West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.22

Alumnus with Mount Hermon flag on Mount Everest

Pramod Shrestha “Goofy” did not goof up when he took the flag of Mount Hermon School atop Mount Everest in a bid to turn the spotlight on famous academic institutions in the Darjeeling hil...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 04.05.22

Rahul goes to Nepal, BJP tongues start wagging

Many other BJP leaders joined the chorus, some with nastier insinuations. The Congress was dismissive, asserting that Rahul was in Nepal for a friend's wedding and that the visit was not a secret...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

World  /  Published 17.02.22

Nepal takes on protests

Protesters opposing a proposed US grant for Nepal clashed with the police outside parliament on Wednesday, leaving injuries on both sides.  The proposal was scheduled to be presented in parliamen...
By AP/PTI in Kathmandu

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.21

Siliguri-Kathmandu bus link

The state-run North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC)will introduce a new bus service between Siliguri and Nepal’s capital Kathmandu from January, NBSTC chairmanPartha Pratim Roy said h...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.21

Kathmandu-Siliguri bus service resumes

The bus service between Siliguri and Nepal capital Kathmandu has resumed with the neighbouring country giving the nod after a gap of one-and-a-half years owing to the pandemic. In 2019, the bus servic...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


World  /  Published 25.08.21

Nepal seeks help to evacuate ex-soldiers

The suicide bomber driving a sedan packed with explosives struck in the early hours of the morning, as the minibus crawled through Kabul’s traffic. A piece of shrapnel pierced Amrit Rokaya Chhe...
By Bhadra Sharma in Kathmandu

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.21

News portal lobs ‘Nepal citizen’ charge at Thapa

A Kathmandu-based web portal has created a furore in Darjeeling by reporting that Morcha leader Anit Thapa, the chairman of the board of administrators of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

World  /  Published 12.01.20

Nepal scan on madarsas

Nepal is drafting a policy to “discourage” international NGOs from undertaking programmes with potential to hamper the country’s relations with its giant neighbours, India and China, officials s...
By PTI in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 14.12.19

Nepal keen to review military deal with UK

Nepal wants to review a military deal allowing its citizens to be enlisted in the British army, before a planned recruitment of Nepali women in the Brigade of Gurkhas for the first time in two centuri...
By Reuters in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 01.08.19

Kathmandu teen killed while playing on phone

A Nepali teenager has been electrocuted while playing a game on his cell phone that was connected to a power socket to recharge its battery, police said on Thursday. Saujan Rai, 15, a resident of Tris...
By PTI in Kathmandu


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