WARSAW, Feb 13: Foreign ministers and senior officials from 60 nations gather in the Polish capital Warsaw on Wednesday where the United States hopes to ratchet up pressure against Iran despite concerns among major European countries about heightened tensions with Tehran.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that foreign capital should be used for the national interest by prioritizing the development of national capital.
Reality struck him hard when 24-year-old Avineet Malla could not find a home away from home, in the US, in 2014. During his undergrad year at Texas Wesleyan University, he invested much of his time selling sunglasses at a mall in Texas. For someone who had barely bothered starting a conversation beyond his comfort zone, the persuasive marketing skills he possessed came to him as a surprise. However, one random day in August, the same year, he booked a ticket back home.
WASHINGTON, Aug 1: A new US Senate resolution calls for declassifying all 9/11-related materials because the documents may expose hitherto unknown ties between terrorists and foreign countries, five lawmakers said in a press release.
International Education Representative's Initiative of Nepal (IERIN) in association with Educational Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN), FECON, NAAER and JALSAN organized a press meet regarding Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in educational consultancy sector on Sunday at Indreni Food Land, New Baneshwar.
TEHRAN, July 26: Tehran will never take part in one-sided negotiations with the US under threat, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday. The comments appeared to be a reaction to US President Donald Trump’s statement on Tuesday that he is ready to “make a real deal” with Iran, Reuters said.
MOSCOW, July 24: The pullout of the White Helmets from Syria, carried out by Israel on the US' and Canada’s request, reveals “true colors and hypocrisy” of the controversial group, showing who actually controls it, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said.
KATHMANDU, July 11: The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Norwegian government “for enhancing access to justice for women, poor and vulnerable groups in Nepal.”
KATHMANDU, July 11: At a time when there are concerns from various quarters that the government is bent on curbing civil liberties and controlling domestic and international non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs), Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said that the government has no intention of curbing or discouraging participation of various stakeholders including civil society organizations in development efforts.
KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said Nepal's peace process is highly successful on the contemporary global scene and Nepal has realized the need of its internationalization.
KATHMANDU, July 8: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) objurgated the government move to prevent Vice Chancellor of Nepal Sanskrit University, Kul Prasad Koirala, and his team from taking part in the World Sanskrit Conference going to be held in Canada.
KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal Peasants and Workers Party (NPWP) lawmaker Prem Suwal lashed out at the government for its decision to take foreign loan arguing that Nepal has been already deep into financial crisis.
KATHMANDU, June 26: The government is accepting an annual of Rs 24.63 billion ($225.87 million) annually in technical and other assistance from various bilateral and multilateral agencies that is not reflected in the annual budget.
The title above has little to do with our outbound labor migration to the Middle East or the hordes of students making their way to one of many foreign destinations advertised on the ugly hoarding boards currently defacing Putali Sadak. Whenever it suits us, we – and by that I mean the current government of the day and our public sector ecosystem – publicly engineer and manipulate a kind of paranoia when it comes to everything foreign.
KATHMANDU, June 16: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has opened the subscription of the Foreign Employment Bond with an offer of 10 percent interest rate. Through the ‘Foreign Employment Bond 2080’ with the maturity period of five years, the central bank plans to collect Rs 250 million from the Nepalese workers who have been working abroad, nor resident Nepali or those who returned from the foreign employment. This is the third and last edition of the foreign employment bond that the central bank plans to issue in the current fiscal year -- FY2017/18 on behalf of the government.
KATHMANDU, June 15: Taking strong exception to the reaction of a section of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and others over the government's proposed integrity policy, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that organizations that function in a transparent manner need not worry about measures to regulate the NGOs and INGOs.
KATHMANDU, June 14: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, today returned home after participating in the inaugural Conference of the International Think Tank (ITT) for Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) concluded in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
MOSCOW, June 14:Russian women should avoid sex with non-white foreign men during the football World Cup because they could become single mothers to mixed race children, a senior lawmaker in Moscow said on Wednesday.
WONSAN, May 23: A group of foreign journalists departed by train Wednesday to watch the dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear test site after eight reporters from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them.
WONSAN, North Korea, May 22: A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country’s nuclear test site later this week, but without South Korean media initially also scheduled to participate.
It appears that that the ultimate goal of most Nepali students these days is to go abroad for their higher studies. The ever-increasing number of Nepali students leaving their native country for higher education has been in major spotlight, at least among the youth and their families. This craze starts when students begin planning the course of their lives in terms of career.
DANG, May 10: Lilbahadur Gharti, pastor of Prashamsha Church in Lamahi, encountered a group of Christians at his home a few days ago. All of them were foreigners. They tried to enter his house forcefully. But Gharti stopped them. He had to use force to shoo them away.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Though Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has paved the way for commercial banks for foreign currency borrowing, it seems that they will not be able to get resources from foreign banks anytime soon.
KATHMANDU, May 8: The Council of Ministers has approved the 'inquisition guidelines' to minimize problems related to foreign employment. The guidelines was presented by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
KATHMANDU, May 7: A high level team led by Foreign Minister Pradip Gyawali will be travelling to Janakpur today to assess situation and evaluate preparations for welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. PM Modi will embark on his third visit to Nepal on May 11 from Janakpur.
SEOUL, South Korea, May 2: China’s foreign minister arrived in North Korea’s capital on Wednesday and could meet with leader Kim Jong Un while trying to ensure a larger role for Beijing in the new round of nuclear diplomacy with Pyongyang that had been driven by Seoul and Washington.
BEIJING, April 18: Nepal is a natural area for cooperation between China and India, the Chinese government’s top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi said on Wednesday, as he invited India to participate in connectivity projects between the three nations.
KATHMANDU, April 15: The government has proposed to bar the judiciary, constitutional bodies and security agencies from receiving direct funding from foreign donors and international non-governmental organizations
KATHMANDU, April 13: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is paying an official visit to China from April 16 to 21, leading a Nepali delegation at the invitation of State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, Wang Yi.