BAITADI, Feb 11: India is to close the transit points on the border with Nepal for four days in view of the State Legislative election taking place in its Uttarakhand state. India is closing the border checkpoints bordering Baitadi and Darchula districts of Nepal for four days from today.

BIRGUNJ, Jan 8: The scope of COVID-19 tests in all major border entry points with India in Parsa district have been expanded amid growing risk of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

BAITADI, Nov 29: A meeting of the Nepal-India Coordination Committee that concluded in Pithoragarh, India Sunday discussed possible measures that could be taken to contain cross-border crimes.

BANKE, March 25: The District Administration Office, Banke has stopped Nepali people from crossing the Nepal-India transits due to increasing Covid-19 infection in India.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Nepal Police on Monday arrested petroleum tanker operators on the charge of smuggling diesel from Nepal to India.

KANCHANPUR, Jan 5: A Nepali national was shot at by the Indian Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) near the Nepal-India border on Monday evening. He has received injury on his leg.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27:  Breaking a year-long communication gap due to ongoing border dispute between Nepal and India, Indian Foreign Secretary arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday on a two-day official visit to Nepal. Both sides have hoped to resume high-level communication with the beginning of the high-level interaction between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Police on Tuesday recovered the body of a Nepal Police constable, Ram Bahadur Saud, posted at a temporary police post in Jugeda in Kailali, who had been missing for the past three days.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A Nepal Police officer on duty has been found murdered near the Nepal-India border in Kailali district on Sunday morning.

SIRAHA, Oct 13: People in areas near the border with India continue to make cross-border movement, in large numbers, into Indian markets.

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 6

October 6, 2020 06:00 am

An expert panel formed by the government to gather historical evidences that support its claim that Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura currently held by Indian side originally belong to Nepal submitted its report to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Sunday.

DADELDHURA, Sept 30: The Armed Police Force (APF) has established a border outpost (BOP) in the Rupal area of Bhageshwar Rural Municipality in Dadeldhura district along the Nepal-India border.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Nepal has asked Dharchula local administration of India not to bar the Nepali authorities from entering Gunji, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The constitution amendment bill on the new political map of the country tabled earlier in the federal parliament has been published in the Nepal Gazette for information to the public.

BAITADI, May 23: As many as 378 Nepali citizens including four grieving family members stranded along the Nepal-India border in Baitadi have been allowed to enter the country on Friday. They have been rescued from Jhulaghat and Pithoragarh.

KATHMANDU, May 19 : The government on Monday endorsed a new political map that includes Kalapani and Limpiyadhura territories that are currently controlled by India. A cabinet meeting held at the official residence of the Prime Minister in Baluwatar took a decision to this effect.

DHANGADHI, May 10: Nepalis around the world came down heavily upon India’s act of constructing a strategic link road connecting Dharchula of the Indian State of Uttarakhand with the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) of China via the Lipulekh Pass, a Nepali territory. They took to social media to protest against the Indian move and also demanded that India return the Nepali territories of Limpiyadhura, Kalapani and Lipulekh

Lockdown extended until April 27

April 15, 2020 07:22 am

KATHMANDU, March 15: The government has extended the COVID-19 lockdown until April 27 continuing the suspension of all government services other than essential ones and both domestic and international flights and restricting people's movement including the overland movement through porous Nepal-India border.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Ministry of Home Affairs has directed the District Administration Office (DAO), Parsa to keep Samajbadi Party lawmaker Padip Yadav in quarantine after he was found to have visited a quarantine center in Raxaul near the Nepal-India border.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Indicating the extension of the lockdown until the third week of April, Prime Minister K P Oli has said that the next two weeks could be more challenging for the country in the fight against the novel coronavirus.

DHARCHULA, April 1: A Nepali migrant worker died after falling from a suspension bridge along the Nepal-India border in Darchula as he was on the way back to home from India after India announced a nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic. The deceased has been identified as Agabar Singh Thagunna, 42, of Marma rural municipality-2 in Darchula.

BHAIRAHAWA, March 31: Around 300 Nepalis are stranded at Sunauli on the Nepal-India border. They have been held up at the no-man's land for 30 hours due to the lockdown that is in effect both in Nepal and India.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Hundreds of Nepali migrant workers returning home from India are stranded in Dharchula on the Indian side of the Nepal-India border since the last few days after the Darchula district administration barred them from entering Nepal citing the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.

BHAIRAHAWA, March 26: Twenty-nine Nepali nationals including four students have been stranded at the Belahiya-Sunauli border crossing between Nepal and India while entering Nepal from India on Wednesday morning amid the coronavirus pandemic.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has urged India for collaboration in controlling mobility along Nepal-India border as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

NEPALGUNJ, March 19: Vehicular movement has been completely restricted at Jumanaha checkpoint along Nepal-India border in Banke since Wednesday to avoid possible spread of COVID-19.

