JORDAN, July 22: Provocations by Israeli settlers in occupied Palestine happened days after Israel approved the nationality bill, which reiterates Jewish supremacy.

BEIJING, July 11: Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised a massive financial package of loans and aid to Middle Eastern nations, aimed at boosting the region's economy and stability, while US influence in the region is seemingly fading.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has forecast that the weather will gradually become clear in the western and central parts of the country from Wednesday while the eastern part will continue to witness moderate rainfall.

1st East Tourism Mart concludes

June 11, 2018 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 11: The first ever East Tourism Mart, 2018 concluded successfully in Dharan on Sunday. The Mart was organized by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) in association with Dharan Sub-Metropolitan city and local organizations as well as the private sector.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Argentina made a last minute cancellation in its final friendly game against Israel at the Teddy Kollek Stadium in Jerusalem on June 9, a 'disastrous day' for the Arab states including Palestinians in its history.

From east to west

May 18, 2018 09:49 am

In October 2017, armed with a sleeping bag, a medical kit, a pair of sandals, two trousers and three t-shirts in her travel bag and a map in her hand, 24-year-old Melina Rai was all set to trek from Khaptad National Park to Rara. The best thing, she says, was that she was going alone. She confesses that she lacked a proper plan but was determined to explore and enjoy the far western region of Nepal.

KHOTANG, May 5: A three-day-long East Tourism Mart 2018 has been scheduled to be held in eastern Nepali town of Dharan from June 7 to 9. The tourism mart is being organized to promote and develop the tourism industry of eastern Nepal, according to the organizers.

GULMI, April 19: Minister for Labour and Employment, Gokarna Bista, said the government wants to move forward with a new approach to achieve 'prosperity with social justice'.

NEW YORK, March 12: All five passengers aboard a helicopter that crashed into New York City’s East River were confirmed dead early Monday morning by a NYPD spokesman.

BOSTON, March 3: A nor’easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow Friday, flooding streets, grounding flights, stopping trains and leaving 1.6 million customers without power from North Carolina to Maine. At least five people were killed by falling trees or branches.

BEIRUT, Feb 27:  A Russia-ordered “humanitarian pause” has gone into effect to allow civilians to leave a rebel-held enclave near Damascus, giving a brief respite to the residents of the besieged area that has been under intense attack by the Syrian government for weeks.

RUKUM, Feb 20: Until few years ago, nobody in Pokhara of Sisne Rural Municipality-3 in East Rukum cared about Om Prakash Khadka. Everybody doubted his working ability.

The Department of Folk Art at Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) organized a cultural folk art workshop and exhibition titled ‘Basanta Utsav’ in Itahari on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the decision of the government to relocate the headquarters of East Rukum.

NEW YORK, Jan 7: About 100 million people faced a new challenge after the whopping East Coast snowstorm: a gusty deep freeze, topped Saturday by a wind chill close to minus 100 on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington that vied for world’s coldest place.

MONTPELIER, Jan 6: Brutally cold conditions are expected to envelop the East Coast most of this weekend, prompting wind chill warnings from Virginia to Vermont.

Beauty Parlors Empowering Women in East

November 4, 2017 08:16 am

“Nevertheless, the income is also good these days as I earn around Rs 50,000 to 60,000 per month.”

NAWALPARASI, Oct 10: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has been recommended as a candidate for the first-past-the-post elections of upcoming House of Representatives from eastern part of Nawalparasi district.

MISSISSIPPI, Oct 9: Nate slogged its way across the U.S. East Coast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and bringing gusty winds to inland states as a tropical depression, a day after Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast.

China card for Middle East

August 2, 2017 00:30 am

What Middle East requires is a new framework for diplomacy—one with the strong backing from China.

Middle East burning

July 10, 2017 00:15 am

Qatar isn’t Saudi Arabia’s problem. Saudis are rather using external enemies to divert attention from domestic problems

BEIJING, June 15: Seven people were killed and 59 injured in an explosion Thursday at the front gate of a kindergarten in eastern China as relatives were picking up their children at the end of the school day, local officials said.

Middle East threat to gas exports

June 12, 2017 00:05 am

Middle East threat to gas exports

Infographics: Middle East threat to gas exports

MARAWI CITY, PHILIPPINES, June 3: At the beginning of the battle that has raged for the past 12 days in Marawi City at the southern end of the Philippines, dozens of Islamist militants stormed its prison, overwhelming the guards.

U.S. President Donald Trump said in Israel on Monday he came away from a weekend visit to Saudi Arabia with new reasons for hope that peace and stability could be achieved in the Middle East.

On his first trip as U.S defense secretary to parts of the Middle East and Africa, Jim Mattis will focus on the fight against Islamic State and articulating President Donald Trump's policy toward Syria, officials and experts say.

BANIYANI (JHAPA), April 14: The indigenous peoples of the eastern Tarai region are celebrating the Siruwa festival amidst fervor.

BIRATNAGAR, March 20: With the onset of spring season, a hailstorm has battered the eastern region of Nepal on Monday.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb 17:  An Afghan official says the Islamic State group launched an attack on Afghan security posts killing 17 soldiers.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The ‘North East Indian Cultural Festival-Namaste Nepal’ organized by Indian Cultural Centre, Embassy of India, Kathmandu from January 14 to January 27 concludes today. The program aimed to consolidate existing bilateral relations and shared sensibilities between people of two countries.

MORANG, Dec 29: As the random construction of concrete graves in various locations across the dense forest in the eastern part of the country continues unabated, the forests in Jhapa, Morang and Sunsari districts have remained under the threat of deforestation.

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck 157 km (98 miles) east of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, prompting a warning about tsunami waves across parts of the archipelago.

Limbuwan banda affects east Nepal

December 15, 2016 12:53 pm

BHADRAPUR, Dec 15: Normal life in Jhapa remained affected today due to a general shutdown (banda) enforced by the Federal Limbuwan Party Nepal, protesting over the constitution amendment proposal.

BEIJING, Nov 24: State media say the death toll from the collapse of scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China has jumped to 67, with two other workers injured and one more missing.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Following repeated incidents of ATM skimming with the active participation of nationals from East European countries like Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania, the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Thursday urged the Department of Immigration to exercise vigilance against nationals of those countries visiting Nepal.

Three Star, East Bengal to vie for title

September 29, 2016 22:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: National champion Ruslan Three Star Club of Nepal will vie with I-League side East Bengal in the title clash of the 64th Bordoloi Trophy in Guwahati, Assam on Friday. It will be the second chance for Three Star to lift the trophy after finishing second in the tournament six years ago.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Until few decades ago, Nepal used to share some similarities with East Asian countries like Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in terms of development and economic activities.

BIRATNAGAR, JHAPA, ITAHARI, SAPTARI, July 25: Two persons have died in separate drowning incidents in Morang and Jhapa on Sunday. Krishna Khadka, 18, of Tankisinuwari-3, Morang was swept away by the Singhiya River, according to District Police Office, Morang. Kali Bahadur Limbu, 66, of Goldhap-9, Jhapa drowned in a rivulet nearby his home.

Qatar, July 24: The 5th Middle East Regional Conference of Non-residential Nepalese Association (NRNA) concluded with a 13-point declaration on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Rain occurred across the country today due to the presence of the monsoon line towards Nepal.

PATNA, India, June 22: Lightning has killed 56 people, mostly farm laborers working in fields, across the eastern India state of Bihar over the past 24 hours, a state official said Wednesday.