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 Nepal presses for early resolution of currency woes post note ban in India

Nepal presses for early resolution of currency woes post note ban in India

Nepal on Friday said its people were facing a lot of hardship due to India's demonetisation decision as high-value India currency notes were in large circulation and failure to resolve the problem soon may erode their faith in Indian government's assurances.

Nepal government tables constitution amendment bill

Nepal government tables constitution amendment bill

Law Minister Ajaya Shankar Nayak introduced the bill amidst vociferous protests from members of nine opposition parties.

China, Nepal to conduct first ever joint military drill

China, Nepal to conduct first ever joint military drill

China and Nepal had been in "initial communication" on holding the military exercise, and that the details would be announced later, Chinese Defence Ministry said.

Nepal, China to conduct first ever joint military drill

The military drill code named "Pratikar-1" will focus on training Nepali soldiers in dealing with hostage scenarios involving international terror groups. 

Nepal's national flag carrier NAC to re-enter China

Nepal Airlines Corporation, the state-owned entity, is seeking a landing permit at Guangzhou international airport as it plans to re-enter China after nearly a decade.

110 extradition requests from Indian pending in various countries

  62 criminal fugitives, including those wanted for crimes related to terrorism, have been successfully brought back to Indian since 2002.

Madhesi Front refuses to back Constitution amendment bill

Prime Minister Prachanda's efforts to achieve reconciliation with the Madhesi issue received a setback on Thursday when the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal (FSF-N) refused to back the Constitution Amendment Bill.

Nepal proposes Constitution amendment to meet Madhesis demands

Nepal's government has registered the Constitution amendment bill in Parliament despite opposition from CPN-UML, aimed at carving out a new province to meet the demands of agitating Madhesis and other ethnic groups whose protests last year left more than 50 people dead.

Nepal reduces INR exchange limits, awaits response from India's RBI

Nepal reduces INR exchange limits, awaits response from India's RBI

The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has reduced the exchange limit of Indian to Rs 2000 from Rs 5000 after India introduced new bank notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2000.

Constitution amendment in Nepal to address Madhesi issues

Offering a ray of hope towards ending the protracted Madhesi agitation against the year-old Nepali Constitution, the Madhesi Morcha on Wednesday consented to the tabling of a statute-amending proposal mooted by the ruling CPN (Maoist Centre) - Nepali Congress alliance.

Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal to split Province 5 to woo agitating Madhes parties

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal plans to split Province 5 of the country which currently has 13 districts to woo Madhes-based parties.

UNESCO heritage site Boudhanath Stupa reopens after Nepal quake

The Boudhanath Stupa, one of the Unesco-enlisted heritage sites in Nepal which was severely damaged in an earthquake last year, was reopened for public on Tuesday after completion of its reconstruction.

Nepali migrants in India struggling to cope with demonetisation

There are about two million Nepalis living in New Delhi only.
 

Demonetisation: Prachanda dials Modi, seeks help

Nepal Premier Prachanda has telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought an arrangement so that Nepalese holding a huge stock of banned high denomination Indian bank notes could swap them with legal currency in the country.

Nepal govt to table Constitution amendment by Nov 15: Prachanda

Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda today said his government was committed to table a proposal in the parliament by next week to amend the new Constitution and meet the long-pending demands of agitating parties, including Madhesis.

Army chief leaves on a three-day visit to Nepal

Army chief leaves on a three-day visit to Nepal

The visit assumes significance in the light of India's special relationship with Nepal, underpinning India's priorities in maintaining friendly relations in the region.

Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh arrives Kathmandu

Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh arrives Kathmandu

Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh arrived in Kathmandu on Friday on a three-day official visit on the invitation of his Nepali counterpart General Rajendra Chhetri.

IITs to conduct entrance exams in Kathmandu: Pranab Mukherjee

IITs to conduct entrance exams in Kathmandu: Pranab Mukherjee

"India is happy to help Nepal with its human resource development,” the president said. 

President Pranab Mukherjee visits Pashupati Nath temple

Visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday morning performed a special 'puja' in Pashupati Nath temple, the revered Hindu shrine located in the bank of the Bagmati river.