The ruling coalition government attempt to get the much awaited constitution amendment bill endorsed through the parliament failed after 206 lawmakers cast their votes against the amendment bill.
Out of 553 parliamentarians... More
CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has remarked that those who deserted the party would be wiped out if they do not return to the party.
Dahal said so during a... More
The development is important as it comes on the eve of Nepalese president's India visit next week and it could circumscribe India-Nepal efforts to restore friendly ties after the 2015 blockade.
The US Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has approved a $500 million (approximately Rs52 billion) ‘compact programme’ with Nepal. This is MCC’s first compact in South Asia.
Nepal has committed to contributing... More
The Election Commission has agreed to hold provincial and federal parliamentary elections at one go.
According to a source, the elections are likely to be held on the third week of November.
A meeting of three major parties—Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre)—summoned by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday has decided to hold the provincial and federal parliamentary elections at... More
Nepal and China have sealed three important agreements with long term impact on Nepal's socio-economic development.
The agreements were reached on three different domains- Economic and Technological Cooperation, China-Aid Oil and Gas... More
At least 221 people have died and more than 1.5 million been displaced by monsoon flooding across India, Nepal and Bangladesh, officials said Tuesday (Aug 15), as rescuers scoured submerged villages... More
The highways built along the no man's land on the Indian side of the border are the major reasons behind the floods in the tarai, according to Minister for Energy, Mahendra... More
The Nepal government has requested the Election Commission to provide umbrella as election symbol to the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) as demanded by the party in the third round of... More
Three years after its last train hit the buffers, Nepal is building a new railway network to boost its ailing economy – helped by the rivalry between its powerful neighbours, China... More
Seven South Asian and Southeast Asian nations have agreed to conclude early a free trade accord, implement the Paris agreement on climate change and step up cooperation among their security agencies... More
The 18th session of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Senior Officials’ meeting held in Kathmandu on Thursday, recognising the importance of trade, energy and technology... More
Paving the way for closer bilateral consultation in the coming weeks, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks in Kathmandu with the Nepali leadership on Thursday. The visit by Ms. Swaraj... More
CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stressed on advancing the debate of directly elected executive presidential system.
Saying that the prime ministerial system has been pushing the country towards instability,... More
International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has said that Nepal’s transitional justice mechanisms must undergo serious reform in line with international human rights standards and the directives of Nepal’s Supreme Court in... More
Indian border security personnel have put a damper on Nepal’s cross-border trade with India once again, as they have started conducting thorough checks of cargo vehicles entering India via the border... More
Nepal has asked India and China to show restraint over the continuing border standoff between the two sides and called for a peaceful diplomatic dialogue to solve the issue.
Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister as well as Minister... More
Continuing its diplomatic attack to counter India’s stand on the ongoing military standoff in Sikkim sector, China has now briefed Nepal authorities about the dispute, says Times of India.
China’s move to... More
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang will be visiting Nepal on August 14, barely nine days before Nepali Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba embarks on an official visit to India, his first... More
The re-election in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-19 held on Friday saw 75.58 per cent voter turnout. The total number of votes cast today was 2,870.
The re-election was conducted in the ward as... More