Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) Nepal and India have decided to discuss cross-border crime to curb this menace on the 1,700-km border shared by the two countries, an official said here Sunday. "A secretary-level meeting is scheduled for June first week. Exact date will be fixed soon.
Kathmandu, May 16 (IANS) Twentyone people were injured when an aircraft skidded off Nepal's Jomsom airport and fell into a river Thursday, police said. The plane of Nepal Airlines that flew from Nepal's second largest city Pokhara to Mustang skidded off the Jomsom airport and fell into the Kaligandaki river Thursday morning, injuring all the 21 people onboard, including 18 passengers and three crew members
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) Eight people jailed for rape, burglary and smuggling escaped from a prison in Nepal by digging a tunnel, officials said Sunday. The incident took place Saturday midnight in Rolpa district, 280 km west of the capital Kathmandu, Xinhua reported. Police Inspector Saroj Poudel said the prisoners escaped by digging an eight-metre-long tunnel from their cell.
Kathmandu/New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Nepal's former prime minister and Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' arrives in the Indian capital Saturday on a four-day trip, a visit that has been described as a "thaw" by the Nepalese media and one that could go a long way in narrowing the "mistrust and misgivings" between the two sides. This will be his third to India since his once underground party joined mainstream politics in
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Top leaders of Nepal's major political parties Wednesday signed a commitment paper prepared by the private sector pledging to support overall development of hydro power projects. The leaders included the head of interim election council, Khila Raj Regmi, reports Xinhua. The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) has given top priority to hydro power development in this year's annual general meeting agenda to start a meaningful discussion in the energy sector
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) A pregnant woman was burnt alive Monday in Nepal by her family members, Xinhua reported Tuesday.
Pokhara (Nepal), April 1 (IANS) India won two medals including a gold at the South Asian Triathlon Championship here Monday. Pooja Chaurishi claimed the gold in the sprint event which included swimming, cycling and running
Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Former US president Jimmy Carter, who is on a visit to Nepal, said Monday that the general election as proposed in June this year is not possible in the country. "I don't see the possibility of early election in June
Kathmandu, March 24 (IANS) The inclusion of an amnesty provision in law will make it impossible for thousands of victims of human rights abuses in Nepal to obtain justice, rights activists said.
Kathmandu, March 14 (IANS) Nepal's sitting Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi Thursday took oath of office as the chairperson of the Interim Election Council to hold Constituent Assembly elections by June 21. Regmi was sworn in by President Ram Baran Yadav as the head of the interim government as a way out to end the political deadlock since the expiry of the first Constituent Assembly on May 27 last year, reported Xinhua. Regmi further administered the oath of office to two ministers Madhav