A vast artificial lake, formed after a massive landslide that blocked the Sunkoshi river in northeast Nepal last month, burst suddenly this morning but no casualties have been reported in the downstream areas so far.
The Indian government has approved a Capacity Development Programme for the officials of the Department of Money Laundering Investigation (DMLI), Nepal, and other stakeholder ministries in the Nepal government to counter the challenges of money laundering and terrorist financing.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Nepal on September 18 and 19 to attend the SAARC Home Ministers' conference, during which he is likely to have a separate meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.
The number of Indian devotees visiting Pashupatinath Temple here for special pooja has gone up after Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the 5th-century shrine during his visit to Nepal earlier this month, temple authorities have said.
Thomas Bell, a journalist who writes on Nepal for The Economist and other publications, has in his new book, "Kathmandu", accused British secret service MI6 of aiding Nepal authorities in the torture of Maoist rebels during the South Asian country’s civil war, a media report said Sunday.
The failure of the Nepalese authorities to bring to justice those responsible for the disappearance of five men more than a decade ago is symptomatic of their wilful inaction in such cases, Amnesty International said on Friday.
At least Six people were killed and three went missing after rain-triggred landslides struck central and western Nepal, where a restaurant located on the banks of a lake in tourist spot Pokhara was burried on Monday.
A combined military exercise between Indian and Nepalese armies commenced here on Monday with a top army commander saying both the armies have to learn much from each other, especially in handling modern-day challenges of insurgency and terrorism.