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Nepali journalist Kanak Mani Dixit arrested

Senior Nepali journalist Kanak Mani Dixit was arrested by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority in Kathmandu on Friday on allegation of corruption…

April 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

India gives Nepal transit to Bangladesh

Landlocked Nepal, with the help of India, has secured transit to Bangladesh by road and rail and also for using Vishakhapatnam port, India to boost trade with Bangladesh…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

Leaders of Nepal, India mend fences after friction

The leaders of Nepal and India have overcome mutual misgivings, India’s foreign secretary said on Saturday, after talks to ease tensions over Nepal’s recently-adopted constitution…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

India pledges $250m to help rebuild quake-hit Nepal

India on Saturday pledged $250 million for post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal as the two countries try to heal strained ties following protests in Nepal over the country’s new constitution…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Members of the All Nepal Free Student Union Revolutionary movement, a sister wing of the Unified Maoist party, take part in a rally to mark the 21st People’s War Day in Kathmandu on Saturday. — AFP photo

Nepal Maoists mark 20 years since start of civil war

Nepal’s former Maoist rebels paid tribute to fallen comrades Saturday in a ceremony marking 20 years since the start of an insurgency that transformed the Himalayan nation from a Hindu monarchy to a secular republic…

February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Former Nepal PM Sushil Koirala dies

Former Nepal PM Sushil Koirala dies

Former Nepal prime minister Sushil Koirala, a veteran politician once jailed for helping to hijack a plane, died in Kathmandu Tuesday aged 77 after suffering from pneumonia, his doctor said…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia
Nepali congress president and former prime minister Sushil Koirala.-- AP photo

Nepali Ex-PM Sushil Koirala passes away

Sushil Koirala, a former Nepalese prime minister and leader of nation’s largest political party, has died in Kathmandu. He was 78…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Nepal ethnic minorities call off blockade over charter

Nepal’s ethnic minority groups lifted a four-month-old blockade along a major trading point with India on Monday, saying it didn’t want ordinary people to suffer anymore, but vowed to carry on with its campaign against the new constitution…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia

Nepal quake survivors fight freezing temperatures

Nine months after a massive earthquake hit Nepal, thousands of survivors are now fighting sub-zero temperatures in flimsy temporary shelters, awaiting government help to rebuild their homes…

February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
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Bangladesh move into U-19 WC semis

Bangladesh moved into the semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup for the first time in their history after they defeated Nepal by six wickets at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Nepal PM could be toppled by constitution crisis

An unwieldy coalition of lawmakers trying to implement Nepal’s first democratic constitution is finding common cause with protesting minority groups, isolating prime minister KP Oli and increasing the risk his government could fall this spring…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Isolated Nepal PM could be toppled by constitution crisis

An unwieldy coalition of lawmakers trying to implement Nepal’s first democratic constitution is finding common cause with protesting minority groups, isolating prime minister KP Oli and increasing the risk his government could fall this spring…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
India thump Nepal to top group

India thump Nepal to top group

Pre-tournament favourites India stormed into the quarter-final stage of the ICC Under-19 World Cup as group D champions after they thumped Nepal by seven wickets at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Nepal captain accused of being over aged

Raju Rijal, the current skipper of the Nepal Under-19 side finally replied to the ‘over-age’ allegation of Kaustub Pawar, a former India Under-23 and current Mumbai First-Class cricketer, reports cricwizz.com…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Nepal confident of further glory

Nepal stunned New Zealand to qualify for the quarter-final round of the ICC under-19 World Cup and they are confident that they can go even further in the ongoing tournament in Bangladesh…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

As fuel crisis grips Nepal, solar industry eyes growth

After enduring endless blackouts in Nepal’s months-long and ongoing national fuel crisis, management consultant Pankaj Shrestha finally splurged on a set of solar panels for his home in Kathmandu…

February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
Asian quartet reach quarter-finals

Asian quartet reach quarter-finals

Asian quartet India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal confirmed their ICC under-19 World Cup quarter-final berths by winning their respective matches on Saturday. Nepal, the surprise package so far in the tournament continued their winning…

January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
The picture taken from ICC’s official Twitter account shows the Nepal Under-19 cricket team players celebrate their victory in the ICC Under-19 World Cup over New Zealand Under-19s at the Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Thursday.

Nepal produce first U-19 WC shock

The ICC Under-19 World Cup took just two days to produce its first shock as Nepal defeated New Zealand by 32 runs at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Thursday…

January 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Nepal protesters face tough choice

Nepal’s constitutional crisis has entered a new and potentially dangerous stage as protesters, exhausted by a five-month blockade that has paralysed most of the border with India, weigh whether to change tactics and march on the capital…

January 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, International, South Asia

Nepal’s crisis drags on as ethnic minorities reject charter amendment

Nepal’s ethnic minorities have rejected a constitutional amendment, dashing hopes of an end to a political crisis that has led to fuel shortages and hampered deliveries of relief materials to survivors of last year’s earthquakes…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia

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