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.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Nepal Army has had to bear the loss of its personnel in various disasters including wildlife attacks at different times in the course of nature conservation. At a press conference organized by the Nepal Army on Tuesday, it was reported that 114 people have lost their lives in various incidents since the establishment of the National Park, Wildlife and Hunting Reserves in the country.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The 62nd Shree Barda Bahadur Battalion (Peace Corps) of Nepal Army deployed in the UNIFIL Mission in Lebanon for peacebuilding at the call of the United Nations has succeeded in becoming the best among the peacekeepers deployed from 10 other nations.
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The Nepali Army has appointed Brigadier General Narayan Silwal as its spokesperson. He will formally take charge of his office in the second week of this month. He is currently the Chief of the Nepali Army's No 1 Brigade based at Balaju.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: A contingent of 210 Nepal Army (NA) peacekeepers including eight women led by Major Ranjit Thapa has left for Congo to serve at the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) on Wednesday. The contingent will replace the existing NA contingent deputed there.
Gautam’s call for increasing inclusivity in NA too aims to mislead the audience. NA is a voluntary service and there is no policy or culture in NA to proscribe anyone based on caste, ethnicity, creed, or gender. In fact, NA has remained the most inclusive institution in Nepal since its inception.
Nepal Army has called photographers to participate in the photography competition 'Nepal Army Photo Contest-2078.' According to a press statement released by Nepal Army on Monday, it has been conducting the photo competition internally since last year with the objective of archiving various activities of the Nepal Army through photographs.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The 1st COAS National Lawn Tennis Tournament-2078 organized by the Nepal Army and technically supported by the Nepal Lawn Tennis Association has been inaugurated by Chief of Army Staff Prabhu Ram Sharma at a ceremony held at the Lawn Tennis Court at Jangi Adda.
KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The “Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare” training, which was conducted with an objective to impart knowledge about counter insurgency and jungle warfare to the Nepal Army as well as foreign military personnel, has successfully concluded, according to the Public Relations Directorate of Nepal Army.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Indian President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the honorary rank of General of the Indian Army on Chief of Staff of Nepal Army Prabhu Ram Sharma amidst an investiture ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The first peacekeeping team of the 8th Battalion of the Chandannath Battalion, led by Lieutenant Colonel Saroj Rana, left for South Sudan on Tuesday at the call of the United Nations.
KATHMANDU, September 2: The Indian Army has extended invitations to all living former chiefs of Nepal Army (NA) to participate in its Army Chiefs' Conclave being organized on September 17-18 in New Delhi.
UDAYAPUR, August 25: Locals from Triyuga Municipality, Bhulke were thrashed by some soldiers of the No. 18 Brigade of Nepal Army on Tuesday. Two women and a man were injured in the attack when they had gone to collect fodder for their livestock.
General Thapa also knew very well that cooperation and coordination with other security agencies is a must to ensure effective national security and acted accordingly. His visit to Nepal Police Headquarters -- the first time ever by any incumbent army chief -- to congratulate newly-appointed Nepal Police Chief Shailesh Thapa is a testimony to this. General Thapa also ensured equally close coordination with the Armed Police Force (APF), which is mandated to guard Nepal's international border. It was never such a close cooperation the army established with other security agencies.
KATHMANDU, June 11: United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col on Thursday handed over the mission’s annual environmental awards to three military units for implementing environment-friendly initiatives in their bases and host communities.
KATHMANDU, June 4: The Secretary-General of the United Nations has presented a letter of commendation to Nepal Army’s Brigadier General Bigyan Bista in recognition of his indomitable bravery and initiative in preventing ethnic violence in South Sudan.
KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal Army (NA) has contracted two Chinese companies to construct the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track despite the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC)’s direction to stop the process on suspicion of irregularities, mainly in the second phase construction.
KATHMANDU, April 30: The Mountain Cleaning Campaign-2021 team led by the Nepal Army has found two human remains with mountaineering gears 200 meters South of Dhaulagiri Base Camp and a helicopter wreckage numbered 9N-ACR approximately one kilometer from the same base camp toward the Italian Base Camp on April 29, 2021.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has stepped up efforts to investigate the second phase contract awarding process for the construction of the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track by Nepal Army (NA).
KATHMANDU, March 6: Nepal Army's warrant officer second class Krishna Bahadur Basnet has won the title of the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Sixth Open Marathon, 2021. He completed the 42.195-km full marathon in 2 hours 21 minutes and 59 seconds.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged everyone to follow the spirit of the brave ancestors in addition to the recollection of, and honor to them. PM Oli said it while inaugurating a seminar on 'Rastriya Sewa Dal on volunteering role' organized at Nepal Army Headquarters today.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Tonight some 10 unusual vehicles will ply the Ring Road in Kathmandu Valley. They are the Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC) of Nepal Army (NA) that will be hitting the road as a part of NA’s routine exercise.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Soldier Radhika Thapa has added another page in the history of female pioneers in the Nepali Army (NA) by becoming the first ever female soldier to have completed the demanding and arduous Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare (CIJW) course.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Following the controversial move from Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to recommend dissolution of the House of Representatives, the Nepal Army headquarters held a meeting with all the division heads sensing possible violence and anti-government protests.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Nepal Army (NA) peacekeepers deputed in South Sudan have earned huge appreciation from UN and other stakeholders for prompt and successful initiatives to avoid an imminent inter-communal clash between two ethnic groups, thereby protecting a huge number of civilians in Cueibet village in the Lakes region.
HUMLA, Nov 22: A team of Nepal Army soldiers defused two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted at the main entrance of the Agriculture Development Office at Simkot Rural Municipality-6 in Humla district on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Today marks the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN), a global organization founded in the aftermath of the Second World War. Owing to its inception to establish peace, the first sentence of the preamble of the UN charter, which contains 111 articles in 19 chapters, says, ''We the peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime brought untold sorrow to mankind.''