TIKAPUR, March 19: The Nepal-India border point at Khakraula in Tikapur Municipality – 9 remains crowded all the time. It is estimated that over 2,000 people cross this border point on a daily basis. However, the health desk set up there is no sufficient to check the health condition of the travelers. This lapse is likely to turn costly for the prevention and control of the possible spread of coronavirus.

MAHENDRANAGAR, March 16:   Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Beldandi has demanded to demolish the border pillars allegedly erected at the Nepali territory at Beldandi of Kanchanpur district.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, March 15: Nepali Congress leaders and cadres have vandalized a Nepal-India border pillar allegedly erected on the Nepali territory on Saturday.

RANJHA, March 3: In order to check possible transmission of coronavirus through surface route, Nepalgunj sub-metropolis has placed alertness measure at Jamunaha checkpoint along Nepal-India border.

BANKE, Feb 3: A 'health desk' has been brought into operation at Jamunaha, the transit point at the Nepal-India border in Banke district, to prevent the entry of corona virus infection.

BARA, Jan 13: A newly constructed building of Armed Police Force (APF) border outpost was inaugurated at the Jhitkaiya area in Bara district along the Nepal-India border.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said that border dispute between Nepal and India would be resolved through the diplomatic channel.

Handle with patience

December 11, 2019 10:55 am

There has to be a heart-to heart dialogue between PM Oli and PM Modi to set the stage for bilateral talks, so that India can be brought to the negotiating table without damaging our bilateral relations

BANKE, Nov 20: Five hundred and fifty-two pillars have been maintained from Gurdengauri of Banke to Karnali River in Bardiya district marking the Nepal-India border.

DARCHULA, Nov 20: Purnabas Municipality of Kanchanpur district allocated Rs 500,000 for the construction of a culvert some two years ago to facilitate the movement of the locals of Ananda Bazar.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday urged India to recall its troops from Kalapani that belongs to Nepal.

ILAM, Nov 16: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) parliamentary party deputy leader Subash Chandra Nembang has said the encroachment of Nepali territory by the Indian side is deplorable, so India needs to correct it.

Stand united for Nepal

November 14, 2019 08:55 am

Let us use all our avenues and diplomatic acumen to resolve the issue with our southern neighbor through a peaceful, well-thought-out process

Safeguarding our territory

November 14, 2019 08:52 am

Nepal may seek British mediation if India does not agree that Limpiadhura is the source of Mahakali River. As last resort, Nepal may also need to knock International Court of Justice

RAUTAHAT, Nov 12: One policeman injured when two motorcycle-borne men from India hurled a bomb on Mathia police station located at Ishnath municipality-4 in Rautahat district on Tuesday afternoon.

Correct your map

November 11, 2019 09:58 am

India should not keep occupying Nepali land to accomplish their ‘strategic task’ but look for an alternative point within their own territory, if at all they have to

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The country’s second integrated check post (ICP) in Biratnagar is set to come into full operation from the next month, as the infrastructure in the Nepali side is at the final stage of construction, according to Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 29: Bakhat Bahadur BK and his wife, spotted near the Indo-Nepal border in Nepalgunj on Saturday afternoon, were all smiles. The couple was coming home from Himachal Pradesh of India for celebrating Dashain with their family members at home. “It feels so good to return home. We planned the return for many months. Now that we are on our way, we are really feeling great,” said Bakhat, a local of Chanute village of Surkhet.

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NEPALGUNJ, June 24: Over a hundred houses were inundated while a dozen houses were completely damaged in the bordering villages of Narainapur Rural Municipality of Banke district on Sunday as a causeway being built by India along the Nepal-India border obstructed the natural flow of rainwaters.

NEW DELHI Feb 12 : Visiting Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun and Indian Minister for Water Resource, River Development & Gange Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari discussed bilateral issues at a meeting in here today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Senior leader of the Indian National Congress Shakeel Ahmad Monday blamed the “arrogance” of the Modi-led Indian government for Nepal’s ban on currency notes of denominations higher than Rs 100 and demanded that urgent steps be taken to resolve the issue.

BIRGUNJ, Nov 17: The movement of people and vehicles at Birgunj, one of the major checkpoints along Nepal-India border is to be monitored by six CCTV cameras.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The customer care division of the wireless broadband service of state-owned Nepal Telecom is busy throughout the day. There’s one common complaint from its customers along the Nepal-India border from eastern to western Nepal.