Ranchi duo killed in road accident in Nepal

Two Indian nationals were killed on the spot and five others injured on Sunday when their jeep skidded off the road and fell 200 metres into a gorge in southern Nepal.

Thai aircraft hit by bird at Kathmandu airport

A Thai Airways plane coming from Bangkok on Sunday suffered a minor damage after it was hit by a bird while landing at Nepal's international airport here.

18 killed, 11 injured in bus accident in Nepal

At least 18 people, including a three-month-old baby, were killed and 11 others injured on Monday when a bus skidded off from a rain-drenched mountain road in northwestern Nepal.

Chilly weather will not be a factor against Nepal, feels Indian football coach
Chilly weather will not be a factor against Nepal, feels Indian football coach

National football coach Stephen Constantine feels the chilly weather in the Nepali capital with the mercury dipping to 14 degrees Celsius wouldn't be a problem for the Indian team as they take on Nepal in the return leg of the World Cup Qualifiers here on March 17.

International flight operations resume at Kathmandu airport

International flights on Saturday resumed from Nepal's only international airport here after a Turkish jet which was blocking the runway following a crash landing on Wednesday morning, was removed successfully with the help of Indian Air Force technicians.

Indian plane arrives to remove jet from Kathmandu airport

India on Thursday rushed experts and an Air Force transport plane with equipment to Nepal to remove a Turkish Airliner that skidded off the runway here yesterday, forcing closure of the country's only international airport for two days, stranding thousands of passengers.

Indian aid arrives to remove Turkish jet from Kathmandu airport

 An Indian Air Force C-130J Super Hercules transport plane carrying an aircraft removal kit landed in Kathmandu`s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Thursday to help remove a Turkish Airlines Airbus A-330 that skidded off the runway on Wednesday.

Turkish Airlines plane skids off Nepal runway, airport closed
Turkish Airlines plane skids off Nepal runway, airport closed

All 224 passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight had a narrow escape when their Airbus A330 aircraft skidded off the runway at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here early on Wednesday morning. The terminal, Nepal`s only international airport, was ordered shut till 5 pm on Wednesday leading to cancellation or delays in at least 10 international flights, authorities said.

Opposition supporters protest in Nepal, 24 injured

Thousands of opposition supporters in Nepal on Saturday staged a massive protest rally here to press the government over their demand of drafting the Constitution through consensus, prompting police to fire teargas and water cannons in which over 20 protesters were injured.

Nepal PM Koirala invites opposition for talks on Constitution

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Sunday invited agitating opposition parties for a "meaningful dialogue" to resolve the political stalemate over Constitution drafting process, but UCPN-Maoist dismissed it as "vague".

Fresh deadline for Nepal's new Constitution extended by 5 days

Nepal on Thursday extended by five days a fresh deadline to draft the country's new constitution, much delayed due to lack of consensus among political parties over contentious issues.

China's demand threatens tiger protection: Experts

Soaring demand for tiger parts in China has emptied Asia`s forests, frustrating efforts to protect the big cats, wildlife experts said as an anti-poaching conference opened in Kathmandu Monday.

India gives Nepal Rs 37.12 mn in aid for road upgradation

India has given Rs 37.12 million in financial assistance to Nepal for road upgradation work.

Nepal PM appeals opposition to resolve crisis through dialogue

'Seeking to resolve the lingering political stalemate in Nepal, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday appealed to opposition parties, including Prachanda's UCPN-Maoist, to settle the crisis through dialogue and be a part of constitution drafting process.

European envoys' meeting with Nepalese activist sparks furore

Ambassadors of some European countries here have triggered a diplomatic storm in Nepal following their meeting last week with controversial Nepalese activist CK Raut.

Nepal plunges into turmoil as politicians scuffle over constitution
Nepal plunges into turmoil as politicians scuffle over constitution

Nepal plunged deeper into crisis on Friday after feuding politicians, throwing microphones and shoes, failed to meet a deadline to table a new constitution, seen as a key step to stability in the Himalayan buffer state wedged between Asian powers China and India.Opposition party lawmakers stormed the well of parliament late on Thursday to prevent the ruling coalition from pushing ahead with a vote to salvage the draft of a charter marred by political rivalries."Political leaders must explain to people why they failed to fulfil their commitment," said Subas Nemwang, chairman of the Constituent Assembly tasked with preparing the charter. 

Nepal Parliament adjourned as deadline ends for new Constitution

Nepal's political parties missed a deadline to draft a new constitution that expired Thursday night, as Parliament session here ended without agreeing on its draft amid chaotic scenes.

Indian arrested with tiger parts and pistols in Kathmandu

A 23-year-old Indian-origin man has been arrested in Nepal for allegedly carrying a tiger hide, bones and two pistols.

Nepal's rape victims shatter taboos to seek justice

When Pooja Bohara heard that the two men who had dragged her into a toilet and raped her had been released from prison nine months ago, the Nepali teenager went into shock.

'Nepal parties must put aside interests for new constitution'

 The United Nations on Wednesday asked Nepal's warring political parties to put aside their narrow interests and focus on writing a new constitution that is based on a broad consensus and inclusiveness.