KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The security officials of Nepal and India have agreed to make Nepal-India border security further effective. A two-day-long sixth annual coordination between the Armed Police Force, Nepal (APF) and India’s Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was held at the APF Headquarters in Kathmandu, according to a statement issued by the APF, Nepal on Thursday.

RANJHA, Sept 26: Like every year during festivals, Nepalis have been returning home in hordes from neighboring Indian cities for the upcoming Dashain festival.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal entered the SAFF Women’s Championship final defeating India. This is Nepal's historic win against India in the SAFF Women's Championship.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Amid strong opposition by Nepal to recruit Nepali youths under the controversial Agnipath scheme, India is considering withdrawing vacancies for enlisting soldiers from Nepal under the new military recruitment scheme in the ongoing recruitment cycle.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: India has defeated Nepal 4-0 in the SAFF U-17 Championship held in Sri Lanka.

16 children rescued from India

September 15, 2022 08:40 am

RANJHA, Sept 15: As many as 16 Nepali children who were taken to the Uttar Pradesh of India have been rescued.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepal has requested India to lift restrictions imposed on the export of wheat, sugar and rice.

Nepal to face India in semi-final

September 14, 2022 08:15 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Host Nepal will meet India in the semi-final of the 6th edition of the Women's SAFF Championship football tournament underway in the capital.

RUPANDEHI, Sept 11: Three school-bound children who had gone missing from Butwal since three days have been found in Kerala, India, said the police. The children—Sagar Paudel, 15, Samir Lamsal, 15, and Pradip Panthi, 14, all of Butwal Sub-metropolitan City-11 — had gone missing when they were bound to their school, said the families.

NEW DELHI, Sept 10: Indian and Chinese soldiers will disengage at a disputed area along a remote western Himalayan border by Sept. 12, India's foreign ministry said on Friday, after more than two years of a standoff following a deadly clash.

BIRGUNJ, Sept 10: Rice traders in the Bara and Parsa industrial corridor have said that the decision of the Indian government to impose 20 percent customs duty on export of rice and paddy will have a direct impact on the Nepali market.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: India has increased the tax rate on the export of paddy and rice and banned the export of broken rice.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Nepal defeated India in a match of the SAFF U-17 Championship going on in Sri Lanka, on Friday. Nepal won against India with the score 3-1.

From a diplomatic perspective, maintaining warm and friendly relations between the neighbors may be one dimension and the monetary benefits the Agneepath Scheme brings along with it another, but accepting Agnipath has more disadvantages for Nepal and Nepalis.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 3: Four Nepali nationals were killed when a bus carrying passengers from Rupaidiha to Goa in India met with an accident. The accident took place around 3:30AM on Saturday near Mahangupur village of Ramnagar police station area in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh, India.

KATHMANDU, August 27: India is considering lifting the ban on export of wheat and sugar to Nepal. The ban has been in place for the past two months.

KATHMANDU, August 25: The government on Wednesday sent a letter to the Indian government, requesting the latter to resume wheat export to landlocked Nepal.

Fresh recruitment of Nepali youths into the Indian Army to resume only after reaching consensus among all political parties

KATHMANDU, August 21: Electricity worth nearly Rs 2 billion has been exported to India in the first month of the current fiscal year 2022/23. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has exported electricity worth Rs 1.84 billion in the one month period from mid-July to mid-August of the current FY.

KATHMANDU, August 16: India has reduced the price of petroleum products it supplies to Nepal. The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has reduced the price of petroleum products and sent a new price list to the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC).

ILAM, August 16: China has indicated that it will import Nepali tea at a time when efforts are being made to enact a law to stop its import in India. The Government of Nepal, through the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu, had been requesting China to import Nepali tea.

NEW DELHI, August 15: India will aim to become a developed nation within 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a national day address on Monday, with policies to support domestic production in power, defence and digital technology.

NEW DELHI, August 14: The United States has expressed concern to India that it was used earlier this year to export fuel made from Russian crude to New York through high-seas transfers, a top Indian central banker said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, August 9: A delegation led by senior leader of the CPN (Unified Socialist) Jhalnath Khanal met Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday and drew his attention to the fact that India has imposed an additional 40 percent tax on tea from Nepal.

