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Indian couple dies in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 19 : An Indian couple, living in a rented house in Kathmandu, was killed when a cooking gas cylinder exploded in their apartment Sunday morning, police said.
Nepal's president asks parties to decide his tenure
Kathmandu, Jan 19 : Nepal's President Ram Baran Yadav Sunday asked senior leaders of the country's major political parties to take a decision regarding his tenure, as it expired after the Nov 19 elections.
Three arrested in Nepal for gold smuggling
Kathmandu, Jan 13 : Nepal police Monday said that a huge amount of gold has been smuggled to various Indian markets from Tibet via Nepal.
Nepal's foreign minister visiting India this week
Kathmandu, Jan 13 : Nepal's Minister for Foreign and Home Affairs Madhav Ghimire will be leaving here for India Tuesday on a three-day official visit at the invitation of India's Minister for External Affairs Salman Khurshid.
Private radio, television stations mushrooming in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 13 : Despite political instability and economic slowdown in the country, the number of private radio and television stations has increased rapidly in Nepal, the ministry of information and communications said Monday.
Nepal to bring foreign workers under scanner
Kathmandu, Jan 12 : The Nepali government Sunday announced that it will heighten vigilance over foreign nationals working in the Himalayan country without work permit and penalise them if they violate the law, officials said.
Nepal records growth in foreign aid commitments
Kathmandu, Jan 12 : The Nepali government has recorded overwhelming increment in commitments for financial assistance from different foreign donors, governments and development partners, an officials said Sunday.
Indian firms biggest investors in Nepal, create 58,161 jobs
Kathmandu, Jan 12 : About 525 Indian companies engaged in a range of activities from manufacture to tourism have created 58,161 jobs in the Himalayan nation, and India is the biggest source of foreign investment, statistics from the government revealed.
Nepal summons first Constituent Assembly meeting Jan 22
Kathmandu, Jan 11 : The chairman of the Interim Election Council of Nepal, Khil Raj Regmi, Saturday evening summoned the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly Jan 22, ending a month-long row over who would call the meeting.
Half the tourists in Nepal are from India
Kathmandu, Jan 11 : More than half of the tourists visiting Nepal are Indians, and a majority of them used land routes to enter the Himalayan nation, according to the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).
Four Nepalis held with gold at Bengal airport
Siliguri, Jan 8 : Four Nepali nationals were arrested Wednesday and gold worth over Rs.15 lakh seized from them at Bagdogra airport in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, police said.
Not responsible for Nepal's energy crisis: India
Kathmandu, Jan 8 : India has made clear that it was not responsible for the chronic shortage of energy in the Himalayan country at a time when officials here are struggling to control outages.
Nepal: Pillay welcomes Supreme Court ruling on amnesty
New York, Jan 7 : A senior United Nations official has welcomed a decision by Nepal's top court against granting amnesty for serious human rights violations committed during a decade-long civil war calling it a "significant development for the thousands of victims of the conflict".
Xolo inks marketing partnership with Liverpool
Mumbai, Jan 6 : Smart mobile devices brand Xolo on Monday announced a three-season exclusive partnership with Liverpool Football Club to become the official Regional Marketing Partner for India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Nepal reels under heavy load-shedding
Kathmandu, Jan 5 : The state power monopoly in Nepal has extended load-shedding hours from the earlier nine hours a day to 12 hours beginning Sunday.
Tunda claims police picked him up in Nepal
New Delhi, Jan 4 : Lashkar-e-Taiba bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda claimed Saturday that the Delhi Police did not arrest him in India but picked him up in Nepal.
Nepal poll panel prepares final election results
Kathmandu, Jan 3 : After one-and-a-half-months, Nepal's Election Commission has prepared the final results of the Nov 19 Constituent Assembly election, officials said Friday.
Nepal to turn a free wifi zone
Kathmandu, Jan 3 : The Nepal government has announced a unique and ambitious plan to turn the Himalayan country into a free wifi zone, government officials said Thursday.
Six Indians killed as jeep falls into Nepal river
Kathmandu, Jan 1 : Six Indian nationals, visiting Nepal as tourists, were killed and five others injured when the jeep they were travelling in plunged into a river in Tanahun district Tuesday night.
Indian tourists killed in Nepal road mishap
Kathmandu, Jan 1 : Six Indian nationals from Kolkata were killed when a jeep plunged into the Marsyangdi River in Tanahun district, some 150 km west from capital Kathmandu on Tuesday night, police said.
Nepal: Indian tourists killed in mishap
Kathmandu, Jan 1 : At least six Indian tourists were killed and five others were injured when the jeep in which they were travelling fell into the Marsyangdi river in Nepal's Bandipur village, reports said on Wednesday.
Six Indian tourists killed in Nepal road accident
Kathmandu, Jan 1 : Six Indians from Kolkata were killed when the jeep they were travelling in plunged into the Marsyangdi river in Nepal's Tanahun district, some 150 km west of capital Kathmandu Tuesday night, police said.
New trekking route to boost India -Nepal relations
Salakpur (Nepal), Dec.31: A newly developed cross-border trekking route for adventure lovers at the India - Nepal border is likely to further strengthen relations between the two countries.
Nepal parties submit names for Constituent Assembly
Kathmandu, Dec 30 : Nepal moved a step closer to constituting its Constituent Assembly and initiating the process of drafting its constitution as the political parties Monday named their members under the proportional representation system.
Nepal's anti-graft body fines 35,000 state employees
Kathmandu, Dec 30 : Nepal's anti-corruption body Monday ordered 35,000 government staff to pay cash penalty of Nepalese Rs.5,000 ($52) each for not submitting their property details, officials said.
Nepal to operate first SEZ by February
Kathmandu, Dec 30 : The government of Nepal is all set to start operating its first special economic zone (SEZ) at Bhairahawa by February, 2014, officials said on Monday.
Pro-royalist political party in Nepal splits
Kathmandu, Dec 30 : The Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N), the fourth largest party in Nepal's Constituent Assembly -- elections to which were held in November this year, formally split Monday.
We want a Kejriwal, says Nepal media
Kathmandu, Dec 29 : Nepal newspapers Sunday gave wide coverage to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal taking charge of Delhi and wondered if their country too needed a similar anti-corruption crusader.
Political deadlock in Nepal over constitution drafting body meeting
Kathmandu, Dec 29 : Nepal has entered into a new political deadlock as the government and the president's Office are at odds over calling the first meeting of the Constituent Assembly (CA), Xinhua reported Saturday citing official sources.
Nepal to build first hospital for wild animals
Kathmandu, Dec 27 : Nepal is all set for its first hospital for wild animals, courtesy the US' Denver Zoo.