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News Nepal » Gandaki: Nepal Prime Minister to “revive” 1,200-MW Budhi Gandaki project

News channel or source: http://www.hydroworld.com/articles/2018/02/nepal-prime-minister-to-revive-1-200-mw-budhi-gandaki-project.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The newly-elected Prime Minster of Nepal may reinstate cancelled plans with China Gezhouba Group Corp. to develop the US$2.5 billion 1,200-MW Budhi Gandaki hydropower project and remove currently listed developer, Nepal Electricity Authority. A report ...

News Nepal » Gandaki: Driven by India into China’s arms, is Nepal the new Sri Lanka?

News channel or source: http://scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/2134532/driven-india-chinas-arms-nepal-new-sri-lanka
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Nepal is of particular importance as it provides a critical ... communist leader Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli promised to revive the Chinese-led Budhi Gandaki dam project cancelled by the previous government, and stressed the importance of increasing ...

News Nepal » Gandaki: India, China, Nepal should step up interaction for win-win outcomes: Beijing

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-china-nepal-should-step-up-interaction-for-win-win-outcomes-beijing/articleshow/63031066.cms
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

"But for us, hydropower is a main focus and come what may, we will revive the Budhi Gandaki project," he added. Oli, 65, who had served as Nepal's prime minister from October 11, 2015 to August 3, 2016, was forced to resign following a political crisis in ...

News Nepal » Gandaki: Nepal's new PM Oli to deepen ties with China as lever with India; to revive dam project

News channel or source: http://www.domain-b.com/economy/worldeconomy/20180220_dam_project.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

But for us, hydropower is a main focus and come what may, we will revive the Budhi Gandaki project,'' Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) leader Oli told Hong Kong's South China Morning Post in an exclusive interview, his first since taking ...

News Nepal » Gandaki: Delhi's opportunity in Nepal stability

News channel or source: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/660608/delhis-opportunity-nepal-stability.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Nepal's democracy has for years been highly unstable ... He has also said that he would revive the Budhi Gandaki hydropower project, which was awarded to a Chinese company but was subsequently scrapped by his predecessor, Sher Bahadur Deuba.

News Nepal » Gandaki: Rs94b viability gap funding okayed for Budhi Gandaki

News channel or source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-02-17/rs94b-viability-gap-funding-okayed-for-budhi-gandaki.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Budhi Gandaki, a 1,200 MW storage type hydropower project, is located in Dhading and Gorkha districts in central Nepal. The estimated cost of the power plant is $2.6 billion (approximately Rs270 billion). Construction is expected to take eight years.

News Nepal » Gandaki: Province Minister Basnet visits victims of Pokhara bomb blast

News channel or source: https://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/province-minister-basnet-visits-victims-pokhara-bomb-blast/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The blast took place during the Nepal bandh organised at the call of Biplab-led Nepal Communist Party. Pandey, journalist with the Radio Gandaki and Gandaki Television, sustained head and neck injuries in the incident. Minister Basnet also acquired ...

News Nepal » Gandaki: Nepal prime minister wants to 'update' India ties

News channel or source: https://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/World/20180220/3281197.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

He will also revive a Chinese-led $2.5 billion hydro-power project on the Budhi Gandaki river in central-western Nepal and increase infrastructure connectivity with Beijing to ease the country's reliance on New Delhi. "Political prejudice or pressure from ...