China offers to help electricity-starved Nepal

China said Friday that it would help Nepal develop its power industry to alleviate severe electricity outages that can last up to 12 hours a day in the Himalayan nation, where Beijing is trying to increase influence and investment.

China raises Nepal aid five-fold in regional diplomacy push

China will increase official aid to Nepal by more than five times from fiscal 2015-16, officials said on Friday, to develop infrastructure in the landlocked nation where regional rival India has long wielded political influence.

Madan Mohan Malaviya taught value based education to the world: Nepal

Nepal Vice President Parmanand Jha on Thursday lauded India's late educationist and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya on his birth anniversary, saying he taught value based education to the world which is still relevant.

'Anti-women' citizenship bill sparks fury in Nepal

Nepalese single mother Deepti Gurung has spent years trying and failing to register her two teenage daughters as citizens of their country.

Nepal's opposition parties announce new protest plans

 Nepal`s opposition alliance has announced new protest plans ahead of the Jan 22 deadline for drafting a new constitution, officials said Tuesday.

`Anti-women` citizenship bill sparks fury in Nepal

Nepalese single mother Deepti Gurung has spent years trying and failing to register her two teenage daughters as citizens of their country.

Four killed as bus touches high-tension wire in Nepal

Four persons were electrocuted to death and eight others injured when a passenger bus carrying them touched a high-voltage wire on a highway in Nepal.

Challenge to guard Indian borders with Nepal, Bhutan: MoS Home

It is a challenge to guard the country's borders with Nepal and Bhutan, and anti-social elements here are hard to detect as there is "no restriction" on the cross-border movement of people, Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said.

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi asks Nepalese lawmakers to protect children

 Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Friday pressed Nepalese lawmakers to protect children and asked them to do more for child rights in the new Constitution being drafted to protect the country's over 1.6 million child labourers.

Indian arrested in Nepal for making fake calls to police

A 35-year-old Indian man was arrested on Sunday by Nepalese police for making numerous fake calls to hotline at the Metro Control.

Digvijay asks Naxals to shun violence, join Congress

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday asked Naxals to leave the path of violence and join his party.

India refutes reports about Bodhi tree sapling plantation row

India on Saturday said that the sapling of holy Bodhi tree was planted in a temple in Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha in Nepal, as per the directions given by the Nepalese authorities.

Nepal Constitution drafting possible within deadline: CA chairman

 The chairman of Nepal's Constituent Assembly today asked political parties to make "sincere efforts" in reaching consensus on Constitution drafting and expressed confidence that a January deadline for promulgating the statuette was possible.

Uber cab driver accused of rape was trying to flee to Nepal after crime: Police

The Uber cab driver, who had allegedly raped a 27-year-old woman here on Friday night in his taxi, was planning to flee to Nepal before police arrested him in the nick of time from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh.

18 killed in Nepal bus accident

At least 18 people were killed and 49 others injured when an overcrowded bus fell off a mountain road and rolled 600 meters down a slope in western Nepal.

No Nepal constitution without consensus, says Prachanda

 CPN-Maoist leader Prachanda on Saturday warned that it would not be possible to draft the new Nepal Constitution without consensus from all the political parties.

Nepal prevents airing of TV show for satirising Narendra Modi
Nepal prevents airing of TV show for satirising Narendra Modi

The Nepalese authorities have banned the telecast of a popular comedy TV show, "Tito Satya" (Bitter Truth), for reportedly satirizing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Bhattarai submits Constitution committee's report to Parliament

Amidst serious differences among political parties regarding the key issues of Nepal's new Constitution, a crucial report was on Friday submitted to the Constituent Assembly for discussions on the statute, to be promulgated by January next year.

Indian woman gangraped in Nepal's Gadhimai Festival

 A 20-year-old Indian woman, who was in Nepal to take part in the famous Gadhimai festival, was gangraped by seven men, police said on Wednesday.

Nepal court jails two orphanage workers for raping autistic girls

 A Nepal court has jailed two men who worked at a prominent orphanage in Kathmandu for repeatedly raping three autistic girls in their care, an official said Tuesday.