Post Tagged with: "Nepal"

Nepal landslide raises fears of floods in India

Rescue workers in eastern India urgently evacuated tens of thousands of people on Monday after a deadly landslide in neighbouring Nepal blocked a river that could burst its banks and submerge scores of Indian villages…

August 5, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Rain hampers search for over 100 missing in Nepal

Fresh rainfall was hampering a search Sunday for scores of villagers missing after a massive landslide in northern Nepal, where army troops used explosives to blast a river blockage in an attempt to release a dangerous water build-up…

August 4, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Indian prime minister in Nepal to bolster ties

Indian prime minister in Nepal to bolster ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to Nepal Sunday to meet top leaders, offer prayers at a revered Hindu temple and address the parliament.

August 3, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
100 likely dead as Nepal landslide blocks river

100 likely dead as Nepal landslide blocks river

Fresh rainfall was hampering a search Sunday for scores of villagers believed to be buried by a massive landslide in northern Nepal, where army troops used explosives to blast a river blockage…

August 3, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Landslide blocks Nepal river; 6 people die

Landslide blocks Nepal river; 6 people die

A massive landslide blocked a mountain river in northern Nepal, pushing the water to form a lake that may eventually burst and sweep several villages, officials said on Saturday.

August 2, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Nepal’s major parties agree to sign power deal with India

Nepal’s major parties agree to sign power deal with India

Nepal’s three major political parties agreeing to sign a separate power trade deal with India during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi formed a three-member cross-party panel on Tuesday to finalise the contents of the Power Trade Agreement…

July 30, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
China plans railway to India, Nepal borders by 2020

China plans railway to India, Nepal borders by 2020

China plans to extend a railway line linking Tibet with the rest of the country to the borders of India, Nepal and Bhutan by 2020 once an extension to a key site in Tibetan Buddhism opens, a state-run newspaper reported on Thursday.

July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Nepal to give duty-free access for 74 Bangladeshi items

Nepal to give duty-free access for 74 Bangladeshi items

Nepal is expected to give duty- free access for 74 Bangladeshi products to reciprocate latter that earlier agreed to grant zero-tariff entry to 108 Nepali items, according to a source in the Bangladesh Embassy in Nepal

June 19, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Nepal opens 104 new peaks to climbers

Nepal has opened 104 new, unconquered peaks to mountaineers, in an attempt to boost tourism after a deadly avalanche effectively ended this year’s lucrative Mount Everest climbing season, the government said Thursday…

May 23, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Three Bangladeshis for Indian pro kabaddi auction

Three Bangladeshi kabaddi players including raider Ziaur Rahman have been included in the auction list for the inaugural Indian Pro Kabaddi League, which gets underway on July 26…

May 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Athletics, Other Games, Sports
Everest guides say they are abandoning this climbing season

Everest guides say they are abandoning this climbing season

Nepalese guides on Mount Everest said Tuesday they had decided to abandon this year’s climbing season, to honour 16 colleagues killed in an avalanche last week…

April 22, 2014 · 0 comments · International

Advertisement