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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.