1. Narendra Modi govt stops Nitish Kumar trip to Nepal

Narendra Modi govt stops Nitish Kumar trip to Nepal

According to sources, Nitish Kumar was earlier given the approval to travel to Janakpur in Nepal as was desired by him.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: May 4, 2015 12:26 PM
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External Affairs Ministry has suggested to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to defer his visit to Nepal and undertake it at a “more opportune” time. (PTI)

The External Affairs Ministry has suggested to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to defer his visit to Nepal and undertake it at a “more opportune” time.

According to sources, the chief minister was earlier given the approval to travel to Janakpur in Nepal as was desired by him.

However, after the recent visit by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister PK Mishra, it was felt that this was not the right time for the chief minister to travel to Nepal.

“The chief minister was requested to defer his visit and undertake it at a more opportune time,” sources said.

Massive relief and rescue operations are underway in Nepal as it struggles to recover from the 7.9-magnitude earthquake of April 25 which has left more than 7,000 people dead and thousands others injured.

The earthquake claimed more than 50 lives in Bihar, which shares an international border with Nepal.

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    KSRao
    May 4, 2015 at 6:28 pm
    A wrong headline. He was not stopped but advised to defer. Misleading headlines create unmanageable problem later. Just see how Ramdev Baba's drug to help infertile women had been labelled as one to choose selection of male . Newspapers have a responsibility towards the society, and must use discretion in choice of words or ideas. They should never mislead. In the process their own credibility is at stake.
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      virendra
      May 5, 2015 at 9:40 am
      Nitishkumar should see the current situation in Nepal instead political view
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