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  • Top 9 News: Flash floods kill 7 people, several missing in Nepal

    News | Jun 17, 2021, 09:58 AM IST

    Nepal and Bhutan have been lashed by heavy rains in the last three days as the annual monsoon season beings.

  • One dead, dozens feared missing as flood wreaks havoc in Central Nepal

    News | Jun 16, 2021, 11:01 AM IST

    We suspect the flood originated from the main source of Melamchi and Indrawati River. As of now we only have confirmed report of one dead: Arun Pokhrel, Chief District Officer of Sindhupalchowk

  • Delhi Police Commissioner urges people to follow COVID appropriate behavior

    News | Apr 14, 2021, 11:13 PM IST

    Amid rising cases of coronavirus disease in the Himalayan Nation, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has warned of possible lockdown in coming days.

  • Nepal: Man-eater Tiger moved into Central Zoo from National Park

    News | Apr 07, 2021, 09:52 PM IST

    A man-eating tiger that has attacked many people has been transferred from Bardiya National Park to the Central Zoo in Jawalakhel of Lalitpur District in Nepal.

  • Nepal, India to conduct joint study on construction activities being undertaken around Mahakali River

    News | Apr 06, 2021, 04:52 PM IST

    Nepal and India have agreed to carry out a joint study on construction activities underway in and around the Mahakali River in Darchula district, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali announced on Monday.

  • Nepal assures to remove encroachment from 'no man's land': Tanakpur SDM

    News | Mar 17, 2021, 05:08 PM IST

    India has asked Nepal to remove encroachment from the 'no man's land' on the border between two countries in Tanakpur, Uttarakhand.

  • Reconstruction work of dharmashala at Budhanilkantha begins in Kathmandu with Indian aid

    News | Mar 12, 2021, 06:10 PM IST

    The reconstruction work of a dharmashala at Budhanilkantha began with Indian assistance in Kathmandu on Thursday, according to the Embassy of India in Nepal.

  • Covid-19: Maha Shivratri turnout of pilgrims, sadhus low at Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple

    News | Mar 11, 2021, 04:33 PM IST

    The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, which usually draws thousands of pilgrims and sadhus on Maha Shivaratri festival is seeing a dip in the number of visitors this year due to the Covid pandemic, according to authorities.

  • Nepali communist rebel group enters politics by signing 3-point peace deal with govt

    News | Mar 06, 2021, 08:02 PM IST

    A communist rebel group under the leadership of Netra Bikram Chand Biplav has entered into politics after inking a three-point peace deal with the government.

  • Indian national killed in firing by Nepal Police: Pilibhit SP

    News | Mar 05, 2021, 07:59 AM IST

    An Indian national has been killed in firing by Nepal Police after three youths, who had gone to the country on a tour, got in a scuffle with the forces, informed Jai Prakash Yadav, Superintendent of Police of Pilibhit which borders the country in Uttar Pradesh.

  • MasterChef UK runner-up Santosh Shah gets warm welcome back home in Nepal

    News | Feb 26, 2021, 11:58 AM IST

    In an emotional moment, Nepal's Santosh Shah, runner-up of "BBC MasterChef UK: The Professionals" wiped his tears off as he arrived in his home country.

  • Nepal President participates in 'Kshama Puja', inaugurates new 'Jalahari' at Pashupatinath Temple

    News | Feb 25, 2021, 06:09 PM IST

    Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday participated in "Kshama Puja" and administered the inauguration of the new 'Jalahari' at Pashupatinath Temple.

