Post Tagged with: "Nepal"

Nepal police break up anti-India protest over blockade

The police in Nepal detained about 50 activists protesting outside the Indian Embassy on Thursday to demand an end to a months long blockade of supplies from India…

December 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia

Nepal leaders, ethnic protesters resume talks to end crisis

Nepal’s top political leaders met Monday with representatives of the Madhesi ethnic group who are protesting against the country’s new constitution to try to end a months-long crisis, but no agreement was reached…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia
Peace procession of poetry begins

Peace procession of poetry begins

A five-day peace procession of poetry kicked off on Monday at the Central Shaheed Minar with the participation of over a hundred local and foreign poets…

December 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Nepal blocks Indian TV channels over ‘blockade’

Cable TV operators in Nepal have blocked 42 Indian channels in protest against what they call an unofficial ‘blockade of goods’ into the country, reports BBConline…

November 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia

Use Saidpur airport, seaports, PM to Nepal

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday renewed her offer to Nepal to use Bangladesh’s Saidpur Airport as well as Chittagong and Mongla seaports to enhance regional connectivity…

November 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Use Sayedpur airport, seaports, PM suggests Nepal

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday renewed her offer to Nepal to use Bangladesh’s Sayedpur Airport as well as Chittagong and Mongla seaports to enhance regional connectivity…

November 29, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

9-day int’l theatre fest begins in Ctg

A nine-day international theatre festival is going to begin today at the Chittagong Shilpakala Academy, featuring a total of nine productions by troupes from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Norway…

November 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Entertainment, Timeout

Fuel oil exports to Nepal under govt’s consideration

Export of fuel oils to Nepal is under consideration of the government, a minister told New Age.
‘We are positively considering a Nepali proposal for importing fuel oils from Bangladesh,’ state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said Monday…

November 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

Nepal police kill two charter protesters in fresh violence

The Nepali police shot and killed two protesters in separate incidents in the Himalayan nation’s restive southern plains as they tried to break up demonstrations against a new constitution, the police said on Sunday…

November 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia

Nepal economy likely to contract first time in decades

The Nepal Rastra Bank said that Nepal’s economy could contract for the first time in more than three decades as the result of an ‘undeclared Indian embargo.’…

November 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Business

Water dispute with India will also be resolved: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday hoped the dispute over inter-country water flow between India and Bangladesh will be resolved as other problems with it…

November 22, 2015 · 0 comments · National, Politics

FUEL CRISIS, BLOCKADE : Nepal facing medicine shortage

Shortages of life-saving medicine because of political protests in Nepal that have blocked key roads could lead to a crisis, as hospitals have started to cut services, doctors said Thursday…

Cargo, passenger movement among BBIN nations to begin in January

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday said movement of cargo and passenger vehicles among Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal were expected to begin in…

November 19, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Nepal seek help to resolve fuel crisis

Nepal on Tuesday sought support from Bangladesh in tackling its crisis over fuel and meeting the need for other essentials, including rice and lifesaving drugs…

November 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

FUEL CRISIS : Nepal puts firewood on sale

Hundreds of people queued in Kathmandu on Monday to buy firewood after the Nepal government said it was putting thousands of kilos on sale to try to ease a crippling fuel shortage…

November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Front Page, International, South Asia

FIFA bans Nepal football chief for 10 years

FIFA on Monday banned Nepal’s football chief for 10 years and the president of the Laos federation for two years for bribery…

November 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

Nepal PM asks India to end ‘undeclared blockade’

Nepal’s newly elected prime minister KP Sharma Oli called Sunday on neighbouring India to end its ‘undeclared blockade’ as the nation faces crippling shortage of fuel and supplies…

November 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page, International, South Asia

Passenger, cargo services to connect 3 countries with BD soon

Four South Asian countries — Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal are planning to launch new passenger bus and cargo services soon which will have a huge positive economic impact on the countries. ‘In our efforts under BBIN Motor Vehicle Agreement, new passenger bus and cargo services will be operational soon with a view to connecting Bangladesh and India with Nepal […]

November 13, 2015 · 0 comments · National

Nepal interested in importing fuel from us: minister

State minister for power, energy and mineral resources minister Nasrul Hamid on Wednesday said Nepal had expressed interest to import fuel from Bangladesh…

November 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Back Page

Nepal footballers charged over match-fixing

Nepal has charged five footballers, including its national captain and goalkeeper, with treason over alleged match-fixing in World Cup qualifiers in 2011, an official said Sunday…

November 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

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