KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Prabhu Ram Sharma left for New Delhi, India, on Sunday to participate in the 13th Indo-Pacific Armies Chief Conference (IPACC).

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), is set to operate regular flights to Hong Kong and New Delhi, India from the Bhairahawa-based Gautam Buddha International Airport from August 29 onward.

President Paudel recovering

April 25, 2023 19:20 pm

KATHMANDU, April 25: Health of President Ram Chandra Paudel is improving, according to a notice issued by the Office of President on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 19: President Ram Chandra Paudel is being taken to New Delhi, the capital of India, today for further treatment.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Nepal Airlines Corporation (Nepal Airlines) will operate direct flights from Bhairahawa to New Delhi in India and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

NEWDELHI, April 12: Four army personnel were killed in a firing incident at a military station in the Indian border state of Punjab early on Wednesday, officials said, adding that a search for the shooters was in progress.

Justin Bieber, a Canadian singer and songwriter, is set to perform in New Delhi at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on October 18, 2022 as a part of his ‘Justice’ tour.

KATHMANDU, May 3: A video doing the rounds on Twitter which shows Indian Congress leader Rahul Gandhi partying at a nightclub in Kathmandu has triggered a fresh spat between Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) and Indian Congress.

NEW DELHI, April 2: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is currently in New Delhi in an official visit to India, visited Rajghat and laid a wreath on the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi today morning. Rajghat lies on the west bank of the Yamuna River and it is the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.

NEW DELHI, Dec 6: India's tally of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 rose from five on Sunday morning to 21 in the evening. During the day, nine cases of Omicron variant were reported from Jaipur, the capital city of the western state of Rajasthan, and seven from the southwestern state of Maharashtra.

NEW DELHI, Dec 5: India recorded a sharp rise in the number of COVID-19 deaths during the past day, as 2,796 more people died, showed the federal health ministry's official figures released on Sunday.

New Delhi, Nov. 20: India reported 10,302 new COVID-19 cases and 267 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.

NEW DELHI, Nov 12: New Delhi's air quality plummeted again on Friday, and a thick haze of toxic smog hung over India's capital due to a drop in temperature and wind speed, and a spike in the burning of crop waste in surrounding farmlands.

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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: A team of Nepali Congress leaders has left for New Delhi today for a five-day visit to India. NC Joint General-Secretary Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat is leading the team.

Sources close to Madhav Kumar Nepal said the two leaders did not hold any consultation with him prior to their departure to New Delhi. "This is not a pre-scheduled visit. We are surprised to learn that they have flown to New Delhi," said a leader close to Nepal, asking not to be named.

KATHMANDU, August 4: Senior CPN (UML) leader Jhalanath Khanal had a successful kidney transplant at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi, India on Wednesday.

INDIA, May 23: India’s capital New Delhi will start relaxing its strict coronavirus lockdown next week if new cases continue to drop in the city, its chief minister said on Sunday.

Kathmandu, April 15: India’s national capital, New Delhi, has enforced weekend curfew after it registered a new high daily COVID-19 tally of 17, 282 cases on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Federal Council of Janata Samajwadi Party Baburam Bhattarai is returning home from New Delhi via Nepal Airlines flight today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Federal Council of Janata Samajwadi Party Baburam Bhattarai is traveling to New Delhi, India for medical treatment. He is leaving for New Delhi today via a Nepal Airlines flight.

NEW DELHI, Feb 19: Air pollution caused an estimated 54,000 premature deaths in the Indian capital New Delhi last year, a higher toll than in any other big global metropolis, according to a study released on Thursday.

NEW DELHI, Jan 25: Caravans of tractors clogged a key highway in northern India on Monday as tens of thousands of farmers protesting against agriculture reforms streamed into the capital ahead of celebrations for Republic Day.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26:  Amid the ongoing row within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) which saw a vertical split last week, China is sending a high-level delegation led by Vice Minister of International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Guo Yezhou to Kathmandu.

NEW DELHI, Nov 28: India deployed hundreds of police and paramilitary forces at a New Delhi border on Saturday as thousands of farmers from neighbouring states blocked major roads into the capital, in protest against recent agricultural deregulation.

MUMBAI, Aug 21: Almost 30% of the population in India’s capital of New Delhi likely have been infected by the novel coronavirus, according to a serological survey of 15,000 people conducted by the local government, a figure that indicates infection numbers are much higher than those recorded.

