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, April 25: The Nepal Army's Shree No 25 Field Company (Engineering Company) has constructed a 12-kilometer-long road in Congo.

KATHMANDU, March 11: A large number of socket bombs are found at Odhar of Burkisalla in Sisne Rural Municipality-2 of East Rukum district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Indian Army has gifted 100,000 doses of ‘Made in India’ COVID-19 vaccines to the Nepali Army under the Government of India’s ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative.

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.

Silwal is new Nepali Army spokesperson

January 4, 2022 16:35 pm

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.

NA peacekeepers leave for MONUSCO, CONGO

December 23, 2021 16:18 pm

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.

SIMIKOT, Nov 30: A total of 78 quintals of food grains was transported to Limi at Namkha Rural Municipality-6 on Monday. Limi is located in the remote northern belt of Humla district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Indian Army has provided TATA LPTA 1628 Workshop Trucks to Nepali Army.

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.

Nepal Army truck turns turtle in Gorkha

November 15, 2021 10:45 am

GORKHA, Nov 15: A Nepal Army truck has met with an accident while returning to Bhachchek of Ajirkot village, according to Major Prakash Pariyar of the 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.

Nepali peacekeepers leave for South Sudan

November 10, 2021 14:00 pm

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.

Army chief leaves for New Delhi

November 9, 2021 14:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Prabhu Ram Sharma has left for New Delhi for a four-day official visit at the invitation of Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 9: Newly-appointed Minister for Defense, Dr Minendra Prasad Rijal has said that national security is a matter of collective consensus.

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.

Prabhu Ram Sharma is new Army Chief

August 27, 2021 18:26 pm

KATHMANDU, August 27: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Chief of General Staff of Nepal Army, Prabhu Ram Sharma, as the new chief of the national army.

Nepal Army soldiers beat up locals

August 25, 2021 16:57 pm

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, July 31: The Kathmandu-Terai/Madhes Expressway has achieved only 16.10 percent of the overall physical progress of the construction works.

KATHMANDU, The government has decided to recommend Chief of General Staff Prabhu Ram Sharma as Acting Chief of Nepal Army.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The Nepal Army (NA) has handed over Khulalu-Laifu-Salisalla road section of Karnali corridor to the government agency concerned.

JALESHWAR, July 14: An army man has committed suicide by shooting himself at Ranabhim Barracks of the Nepal Army at Jaleshwor municipality-9 of Mahottari district Wednesday morning.

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 5: Australia has provided medical supplies to the Nepal Army to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 27: Nepal Army has lost a high-ranking official to COVID-19.

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, May 5: Nepal Army has asked all retired military health workers to stand ready for recall to duty.

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, April 30: Nepal Army has been performing the cremation of people dying of COVID-19.

Former Nepal Army Chief Rana dies

April 5, 2021 11:18 am

KATHMANDU, April 5: Former Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Arjun Narsingh Rana passed away on Sunday. He was 91.

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 11: A special function was held at Sainik Manch, Tudikhel in the capital on Thursday to mark the Army Day.

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.

Follow spirit of brave ancestors: PM Oli

February 21, 2021 17:07 pm

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.

Why Nepal needs a defense university

February 16, 2021 08:00 am

Formulating a vibrant defense policy to counter the security threats can be possible when we have qualified human resources in the country. The Defense University will do just that.

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, Jan 11: "Prithvi Narayan Shah Study Center" was inaugurated on Monday, coinciding with the 299th birth anniversary of Prithvi Narayan Shah, the father of modern Nepal.

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.

As per health ministry’s data, the mortality rate stands at 0.63 percent, while the record maintained by Nepal Army shows fatality rate at 1.02 percent

Nepal Army defuses two IEDs in Humla

November 22, 2020 16:02 pm

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.''

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Nepali Army is organizing Phulpati Badhai ceremony today at Tudikhel, Kathmandu.