Nepal

Heavy rains in Nepal trigger flash floods, landslides, at least 77 dead

Twenty-four deaths have been reported in the Panchthar district of east Nepal bordering India, 13 in neighbouring Ilam and 12 in Doti in west Nepal.

Oct 20, 2021, 20:46 PM IST

India beat Nepal to win 8th SAFF Championship title, skipper Sunil Chhetri equals Lionel Messi's record

37-year-old Chhetri has now equalled Messi and has become the second-highest goal-scorer in international football among active players.

Oct 17, 2021, 12:25 PM IST

India calls Global Hunger Index 2021 methodology unscientific, findings ‘shocking’

The Ministry of Women and Child Development said that the methodology used by FAO is “unscientific” and claimed that there was no methodology to measure undernourishment. 

Oct 15, 2021, 20:20 PM IST

Global Hunger Index 2021: India slips to 101st rank; behind Pak, Bangladesh and Nepal

"People have been severely hit by COVID-19 and by pandemic related restrictions in India, the country with highest child wasting rate worldwide," the report said.

Oct 14, 2021, 23:10 PM IST

Key party in Nepal’s ruling alliance makes bid to form cabinet after months of waiting

It has been over two months since the government was formed and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is yet to constitute a cabinet.

 

Sep 28, 2021, 18:37 PM IST

Nepal condemns terrorism in all its form at UNGA, calls for complete disarmament

Nepal Foreign Minister Dr Narayan Khadka has condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and highlighted the importance of promotion and protection of human rights.

Sep 28, 2021, 17:53 PM IST

First private train cargo arrives in Nepal from India

The cargo train arrived in Birgunj, a bordering town in Nepal, on Wednesday morning. 

Sep 15, 2021, 22:44 PM IST

India and Nepal to hold annual joint military exercise from September 20

Nepal Army Spokesperson Santosh Ballav Poudyal said the joint military exercise will take place in Pithoragadh of India. 

Sep 05, 2021, 23:47 PM IST

Nepal warns protesters not to burn effigy of PM Narendra Modi

The statement came in response to some protests in Kathmandu against the Indian government and Modi in a backdrop of recent diplomatic friction between Nepal and India.

Sep 05, 2021, 21:00 PM IST

Bihar floods: Ganga, Gandak, Kosi Rivers cross danger level after incessant rainfall

Director of Central Water Commission in Patna, Sanjeev Kumar Suman said, "It is definitely a cause of concern. People and animals are rendered homeless."

Sep 03, 2021, 08:04 AM IST

Afghanistan Crisis: India is also rescuing the citizens of Nepal from Kabul

Amidst the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, India is helping not only its citizens but also citizens of other countries. Indian Air Forces' C17 Globemaster has reached India from Kabul with the citizens of Nepal.

Aug 26, 2021, 18:26 PM IST

Nepal's opposition party splits, Opposition faction forms CPN-UML Samajbadi party

The new party under Madhav Nepal's chairmanship has 95 central committee members out of which 58 are from CPN-UML led by former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

Aug 18, 2021, 23:08 PM IST

Nepal brings ordinance to amend provision for political party split

The Sher Bahadur Deuba Cabinet’s move came a day after Parliament was prorogued. Bhandari ended the monsoon session on Monday, upon the request of the ruling government.

Aug 18, 2021, 18:27 PM IST

Nepal seeks international aid to rescue its nationals as Taliban take over Afghanistan

Nepal has officially written letters to the United States, UK and other countries to help the repatriation of Nepali nationals working in diplomatic missions and international organizations. 

Aug 16, 2021, 13:55 PM IST

Nepal Govt sends team to investigate Darchula incident along India border

The probe panel includes Joint-Secretary of the Home Ministry, Janardan Gautam, Deputy Inspector General of Nepal Police, Purushottam Kandel, Investigation Officer of the National Investigation Department, Hutraj Thapa, Senior Superintendent of Armed Police Force, Suresh Kumar Shrestha, and Assistant Chief District Officer of Darchula, Jyotsana Bhatta. 

Aug 02, 2021, 18:17 PM IST

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba wins vote of confidence

He secured 165 votes in the 275-member House of Representatives. He needed at least 136 votes to win Parliament's confidence.

Jul 18, 2021, 22:17 PM IST

Sher Bahadur Deuba takes oath as Nepal’s new Prime Minister

A large number of Oli supporters gathered and shouted slogans against the apex court's verdict. A total of 146 members of the House of Representatives (HoR) had reached out to Supreme Court with a writ petition to demand the restoration of the house and appoint Sher Bahadur Deuba, as the next prime minister on May 24. 

Jul 13, 2021, 21:10 PM IST

United States donates 1.53 million vaccines to Nepal

The United States has also pledged $4 billion to support COVAX with the purchase and delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to 92 low- and middle-income countries.

Jul 12, 2021, 23:53 PM IST

China excludes India from South Asian poverty alleviation initiative

According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Ambassadors said, poverty alleviation and development are an important task and a prominent challenge of the South Asian countries, so the Center initiated by China is set up at a most opportune time.

Jul 12, 2021, 23:39 PM IST

US donates 1.53 million COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal

The US-donated vaccines are being delivered to the Nepali people in partnership with the COVAX global vaccine initiative and UNICEF.

Jul 12, 2021, 23:06 PM IST