SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, DEC 10: South Korea’s defense minister said Tuesday that North Korea’s recent unspecified test at a rocket liftoff site was of a rocket engine, amid speculation the North was making preliminary steps toward a prohibited long-range rocket launch

China pledges Rs 2.4b aid to Nepal Army

October 18, 2019 07:15 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: China has pledged military assistance worth Rs 2.4 billion to the Nepal Army for humanitarian and disaster relief purposes.

BIRATNAGAR, July 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense, Ishwar Pokharel, has said that the government would forward process for talks with Netra Bikram Chand-led group only if the group gives up arms and violent activities.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense, Ishwar Pokharel has said the Nepal Army is mobilized as per the norms and spirit of the constitution.

DPM Pokharel leaves for US

March 26, 2019 20:00 pm

KATHMANDU, March 26: Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Ishwor Pokharel, left here today for the US, leading a Nepali delegation to participate in a ministerial-level conference on capacity building of peacekeeping armies and security under the UN peacekeeping mission.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: While the United States has been pushing Nepal on the procurement of thousands of M16 rifles as agreed earlier between the two governments, officials in Nepal have cited complications in local law.