NEW DELHI, August 3: A meeting was held between the former Deputy Prime Minister and leader of Nepali Congress, Bimalendra Nidhi, and Vijay Chauthaiwale, the head of the foreign affairs department of India's ruling party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

KATHMANDU, August 3: Ambassador of India to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava had a courtesy meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Prashant Kumar Sona, Second Secretary, Embassy of India, Kathmandu and Rajindra Bikram Singh Thakuri, Chief, District Coordination Committee, Nuwakot jointly inaugurated the School Building of Shree Tribhuvan Trishuli Secondary School, Bidur Municipality, Nuwakot on Tuesday. The inauguration was followed by transfer of assets from DCC to Bidur Municipality.

MORANG, July 25: On Sunday night, the police seized a cache of liquor, which was being smuggled to India on a tractor, from Jahada in Morang.

NEW DELHI: India reported the fourth monkeypox case and the first case in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Droupadi Murmu, a tribal politician, has been elected as the new president of India.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has projected that Nepal will be exporting 2,456.4 MW of electricity to India in the peak production season after the next four years, provided all hydroelectricity projects in the pipeline complete their construction works within the prescribed timeline.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The export of steel rod from Nepal has started for the first time to India. Bhairahawa-based Shree Steel has exported a truckload of steel rods through Belhiya customs point on Wednesday.

NEW DELHI: India’s top court Wednesday granted bail to a Muslim journalist and ordered his release from jail, more than three weeks after he was detained for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through his tweets.

KATHMANDU, July 19: An academic building of a school in Sindhuli built with Indian grant assistance was inaugurated amidst a special function on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that his India visit was productive.

KATHMANDU, JULY 17: The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has sent a new fuel price list to Nepal Oil Corporation. The price of petroleum products has decreased in the price list.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has exported electricity worth Rs 2.15 billion to India in one and a half months. The authority sold electricity equivalent to the aforementioned amount at a competitive rate in the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) market.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The Government of India has provided disaster relief material to Nepal today.

Dahal going to India tomorrow

July 14, 2022 11:19 am

KATHMANDU, July 14: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal is going to Delhi. Dahal is going to Delhi on Friday (tomorrow).

KATHMANDU, July 13: The decision of the Indian government to introduce a scheme called ‘Agnipath’, which will apply to Gorkha recruitment as well beginning this year, has become controversial in Nepal as its impact on Nepali society becomes clear.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Cement export to India has started after the government took a policy to encourage exports. Palpa Cement, located at Sunuwal-7 in Nawalparasi, exported cement to India last week.

UDAIPUR, India, July 1: Two weeks before a Hindu tailor in India was hacked to death by two Muslim men who filmed the act, he was briefly detained by police after a rival tailor accused him of an "inflammatory" Facebook post on Prophet Mohammad.

India banned some single-use or disposable plastic products Friday as part of a federal plan to phase out the ubiquitous material in the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has sold electricity worth Rs 1.72 billion at a competitive rate in the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) market.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has said, before the federal parliament on Monday, that the country has been exporting electricity worth Rs 100 to 120 million to India on a daily basis. Replying to a question raised by the members of the National Assembly on the issues related to the ministry in the policy, program and budget for the upcoming fiscal year, Minister Bhusal said that Nepal has been daily selling up to 364 MW of electricity to the Indian market.

Missing girl rescued from India

June 26, 2022 14:05 pm

ITAHARI, June 26: A 15-year-old girl from Itahari ward no. 16, who had gone missing for one and a half months, has been rescued. Asmita Chaudhary, who was missing since May 13 has been rescued from Haryana, India.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The newly-appointed Indian Ambassador to Nepal Naveen Srivastava arrived in Kathmandu on Saturday to take up his new diplomatic assignment.

KATHMANDU, June 23: An Indian train carrying religious tourists has reached Janakpurdham, the capital of Madhesh Province. The train named ‘Bharat Gaurav AC Tourist’ arrived at Janakpurdham railway station on Thursday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The Indian government has made an accusation that the Madrasas (Islamic schools) in Nepal are carrying out anti-India terrorist activities. The allegation was made by the Indian side at a meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) on Nepal-India Joint Secretary level border management

NEW DELHI, June 19: An aircraft carrying 185 passengers Sunday made an emergency landing immediately after the takeoff as its left engine caught fire in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, officials said.