Senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vijay Jolly is no stranger to Nepal. His extensive ties with Nepali political leaders of all persuasions frequently bring him to Nepal. He was recently in Kathmandu to take part in the general convention of Nepal Family Party. Subhash Ghimire and Guna Raj Luitel caught up with the ex in-charge of BJP’s Foreign Cell to understand what the ruling party in India makes of recent political developments in Nepal.

Ncell reduces call rate to India

July 5, 2016 21:20 pm

KATHMANDU, July 5: Ncell has launched a new scheme 'India Calling’, lowering call tariff to India by 33 percent to Rs 1.99 per minute (excluding taxes), down from Rs 2.99 per minute.

KATHMANDU, July 4: A 15-member men's basketball team is set to leave for India on Tuesday to take part in the South Asian Basketball Qualifiers slated for July 6 to 8 in Bangalore.

MUMBAI, (India), July 3: Just hours after Shagufta Sayyd was married, her new husband told her he was having a relationship with another woman.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India published a list of fake universities on Wednesday, reported Times of India (ToI) newspaper.

LUCKNOW, India, July 1:  Torrential rains triggered heavy floods and landslides that poured down hills in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, killing at least nine people by Friday and destroying dozens of homes, officials said.

NEW DELHI, June 30: Police say a fire in a pharmacy engulfed residential quarters of a Mumbai suburban building, killing eight people.

Second chance with India

June 29, 2016 00:05 am

The new rapprochement between the world’s two most populous democracies could shape the world’s future

NEW DELHI, June 28: Police have arrested a schoolgirl in northeast India for allegedly cheating during pressure-packed exams that saw her come top in the state in a growing scandal, a senior officer said Sunday.

ARGHAKHANCHI, June 26: Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae on Sunday said that India wishes peace, stability and development in Nepal. He said that Nepal-India relation is prosperous since immemorial times.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Nepal clinched the Third South Asian Friendly Footvolley Championship title, defeating India 2-0 in a match held at Bhutkhel ground at Tokha.

NEW DELHI, June 23: Ex captain Anil kumble has been appointed as coach of Indian national cricket team, for one year, BCCI has confirmed. He will start his coaching stint from India's four-Test tour of the West Indies.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has condemned the Taliban suicide bomb attack that killed as many as 12 Nepalis in Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan, on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Chairman of Sadhbhawana Party Rajendra Mahato has said that they are waiting for meaningful talks with the government. Talking with Tek Narayan Bhattarai for Nagarik Show, Mahato refused to sit for talks that would yield no results.

HARARE, Zimbabwe, June 19: Zimbabwe held its nerve to beat India by two runs in the first Twenty20 on Saturday as Mahendra Singh Dhoni failed to hit a four off the last ball for the win.

Wants to purchase arms, logistics on price-ceiling basis KATHMANDU, June 15:The Defense Ministry is preparing to clear long pending dues of Rs 2.4 billion for arms and other military purchases from neighboring India, in an attempt to expedite a new purchase model based on a price-ceiling approach.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Leading an 11-member delegation, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has left for China Friday morning. Pun is visiting the northern neighbor to participate in the 4th China-South Asia Expo and the 24th Kunming Import and Export Commodities Fair to be held in Kunming from June 12.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Preparations are underway to airlift Minister for Population and Environment, Bishwendra Paswan to New Delhi, India for further treatment.