Ghanshyam Upadhyaya, Joint-Secretary and spokesperson for the Tourism Ministry, said a decision would be made on Thursday.
Here’s why dogs are worshipped on Kukur Tihar!
The DoT’s statement has come at a time when it is facing immense criticism for issuing too many permits to scale the world’s tallest peak
Kathmandu: Thousands of students appearing in Nepal’s Secondary Education Examination (SEE) were confused when they found the question paper for English full of errors, the media reported on Monday. The mistakes on Sunday ranged from spelling errors to incomplete sentences, deciphering some of which depended solely on the examinees’ guesswork,[Read More…]
A helicopter carrying at least six people including Nepal’s tourism, culture, and civil aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari crashed on Wednesday afternoon. Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs Prem Kumar confirmed the news, reported news agency ANI. It is suspected to be crashed in eastern Nepal’s Tehrathum district. “We do[Read More…]
Indians under 15 or over 65 can visit Nepal & Bhutan using Aadhar card as their valid travel document.
Is the Pakistan government under Imran Khan going to review China-Pakistan Economic Corridor because it “unfairly benefits” China? Media reports suggest that Prime Minister Imran Khan has set up a nine-member committee to look into all CPEC-related agreements. That Pakistan may not go the Sri Lankan way is a concern[Read More…]
Right from the beginning, Narendra Modi has always been very confident about his policies for foreign countries. During his swearing-in ceremony, he tried to convey a message that he is determined to take away the path of foreign policy from his predecessor Manmohan Singh. He had called all the South[Read More…]
Kathmandu: A domestic helicopter of Altitude Air airline with seven people on board went missing in central Nepal on Saturday, officials said. The chopper, en route from Samagaun of Gorkha district to Kathmandu, went out of contact with the air traffic control tower at 8.05 a.m, the Kathmandu Post reported. There were six passengers including a Japanese tourist and five Nepalis on board, said[Read More…]
“The Prime Minister landed in Kathmandu a short while ago. He will be taking part in the Bimstec Summit being held in the city,” Modi’s office tweeted around 9 a.m. Ahead of his departure, Modi on Wednesday said that his participation in the event symbolises the priority India accords to[Read More…]
A newly-launched restaurant in the Nepalese capital is using robots as waiters under the slogan, “where food meets technology.” The Naulo Restaurant (“naulo” means new in Nepali) operates with the help of five robots, three named Ginger and two named Ferry, designed and manufactured by Paaila Technology, a Nepali company established by six young engineers, specializing[Read More…]
Due to the present strict laws on the consumption of alcohol in Bihar, Nepal witnesses 50 percent sale hike. According to the Nepalese wine manufacturers, the demand of alcohol has increased to the extent, leaving factories not able to fulfill the demand. This has led to the establishment of at[Read More…]
Kathmandu: A pressure cooker bomb went off near the Indian Embassy field office in Nepal’s Biratnagar late on Monday damaging the walls of the premises, Nepal Police has said. No one has claimed responsibility. The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu has not made any remarks regarding the blast yet. It is suspected[Read More…]
A six-wicket win over Papua New Guinea has rewarded Nepal with One-Day International (ODI) status for the first time ever in what was a historic occasion on Thursday (March 15) in the World Cup Qualifiers play-off encounter at Old Hararians Sports Club. Dipendra Singh Airee’s four-wicket haul (4 for 15), that cleaned up the[Read More…]
Kathmandu: Chairman of the CPN-UML K.P. Oli will become the 41st Prime Minister of Nepal with incumbent Sher Bhahadur Deuba set to resign from the post on Thursday. Deuba is going to announce his resignation during a national address and submit his resignation to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari. His resignation comes[Read More…]
The European Union has deployed a 10-member team in Nepal to observe the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies scheduled for November 26 and December 7. “In response to an invitation by the Nepal authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Nepal[Read More…]
On the occasion of its 71st Independence Day, India on Tuesday gifted 30 ambulances and six buses to Nepalese hospitals, charitable organisations and educational institutions. Manjeev Singh Puri, India’s ambassador to Nepal, handed over the keys of the vehicles to the representatives of these organisations at a function in the[Read More…]
Landslides and floods have claimed 91 lives in Nepal till now, with 38 people still missing affecting as many as six million people. Nepal Ministry of Home Affairs said 2,847 houses were completely damaged in the disaster, reported India.com. “A committee was formed under the coordination of Home Minister Janardan[Read More…]
The Union Ministry has declared that Aadhaar is not a valid identification document for Indians travelling to Nepal and Bhutan. Those travelling to Nepal and Bhutan must possess a valid national passport or a voter ID issued by the election commission. Notably, you don’t need a visa to travel to[Read More…]
On Sunday, Nepal signed a deal with a Chinese company to construct a 1,200-megawatt hydroelectric project. Nepal’s Ministry of Energy signed a memorandum of understanding with China Gezhouba Group Corporation for the development of the 1,200-MW Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project. This agreement was signed in the presence of outgoing Nepal Prime[Read More…]
As Nepal is all set to hold polls to local government bodies on May 14 despite opposition from the Madhesi Morcha, China has become the first nation to offer help for the elections. India, which has been pushing for stakeholders to join the voting procedure, is still quiet on offering[Read More…]
Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari will begin her state visit to India from Monday. India’s relations with Nepal are people-centric and are centered on refining connectivity between the neighbors in addition to energy infrastructure, said India. “We have maintained our focus on implementation of ongoing connectivity and development projects such[Read More…]
An indigenous group from south Nepal declared on Thursday that it has withdrawn support for the government and plans to disrupt forthcoming district and municipal elections. The group is called United Democratic Madhesi Front and they claim not to threaten the government with collapse but they intend to wreck the[Read More…]
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday pitched for rail connectivity with neighbouring countries to boost trade and eliminate poverty in the region. Highlighting the need for physical connectivity with neighbours for trade growth, he advocated work on rail link from Kathmandu to Delhi and Kolkata shortly. “Asia is going to[Read More…]