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Six persons killed, 44 injured  in Nepal road mishap 

The accident occurred Sunday morning when a bus skidded off the road and fell 50 meter down in Madhyabindu Municilpality area.  According to police five persons died on the spot while another one lost his life during the treatment.  Six injured passengers were discharged after the first aid and remaining ... Read More »

149th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi celebrated in Nepal

With LED show the celebrations to commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma started in Nepal. In his address, Pokharel said that Mahatama Gandhi’s principles of peace and non violence are one of the basic spirits of Nepal’s foreign policy. He said Gandhiji’s thoughts are not just a political philosophy but they have developed as life style. ... Read More »

Nepal begins 8-day long Indra Jatra celebrations with zeal

The eight day long annual festival is observed to worship the god Devraj Indra, the lord of rain and good harvest. It also marks end of monsoon and beginning of harvest season and festivity.  The chariot procession and mask dances are the main attraction of Indra Jatra. On fourth day of ... Read More »

Navin Kumar Ghimire appointed as new Chief Commissioner of Nepal’s CIAA

Chief Justice Om Prakash Mishra administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Ghimire in the presence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari in Kathmandu this evening. The Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, House of Representatives Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Bhanubhakta Dhakal and ... Read More »

Nepal celebrates its Constitution Day, also known as the National Day

A number of programmes are being organised to mark the occasion. The main function was held at Nepal Army Pavilion in Kathmandu, which was attended by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, Chief Justice, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chairman of the National Assembly, ministers, ... Read More »

Justice Om Prakash Mishra sworn in as new Chief Justice of Nepal

Earlier in the day, Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) unanimously endorsed his name for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The Constitutional Council had recommended Justice Misha’s name for top juducal post of the country last month. He is the senior-most judge of Supreme Court after Justice Deepak Raj Joshee, whose ... Read More »

India visit very fruitful : Former Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Talking to media persons at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu after returning from New Delhi, Dahal said that wide and positive discussions were held with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on various dimensions of Indo-Nepal relations. He said that it has sent a very positive message. Dahal also said that discussions ... Read More »

General Purna Thapa appointed new chief of Nepal Army

President Vidya Devi Bhandari conferred insignia and administered oath of office and secrecy to General Thapa in Kathmandu today. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. General Thapa has succeeded ... Read More »

Former Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal calls on PM Modi​​​​​​​

The two leaders discussed the progress in India-Nepal relations, as well as other issues of mutual interest. The Prime Minister fondly recalled their previous interactions, and thanked Pushpa Kamal Dahal for his valuable contributions in strengthening India-Nepal relations. Recalling his two visits to Nepal this year, the Prime Minister said ... Read More »

Former Nepal PM PK Dahal ‘Prachanda’ calls on PM Modi

The two leaders discussed the progress in India-Nepal relations, as well as other issues of mutual interest. The Prime Minister fondly recalled their previous interactions and thanked Prachanda for his valuable contributions in strengthening India-Nepal relations. Recalling his two visits to Nepal this year, the Prime Minister said that India-Nepal relations ... Read More »

Six killed, one injured in Nepal helicopter crash

The Kathmandu-bound Altitude Air helicopter lost contact with air traffic control after taking off from Gorkha district Saturday morning.  The helicopter was scheduled to land at Kathmandu at 8.20 in the morning but it crashed in a deep forest area of Nuwakot district.  The chopper was having seven people on ... Read More »

Two die, five missing after boat capsizes in Nepal 

There were nine people on board the ill-fated boat when the incident occurred Saturday afternoon. Kaski police told DD News correspondent that two bodies have been recovered.  Two persons have survived and admitted in a hospital for treatment while five others are still missing. Search and rescue operation is underway.  Read More »

Five killed in Nepal helicopter crash

The Kathmandu-bound Altitude Air helicopter lost contact with air traffic control after taking off from Gorkha district Saturday morning.  The chopper was having seven people on board including the pilot. According to police five bodies have been recovered and one person is missing.  A woman has been rescued alive with ... Read More »

Two die, six missing after boat capsizes in Nepal 

There were ten people on board the ill-fated boat when the incident occurred Saturday afternoon. Kaski police told DD News correspondent that two bodies have been recovered so far.  Two persons have survived and admitted in a hospital for treatment, while six others are still missing. Search and rescue operation ... Read More »

Former PM H.D. Deve Gowda meets Nepal’s PM K.P. Sharma Oli in Kathmandu 

During the meeting  Deve Gowda congratulated Mr. Oli for successfully hosting 4th BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu last week.  Recalling Nepalese Prime Minister Oli’s official visit to India in April this year, Deve Gawda said the visit has taken India Nepal relations to a new height. On this occasion, Oli said that high level visits between the two countries have further deepened bilateral relations.  Oli ... Read More »

Former Nepal PM PK Dahal embarks on  4-day visit to India

During his stay in New Delhi Prachanda is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other leaders.  He will also deliver a lecture at the Indian Council of World Affairs in New Delhi on “Recent Developments in Nepal and Advancing India-Nepal Partnership ... Read More »

International Women Entrepreneurs Summit gets underway in Nepal

Vice President of Nepal Nanda Bahadur Pun inaugurated the summit on Monday. In his address, Pun emphasized upon empowering women in all areas including social, political and economic. He also expressed concern over increasing violence against women and highlighted the need for public efforts to eliminate it. The theme of 3-day ... Read More »