KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The government has formed a committee to study for operating international airports of the country in public private partnership (PPP) model.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal discussed the issue of reopening the ailing Hetauda textile industry with the Nepalese Army.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The Nepali Army successfully defused 65 explosives recently discovered near a helipad of the district police office Sankhuwasabha Range.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: There is a risk of the Nepali Army losing approximately Rs 3 billion following negligence in the selection of a company for the repair of the national army's Mi-17 V5 helicopter. The army had dispatched the helicopter to India for maintenance under a contractual agreement about a year ago. However, there has been no discernible progress in the repair process, raising concerns about the anticipated Rs 3 billion loss.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Tara Dhwaj Pandey, the Major General of the Nepali Army, has submitted his resignation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Nepali Army has been entrusted with the responsibility of overseeing the security detail for United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during his upcoming visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Shreejan Baniya, an officer cadet from the Nepali Army, has been honored with the 'Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Overseas Gold Medal' in Pakistan.

JANAKAI (BANKE), Sept 23: Nepali Army mobilized for the security of Banke National Park at Raptisonari Rural Municipality-8 in Banke district has launched a public awareness programme regarding nature, wildlife conservation and security among the students.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The government has halted the retirement of Colonel Yam Bahadur Adhikari of the Nepali Army. The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers has extended his tenure for three years in a special post to prevent his retirement.

GORKHA, Sep 2: Nepali Army has successfully disposed of a suspicious object found atop a pressure cooker on the main road.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka has directed the Nepali Army (NA) to make its aviation service further credible and service-orientated.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Nepali Army's Tribhuvan Army Club has set out for India to play football in the Durand Cup Tournament.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Colonel Ashok Gurung has been designated as the Officiating Spokesperson of the Nepali Army (NA).

KATHMANDU, July 14: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Purna Bahadur Khadka has made it clear that the government has no intention of reducing the number of Nepal army.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Deputy Prime Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka, who also serves as the Defense Minister, has said that it is inappropriate to reduce the number of personnel in the Nepali Army.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Nepali Army has completed cleaning up of Mt Barunche under its Clean Mountain Campaign, 2023.

KHALANGA, May 16: Three persons, who were injured in an incident of lightning while collecting the valuable alpine herb, Yarsagumba, in Darchula, have been rescued after four days on Tuesday.

MYAGDI, May 10: As much as 3,600 kilograms of solid waste has been collected from Myagdi-based Mt Annapurna.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal carried out an onsite visit of the under construction Kathmandu-Terai/Madhesh fast track today.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The 4th edition of the Bilateral Dialogue between the Nepali Army and the United States Army concluded on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The Nepali Army (NA) has formed a committee under the leadership of another Major General Baburam Shrestha to investigate the allegations against Major General Prem Shahi, who was due to retire forcefully today (Wednesday) but is currently in ‘military detention’.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: A significant milestone has been achieved in the history of Nepali Army (NA)’s involvement in peacekeeping operations at the call of the United Nations, with more than 6,000 NA troops deployed in the mission at a time.

TAPLEJUNG, November 18: A team of the Nepali Army has defused a suspicious object found at Yanglijung Basic School Polling Station in Phungling Municipality Ward No. 2 of Taplejung.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Nepali Army (NA) has started the procurement process of weapons worth two billion rupees. Sources claim that the army has started the process of bringing Colt Commando series weapons from America.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Nepali Army (NA) has rescued two Israeli nationals and six Nepalis, who were stranded due to a landslide in Nyak village of Manaslu area of Gorkha district since Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Although a Cabinet meeting held on June 20 had decided to withdraw from the US State Partnership Program (SPP), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has been delaying the implementation of the Cabinet decision saying that it is studying the issue.

DIPAYAL, March 23: Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) Prabhu Ram Sharma today said there have not been any changes in the principle, major policy, spirit, efficiency, role, and activities of the Nepali Army despite a reform in its organizational structure.

CHITWAN, Jan 16: A Nepali Army soldier has succumbed to his injuries from a wild elephant attack in the Chitwan National Park, Chitwan district.

MYAGDI, Dec 31: A team of the Nepali Army returned after reaching out to the survivors of an avalanche at Gurja in Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-1 in the district. The Army team from Kathmandu reached the incident site along with relief materials and a rescue team on a helicopter following the avalanche.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The Nepali Army (NA) has accelerated the construction of holding centres in various eight places across the country in view of minimizing the risk of COVID-19.

Let’s respect everyone’s choice

August 6, 2021 17:12 pm

“This isn’t the era where someone’s music taste gives you the authority to have superiority complex over others. Let’s respect everyone’s choice,” says Sadichhya Manandhar, one of the founders of social media group Bangtan’s Purple Ocean, Nepali fans of BTS.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The Nepali Army has brought ‘COVID-19 Response APP-Nepal’ into use with the objective of providing emergency services by getting information from the people.

KATHMANDU, March 13: A contingent of Nepal Army (NA) peacekeepers preparing to fly to South Sudan to replace the army unit currently stationed there has been forced to abort their trip after the South Sudan government wrote to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to put on hold the rotation of its forces from various five Asian countries including Nepal in view of the threats of coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The Nepali Army is to host the 7th edition of the COAS invitational international women's football tournament from coming December 15.

Expecting mother airlifted to safety

March 28, 2019 18:25 pm

RARA, March 28: A woman who had been facing problems giving birth since the past three days was airlifted from Khatyad rural municipality, in the western region of the district. Lalita Thapa,22, of Thamlekha in ward no. 8 of the rural municipality was airlifted by a Nepali Army helicopter to the regional hospital in Surkhet today.