy after decades of struggle, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli urged parliamentarians not to cast any doubt on the government’s commitment to safeguard it.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Brushing aside allegations that Nepal plays one neighbor against another, Prime Minister KP Oli has said that Nepal will never do such things with India or China to gain advantage.

I still remember…it was the time of the Maoist insurgency. I was on my way to Kalikot from India with my friends. The army opened fire and two gunshots hit my leg. Four of my friends were killed on the spot.

China won’t wait

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Reemergence of China as a major regional and world power poses profound challenges to US-led international order created after World War II

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One particular dam project, the $2.5-billion Budhi Gandaki project, on a river by the same name in central-western Nepal, is increasingly becoming the centrepiece of this tug-of-war between Delhi and Beijing.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Vowing to do away with the rampant corruption in the country, Prime Minister KP Oli has announced to keep all his cabinet colleagues under surveillance and threatened to sack right away any cabinet member found involved in any unscrupulous activity.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal turned down a request from Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Sunday to send Maoist ministers to the new cabinet arguing that they would join the government once there is a framework agreement on the proposed unification with the CPN-UML.

I will remain in political scene but in a different capacity. Smaller parties like mine played a crucial role in promulgating the new constitution. They raised the voice of the voiceless in the parliament and advocated the rights of the marginalized. With promulgation of new constitution, we are heading towards political stability and economic development.

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec 30: North Korea said Saturday that it will never give up its nuclear weapons as long as the United States and its allies continue their "blackmail and war drills" at its doorstep.

TANAHUN, Dec 18: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) Ram Chandra Paudel has said that the NC will not quit the government unless the National Assembly is formed.

I won't disappoint my voters: Bhim Rawal

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CPN-UML is the party which has always prioritized national integrity, unity, sovereignty and freedom of people. We grabbed a glorious victory in the local elections and fortunately we were able to repeat the same in the parliamentary and provincial elections too

GAIGHAT, UDAYAPUR, Dec 2: CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli has said the second phase of the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies scheduled for December 7 would not be halted despite attempts to terrorise the election atmosphere by bomb blasts in some parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Arguing that unreasonable demands from the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) had made an electoral alliance impossible, senior Nepali Congress (NC) leader Bimalendra Nidhi has said that he is least bothered about the candidacy of RJPN leader Rajendra Mahato from his Dhanusha constituency.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has said that price of dry fruits won't go up this Tihar.

SINDHULI, Sept 11: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that his party is likely to emerge victorious in the third phase of local elections.

KATHMANDU, August 29: A day after returning from India, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government will not tolerate any interference from any neighbor in the constitution implementation process.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Brushing aside media reports that both India and China are trying to court Nepal on the issue of Doklam standoff, Nepal has clarified that Nepal won't be siding with any of the parties to the dispute.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Qatari ambassador to Nepal Yousuf Mohammad Ahmed Mommad Al-hail has said that Qatar government will not let any Nepali migrant worker face difficulties due to the recent diplomatic tensions seen in the Gulf region.

Election won’t stop: CEC Yadav

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KATHMANDU, June 11: Even as the poll-opposing parties unveiled a series of programs on Sunday to obstruct the upcoming second round of local elections, the Election Commission (EC) has instructed the local poll officers not to halt poll preparations but to stay prepared to make the polls a success at any cost.

With the title and relegation issues decided, three teams will scrap for the two remaining Champions League places on the final day of the Premier League season on Sunday.

There’s a road near my house which I refer to as ‘election’ road because it only gets maintained and looked after during the build up to elections. At other times, it is left to fall into a state of disrepair with the last cosmetic change (because that’s all that really happens) taking place during the second Constituent Assembly elections.

LONDON, May 5: For decades, he has stood loyally at the side of Queen Elizabeth II and made thousands of solo appearances as well. He calls himself the world's most experienced unveiler of plaques.

BAJURA, April 21: Various political parties in Bajura have assured of not involving children in poll-related activities.

BAJURA, April 20: Various political parties in Bajura have assured of not involving children in poll-related activities.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Kamal Thapa has said clarified that his party will not support the constitution amendment bill in the present status.

BHAIRAHAWA, March 13: Top leaders of the main opposition CPN-UML on Sunday said that they will not allow the endorsement of the constitution amendment bill through parliament at any cost, arguing that the bill has been tabled with the intention of 'denting the national integrity'.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) took a decision not to participate in any process of the local level elections without amendment in the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Election Commission (EC) has decided not to accept any foreign aid for holding the upcoming local elections, as donor agencies might not be able to deliver within the short span of time remaining.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: While bank and financial institutions (BFIs) are raising their fixed deposit rates rapidly to lure deposits to overcome the shortage of loan-able funds, many bankers say such move is less likely to pump money into the banking system.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16 : Suman Adhikari lost his father Muktinath Adhikari 15 years ago when the rebel CPN (Maoist) murdered him brutally in Lamjung. Since then, Suman has been fighting for justice. He has been questioning the state as well as the then rebels.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: CPN-UML Chairman and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that his party will never allow the endorsement of any ‘antinational bill including the constitution amendment bills registered by the government’ through parliament.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Although the Indian media and defense strategy community have been raising serious concerns about the proposed first-ever military drill between China and Nepal, Indian State Minister for External Affairs V K Singh on Wednesday said the drill would not create any rift between Nepal and India.

China will not allow anyone to use Hong Kong as a base for subversion against mainland China or to damage its political stability, Beijing's top official in the territory told state television.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwor Pokharel has said that the constitution amendment bill cannot be discussed in the parliament, as it is against the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma has said that the government is working to make the entire country free from load-shedding.

Klopp won't rush back improving Coutinho

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Influential midfielder Philippe Coutinho was making encouraging progress from an ankle injury but will not be rushed back to boost Liverpool's Premier League title aspirations, manager Juergen Klopp has said.

Real Madrid will not conserve energy against Borussia Dortmund despite having already qualified for the Champions League last 16 and are intent on taking top spot in Group F, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that it won’t impose power cut in the Kathmandu Valley at least till the end of Poush (mid-January).

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that it won't impose power cut in the Kathmandu Valley at least till the end of Poush (mid-January).

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 28: Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party (TMLP) Chairman Mahantha Thakur has said his party will not accept any 'forcible' amendment to the constitution.

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature last month, has decided not to attend the award ceremony in Stockholm, the Swedish Academy said on Wednesday.

BARCELONA, Nov 15: Everybody is talking about Lionel Messi's possible departure from Barcelona when his contract expires in 2018.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government will not backtrack from the decision on announcing public holiday on the day of visit by Indian President Pranab Mukharjee.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma on Monday said that the filing of an impeachment motion against suspended Chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki will not impact the ruling coalition.