SURKHET, Feb 1: The Karnali Corridor, which links the remote Karnali Province to China, is set to become operational from the Nepali month of Baishakh (mid-April to mid-May). The Nepalese Army is in the final phase of completing the challenging task of opening an 11 km stretch of rugged terrain from Lalibagar to Dullikuna in Humla.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Nepalese Army on Tuesday inaugurated a special exhibition of its photos and units on the premises of the Army Headquarters on the occasion of the establishment day of the organization.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Prabhu Ram Sharma has stated that the construction of the Kathmandu-Terai Fast Track is facing delays due to legal and other obstacles. According to him, “the Nepal Army did not request for the construction of the fast track but was assigned the project by the government.”
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Applications are invited for officer positions in the Nepal Army, including in the departments of Judge Advocate, Technical, and Various Services, through open and inclusive competition.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: There are ongoing moves to snatch a contract worth Rs 25 billion for the construction of the fast track connecting Kathmandu with Terai/Madhesh, which has been initiated by the Nepal Army. Taking advantage of the 'legal loopholes' in the tender called by the army, a number of construction companies are lobbying to win the contract by influencing high-ranking government officials.
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: A complaint has been filed at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) that the educational certificates of some senior officers of the Nepali Army are fake.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Nepalese Army (NA) has recommended Major General Ashok Raj Sigdel for promotion to the position of lieutenant general. The Promotion Committee meeting of the NA, held on Friday, decided to recommend Sigdel for the post.
KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Nepali Army has airlifted 10 people who were burnt by fire. On November 12, four policemen and 23 civilians who went to put out the fire at the house of Deepak Karki at Urlabari-7 Bargachi in Morang, 10 of the 27 people who were immediately taken to the hospital in Jhapa, were brought from Chandragadhi by a Nepali Army plane to Kathmandu today.
Dhading, Aug 23: The identity of four of the eight deceased in the Dhading bus accident has been established. The deceased have been identified as Than Bahadur Bhandari, 50, of Raghuganga-3 in Myagdi district, Kritika Sharma Paudel, 15, of Modi-1 in Parbat district, Sushil Ramtel, around 20, of Gajuri-8 in Dhading district and Suman Thapa, 24, of Fulbari-11 in Kaski district.
Scanning social media creates the impression that the Nepal Army is treated as a sacred cow—a virtually untouchable and sacrosanct institution. The slightest criticism leads to a barrage of offensive and defensive counter-criticisms, often escalating to personalized attacks that label the critic as anti-national, a foreign spy, or even a traitor.
In the midst of a challenging economic environment, the size of Nepal's national army has become a subject of intense debate. As the nation grapples with a significant budget deficit, it is only natural for concerns to arise about the right size of our security force.
DAMAULI, May 22: Chief Minister (CM) of Gandaki Province, Surendra Raj Pandey today said the role of the Nepal Army in controlling incidents of natural disasters and in search and rescue efforts has been highly commendable.
KATHMANDU May 15: A group of 10 people, including five soldiers from the team involved in cleaning Everest and Lhotse mountains, has climbed the highest peak in the world under the direction of Nepal Army's Safa Himal Campaign, 2023.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Lumbini World Peace Forum and Nepal Army’s ‘Yuddha Kavach Battalion” joined hands on April 22 to plant 200 saplings of various fruits at Sitapaila, Kathmandu. The tree planting program was held under the theme of “Invest in our Planet.”
KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepal Army (NA) has dismissed Major General Prem Shahi from the service. Although Major General Shahi was arrested on charge of his involvement in financial irregularities, the military court eventually sacked him on the charge of ‘mutiny’.
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Nepal Army (NA) has ‘detained’ Major General Prem Shahi in the barracks for what it said was an investigation into his alleged involvement in financial irregularities. This comes a day after the Supreme Court (SC) paved the way for him to stay in office for one more year.
GORKHA, Nov 20: A team of Nepal Army (NA) personnel has disposed the bomb found at the World Capital Secondary School polling station in Gorkha Municipality-8. The NA team deployed from Ripumardani Battallion disposed the bomb at 9:15 AM.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army General Manoj Pande was conferred the title of Honorary General of the Nepali Army by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday. He was honoured at a special ceremony at the President’s official residence ‘Shital Niwas’ in Kathmandu. He was also presented a sword and scroll during the function.
KATHMANDU, August 25: Chief of Indian Army Manoj Pande is arriving in Kathmandu on October 5. He is set to come to Nepal for a four-day visit at the invitation of the Nepal Army Chief Prabhu Ram Sharma.
BAJURA, July 31: A team of Nepali Army (NA) has diffused explosives found near the District Police Office, Bajura. The bomb disposal team of the Nepali Army diffused the bomb-like object found in the house of local Dinesh BK.
KATHMANDU, July 22: The Panauti Municipality in Kavre district has agreed to provide 2,500 roapnis of land to the Nepal Army to run a Military Academy. The municipality made the decision to give the land of Indreshwor Thalpu Community Forest Area in ward no. 8 and 9, according to Senior Administrative Officer and Information Officer at the Panauti Municipality Indra Prasad Adhikari.
KATHMANDU, July 16: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Major General of Nepal Army Nirmal Kumar Thapa as Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).
GORKHA, July 12: The Nepal Army has handed over an 18 km stretch of the ‘11 Kilo Chhepetar Bhaluswara Barpak Road Project’ of Benighat-Arughat-Larkebhanjyang Road. The section from Dharche Rural Municipality-7 Hawadanda to Ward No. 3 Dobhan was handed over to the project office on Monday, said Binod Bhatta, technical officer of Nepal Army.
KATHMANDU, June 14: Member of the House of Representatives Prem Suwal has said that a 10-point agreement was being reached between the Nepal Army and the US Army and demanded an answer from the government on the issue.
KATHMANDU, June 3: The Nepal Army has handed over its NA-039 Cheetah Helicopter along with 47 parts to Manmohan Technical University of Province 1 to innovate students studying Bachelors of Aeronautics Engineering following the decision made by the Council of Ministers on May 8.
CHITWAN, May 7: The Nepal Army has taken charge of the security of critical areas in view of the upcoming local level elections in the district. Accordingly, the Nepal Army has taken charge of the security of Chitwan and Bharatpur airports.