ABU DHABI (United Arab Emirates), Feb 28: Nepal has reiterated its call for the continuation of all international support measures for a specified period even after the country's graduation from a Least Developed Country (LDC) to a developing country.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The UK has committed $505 million in development grants to Nepal by 2030. The UK government made this commitment by signing two separate grant agreements related to business and green growth with Nepal during a special function held at the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is arriving in Kathmandu on Thursday as a part of his first foreign visit of the year to Nepal to co-chair a meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission (JC) meeting.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Nepalese Army (NA) has recommended Major General Ashok Raj Sigdel for promotion to the position of lieutenant general. The Promotion Committee meeting of the NA, held on Friday, decided to recommend Sigdel for the post.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his deepest condolences to the families of ten Nepalis killed in a terrorist attack in Israel, while renewing his call for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Visiting United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Gutterres has said that the Transitional Justice (TJ) process in Nepal that the government is trying to conclude must help bring peace to victims, families and communities.
KATHMANDU, Oct 28: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is arriving in Kathmandu on a four-day official visit to Nepal, beginning from Sunday, with a significant stopover in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the apostle of peace. He is also scheduled to join the prayers for world peace in Lumbini.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Amid concerns raised by a section of ruling party leaders, including Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, about whether the US government would accept the 12-point explanatory note as a part of the MCC agreement, the US government has clarified that the explanatory note will indeed be included in the MCC grant agreement.
KATHMANDU, August 11: The differences between the two main ruling parties, the Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN (Maoist Center), have widened following the latest arrest of NC lawmaker Sunil Sharma in connection with fake academic certificates.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Visiting US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Donald Lu, concluded his one-day visit to Nepal on Friday, focusing on the implementation of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) projects and strengthening bilateral relations.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The ruling party, CPN (Maoist Center), along with seven other political parties in parliament, have decided to endorse the Nepali Congress (NC) candidate for the presidential election scheduled for March 9.
MANAMA (BAHRAIN), Feb 22: Dr. Sanduk Ruit, a Nepali ophthalmologist, has been awarded with the prestigious Isa Award for Services to Humanity amidst a royal ceremony held at Isa Cultural Center at Al-Fateh Compound here in Manama on Tuesday.