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Nepal's trade deficit rising due excessive imports from India, other ...
Kathmandu, Oct.30 : Nepal's trade deficit continues to balloon due to its excessive dependence on imports from India and other countries.
Modi to have jam-packed itinerary at SAARC Summit
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Oct 29 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrives in Nepal on a four-day visit Nov 25 to participate in the 18th SAARC Summit, will be visiting three religious sites -- Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath.
Nepal president wishes nation's citizens on Chhath
Kathmandu, Oct.29 : President Ram Baran Yadav has extended his best wishes to all the Nepalis home and abroad on the occasion of Chhath.
Nepal Govt. likely to receive Indian aid constructed trauma centre in ...
Kathmandu, Oct.28 : After a delay of more than six years, the Nepal Government is reportedly ready to receive a trauma centre constructed with Indian aid adjacent to Bir Hospital.
Burdwan blast: youth arrested from Nepal
Siliguri, Oct 28 : A 29-year-old youth was arrested Monday from Nepal in a joint operation by NIA, West Bengal and Nepal police in connection with the Oct 2 Burdwan blast, intelligence sources said.
21 nations sign China-led Asian bank MoU
Beijing, Oct.24 : Twenty one Asian countries, including Bangladesh and Nepal, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on Friday to establish the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Nepal to host world's first ever blind women's cricket meet
Kathmandu, Oct 22 : The Cricket Association of Blind, Nepal (CAB-Nepal) is set to host Britain in the world's first-ever blind women's series here from Oct 26 to 28.
Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'
Kathmandu, Oct 22 : Five Nepalese ministries Wednesday decided to monitor the country's only international airport after it was ranked as the world's third worst airport by a famous travel website, saying the airport resembled a "bus station in an impoverished neighbourhood".
India, Nepal sign power trade agreement
New Delhi, Oct. 22 : India and Nepal have inked a Power Trade Agreement (PTA) that reportedly allows for the exchange of electricity and the opening up new areas of cooperation in the hydropower sector.
Nepal to impose strict rules on trekkers, guides post Himalayan storm
London, Oct 22 : A week after a devastating Himalayan storm, Nepali officials plan to impose strict rules and regulations on the trekking industry.
Finally Nepal, India sign power trade agreement
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Oct 21 : Nepal and India here Tuesday formally signed a landmark power trade agreement (PTA), allowing exchange of electricity, which is expected to open up new vistas of cooperation in the hydropower sector between the two energy-starved nations.
All four Indians killed in Nepal avalanche identified
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Oct 21 : The Indian embassy in Kathmandu Tuesday said that four Indians were confirmed dead and one was missing in Nepal's snowstorm and avalanche. Twenty one others had been rescued.
iPad app detects signs of glaucoma in Nepal patients
Washington, Oct 21 : Using an iPad-based app, a team of researchers from the US has successfully detected early signs of glaucoma in nearly 200 patients in Nepal.
Nepal Foreign Minister calls on PM Modi
New Delhi, Oct. 20 : Nepal Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the former's visit to the national capital.
Sushma meets Nepal's Foreign Minister
New Delhi, Oct.20 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Nepal's Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan.
Militant groups active on India-Nepal border: SSB DG
Siliguri, Oct 20 : Militant groups, which pose a danger to the country, are actively using the India-Nepal border, a top security official said here Monday.
Modi gets formal invitation for Saarc summit
New Delhi/Kathmandu, Oct 20 : Foreign Minister of Nepal Mahendra Bahadur Pandey Monday extended an invitation to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in the forthcoming 18th Saarc Summit to be held in Kathmandu Nov 26-27.
India, Nepal discuss forthcoming SAARC Summit
New Delhi, Oct 20 : India and Nepal discussed the forthcoming SAARC Summit to be held in Kathmandu Nov 26-27 during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey here Monday.
India to reconstruct pillars on India-Nepal border
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Oct 20 : A senior Indian security official Monday said India will take the initiative for the reconstruction of damaged border pillars on the India-Nepal border.
Bodies of three Indians recovered in Nepal avalanche
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Oct 20 : Rescuers in Nepal Sunday found 12 more bodies, including those of three Indian trekkers, from the Annapurna Circuit in central Nepal, taking the toll from last Tuesday's snowstorm to 39.
Nepal's Foreign Minister to pay official visit to India
New Delhi, Oct. 19 : Nepal's Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey will be arriving here on Sunday on a three-day official visit to India.
Death toll reaches 39 in storm hit Annapurna trail of Nepal
London, Oct 19 : Snowstorms and avalanches have killed 39 trekkers on the popular Himalayan route of Annapurna in Nepal, say officials.
Nepal avalanche toll reaches 39
Kathmandu, Oct 18 : At least 39 climbers died while hiking on a key Nepali route after it was hit by a major snowstorm and avalanches earlier this week, BBC reported Saturday citing officials. Over 350 stranded people have been rescued from the area.
Nepal avalanches toll reaches 39
Kathmandu, Oct 18 : At least 39 climbers died while hiking on a key Nepali route after it was hit by major snowstorms and avalanches earlier this week, BBC reported Saturday citing officials.
Nepal search team reaches flood hit Thorung La pass, rescues 60
London, Oct 18 : Search teams in Nepal have said that troops and helicopters have finally reached the high point of the Annapurna Circuit Thorung La pass, for the first time after a storm hit the Himalayan route and rescued 60 more trekkers.
Fifth SAARC meeting concludes, energy cooperation framework agreement ...
New Delhi, Oct.18 : The two-day long fifth meeting of the energy ministers of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations concluded here on Friday with the Ministers assurance to get the framework agreement for energy cooperation approved from their respective Governments ...
Nepal parties fail to prepare first draft of new constitution
Kathmandu, Oct 17 : In a major political setback, Nepal's political parties have missed the mid-October deadline to prepare the first draft of the country's constitution and publish it in the government gazette for public deliberations, cross-party leaders said Friday.
39 rescued from snowstorm-hit area in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 17 : Rescuers have evacuated 39 foreign tourists and Nepalese nationals stranded in mountainous districts three days after a severe snowstorm triggered avalanches and killed more than two dozen trekkers in western Nepal, officials said Friday.
300 people still uncontactable post-Himalayan snowstorm in Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 17 : Nepalese authorities have still not been able to contact around 300 hill walkers and trekkers, including 60 foreigners, after a snowstorm that killed 27 people in the Himalayan country's western region, sources said Friday.
14 Australians untraceable after Himalayan blizzard
Sydney, Oct 17 : Fourteen Australians are still untraceable after they were trapped in an avalanche in Nepal on Tuesday.