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Nepal students confused by errors in national exam questions

Nepal students confused by errors in national exam questions

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…]

Why are neighbour countries making distance with India?

Why are neighbour countries making distance with India?

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…]

Chopper with 7 people aboard goes missing in Nepal

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…]

Nepal Restaurant: Where food meets technology, robo-waiters

Nepal Restaurant: Where food meets technology, robo-waiters

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…]

Blast near Indian Embassy field office in Nepal

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…]

CPN-UML KP Oli to be appointed Nepal PM

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…]

European Union deploys team to observe elections in Nepal

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…]

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 91

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 91

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…]

Greater awareness of Aadhaar linking risks, mitigation needed: ICERT

Aadhaar an invalid ID to travel to Bhutan and Nepal

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…]

Nepal signs mega hydro project deal with Chinese firm

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…]

Nepal president to begin India visit from today to strengthen ties between two nations

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…]

Madhesi group not in favor of Nepal government

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…]

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