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Bollywood actors to give boost to Nepal tourism
By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan.19 : Nepal, creeping forward in its reconstruction drive after the devastating earthquake of 2015, has invited some of India's famous actors to spread the message of safety and to promote Nepali tourism globally.

Violent protests erupt in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 18 : Violent protests broke out on Thursday in at least four of the seven provinces of Nepal a day after the government announced temporary provincial capitals.

Japan showcases century-old gaming industry in Nepal
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan.17 : A century has passed since domestic animation was unveiled in Japan.

Indian pilgrim killed in Nepal road mishap
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 16 : A group of 14 Indian pilgrims met with a road accident wherein one died and others suffered injuries, in Nawalparasi district of Nepal on Tuesday afternoon.

Ancient bull fighting festival begins in Nepal
Nuwakot [Nepal], Jan 16 : The atmosphere was filled with festive fervor and dust hovered above the field as the age-old bullfighting festival commenced here.

Blind Cricket World Cup: India storms into Semi-finals
New Delhi , Jan 15 : India defeating Nepal by eight wickets at the Eden Garden Cricket Ground in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, made its place into the semi-finals of the fifth Blind Cricket World Cup.

India crush Nepal in Blind Cricket World Cup clash
Dubai, Jan 14 : India outplayed Nepal by eight wickets to reach the semi-finals of the Blind Cricket World Cup at the Eden Garden C.G. Ajman here on Sunday.

President Xi likely to visit Nepal in April
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 13 : Nepal's CPN-Maoist Centre leader Agni Sapkota on Saturday said that Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to visit Nepal in April.

Nepal using Chinese broadband loss for India: Expert
New Delhi , Jan 12 : India needs to beef up its cyber security as China on Friday became Nepal's second internet service provider, breaking India's monopoly in providing the internet access.

Nepal: 17 Maoist ministers quit
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 12 : Seventeen ministers affiliated to Nepal's Maoist Center resigned on Friday.

Nepal starts using Chinese broadband
By Binod Adhikary, Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan.12 : Nepal from Friday formally started using the Chinese broadband over internet after years of efforts but the skeptics over its durability still persist.

Himachal gives Rs 3 lakh compensation for Nepalese's custodial death
Dharamsala, Jan 12 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday announced a compensation of Rs 300,000 to the kin of a Nepalese who died in custody after his arrest in a sensational gang rape-murder case of a schoolgirl.

Nepal NHRC delegation meets Indian counterpart
New Delhi , Jan 10 : A four-member delegation from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal on Wednesday visited the NHRC, India in New Delhi.

Indian mission to Nepal observes 'World Hindi Day'
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 10 : The Indian Mission to Nepal on Wednesday observed World Hindi Day with much enthusiasm and fervour by organising a programme in the capital Kathmandu.

Nepali woman found dead in 'Chhaupadi' shed
Kathmandu, Jan 9 : A young woman died here while sleeping in a shed as a result of the Hindu practice of "Chhaupadi", prevalent in western parts of Nepal, in which menstruating women are forbidden from sleeping in their own houses and are exiled to isolated huts.

Protesters demand Nepal Chief Justice's resignation
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 9 : Residents in Nepal capital Kathmandu staged a protest on Tuesday morning, during which they demanded the resignation of Supreme Court Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli.

RJP-N to join Nepal govt if demands are met
Kathmandu [Nepal], January 8 : The Rashtriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N), which is an amalgamation of six Madhesh based parties, has shown willingness to join the new government in the country if their demands are fulfilled.

UNESCO allows construction at Nepal heritage site
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 7 : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Sunday gave the green signal to the construction of a temple complex in the Hanumandhoka buffer zone, which falls in the Durbar Square, located in the Kathmandu Valley.

Nepal's new govt unlikely till March
By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 6 : The formation of the new government in Nepal has been pushed back till March.

Nepal to hold National Assembly elections on Feb 8
Kathmandu, Jan 6 : Elections for Nepal's National Assembly, also known as the Upper House of the Federal Parliament, will take place on February 8, authorities announced on Saturday.

3 Indian, 7 Nepalese girls rescued from Kenya: Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi , Jan 04 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday informed that three Indian and seven Nepalese girls have been rescued from Kenya.

Reconstruction of Nepal's quake-hit temple hits a roadblock
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 4 : The reconstruction of the quake-hit Budhanilakantha Temple in Nepal has hit a roadblock due to inadequate budget allocations.

Three Indian girls rescued from Kenya: Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, Jan 4 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that three Indian and seven Nepalese girls, who were victims of trafficking, have been rescued from Kenya.

Nepal's National Assembly election likely on February 8
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan. 03 : Election for Nepal's National Assembly, also known as upper house of Federal Parliament, is expected to be held on February 8.

Hindu devouts in Nepal celebrate Swasthani festival
Kathmandu, Jan 2 : Nepal's Hindu community on Tuesday kicked off celebrations for the Swasthani festival during which devotees bathe in various sacred rivers to wash away their sins and pray for prosperity.

Nepal likely to miss constitutional deadline for new govt
Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 2 : Nepal, which had general assembly elections held in November and December, is likely to miss the constitutional deadline for the formation of the new government, a political expert has claimed.

BJP MP says 'soldiers ought to die', apologises later
New Delhi , January 1 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Nepal Singh on Tuesday tendered apology for his statement on army jawans while saying, it was misinterpreted.

Nepal bans specially-abled climbers from Everest
Kathmandu [Nepal], December 31 : The Nepalese Tourism Ministry on Saturday banned solo climbers, double amputees and blind persons from climbing Mount Everest under its new rules.

Nepal bans solo climbing on Mount Everest
Kathmandu, Dec 30 : Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in an attempt to reduce accidents and make mountaineering safer.

Canadian Active Travel junkie now on Everest to set Guinness World ...
NAMCHE / MT. EVEREST BASE CAMP, Nepal: Canadian Thuymi and Australian Mitch make up the active travel duo of and alongside the crew at HartRate Fitness in London, are about to embark on a world record of the highest proportions.