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    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.

    Brazilian team in Subroto Cup semis
    New Delhi, Oct 16 : Brazilian team Colegio Estadul Santo Antonio scored a hard fought 1-0 win over Lok Smriti High School, Nepal, in the Under-17 boys quarter-final of the 55th Subroto Cup International Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium here Thursday.

    Nepal continues search operations in Himalayas
    Kathmandu, Oct 16 : Nepalese authorities Thursday continued the search for victims of the snowstorm that caused the deaths of 19 mountaineers and four Nepali farmers, official sources told Efe news agency.

    17 trekkers killed in Nepal, Indian's among bodies found
    Kathmandu, Oct 15 : The body of an Indian was among nine found Wednesday after 17 trekkers died in the Nepal Himalayas this week, official sources said.

    Four die in Nepal avalanche
    Kathmandu, Oct 15 : At least four people were killed in an avalanche in Nepal's Mustang district, officials said Wednesday.

    Monsoon back in Nepal, courtesy Hudhud
    By Anil Giri, Kathmandu, Oct 14 : Days after the end of this year's monsoon in Nepal, a sudden change in local weather due to the influence of cyclonic storm Hudhud, which wreaked havoc in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh Sunday, has hugely affected life across Nepal.

    Drop sedition charges against activist, Nepal told
    New York, Oct 14 : The Nepal authorities should immediately withdraw sedition charges and unconditionally release rights campaigner Chandra Kant Raut, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

    Nepal parties agree to elect new president after constitution ...
    Kathmandu, Oct 13 : Nepal's major parties have agreed to elect a new president and vice-president soon after the promulgation of the new constitution, party leaders said Monday.

    Nepal parties start dialogue on new constitution
    Kathmandu, Oct 12 : Nepal's major political parties have started decisive talks on the issues of new constitution, officials said Sunday.

    Nepal's ruling party wants just seven provinces in country
    Kathmandu, Oct 11 : Nepal's largest party, Nepali Congress (NC), said Saturday that there should not be more than seven provinces in the new federal set-up as the country economically cannot sustain more provinces.

    Nepal may miss key deadline in constitution-drafting process
    Kathmandu, Oct 11 : Nepal's political parties are likely to miss the mid-October deadline for preparing the first draft of a new constitution as stipulated by the country's Constituent Assembly, party leaders said Saturday.

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