Latest Khadga Prasad Oli News

Virus fails to deter hundreds of climbers on Mount Everest

May. 29, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A year after Mount Everest was closed to climbers as the pandemic swept across the globe, hundreds are making the final push to the summit with only a few more days left in the season, saying they are undeterred by a coronavirus outbreak in base camp. ...

Nepal president dissolves Parliament; elections in November

May. 21, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s president dissolved Parliament and announced fresh elections on Saturday after the prime minister, who was heading a minority government and was unlikely to secure a vote of confidence in the chamber, recommended the move. A notice...

Nepal's ousted prime minister to head minority government

May. 13, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s ousted prime minister, who lost a vote of confidence in Parliament earlier this week, will stay in office as the leader of a minority government after political parties couldn't agree to a coalition. Khadga Prasad Oli still must prove...

Political turmoil returns as Nepal suffers worst COVID surge

May. 13, 2021 02:44 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Political turmoil has returned to Nepal, which has had eight different governments in a decade and is experiencing its worst COVID-19 surge with acute shortages of health facilities and oxygen for patients. Their hopes for stability lost, the...

Nepal prime minister loses confidence vote in parliament

May. 10, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s prime minister lost a vote of confidence in parliament Monday, ending his attempt to show he has enough support to remain in office. Only 93 lawmakers backed Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli, while 124 voted against him. A new rival...