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India qualify for 2018 AFC U-16  Championship

India qualify for 2018 AFC U-16 Championship

India qualified as one of the six best second-placed teams from the group matches of qualifying round. All the matches of each of the 10 groups were played in a single venue.

Sep 29, 2017, 20:25 PM IST
3-year-old Trishna Shakya named Nepal's new 'Living Goddess'

3-year-old Trishna Shakya named Nepal's new 'Living Goddess'

A three-year-old girl has been named the new 'Living Goddess' of Nepal's capital Kathmandu after her predecessor retired when she reached puberty, continuing an ancient tradition that sees young girls worshipped as "living goddesses".

Sep 28, 2017, 06:34 AM IST
Nepal names three-year-old as new 'living goddess'

Nepal names three-year-old as new 'living goddess'

Once she is anointed a living goddess, Shakya will only be allowed to leave her new home 13 times a year on special feast days.

Sep 27, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
Nepal holds final phase of crucial local polls

Nepal holds final phase of crucial local polls

The local polls are part of the final step in the peace deal that ended a 10-year civil war in 2006, and pave the way for provincial and general elections later this year.

Sep 18, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
Nepal focused on increasing connectivity with China: Krishna Bahadur Mahara

Nepal focused on increasing connectivity with China: Krishna Bahadur Mahara

He also expressed belief that the office will contribute in strengthening bilateral ties and broaden relations in the economic sector, Nepal's foreign ministry said.

Sep 10, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

Nepal-India defence cooperation interdependent: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that defence cooperation between India and Nepal is important to keep borders of the two countries secure as New Delhi and Kathmandu signed eight memoranda of understanding (MoUs), including four on post-earthquake reconstruction.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Nepal floods: Death toll rises to 120; 35 persons still missing

The toll in Nepal`s floods soared to 120 as the disaster caused havoc mostly in the country`s southern plains in the Terai, officials said on Tuesday.

Aug 15, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
Kathmandu benefitted tremendously from ties with New Delhi: Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

Kathmandu benefitted tremendously from ties with New Delhi: Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

Praising citizens of India for their achievements in 70 years of independence, Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that Kathmandu has benefitted tremendously from its ties with New Delhi.

Aug 12, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Nepal hosts gay pride parade demanding equal rights

In recent years the gay community has started using the festival to call attention to its demands for equal rights. 

 

Aug 08, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Nepal officials to hold talks with India on GST

Nepal officials to hold talks with India on GST

The delegation will discuss issues concerning Goods and Services Tax (GST) recently imposed in India in relation to the bilateral Trade and Transit Treaty between the two countries, officials said here.

Jul 10, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

China plans to launch cargo service to Pakistan through China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

The new line will start from Lanzhou, capital of northwestern China's Gansu Province, travelling through Kashgar in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to the Gwadar Port of Pakistan, Xu Chunhua, director of Lanzhou International Trade and Logistic Park, was quoted as saying by state-run Xinhua news agency.

Jul 06, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

5.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Nepal

The seismic event was recorded at 7:43 AM.

Jul 02, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Nepal, China hail 'smooth, healthy development' of bilateral ties

Nepal highly appreciates China's non-interference in its internal affairs, China's support for and understanding of its constitutional process and China's long-term assistance for its socio-economic development, Deuba said.

Jun 22, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
Manisha Koirala 'excited, committed' to clean river Bagmati

Manisha Koirala 'excited, committed' to clean river Bagmati

Actress Manisha Koirala, who has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of Bagmati clean-up mega campaign, says she is "excited and committed" to be a part of this intiative.

Jun 17, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

Madhesi parties divided on participating in local polls

Madhesi parties in Nepal are divided over participating in the second phase of local body polls, with one faction insisting on taking part in the process to foil the reactionary forces' conspiracy against federalism while other announcing fresh protests to disrupt elections.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
India helping Nepal to set up police academy

India helping Nepal to set up police academy

India shares a 1,751-km-long border with Nepal that touches Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim.

Jun 11, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Serial killer Charles Sobhraj to undergo open heart surgery in Nepal

Sobhraj, 73, had recently fainted in a special cell of Central Jail of Kathmandu, where he has been kept in confinement for the last 12 years.

Jun 09, 2017, 18:08 PM IST

Nepal felicitates 1st Indian who scaled Everest six times

The first Indian man who scaled Mount Everest for a record six times was felicitated in Nepal.

 

Jun 09, 2017, 13:56 PM IST
Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba takes office with great expectations

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba takes office with great expectations

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has taken oath as the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal.President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly elected Prime Minister Deuba amid a function at Sheetal Niwas in Kathmandu, reports the Kathmandu Post.

Jun 08, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

Nepal signs mega hydro project deal with Chinese firm

Nepal has signed a major deal with a Chinese company to develop a 1,200 MW hydroelectric project, the biggest hydro project in the landlocked country that could resolve its perennial power crisis.

Jun 05, 2017, 11:50 AM IST