NEW DELHI, Feb 26: At least 19 people have been killed in the Indian capital during clashes between opposing protesters over a new citizenship law, a senior hospital official told Reuters on Wednesday, even as an eerie calm descended on some riot-torn areas of New Delhi.

NEW DELHI, Feb 25: A policeman was killed and dozens of people injured amid clashes in New Delhi on Monday as thousands demonstrating for and against a new citizenship law rioted for several hours before U.S. President Donald Trump’s maiden visit to the city.

Lessons from Delhi

February 12, 2020 12:17 pm

With counting still underway as we write this, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to return to power in New Delhi with a thumping majority. As of this writing it is leading in over 60 of the 70 seats, with BJP trailing far behind. The Indian National Congress is nowhere to be seen. AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is all set to return as Delhi’s chief minister for the third consecutive term. Kejriwal’s party highlighted the government’s achievements in reducing electricity bills, improving clinics and government schools.

NEW DELHI , JAN 2: A factory manufacturing batteries caught fire and collapsed in the Indian capital Thursday, injuring 13 fire officials and one security guard, police said.

The ambassador who set a new norm

December 28, 2019 08:31 am

I first met Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri, who is returing to New Delhi next week after serving his term in Nepal for around three years,  in May, 2017 in the Indian embassy.  The embassy was organizing a ‘familiarization tour to India’ and I was one among the participants.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Experts have said that although the number of women in politics has increased significantly in recent years, this has not helped in bringing any substantial change in the lives of women in general in Nepal.

New Delhi's hazardous air problem

November 7, 2019 09:25 am

Air pollution in the Indian capital city of New Delhi currently far exceeds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) threshold for 'hazardous', meaning that 'everyone may experience serious effects'

NEW DELHI, Nov 6: Schools in India’s capital New Delhi reopened on Wednesday after closing for two days due to a spike in air pollution that triggered a public health emergency and prompted protests by residents and environmental groups.

NEW DELHI, Nov 5: The air quality in the Indian capital, New Delhi, improved slightly on Tuesday as the wind picked up to blow away some of the pollution shrouding the city for days.

NEW DELHI, Nov 4: Authorities in the Indian capital on Monday banished from the roads cars with number plates ending in an odd number in a bid to cut hazardous air pollution shrouding the city.

NEW DELHI, Nov 1: Schools in the Indian capital will be shut until November 5, the city government said on Friday, as residents breathed the season’s worst air for a third straight day.

NEW DELHI, Oct 25: Pollution levels in India’s capital New Delhi have hit their worst for the second time in October — earning a “very poor” rating and indicating air quality could deteriorate further after the Hindu festival of Diwali.

Nepali youth awarded in Delhi

September 30, 2019 10:13 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: A Nepali youth Mohd Irfan of Banke district was honored with the prestigious 'National Youth Icon Award 2019' amid a special ceremony held at the Constitution Club of India in New Delhi on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Delhi Police has arrested a man in connection with the murder of Nepali national Kishan Karki some two months ago, the Indo-Asian News Service reported.

NEW DELHI, August 7: Sushma Swaraj, India’s former external affairs minister and a leader of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, died Tuesday at a hospital in New Delhi. She was 67.

NEW DELHI, July 29: Indian police were investigating on Monday a highway collision that critically injured a woman who had accused a legislator of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of rape, a police officer said.

BAJURA, July 26: A Nepali girl was murdered after a rape attempt in New Delhi, the capital city of India. The deceased has been identified as Lakshmi Chadara,9, from Budiganga Municipality-1, Bajura.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli returned home this late afternoon. He came back from New Delhi after attending the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi, re-elected the Prime Minister of India.

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KATHMANDU, May 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will pay an official visit to India to attend Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony to be held on Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to consider a petition from a Muslim couple to allow women into mosques, seeking to overturn a centuries-old practice that largely bars women from the places of worship.

NEW DELHI, March 21: Walls draped in lush vertical gardens and air filtered through purifiers insulate diners at a swanky New Delhi food court from the choking haze outside in one of the most polluted places on earth.

NEW DELHI, Mar 5: New Delhi was the world’s most polluted capital city in 2018, two groups monitoring air pollution said on Tuesday in a study of the amount of fine particulate matter known as PM2.5 in 61 capital cities around the world.

NEW DELHI, Feb 23: A fire at an airshow in India destroyed three hundred cars on Saturday, a senior fire official said, the latest accident to mar the government-run event.