Stolen ancient statues return to Nepal from US

Thousands heritage artefacts were stolen from Nepal, but a statue of Shiva and his wife that were taken to the US have been returned decades after their theft.

07 Apr 2018 03:34

Nepal-India water disputes spur farming crisis

Nepalese farmers say water-sharing treaties between Nepal and India are diverting water from their farms and giving them nothing in return.

28 Mar 2018 01:55

Charges against Nepal journalists ‘attack on press freedom’

Journalists from Nepal’s largest newspaper have been charged with contempt of court after publishing critical stories about the country's chief justice.

04 Mar 2018 10:32

Nepal: Former revolutionary sworn in as prime minister

Communist party member who spent 14 years in jail becomes Nepal's 41st prime minister with many challenges ahead.

16 Feb 2018 03:20

KP Sharma Oli appointed Nepal's new prime minister

KP Oli from Communist Party of Nepal was sworn in on Thursday as country's 41st prime minister.

15 Feb 2018 02:49

The plight of Nepal's migrant workers

With Nepal's unemployment rate at 40 percent, many young men and women say their only option is to find work abroad.

06 Feb 2018 12:33

Why menstrual stigma continues to claim lives in Nepal

Campaigners call on Nepali authorities to step up efforts to demystify menstruation after chauupadi claims another life.

17 Jan 2018 07:24

Frustration simmers as Nepalis await new government

A month after Nepal held landmark post-war general elections, anger is growing over a delayed transfer of power.

06 Jan 2018 06:57

The vulture restaurant

The scavenger birds once adorned roofs and telegraph poles across Nepal, but now are only found in special reserves.

24 Dec 2017 12:38

After a year of elections, Nepal moves closer to China

But how sustainable is Nepal's path towards the Beijing Consensus?

17 Dec 2017 10:21

Nepal elections explained

Nepalese vote in parliamentary and provincial elections to choose a new government to conclude democratic transition.

07 Dec 2017 06:32

Nepal gears up for key election

Vote is expected to lay the groundwork for Nepal's transition into a federal state.

25 Nov 2017 08:10

Joint secretary, Nepal Oil Corporation top official sent to judicial custody - Himalayan Times

Himalayan TimesJoint secretary, Nepal Oil Corporation top official sent to judicial custodyHimalayan TimesJoint Secretary Ram Aadhar Sah and Thankot depot chief of Nepal Oil Corporation Rabin Kumar Sharma, who were facing charges of meter tampering fraud and fuel black-marketing, respectively, were sent to judicial custody till the final hearing of the cases.

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Madhesi unrest affects Nepal schools' academic calendar - Times of India

Times of IndiaMadhesi unrest affects Nepal schools' academic calendarTimes of IndiaKATHMANDU: With most schools in southern Nepal districts bordering India remaining closed for the past four months due to the violent Madhesi agitation against the new Constitution, authorities have warned that it would be difficult to maintain this ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Nepal: Cabinet Moves For Constitutional Amendments – Analysis

On 20th December, the Nepal Cabinet finally decided to move for constitutional amendments supposedly to please the marginalised communities including the Madhes groups. The Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa called up his Indian counterpart to inform her of ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Nepal urges China to upgrade border routes - Himalayan Times

Himalayan TimesNepal urges China to upgrade border routesHimalayan TimesDeputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa and Law Minister Agni Prasad Kharel (1st and 2nd from right respectively) talk to mediapersons before they leave for China, on Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Photo: https://twitter.com/mohanrppn1 ...China hints at more fuel aid to Nepal Kathmandu PostChina, Nepal Vow to Deepen Ties as Deputy Nepalase PM Visits The New Indian ExpressChina, Nepal pledge to strengthen cooperation ecnsall 10 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Rajnath for vigil on Nepal border - The Hindu

The Indian ExpressRajnath for vigil on Nepal borderThe HinduHome Minister Rajnath Singh asked the troops of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) deployed along the Nepal and Bhutan borders to sharpen their snooping skills and ensure that terrorist groups are not able to “gather” or carry out their nefarious anti-India ...Use intel to check terror designs along Nepal, Bhutan borders: Business StandardUse intel to check terror designs along Nepal, Bhutan borders: Rajnath Singh ... Economic TimesSSB wants radio towers along India-Nepal border Deccan Herald The Indian Expressall 34 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:21

China, Nepal pledge to strengthen cooperation

China and Nepal pledged to expand cooperation, as Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met with visiting Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa Thursday in Beijing. China is willing to expand cooperation in connectivity, energy, industrial capacity, post ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

Despite Nepal’s pledge to change the Constitution, India does not lift its embargo

Nepal plans to meet minority demands and review the country’s territorial division. A group of experts is set to report back in three months. “India is confident that a return to normalcy in Nepal would create a more secure and predictable climate for ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21

India’s Nepal problem

Nepal is not just another neighbour of India but one that is symbiotically linked to it by close cultural affinity, overlapping ethnic and linguistic identities, and an open border permitting passage without documentation or even registration, an unusual ...

25 Dec 2015 04:21