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

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.05.19

Armyman scales tallest peak

Aided by self-confidence and hard work, a 36-year-old man rose from the dusty streets of collieries to scale the world’s highest peak Mount Everest. Meet Lt Colonel Jay Prakash, son of a general sto...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

World  /  Published 28.01.19

Disoriented pilot cited in Nepal crash

A Bangladeshi airliner was misaligned with the runway and its pilot was disoriented and tried to land in 'sheer desperation' when the plane crashed last year in Nepal, an investigation report said.US-...
By AP in Kathmandu

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.03.19

Soft-spoken queen of hearts who believes in serving people

She hails from the illustrious Rana family of Nepal, was educated in convents in Kathmandu and Nainital and married off at 15 to the scion of the royal family of Navagarh in Baghmara, 20km from the co...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 12.10.19

Xi Jinping in Nepal, railway project on table

Xi Jinping touched down in Nepal on Saturday, the first visit by a Chinese President to the country in more than two decades, underscoring Beijing’s increasing interest in South Asia as a strategic ...
By Bhadra Sharma and Kai Schultz/New York Times News Service in Kathmandu

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.19

How to take art to mart

There’s art and there’s commerce, or are the two interlinked? Artists from Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Kathmandu (Nepal), along with their Indian counterparts from Jamshedpur, Ranchi and Calcutta, who...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 13.03.20

Nepal halts all expeditions

Nepal has halted all mountaineering expeditions, including Mount Everest ascents, and stopped issuing on-arrival tourist visas after the WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic and urged coun...
By PTI, Reuters in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 13.06.19

Mount Everest jam ‘not sole reason for deaths’

The large number of deaths of climbers on Mount Everest this season is not solely because of the “traffic jam” on the world’s highest peak, the Nepal government claimed on Thursday, citing facto...
By PTI in Kathmandu


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