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Nepal's Supreme Court summons PM, Speaker over amendment Bill
Kathmandu, Dec 8 : Nepal's Supreme Court on Thursday summoned Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' and Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar on a plea that has challenged the Constitution Amendment Bill tabled in parliament.
Nepal, China telecom companies sign deal on internet service
Kathmandu, Dec 8 : Nepal's state-owned telecom company Nepal Telecom and China Telecom Global have signed an agreement on providing internet protocol service between the two countries through cross-border Terrestrial Cable Route, the company said.
Nepal PM says won't withdraw Constitution Amendment Bill
Dang [Nepal], Dec. 7 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Pusha Kamal Dahal on Wednesday reaffirmed that the incumbent government will not withdraw the recently registered Constitution Amendment Bill.
Nepal President, PM condole Jayalalithaa's death
Kathmandu, Dec 6 : Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Tuesday condoled the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
Nepal President urges all parties to prepare for polls
Kathmandu [Nepal], Dec. 5 : Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged all the political parties to work towards ending the current stalemate over the constitution amendment bill for the sake of implementing the charter by holding the elections.
Nepali President urges parties to back constitutional amendment
Kathmandu, Dec 5 : Nepali President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged political parties to focus on implementation of a new constitution and maintain harmony in the country.
Nepal move on statute an 'important step': India
New Delhi, Dec 3 : India on Saturday described the introduction of a Constitution Amendment Bill earlier this week in Nepal's Parliament as an "important step".
Madhesi leaders float three proposals to end boundary row
Kathmandu [Nepal], Dec. 3 (ANI): Top leaders of Madhes-based parties have floated three proposals, including setting up a federal commission and entirely revising the federal boundaries or scrapping the existing seven-province model, before the central government to end the boundary row.
Nepali parliament disrupted over constitution amendment proposal
Kathmandu, Dec 2 : The opposition parties in the Nepali parliament have been disrupting proceedings in protest against the proposed amendments in the Constitution tabled earlier this week.
Opposition obstructs Nepal Parliament over constitution amendment ...
Kathmandu, Dec 1 ( IANS) Nepal's main opposition party Communist Party of Nepal-United Marxist Leninist on Thursday obstructed and later boycotted the proceedings of the Legislature-Parliament in protest against the introduction of the constitution amendment bill.
Nepal Govt. fails to get support of Madhesi Morcha on amendment ...
By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Dec.1 : The Nepal Government has failed to get support from the Madhesi Morcha for the amendment proposal registered last month.
Amendment Proposal: A good step by government with much conscience, ...
By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Dec. 1 : An analyst here in Kathmandu has hailed the tabling of an amendment proposal as a very positive step in resolving the crisis.
Envoys of five nations present credentials to President of India
New Delhi [India], Dec.1 (ANI): Envoys of Trinidad and Tobago, Georgia, Myanmar, Nepal and Peru presented their credentials to the President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday.
Amendment bill unacceptable: Nepal's Madeshi Morcha
Kathmandu, Nov 30 : The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of major Madhes-based parties on Wednesday said it cannot not accept the Constituent amendment bill registered by the government on Tuesday.
Railway lines to be constructed along border: Gohain
New Delhi, Nov 30 : The government on Wednesday said the Ministry of Defence has 'initiated the proposal' to construct railway lines along the country's borders with China, Nepal and Pakistan.
Protests in Nepal against constitution amendment proposal
Kathmandu, Nov 30 : Thousands of people in Nepal took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against a Constitution amendment proposal, and particularly the proposal to split Province no 5 in a bid to address the row over provincial boundaries.
Nepal government tables constitutional amendment proposal in ...
Kathmandu, Nov 29 : After a year's hiatus and political standoff, the Nepal government on Tuesday tabled a constitutional amendment bill in the Legislative Parliament to address the demands and grievances of agitating Madhes-based political parties.
First meeting of Nepal-India oversight mechanism held
Kathmandu, Nov 29 : The first meeting of Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism was held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here on Tuesday, an official said.
Avalanche triggered by quake kills one in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 28 : A high altitude worker was killed and a British mountaineer was injured in an avalanche triggered due to an earthquake early on Monday on Nepal's Mt. Amadablam, an official said.
5.6 magnitude quake hits Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 28 : An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 on Richer scale shook Nepal around 5.20 a.m. on Monday, an official of National Siesmological Centre said. The tremors were also felt in north-east India.
5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, no casualties reported
Kathmandu [Nepal], Nov. 28 (ANI): A relatively moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale shook Nepal in the early hours today.
Moderate earthquake jolts Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 28 : A moderate earthquake of 5.6 magnitude jolted capital city Kathmandu and the rest of other parts of Nepal at 5.20 a.m. local time on Monday, forcing people to rush out of their homes in panic.
Nepal implements token system for vehicles entering China
Kathmandu, Nov 27 : Nepal has introduced a token system for its cargo containers entering the bordering Kerung (Geelong inland port) in China through Rasuwagadhi region, the only operating international border point between the two countries.
Opposition disinclined towards Nepal PM's statute changes
Kathmandu, Nov 27 : Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" is in a tight spot as he prepares to table in Parliament the second Amendment to the Constitution in the next few days but the opposition seems not to be supporting him, the media reported on Sunday.
7 killed, 18 injured in Nepal jeep accident
Kathmandu, Nov 27 : At least seven persons were killed and 18 other injured, when an overloaded jeep plunged into a 100-metre ravine in Nepal's Nawalparasi District on Sunday.
Nepal's central bank reduces INR exchange limits, awaits response ...
Kathmandu [Nepal], Nov.25 : The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has reduced the exchange limit of Indian to Rs.2000 from Rs.5000 after India introduced new bank notes of Rs.500 and Rs.2000.
Nepal, Bhutan in touch with RBI regarding exchange of old currency ...
New Delhi [India], Nov. 24 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said both Nepal Rashtra Bank and Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan are in touch with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) regarding the facilitation of collection and deposit of old currency of high-value denominator ...
Patanjali Group sets up factory in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 24 : The Patanjali Group, owned by Indian yoga guru Ramdev, opened its new factory in Nepal on Thursday, aiming to produce various fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) in a bid to expand its business across the border.
New Indian notes of Rs 500, 2,000 'illegal' in Nepal for now
Kathmandu, Nov 24 : While there is no clarity on the fate of the withdrawn Indian currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations in Nepal, new Indian Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 bank notes are deemed illegal and banned for exchange, Nepal's central bank said on Thursday.
Demonetisation: Nepal, Bhutan central banks in touch with RBI
New Delhi, Nov 24 : The central banks of both Nepal and Bhutan, the two South Asian nations where Indian currency is widely in circulation, are in touch with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) following the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 bank notes, a senior official said on Thursday.