Bay of Bengal is now a critical theater for economic and strategic competition. It has always been a connector between South and Southeast Asia but now it is the focal point for competing connectivity initiatives.
KATHMANDU, April 26: Westerly winds active in Nepal since the past few days and the impact of local winds could lead to rainfall throughout the country. The westerly and local winds coupled with water vapour travelling from Bay of Bengal and Arab sea is leading to the continuous rainfall, says meteorologist Bibhuti Pokharel.
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Cloudy skies and light rain and snowfall at a few places across the country have been forecast today due to the impact of cyclone Phethai originated from the south-west area of the Bay of Bengal.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that BIMSTEC, or Bay of Bengal Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, is not an alternative to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The fourth BIMSTEC summit kicked off in Kathmandu Thursday with top leaders of member states stressing the need to enhance cooperation in various areas to harness the full economic potential of the region.