Chinese armed police enters Nepal from Tibet to repair highway

Chinese armed transport police entered Nepal from Tibet on Saturday to help repair the rain-ravaged China-Nepal Highway at the request of the Nepalese government.

PM Modi assures Nepal of India's support to reconstruction effort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Nepal, recovering from a devastating earthquake, that India is fully committed to supporting its reconstruction effort as he commended the people of that country for their resilience in facing this grave tragedy.

Mild tremor jolts Nepal's Dolakha district

A mild tremor on Thursday night hit Nepal's hilly district situated in the east of Kathmandu.

Former Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba meets Swaraj

Nepal's former prime minister and senior Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba today met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed with her a number of key bilateral issues.

Nepalese national held for making hoax call in Goa

A Nepalese national was on Thursday arrested by the Goa Police for allegedly making a hoax call about terrorists having "entered the state".

Landslides kill 25 people in Nepal
Landslides kill 25 people in Nepal

At least 25 people, including 13 women, were killed and several others went missing today after landslides triggered by heavy rains buried houses across Nepal.

Stephen Constantine announces 28 probables for India's match against Iran
Stephen Constantine announces 28 probables for India's match against Iran

Indian men's national football coach Stephen Constantine on Thursday, announced the list of 28 probables for India’s forthcoming match against Iran in the Russia 2018 World Cup Preliminary Joint Qualifiers.

Nepal landslide kills 15 people, death toll may rise: Ministry

A landslide triggered by torrential rain killed 15 people in western Nepal and the death toll could rise, the Home Ministry said on Thursday.The landslide struck two villages near the resort town of Pokhara, 125 km (77 miles) west of Kathmandu. At least 22 houses were destroyed, the ministry said. 

Nepal in talks with Corbett Tiger Reserve for anti-poaching system

Nepali officials are holding talks with the famed Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) in Uttarakhand to adopt its 'electronic I' (EI) surveillance system as an anti-poaching measure, its director said here on Wednesday.

Ex-Nepal PM opposes giving road project to Indian consortium

Former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai has opposed the government's plan to hand over the Kathmandu-Nijgadh Fast Track Road Project to an Indian consortium, terming the move against Nepal's national interest.

Nepal's ex-PM Deuba in India for talks

Former Nepali prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is on a six-day visit to India, during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the Himalayan country moves forward on a draft ahead of next month's deadline to adopt a new constitution.

Animal sacrifice banned in Nepal's Gadhimai festival

In a significant move that will save the lives of millions of animals, the practice of sacrifice has been banned at Nepal's Gadhimai festival, the world's biggest animal sacrifice event held every five years.

Nepal temple bans mass animal slaughter

 In a victory for activists, Nepalese temple authorities said Tuesday they would end a centuries-old Hindu tradition of mass animal slaughter that attracts hundreds of thousands of worshippers.

Mild tremor rocks Nepal


Kathmandu: A mild tremor measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale was felt in Nepal this morning.

The aftershock was recorded at 9.21 am with epicentre at Sidhupalchowk district, according to the National Seismological Centre.

Nepal may remove 'secularism' from new Constitution

The key term of 'secularism' may be dropped in Nepal's new Constitution as it is not considered "appropriate" by many people, according to top Nepali leaders.

Mild tremor hits Nepal

A 4.3-magnitude tremor hit Nepal around midnight on Friday, the latest to jolt the quake-hit country that has been reeling under hundreds of aftershocks following the April 25 temblor.

Nepal still needs humanitarian assistance after earthquake: OCHA

 Three months after a devastating earthquake hit Nepal, thousands of survivors continue to rely on urgent assistance, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said.

Asian cricket body invites bids for T20 Championship
Asian cricket body invites bids for T20 Championship

Asian Cricket Council, which now functions under the umbrella of the ICC, has invited bids from some of its member countries to host the Asian T20 Championship early next year.

Children miss school, fear abuse after Nepal quake: Aid groups


London: Inadequate shelter, school closures and a lack of safe water and sanitation are the three biggest concerns of Nepali children affected by two huge earthquakes, said a major survey published on Saturday, the three month anniversary of the first quake.

Maoists protest new Nepal Constitution, nearly 250 arrested

Nearly 250 hardline Maoists were on Friday arrested in Nepal as they torched vehicles and forced schools and shops to shut down in a nationwide strike against the drafting of a new Constitution and a deal between India and China to boost border trade through Lipu-Lekh Pass.