Nepal

Nepal cancels power project with China

Nepal cancels power project with China

Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project is a storage type project, located in Central/ Western Development region on the Budhi Gandaki River of Nepal.

Nov 13, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

At least 31 dead in central Nepal bus accident: Police

At least 31 people, including 11 children, died when an overcrowded bus swerved off the road and plunged into a river in central Nepal on Saturday, police said.

Oct 28, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

Couple in Nepal's 'first transgender marriage' finds acceptance

Born and raised as a boy in rural Nepal, Monika Shahi Nath never dreamed that one day she would be a bride, adored and accepted as a wife and daughter-in-law. 

Oct 09, 2017, 16:24 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
Rakhi Sawant to play Honeypreet Insan

Rakhi Sawant to play Honeypreet Insan

Actress Rakhi Sawant says she will expose Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a biopic in which she will star as the disgraced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief's adopted daughter Honeypreet Insan, who is believed to be now hiding in Nepal.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
China opens strategic highway to Nepal via Tibet, can be used for military purpose

China opens strategic highway to Nepal via Tibet, can be used for military purpose

China has opened a highway in Tibet to the Nepal border that runs parallel with the Xigaze-Lhasa railway.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:14 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
UP police on lookout for women in burqas to nab Dera Chief's daughter Honeypreet

UP police on lookout for women in burqas to nab Dera Chief's daughter Honeypreet

In a bid to nab Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s close aide and adopted daughter Honeypreet Insaan, the Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday has instructed all police stations in Maharajganj, Gorakhpur and Behraich bordering Nepal to keep a strict lookout for women wearing burqas.

Sep 15, 2017, 21:50 PM IST
Honeypreet hiding in Nepal? Cops paste 'wanted' pictures at Nepal border

Honeypreet hiding in Nepal? Cops paste 'wanted' pictures at Nepal border

The law and order machinery is also on high alert to ensure she does not sneak into Nepal.

Sep 11, 2017, 07:42 AM 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
UN to deploy security force to guard its base in Libya

UN to deploy security force to guard its base in Libya

The military unit would probably consist of around 150 people, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, told a news briefing in Geneva.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Son of Congress leader, 3 others booked in murder case

The son of a late Congress leader and three others have been booked in the alleged murder of their friend following a brawl over some dispute while returning from Nepal, the police said here on Tuesday.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba stresses on maintaining harmonious relations with India

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba stresses on maintaining harmonious relations with India

Prime Minister Deuba also discussed the engagements and agreements sealed during his visit to New Delhi.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba offers prayers at Tirupati temple

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba offers prayers at Tirupati temple

Deuba, who has been on a four-day visit to India since August 23, his first trip abroad after assuming office in June, arrived here with wife Arzu Rana Deuba, family members and officials.

Aug 26, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
41 million affected by South Asia flooding, situation could worsen: United Nation

41 million affected by South Asia flooding, situation could worsen: United Nation

Nearly a thousand people have been killed, and tens of thousands of homes, schools and hospitals have been destroyed in Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

Aug 25, 2017, 12:11 PM IST

Dokalam stand-off didn't figure in Modi-Deuba talks: Foreign Secretary

The issue of stand-off at Dokalam did not figure during the meetings between PM Modi and his Nepalese counterpart.

Aug 24, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Nepali woman attacked in US, thrown on metro track

Kamala Shrestha, was returning home from work at a nail salon on Tuesday night and was standing at the subway platform when a black man approached her and pushed her onto the tracks.

 

Aug 24, 2017, 15:53 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
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba, signs 8 pacts including deals on countering drug trafficking

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba, signs 8 pacts including deals on countering drug trafficking

India and Nepal on Thursday signed eight pacts, including deals on countering drug trafficking. Prime Ministers of the both the nations – Narendra Modi and Sher Bahadur Deuba held delegation-level talks at the Hyderabad House in the national capital. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj was also present in the meet.

Aug 24, 2017, 14:49 PM IST