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08-Sep-2018 Kathmandu

6 killed in Nepal helicopter crash

At least six persons were killed after an Altitude Air airline helicopter crashed in a dense forest area on Saturday, leaving only a woman passenger alive, officials said.According to Nima Nuru Sherpa, Managing Director at Altitude Air Pvt Ltd, the chopper...

31-Aug-2018 Kathmandu

India, Nepal sign railway line survey agreement

In what can be seen as a major boost to regional connectivity, India and Nepal on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here on preliminary engineering-cum-traffic survey of the proposed Raxaul-Kathmandu railway line as Indian Prime Minister...

31-Aug-2018 Kathmandu

Narendra Modi inaugurates Pashupatinath Dharmashala in Kathmandu

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today jointly inaugurated the Pashupatinath Dharmashala in  Kathmandu, with the Prime Minister of Nepal, Shri K.P. Oli.Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that he feels the love and affection of the people...

31-Aug-2018 Kathmandu

Narendra Modi, Thai PM discuss boosting bilateral ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his Thailand counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha on the sidelines of the Fourth Bimstec Summit here and discussed strengthening of bilateral ties."Connecting with an important partner from Southeast Asia," Indian...

29-Aug-2018 Kathmandu

BIMSTEC priority for India: Minister

A day ahead of the start of 4th BIMSTEC Summit, India's Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Wednesday said that the sub-regional group of seven nations was a priority for India as it fulfilled the country's "Neighbourhood First" and "Act...

12-May-2018 Kathmandu

India, Nepal agree to boost trade, people-to-people, connectivity ties

In what can be seen as a series of steps to mend their ties, India and Nepal on Saturday agreed to boost trade and economic links, connectivity via air, land and water, people-to-people ties, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declaring that his country...

08-Apr-2018 Kathmandu

India visit productive in building mutual trust : K.P. Sharma Oli

Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli said on Sunday that his visit to India was productive in building mutual trust between the two countries.Oli, who came back home after a three-day visit to India on Sunday, made such remarks at Tribhuwan International Airport...

03-Apr-2018 Kathmandu

India visit focussed on building trust : K.P. Sharma Oli

Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Tuesday said that his upcoming India visit will be solely focused on building trust but he will not sign any agreement against his country's national interest.He will embark on a state visit to India on Friday following...

13-Mar-2018 Kathmandu

Bidya Devi Bhandari re-elected Nepal's President

Bidya Devi Bhandari was on Tuesday re-elected President of Nepal for a second term.Bhandari was candidate of the ruling Left Alliance supported by two major Madhesi parties. She defeated Kumari Laxmi Rai of Nepali Congress, the main opposition party.In the...

12-Mar-2018 Kathmandu

49 dead in Nepal plane crash

As many as 49 people were killed and 22 injured when a passenger plane of the US-Bangla Airlines, flying to Kathmandu from Dhaka, with 71 on board crash-landed and exploded into a ball of flame at Nepal's main airport here on Monday.Nepal Police spokesperson...

12-Mar-2018 Kathmandu

40 dead in Nepal plane crash

At least 40 people were killed and 23 injured when a US-Bangla Airlines plane crash-landed and exploded into a ball of flame at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here on Monday, police said.Nepal Police spokesperson Manoj Neupane said the bodies...

12-Mar-2018 Kathmandu

Plane with 71 on board crashes at Kathmandu airport, 8 dead

An aircraft of the US-Bangla Airlines with 67 passengers and four members on board crash-landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here on Monday, leaving casualties and injuring 17 people.TIA spokesperson Prem Nath Thakur said 25 people were...

02-Mar-2018 Kathmandu

Salman Khan's 'Da-Bangg Tour to Nepal' cancelled

Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan's 'the Da-Bangg Tour to Nepal', which was scheduled to take place in Kathmandu on March 10, has been called off citing threat from a section led by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav', according to the organisers.Other Bollywood stars such...

15-Feb-2018 Kathmandu

K.P. Sharma Oli sworn in as 41st PM of Nepal

CPN-UML Chairman K.P. Sharma Oli was on Thursday sworn in as the 41st Prime Minister of Nepal, 69 days after the elections of the Federal and Provincial Assemblies.President Bidya Devi Bhandari administrated the oath of office to Oli at a ceremony organised...

06-Jan-2018 KATHMANDU

Cold wave kills nine in Nepal

At least nine people were killed due to an intense cold wave in Nepal's Terai region, authorities said.Six people died of freezing cold in Saptari district and three in Rautahat district, Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.The cold wave has badly affected...

28-Oct-2017 Kathmandu

14 killed in Nepal road accident

At least 14 people were killed on Saturday when a passenger bus skidded off a highway and plunged into a river in Nepal's Dhading district, police said."Fourteen bodies were recovered while 15 injured are receiving treatment at local hospitals," a district...

15-Aug-2017 Kathmandu

Toll in Nepal floods rises to 120

The toll in Nepal's floods soared to 120 as the disaster caused havoc mostly in the country's southern plains in the Terai, officials said on Tuesday.According to Nepal's Ministry of Home Affairs, 35 people were still missing while 39 were injured in the...

13-Aug-2017 Kathmandu

53 killed, one lakh displaced in Nepal floods

At least 53 people were killed and as many as 100,000 displaced in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains across Nepal, officials said on Sunday.Search and rescue operations were underway in several parts of the Himalayan nation. According...

13-Aug-2017 Kathmandu

40 killed in Nepal floods, landslides

Floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains have killed 40 persons in Nepal, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Sunday.At least 36 persons have been reported missing in the low-lying areas, over 20 injured and thousands of families have been displaced...

12-Aug-2017 Kathmandu

Incessant rainfall displaces thousands in Nepal

Floods caused by incessant rain have created havoc across the low-lying Terai region in Nepal, inundating thousands of houses and displacing people, the media reported on Saturday.The floods since Friday night have forced thousands of families to shift to shelters...

12-Aug-2017 Kathmandu

17 dead, 6 missing as floods, landslides hit Nepal

At least 17 persons died and another six went missing after floods and landslides swept through southern Nepal on Saturday due to heavy rainfall, a minister said.Home Minister Janardan Sharma said in a press conference that of the victims, nine died in...

11-Aug-2017 Kathmandu

Amid Doklam standoff, Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutanese Foreign Minister

Amid the ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese troops on the Doklam plateau, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with "close friend and neighbour" Bhutan's Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji here on Friday."Time with a close friend and neighbour....

10-Aug-2017 Kathmandu

Sushma Swaraj attends BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday attended the inaugural session of the two-day 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting here that was inaugurated by Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba."Building on shared histories & values. EAM @SushmaSwaraj...

09-Apr-2017 Kathmandu

Three Indians killed in Nepal accident

Three Indians were killed and another was critically injured when a truck rammed into their car on the East-West Highway along the Hetauda-Narayanghat road stretch, police said on Sunday.The three were killed on the spot when their car (BR-6D-5625) was hit...

29-Mar-2017 Kathmandu

Army chief Rawat conferred Nepal Army General honorary rank

Indian Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat was on Wednesday conferred the rank of honorary General of the Nepal Army by President Bidhya Devi Bhandari at a special ceremony at the President's official residence Sheetal Niwas here, media reports said.Defence Minister...

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