The Nepal Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday quashed the Cabinet decision to appoint Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Jaya Bahadur Chand as Inspector General (IG) of Nepal Police.
A full bench of SC headed by Chief... More
India has intensified its defence cooperation with Nepal as the eleventh of the joint military exercise ‘Surya Kiran’ commenced at Pithoragarh of Indian state of Uttarakhand on Tuesday, within less than four months after... More
The government in Nepal has made - Harnessing Investment Opportunities in Nepal - the title of the Investment summit, held on 2-3 March in Kathmandu, a big success with $13.52 billion investment pledges from... More
Police opened fire when a clash ensued between supporters and opponents of the upcoming local body election, leaving at least four people dead in the country's restive southern plains, government officials said on Monday.
The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Sunday (5 March) directed the government to induct a foreign strategic partner in Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) within three months, reports Kathmandu Post.
Lawmakers said that the national... More
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) started its operation as a new multilateral financial institution on January 16 last year. Its president Jin Liqun is in Kathmandu to attend Nepal Investment Summit as a... More
Indian political leaders and officials have said the Nepal government’s decision to announce the date of local elections is a positive move but there was a need to address the demands of the Madhes-based... More
Nepal-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI) has been established to promote and boost bi-lateral trade, investment and other economic relations between Nepal and Israel.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat inaugurated the chamber... More
India has expressed interest to link Kathmandu with two Indian cities, New Delhi and Kolkata, using direct railway lines in a bid to strengthen cross-border connectivity and facilitate movement of people between the two... More
Nepal and India, on Sunday, pledged to enhance cooperation on road, air, power grid and cross-border rail connectivity to promote people-to-people contacts- Xinhua News Agency reports.
The two sides agreed to speed up and initiate... More
Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he will work on election preparations and constitution amendment simultaneously.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the general convention of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) at Exhibition... More
The Nepali Momo, a local variety of dumpling, is a traditional delicacy which consists of a variety of fillings such as chicken or vegetables, stuffed a tender steamed casing. Nepal’s cuisine reflects the lands... More
Located opposite the South Gate of Narayanhity Museum in Kathmandu, Utsav is a restaurant which serves authentic Nepali cuisine. Founded around 1940, it has become very popular among locals and tourists alike. It caters... More
President Bidya Devi Bhandari held discussion with the top leaders of major political parties on Nepal’s current political situation, and urged them to work together in order to hold elections and implement the Constitution.
Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has complained that political parties were yet to institutionalize the democratic system.
Launching the 'Total', the national monthly magazine amidst a program here Sunday, the former president said, "Three... More
CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Friday held a meeting with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal at the residence of CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Narayankaji Shrestha.
During the meeting, PM Dahal, who is also the Chairman... More
With a target to attract over $1 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI), the Nepal Investment Summit to be held on March 2-3 in Kathmandu.
The Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) and Ministry of Industry... More
Established initially as institutions of higher studies, Madrasahs taught law, Islamic sciences and philosophy. Prior to the arrival of British, both religious and secular education was taken care of for Hindus and Muslims by their respective religious institutions together. Madrasahs taught Quran together with Tafsir Mantiq (logic), Kalam (theology)... More
Sheikh Mujib, like most of his political colleagues coming from peasant majority East Bengal had reservations about Kolkata and by extension India before 1947. He had spent his college days in Kolkata and was part of the youth leadership of Bengal Muslim League (BML) which contested both Delhi and... More
An embattled Myanmar ponders its relations with the UN, amid international criticism and the possibility of sanctions looming larger. Once the heroine of democracy and the darling of the UN, the country’s civilian leader – Aung San Suu Kyi -- has launched a diplomatic offensive to fend of international... More
It is an undeniable that in the South Asian region, China is fast replacing India as the most important economic and political factor. This is generally attributed to China’s ability and willingness to finance schemes of interest to the countries of the region while its rivals are reluctant to... More
Although the US president Donald Trump has already stepped away from the US’ nation-building and reconstruction program in Afghanistan as part of his new strategy to devote more resources to the military campaign and force the Taliban to the negotiating table, it appears that at least a part of... More
Power is inflationary. As countries become stronger, their interests expand beyond their borders, where they must find new ways to protect those interests. India is no exception. Its expansion, though, brings it into contact with China, a much more formidable country that competes with India... More
Indian preacher Zakir Naik is vowing to fight an extradition request sent to Malaysia regarding terrorism-related charges.
India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed terrorism charges against Naik accusing him of influencing Indian Muslims to join the Islamic State (ISIS). It also declared his Mumbai-based NGO,... More
In the context of the New Great Game in Eurasia, the New Silk Roads, known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), integrates all of China’s instruments of national power – political, economic, diplomatic, financial, intellectual and cultural – to shape the 21st century geopolitical/geoeconomic... More
The U.S. and Sri Lanka recently held their second Partnership Dialogue. The first took place in Washington, D.C. last year. This one was held in Colombo. The meeting didn’t seem to feature any big surprises – which means that it was a missed opportunity for... More
Just a few days ago I warned two young student leaders in Darjeeling of West Bengal, against the violent movement which has started there for a separate Gorkhaland. I told them in no way should they support this demand. This has multifarious geo-political risks. If... More