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UK's MI6 tortured Maoist cadres in Nepal, claims book
Kathmandu, Sept.1 : British authorities are reported to funded a four-year-long intelligence operation in Nepal that led to the arrest, torture and killing of Maoist rebels during the country's civil war, says a new book on Kathmandu.
Nepal PM predicts sooner than later political and development ...
Kathmandu, Sept.1 : Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said the country will soon achieve a breakthrough on the political and development fronts.
ADB to give financial help to control landslide in Nepal's Lampata ...
Kathmandu, Sept.1 : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide financial assistance to control the landslide at Lampata of Babiyachour-5 in Nepal's Myagdi District.
Four Nepalese held for smuggling sandalwood
Gurgaon, Sep 1 : Four people from Nepal were arrested here and sandalwood worth Rs. 2 crore smuggled from Karnataka was seized from them, police said Monday.
Nepal too to restructure national plan panel
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Sep 1 : After the new Indian government decided to scrap the Planning Commission, the Nepal government also has decided to restructure, revamp and modernise its National Planning Commission (NPC), which is styled on the Indian planning panel.
British secret service aided Nepal in torture of rebels: Book
London, Aug 31 : Thomas Bell, a journalist who writes on Nepal for The Economist and other publications, has in his new book, "Kathmandu", accused British secret service MI6 of aiding Nepal authorities in the torture of Maoist rebels during the South Asian country's civil war, a media report said ...
Hardline Nepal Maoists obstruct Indian envoy's programme
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Aug 29 : Opposing direct Indian investment in Nepal's small development projects, the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M), a hardline Left entity led by Mohan Baidhya aka Kiran, Friday called a strike in Chitwan district and tried to obstruct a programme of India's ...
Nepal's share in Indian imports from South Asia down
Kathmandu, Aug.25 : Nepal's share in India's imports from South Asian countries has declined massively over the last decade, according to a Nepal Rastra Bank study.
WHO warns Nepal Government, public to take anti-Ebola precautionary ...
Kathmandu, Aug.23 : World Health Organisation (WHO) officials in Nepal have advised the Government of Nepal and the general public to take all precautionary steps to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
Every six tourists creates one job in Nepal: Study
Kathmandu, Aug.22 : One job is created in Nepal with the help of six tourists, a study has said.
Two dead after boat capsizes in Nepal's Bagmati River
Rautahat (Nepal), Aug.22 : A boat capsize in Nepal's Bagmati River has claimed the lives of two of the three people declared missing.
PM Koirala to political leaders: No agreement with India against ...
Kathmandu, Aug.22 : Nepal's Prime Minister, Sushil Koirala, has said no agreements would be made with India against the nation's interest.
Nepal, India oil PSUs begin formal talks on petroleum pipeline
Kathmandu, Aug.21 : Oil Public Sector Undertakings (OPSUs) of Nepal and India have formally begun talks on developing the much-delayed 41-kilometer-long Amlekhgunj-Raxaul petroleum pipeline project.
India likely to charge one percent interest on Line of credit ...
Kathmandu, Aug.21 : The Indian Government has said that the interest rate on the one billion dollar line of credit extended to Nepal during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Nepal, is likely to be just one percent.
Nepal, India begin talks to build oil pipeline
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Aug 21 : Nepal and India have begun talks on developing a much-delayed 41-km petroleum pipeline project between the two countries.
India charges Nepal lowest interest rate
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Aug 21 : Compared to other South Asian countries, India charges Nepal the lowest interest rate for the lines of credit (LOCs) it offers, a diplomat here said.
Toll in Nepal floods rises to 101
Kathmandu, Aug 18 : The toll in floods and landslides hitting western Nepal since last week has risen to 101, while 126 people remain missing and 17,000 have abandoned their homes, officials told Efe news agency Monday.
98 killed in Nepal landslide, floods
Kathmandu, Aug 17 : At least 98 people died and 129 others were missing in the recent floods and landslides in Nepal, as heavy downpour continued across the country for the fourth day Sunday, the government said.
84 killed, 156 missing in Nepal landslide, floods
Kathmandu, Aug 17 : At least 84 people have been killed and 156 still missing in Nepal as heavy downpour continues across the country, triggering landslides and floods, officials said Sunday.
Modi's foreign policy: Good beginning in protecting core national ...
By Shiv Shankar Mukherjee : Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal, the first by an Indian prime minister in 17 years, has received kudos from all stakeholders and commentators on both sides of the border and, most importantly for India, from the public in Nepal.
India, Nepal armies to hold two-week long combined training exercise ...
New Delhi, Aug 16 : Indo-Nepal Combined Training Exercise, Surya Kiran-VII, will be conducted from August 18 to 31 this year, which is a part of a series of ongoing military co-operation with Nepal.
Indian teams ready to help flood-hit Nepal
New Delhi, Aug 16 : India has kept ready teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) for rescue operations in Nepal where floods triggered by torrential rains have left at least 58 people dead, an official statement said Saturday.
Afghan, Nepal students happy to get advanced education in India
By Neelapu Shanti, New Delhi, Aug.16 : Over a hundred students from war-torn Afghanistan are studying at the New Delhi-based Jamia Hamdard University.
Indian embassy helps evacuate Nepalese stranded in Libya
New Delhi, Aug 16 : The Indian embassy in Tripoli has helped evacuate more than 100 Nepalese nationals who were stranded in the country.
India pledges Rs.48 mn for Nepal flood victims
Kathmandu, Aug 16 : Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae Saturday announced assistance of Rs.48 million for the victims of recent floods and landslides in the country.
'Connectivity for Shared Responsibility' suggested as SAARC's theme
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Aug 15 : An advisory committee formed by the Nepalese government has suggested "Connectivity for Shared Responsibility" as the central theme of the forthcoming 18th SAARC summit to be hosted by Kathmandu in November.
34 killed, scores missing in Nepal landslide and flood
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Aug 15 ( IANS) At least 34 people have been killed and hundreds of others gone missing in Nepal as heavy downpour continued for over three days across the country, triggering landslides and flood in rivers.
Unite to remove poverty, Modi urges SAARC; doesn't name Pakistan
New Delhi, Aug 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday urged South Asian countries to work together to remove poverty from the region, praised Nepal for setting an example for renouncing violence but did not mention Pakistan in his Independence Day address.
India gives ambulances, buses to Nepal
By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Aug 15 : India has gifted Nepal 20 ambulances and four buses on the occasion of the 68th Indian Independence Day to be used by various hospitals, non-profit charitable organisations and educational institutions in 19 districts of the Himalayan nation.
PM praises Nepal for choosing peace over violence
New Delhi, Aug 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday praised the people of Nepal for choosing the path of peace over violence.