BIRATNAGAR, May 17: The Nepal-India border in Rautahat district will remain closed for three days due to the ongoing Lok Sabha elections in India.

ILLAM, April 24: The Nepal-India border will be 'sealed' from midnight today in preparation for the by-elections to be held in Ilam Constituency-2 on April 28.

16 border pillars missing in Banke

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RANJHA (Banke), April 13: As many as sixteen border pillars along the 65-kilometer Nepal-India border adjoining the Banke district have been found missing.

DODHARA CHANDANI (Kanchanpur), March 14: A Nepal-India border coordination meeting concluded in Mahendranagar on Wednesday with an agreement to boost security in view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in India.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Former President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed the need for all to honor the Nepal-India border.

Kathmandu, May 14: Former President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed the need for all to honor the Nepal-India border.

BAITADI, May 3: CCTV cameras have been installed along the Nepal-India border in Baitadi district. A total of 18 CCTV cameras have been installed in the bordering areas including Jhulaghat, Gadhi, Gothalapani, Sahilek and Dehimandau, said Raj Bahadur Bista, information officer for Dasharathchanda Municipality.

NEPALGUNJ, May 1: The Jamunaha transit point along the Nepal-India border here will be closed for two days.  The border is being sealed in view of the Nagar Panchayat municipal elections in Bahraich District of India which adjoins Nepal’s Banke district. The election is taking place on May 4.

JHAPA, April 27: Lakhkhi Rajbanshi of Gwala Basti studies in Grade 7. She has to pass through the Indian Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) post daily on the Nepal-India border to go to her school that lies on the India side of the border.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Two border pillars reported to be missing from the Nepal-India border in Parsa have been retrieved from the Oriya River at Pipardari of  Jagarnathpur Rural Municipality-1 of the district.

Nepalgunj, Dec 30: Security officials in charge of the districts along the Nepal-India border have stressed on the need to develop a trans-border mechanism for the prevention and control of human trafficking.

RAUTAHAT, Dec 25: It has been found that the customs offices are involved in smuggling of goods across the Nepal-India border.

Security beefed up in border areas

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BANKE, Nov 18: In view of the elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assembly scheduled to take place on November 20, security has been beefed up along the Nepal-India border in Banke district.

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 13: The Nepal-India border along Dhanusha district will remain sealed off in view of the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and the Provincial Assembly (PA).

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The Nepal-India border is going to be closed for three days in view of the election of members of the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies to be held on November 20.

KANCHANPUR, July 22: Police arrested three Indian nationals on Thursday evening with 78.37 grams of the contraband brown sugar from the Nepal-India border at Amarbasti, Purnawas Municipality-11.

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