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Nepal officials to hold talks with India on GST

Nepal officials to hold talks with India on GST

The delegation will discuss issues concerning Goods and Services Tax (GST) recently imposed in India in relation to the bilateral Trade and Transit Treaty between the two countries, officials said here.

China plans to launch cargo service to Pakistan through China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

The new line will start from Lanzhou, capital of northwestern China's Gansu Province, travelling through Kashgar in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to the Gwadar Port of Pakistan, Xu Chunhua, director of Lanzhou International Trade and Logistic Park, was quoted as saying by state-run Xinhua news agency.

5.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Nepal

The seismic event was recorded at 7:43 AM.

Nepal, China hail 'smooth, healthy development' of bilateral ties

Nepal highly appreciates China's non-interference in its internal affairs, China's support for and understanding of its constitutional process and China's long-term assistance for its socio-economic development, Deuba said.

Manisha Koirala 'excited, committed' to clean river Bagmati

Manisha Koirala 'excited, committed' to clean river Bagmati

Actress Manisha Koirala, who has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of Bagmati clean-up mega campaign, says she is "excited and committed" to be a part of this intiative.

Madhesi parties divided on participating in local polls

Madhesi parties in Nepal are divided over participating in the second phase of local body polls, with one faction insisting on taking part in the process to foil the reactionary forces' conspiracy against federalism while other announcing fresh protests to disrupt elections.

India helping Nepal to set up police academy

India helping Nepal to set up police academy

India shares a 1,751-km-long border with Nepal that touches Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim.

Serial killer Charles Sobhraj to undergo open heart surgery in Nepal

Sobhraj, 73, had recently fainted in a special cell of Central Jail of Kathmandu, where he has been kept in confinement for the last 12 years.

Nepal felicitates 1st Indian who scaled Everest six times

The first Indian man who scaled Mount Everest for a record six times was felicitated in Nepal.

 

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba takes office with great expectations

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba takes office with great expectations

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has taken oath as the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal.President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly elected Prime Minister Deuba amid a function at Sheetal Niwas in Kathmandu, reports the Kathmandu Post.

Nepal signs mega hydro project deal with Chinese firm

Nepal has signed a major deal with a Chinese company to develop a 1,200 MW hydroelectric project, the biggest hydro project in the landlocked country that could resolve its perennial power crisis.

Sher Bahadur Deuba becomes sole candidate for Nepal PM

Deuba, 70, served as the prime minister from 1995 to 1997, from 2001 to 2002, and from 2004 to 2005.
 

Nepal unveils Rs 1,279 billion budget for 2017-18

Nepal unveils Rs 1,279 billion budget for 2017-18

The government in the next fiscal year is transferring Rs 225 billion, or 17.6 percent of the total budget, to local bodies, as per the commitment.

Former Miss India finalist among 6 evacuated from Mt Everest

According to the expedition organisers, 52-year-old Sangeeta S Bahl, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir, Argentine climbers Andres Esteban Pariz and Ricardo Dario Birn were airlifted from Camp II.

Nepalis cast their vote in local elections

Nearly five million Nepalis on Sunday are voting in the first phase of the much awaited local elections taking place for the first time after the Himalayan nation became a federal democratic republic.

Nepal`s high hopes for first local polls in 20 years

The last local representatives were elected in 1997 and their mandates lapsed after their five-year terms expired at the height of the brutal Maoist insurgency.

Lumbini – The birthplace of Buddha in Nepal faces serious threat from pollution

Lumbini – The birthplace of Buddha in Nepal faces serious threat from pollution

As per recent data collected from air quality monitoring stations in five places across the country show the historic site has become highly polluted.

Nepal's youngest woman candidate files papers for local polls

Ranju Darshana, a 21-year-old Nepalese woman, on Tuesday became the youngest and only female candidate vying for Kathmandu's mayoral post.

Create conducive environment for polls: Nepal President

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the people to create an atmosphere conducive for conducting local polls which is a must for implementing the new Constitution.

Madhesi parties to boycott Nepal's local polls

Dismissing as 'even more regressive than the previous' the government's new Constitution amendment proposal -- introduced in Parliament on Tuesday.