Anti-constitution protesters picket key government complex in Nepal

Anti-constitution protesters picket key government complex in Nepal

The government deployed heavy security, including personnel in riot gear, to tackle the protests and announced restrictions on assemblies around Singha Durbar ahead of the demonstration.

Nepal govt levels 3 charges against its Ambassador to India

Nepal govt levels 3 charges against its Ambassador to India

"Envoys should follow government's directives and maintain diplomatic decorum," Minister for Defence Bhim Rawal told reporters in Kathmandu.

Nepal's Oli govt survives after Maoists take U-turn

Nepal's embattled Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli Thursday survived a threat to his government after a U-turn by Prachanda-led Maoists who decided not to withdraw support to him for now.

Nepal to probe death of Madhesi protesters in police firing

Over 50 people have died the last five months in the agitation by Madhesi people demanding more representation.

Nepal govt cracking down against Madhesis?

The crackdown against Madhesis by the Nepal government will only push the movement towards further violence, an advocate said.

Nepal president tells govt to address Madhesi issue seriously

Nepal's President Ram Baran Yadav appealed to the new government to take the demands raised by the agitating Madhesi groups seriously.

Nepal forms panel to ease political standoff with India

The Nepal government on Friday formed a three-member panel to talk with India to end the current political and diplomatic standoff.

Nepal government, donors spar over relief, reconstruction fund

In the aftermath of the April 25 earthquake in Nepal, a new debate has been triggered between the Nepal government and donor agencies over relief distribution and the reconstruction mechanism as some donors want to fund projects and programmes in their own way.

Nepal issues alert as swine flue virus infects 17

Nepal government has issued a high alert after at least 17 people, many of them from areas near the India-Nepal border, have tested positive for the deadly swine flu virus, officials on Thursday said.

International conference on climate change kicks off in Kathmandu

An international conference on "mountain people adapting to change" kicked off in Kathmandu Sunday, aiming at providing a platform to discuss best ways to help mountain communities to deal with adverse impacts of climate change.

Nepal clears GMR's $1.5 billion Hydel project

The cost of the project is estimated to be around USD 1.5 billion.

India trains Nepali officials to fight money laundering, terrorist financing

The Indian government has approved a Capacity Development Programme for the officials of the Department of Money Laundering Investigation (DMLI), Nepal, and other stakeholder ministries in the Nepal government to counter the challenges of money laundering and terrorist financing.

Very little chance of rescuing Indian mountaineer alive: Nepal government

Nepal`s Tourism Ministry Saturday said that there is very little chance of rescuing alive Indian mountaineer Chhanda Gayen and two Sherpas who have been missing since Monday.

Nepal govt files murder case against 13 Maoists

Nepalese government has filed a case against 13 Maoist cadres for their alleged involvement in the murder of a 16-year-old school boy in 2004 during the decade-long civil strife in the country, prompting the Maoists to obstruct the Parliament Wednesday.

Nepal plans to host SAARC summit Nov 14

The Nepal government has decided to host the 18th SAARC summit Nov 14 this year, officials here said.

Nepal PM expands cabinet, Home Ministry goes to CPN-UML

Nepal`s new Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday expanded his cabinet by giving the powerful Home Ministry to main coalition partner CPN-UML, ending the uncertainty that had held up the formation of the government.

Nepal`s new coalition government sworn in

Nepal`s new coalition government was sworn in late Tuesday after weeks of squabbling over power sharing, potentially paving the way to stability for the Himalayan nation.

Nepal hands over bodies of 13 plane crash victims

The Nepal government Tuesday afternoon handed over the bodies of 13 people who were killed in Sunday`s plane crash to the respective family members, officials said.

Nepal to elect 601-member constituent assembly

The Nepal government Tuesday formally decided to elect a 601-member Constituent Assembly (CA) in the Nov 19 elections for drafting a new constitution.

Nepal`s Chief Justice ready to head government

Nepal`s Supreme Court Chief Justice Khilaraj Regmi on Monday said that he is ready to head the election government.