Modi to have jam-packed itinerary at SAARC Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrives in Nepal on a four-day visit Nov 25 to participate in the 18th SAARC Summit, will be visiting three religious sites -- Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath.

Nepal told to curb "anti-China" activities from its soil

China has asked Nepal to take strong measures to ensure that its soil is not used for "anti-China" activities, apparently by the supporters of the Dalai Lama.

'SAARC meet will only be respite in India-Pakistan crisis'

Guns may fall silent when the SAARC meet takes place in November, but it would only imply respite rather than a long-term solution to the ongoing crisis between India and Pakistan, an editorial said Monday.

Nepal bus accident kills 14 including 3 foreigners, injures 50

At least 14 persons, including three foreigners, two of them Israeli women tourists, were killed and 50 others injured on Friday when an over-crowded bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge in central Nepal.

Nepal calls off search for survivors of deadly snowstorm

Nepal Wednesday called off a search for any more survivors of a Himalayan snowstorm that claimed some 43 lives, after more than a week of scouring the popular trekking region.

India pre-launches web portal for ITEC programme with Nepal

 India has pre-launched a web portal for the approval of its ITEC programme by granting a scholarship to a Nepalese candidate for a two month internship programme.

Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster

Nepal on Tuesday said it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week.

All four Indians killed in Nepal avalanche identified

The Indian embassy in Kathmandu Tuesday said that four Indians were confirmed dead and one was missing in Nepal`s snowstorm and avalanche. Twenty one others had been rescued.

Nepal resumes search over fears of more trapped after snowstorm

Nepalese rescuers ploughed ahead Tuesday with their search for survivors still feared trapped one week after a deadly Himalayan snowstorm, as the government pledged greater reforms of the trekking industry.

SAARC nations should identify areas of challenges: PM

South Asian countries should identify specific areas of common heritage, challenges and opportunities to foster region-wide cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today while committing India's full support to the SAARC process.

Indian man held with 20 kg silver at Nepal border

A 33-year-old Indian man attempting to smuggle 20 kg silver worth NRs 1.2 million into India from Nepal has been arrested by the Nepalese police.

Dead bodies of three Indians recovered in Nepal avalanche

Rescuers in Nepal on Sunday found 12 more bodies, including those of three Indian trekkers, from the Annapurna Circuit in central Nepal, taking the toll from last Tuesday's snowstorm to 39.

Hopes fade for 40 missing after Nepal blizzard

 Hopes faded on Sunday for survivors of one of Nepal`s worst mountain disasters as villagers joined an intensive search by troops and government officials for as many as 40 people missing after an unseasonal blizzard killed 39.

Nepal snowstorm toll climbs to 39

The death toll in one the most devastating snowstorm disasters to hit Nepal's Himalayan mountain range climbed to 39 after two more bodies, including that of an Indian, were found on Saturday.

Nepali troops seek at least 40 missing on blizzard-hit trek

Nepali troops on Saturday searched rugged snow-covered Himalayan terrain in their most intensive effort to find any remaining survivors of a blizzard that killed 30 people and injured 175 in one of the country`s worst mountain disasters.

Nepal vows warning system after deadly Himalayan snowstorm

Nepal's prime minister has pledged to set up a weather warning system after a major Himalayan snowstorm killed 32 people at the height of the trekking season, 17 of them tourists.

Nepal vows warning system after deadly Himalayan snowstorm

Nepal`s Prime Minister has pledged to set up a weather warning system after a major Himalayan snowstorm killed 32 people at the height of the trekking season, 17 of them tourists.

Canadian trekkers, sherpa hid under rock in Nepal avalanche

  Survivors of a Himalayan blizzard that killed at least 29 people in Nepal said on Thursday they dived under a boulder to shelter from an avalanche that buried four Canadians in their group when it smashed into the trail.

Nepal snowstorm kills 3 Indians; toll rises to 30

At least 3 Indian trekkers were killed and 4 others rescued as the death toll in one of the worst snowstorms to hit Nepal's Himalayan mountain range reached 30 on Thursday.

Hunt for 100 trekkers missing after deadly Nepal storm

Nepalese rescuers on Thursday scoured Himalayan hiking routes for more than 100 trekkers who have been out of contact since a snowstorm and avalanche that have killed around 32 people, including foreign tourists and guides.