  • Nepal PM Oli defends dissolution of Parliament

    News | Feb 06, 2021, 10:23 PM IST

    Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday defended his latest move to dissolve parliament and called on the public to gear up for the election scheduled for April and May. Taking a jibe against his former fellow party chairman and other members of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Oli said splinter group orchestrated plots to remove him from post, thus bringing political instability in the Himalayan Nation. More than a dozen of cases have been filed against Oli's move of December in Apex Court which has continued its hearing over the weeks and is expected to give a verdict by the end of this month. If the government wins the battle in court, questions have been raised over the timings left with the Election Commission to prepare for the two phased elections which has been called on for April 30 and May 10. Elected in 2017 after landslide victory, Oli became the first Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nepal after communist alliance of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Center secured nearly two-third majorities in the lower house.

  • Three former Nepal Prime Ministers protest against dissolution of parliament

    News | Feb 01, 2021, 06:06 PM IST

    Former Prime Ministers of Nepal, Pushp Kamal Dahal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, and Jhala Nath Khanal hit the streets of capital city Kathmandu and participated in sit-in protests against caretaker Prime Minister, K.P. Sharma Oli on Sunday.

  • Nepal: Protests against desecration of Hindu shrines in Pakistan

    News | Jan 28, 2021, 07:04 PM IST

    A protest was organised outside the Pakistan embassy on Wednesday against desecration of Hindu shrines in Pakistan and persecution of minorities.

  • Nepal PM Oli expresses gratitude to India for shipping 'COVISHIELD' in time

    News | Jan 27, 2021, 08:12 PM IST

    After the recent initiative served by the Indian government for delivering one million dosages of COVISHIELD vaccine to Nepal, Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his gratitude towards India. In an address during the inauguration ceremony of inoculation drive in Kathmandu, Oli thanked Indian Premier Modi for providing a vaccine in grant to Nepal. Oli added that the vaccine drive to inoculate the people of Himalayan Nation would be complete within three months. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, in the first phase of the vaccination drive, the government is inoculating the 'COVISHIELD' vaccine to around 4,50,000 frontline workers. Last week, the Government of India gifted a million doses of the 'COVISHIELD' vaccine to Nepal. The vaccine was jointly developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca--a British-Swedish pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company. It has been branded as 'Covishield' in India. According to the ministry, the vaccine has already been dispatched to almost 70 districts as of Tuesday.

  • Activists in Nepal stage protest against land encroachment by China

    News | Jan 25, 2021, 07:27 PM IST

    A group of activists affiliated with the National Unity Movement on Sunday organised a sit-in protest in front of the Survey Department of Nepal, demanding GPS-coordinates of border points with China amid claims of land encroachment. The protest was organised in Kathmandu where activists have demanded evidence over the claims made by the government that 'no land has been encroached' on the Northern sides. In search of assurance and answers from authorities, the group have also filed an RTI (Right to Information) application, which has remained unaddressed. Last year, on September 23, Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs had issued a clarification over the issue of land encroachment by China where it had downgraded the media reports of illegal construction in Nepali land. A 19-membered team went to the disputed site on September 30 despite the government calling the reports of land encroachment by China as "fake". Jeevan Bahadur Shahi, elected from Humla district, visited the site and alleged that China has encroached into Nepali land and constructed infrastructures. Back from the field on October 10, Shahi alleged China of building a new pillar in a remote location where the Nepali side does not have any presence.

  • NCP Rival faction leaders threatens to revoke Oli's membership

    News | Jan 23, 2021, 09:18 PM IST

    After the parliament was dissolved on Dec. 20 last month at the direction of the Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party took to streets for the second time in less than a month against his unconstitutional move to dissolve the parliament.

  • Haqikat Kya Hai: After Bhutan and Maldives, India to export vaccines to Nepal, Bangladesh

    Hakikat Kya Hai | Jan 21, 2021, 09:36 PM IST

    As part of its Neighbourhood First Policy, India had announced a vaccine rollout for Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles from Wednesday.

  • COVID-19: Covishield vaccine dosages dispatched to Nepal, Bangladesh today

    News | Jan 21, 2021, 11:09 AM IST

    A consignment of Covishield vaccine, by Serum Institute of India, dispatched from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to Dhaka in Bangladesh, today.