TAPLEJUNG, Sept 28: Border entry passes have been distributed to the residents of Olangchung Gola of Phaktanglung Rural Municipality-7 in Taplejung. The pass distribution took place for people to travel to and from the Riu of China.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a directive urging the government to seek a diplomatic resolution to the ongoing border dispute between Nepal and India. The apex court's decision emphasizes the importance of achieving clarity and demarcation in border areas, aligning with previous treaties and historical documents.
KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The Armed Police Force of Nepal marked a significant development on Friday by establishing a Border Out Post (BOP) at Tinker, situated in the Darchula district, near the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. During the inauguration ceremony, Additional Inspector General (AIG) Banshiraj Dahal, who oversees the Border Security Department, underscored the paramount importance of border security and the role of the armed police. However, he did not address the ongoing language barrier challenge affecting border patrols.
Nepal’s trade with China via the land routes has been disrupted once again with the Chinese side halting the trade through Rasuwagadhi-Kerung till February 3. The Chinese side has cited the celebration of Chinese New Year, which kicked off on January 22 and will be celebrated through February 5. The abrupt decision of Chinese authorities to close the only border point that is currently operational between the two countries comes barely a month after the northern neighbor opened the border point following its decision to ease COVID-19 related restrictions it enforced to contain the spread of the virus. The border point was opened after a hiatus of three years after the outbreak of COVID-19 in China.
DADELDHURA, Nov 6: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the border disputes between Nepal and India would be resolved through diplomatic channels and talks.
SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 14: North Korea early Friday launched a short-range ballistic missile toward its eastern waters and flew warplanes near the border with South Korea, further raising animosities triggered by the North’s recent barrage of weapons tests.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Over 1,000 brand-new big and small vehicles entering Nepal from neighboring India and third countries for sale have been stuck midway at Birgunj point. The vehicles being transported worth minimum Rs 2 million to maximum Rs 10 million each include 572 jeeps, cars and vans, 1,146 buses, trucks, tippers and mini-trucks.
MAHENDRANAGAR, April 22: An Indo-Nepal coordination meeting concluded at Mahendranagar of Kanchanpur today agreed to seal the Nepal-India border points in the district for 48 hours in view of the local level elections.
KANCHANPUR, Jan 24: The movement of people from India through the Gaddachauki border transit point has been halted in view of the increasing infection of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus in recent days.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Jan 4: With the increasing number of Omicron virus infection cases in India, initiatives have been taken at the Gaddachauki checkpoint along the Nepal-India border to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus. New Delhi is 352 kilometers away from the Gaddachauki checkpoint of Kanchanpur.
SIRAHA, June 20: International criminal gangs from Nepal and India have allegedly been involved in the abduction and murder of 31-year-old Somnath Yadav of Jijhaul, Bariyarpatti Rural Municipality-5 along the Nepal-India border in Siraha.
SAN DIEGO, Jan 22: In the days before Joe Biden became president, construction crews worked quickly to finish Donald Trump’s wall at an iconic cross-border park overlooking the Pacific Ocean, which then-first lady Pat Nixon inaugurated in 1971 as a symbol of international friendship.
NEW HAVEN – Until recently, we were regularly confronted with images of drowned migrants floating in the waters separating poorer countries from richer ones, from the Rio Grande to the Mediterranean. And although COVID-19 now dominates the news, the pandemic’s economic fallout is likely to exacerbate the global inequalities that drive migration.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: A day after Nepal strongly objected to a recently-released Indian political map that placed Nepali territory Kalapani inside India, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday claimed that the map is accurate.
BUTWAL, Aug 26: Police arrested Krishna Gurung of Pokhara from Nawalpur for smuggling drugs last Friday. Gurung, a local of Lekhnath Municipality, used to smuggle drugs from Indian towns near Rupandehi border to Pokhara and other cities.
KATHMANDU, July 15: While venting their ire against the Indian authorities for unilaterally constructing causeways along the border with Nepal, lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) as well as the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) have urged the government to take necessary diplomatic initiatives to resolve the problem of flooding and inundation caused by the unilaterally built ‘embankment-like roads’ by the Indian side along the border.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 29: The Tatopani border point, Nepal's vital and the oldest trading point with the northern neighbor China that was closed following the April 2015 earthquakes, is set to reopen from Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, May 24: While stating that construction of the trans-border railway between Nepal and China through high-altitude mountain terrain is not an ‘easy job’, Chinese ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi has said that they have the determination to implement the project even as it requires further ‘scientific studies’.
MUGU, May 9: In the absence of security personnel, the border police post in Karmarong Rural Municipality-2 of Mugu, which is adjoined to the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China, has turned into a shed for cattle since last November.
Of late, initiatives aimed at increasing connectivity with our dear neighbor are going on in full swing. As per media reports, work is on to develop a broad-gauge rail link connecting Jayanagar of India with Janakpur of Nepal. There are also plans to connect Biratnagar with Jogbani, Jalpaiguri with Kakarbhitta, Nautanwa with Bhairawa, Nepalgunj with the bordering Indian territory and Kathmandu with Raxaul via rail links.
RAUTAHAT, March 21: In order to avoid serious crimes during the festival of Holi, the District Police Office (DPO), Rautahat, tightened security and deployed two trained dogs at the border on Wednesday.
TIKAPUR, Jan 22: Locals of Tikapur have accused India of attempting to encroach upon the land in the Nepali territory by shifting the border pillar of Khatrola in, Tikapur Municipality-9 in Kailali district. They said India is conspiring to shift the pillar number 704/5.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Indian is planning to construct 44 strategic roads along the border with China to ensure quick mobilization of troops in case of a conflict, media reports said quoting the Indian government agencies.
BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 11: Once again, the Indian markets are jam-packed with Nepalis. Because of the Dashain festival, people from the border areas and even remote towns and villages of Nepal are making trips to their nearest Indian market across the border. 'Low price and better quality' pulls them to the 'other's land'.
KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has commended the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) where Nepal joined last year to be one of the most important for international cooperation.
Aug 20: Brazil has called in troops to its border with Venezuela after residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima drove out Venezuelan immigrants from their improvised camps, amid growing regional tensions. Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have crossed the border into Brazil over the past three years as they seek to escape the economic, political and social crisis gripping their country.
RASUWA, Aug 4: Vehicular movement at Rasuwagadhi, the international business border with China has been halted for the month of Shrawan. The bridge at Ghattekhola in Gosainkunda rural municipality-2 has been damaged due to a landslide.
LAHAN, July 31: In the last week of June, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of Nepal Police arrested Mahesh Basnet with a huge cache of drugs from Kathmandu. Police recovered different types of injections, liquid and tablets from Basnet.
NEW JERSEY, July 30: President Donald Trump said Sunday that he would consider shutting down the government if Democrats refuse to vote for his immigration proposals, including a U.S.-Mexico border wall.