KATHMANDU, Nov 7: A Nepali national was arrested on charges of betting on an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match at two separate instances, several Indian media reported.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 7: A woman from Nepal’s Jhapa district who has been held hostage in Saudi Arabia for the past 15 years has pleaded with the government to rescue her.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: As many as 963 Nepalis have been diagnosed with COVID-19 abroad in the past one week, and the death toll hits 284.

Canadian PM Trudeau extends Dashain greetings

Published On: October 25, 2020 10:37 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued a statement in recognition of Navratri, another name for Dashain and extended greetings on behalf of his countrymen, his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau and himself to everyone celebrating the festival.

24 children rescued from India

Published On: October 21, 2020 03:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: At least 24 Nepali children who were stranded in Ghaziabad of India have been rescued and brought back home.

Global COVID-19 death toll of Nepali people surpasses 1000 mark

Published On: October 18, 2020 10:15 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: With one more COVID-19 related death of a Nepali national recorded in Israel last week, the number of Nepali nationals dying of COVID-19 outside of Nepal  has reached 1,010.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The federal government of Canada has quietly settled a lawsuit filed by survivors and family members in the wake of a suicide bombing outside the Canadian embassy in Kabul four years ago that killed 15 Nepali Gurkhas and Indian private security contractors, CBC News reported.

NRNs’ recovery rate from COVID-19 is 92 percent

Published On: October 4, 2020 11:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: About 92 percent of the Non-Resident Nepalis (NRNs) who contracted the coronavirus have recovered and returned to their normal lives.

21 Nepalis succumbed to COVID-19 in foreign countries in past week

Published On: September 27, 2020 12:03 PM NPT By: Republica

The global COVID-19 case tally of Nepalis reaches 110,060 and death toll hits 732

Anjan is making Nepal visible in Israel

Published On: September 23, 2020 08:00 PM NPT By: Republica

When she heard of her appointment as Nepal’s ambassador to Israel two years ago, Dr Anjan Shakya was not elated. She preferred some other country. Moreover, she feared Israel might not have been entirely free of the conflict; she grew up hearing about the war between Israel and Palestine. On February 9, she reached the 'holy land' (The land of Israel is considered pious because of its connection with the birth, crucifiction and resurrection of Jesus Christ) as Nepal’s ambassador to Israel.