West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.19

Morcha balancing act on statehood

Sitong: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Friday declared that Gorkhaland had hit a “technical barrier” because of the 1950 Indo-Nepal Friendship Treaty.The statement was seen as a balancing act aimed...
By Vivek Chhetri

India  /  Published 27.01.20

Virus surveillance near Nepal border

The Centre on Monday sought enhanced border surveillance and preparedness reviews in five states bordering Nepal where health authorities have detected one patient with novel coronavirus that has caus...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

Everest deaths are due to human error

Twenty one mountaineers have lost their lives this spring. The toll is much higher than that of previous years. Significantly, out of these 21 climbers, 12 were on an Everest expedition, four were cli...
By Basanta Singha Roy

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

World  /  Published 02.01.20

Nepal court seeks original India treaty map

Nepal’s Supreme Court has sought within 15 days the country’s original map exchanged with India during the signing of the Sugauli Treaty in 1816 after a petition sought the apex court’s interven...
By PTI in Kathmandu


World  /  Published 01.04.19

Dozens dead in Nepal after devastating storm

A strong rainstorm has swept through southern Nepal, destroying homes, felling trees and leaving at least 28 people dead and hundreds more injured, the authorities said.Many of those killed were aslee...
By Bhadra Sharma/NYTNS in Kathmandu

North East  /  Published 29.10.18

Demand to scrap Indo-Nepal treaty

The Assam Sanmilita Mahasangha, a confederation of indigenous people of Assam, on Monday demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to scrap the Indo-Nepal Treaty of 1950 and introduce the provision of pas...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Will sort out border issue with Nepal through dialogue: Rajnath

Asserting that the road built by India till Lipulekh Pass is very much in its territory, Union defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that his government believes in sorting out the 'misunderst...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.05.19

Sugar mill bitter pill

Maharajganj, on the border with Nepal, rarely makes news. And its alienation is such that the most potent issue in this Lok Sabha constituency is the one raised by a doctor. It is an issue that can g...
By Piyush Srivastava in Maharajganj

India  /  Published 13.05.19

Delhi's slum dwellers feel AAP is the new Congress

South Delhi’s Kusumpur Pahari slum is a maze of tenements occupied by people from across India, and from Nepal.Flanked by the swank bungalows of Vasant Vihar, the four-decade-old slum has more than ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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