Indian NDC delegation visits Nepal

August 30, 2019 16:53 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: A delegation from the 59th course of National Defence College (NDC) India comprising 15 senior officers from civil services and defence forces of India, UK, Japan, Mongolia & Bangladesh concluded their visit to Nepal from August 25-28.

Indian actress Vidya Sinha dies at 71

August 15, 2019 17:33 pm

Film and television actress Vidya Sinha, who was known for her roles in films like Pati Patni Aur Woh and Chhoti Si Baat, died on Thursday at the age of 71.

Indian national dies in Mustang

July 30, 2019 12:39 pm

KATHMANDU, July 30: An Indian national, who had gone on a pilgrimage to Muktinath temple in Mustang, died due to high altitude sickness on Monday.

INARUWA, July 22: The body of an Indian national was found with his throat slit nearby Ram Janaki Temple at Devangunj Rural Municipality-2 in Sunsari district today morning.

Muglin, July 16: Police held an Indian national in possession of 43-kg hashish in Chitwan. A police team deputed from Area Police Office, Tandi under the command of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Santosh Acharya nabbed Nurjaha Khatun with hashish at 8.30 pm on Monday.

Pokhara eyes more Indian visitors

July 4, 2019 03:30 am

POKHARA, July 4: Tourism entrepreneurs of Pokhara have set a target of increasing the share of Indian arrivals in total tourist arrivals to the lake city to 50 percent over the next five years.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The government has canceled the citizenship of five Indian nationals.

HUMLA, May 30: Two Indian pilgrims who traveled to Kailash-Mansarovar via Nepal have died due to altitude sickness in Tibet.

HUMLA, May 23: Six hundred and ninety-two Indian visitors have reached Simkot for their onward pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has urged the Indian industrialists and businesspersons to invest in Nepal without any hesitation.

KATHMANDU, May 12: A team of officials from the Metropolitan Police Range (MPR) arrested 12 Indian nationals from Hotel Yak and Yeti on Friday morning for swindling the locals by operating illegal networking business.

Indian national killed in shooting

March 27, 2019 21:41 pm

BUTWAL, March 27: An Indian national has been shot dead in Butwal on Wednesday evening. An unidentified group shot Feroz Khan, an employee of Auto Village at Maina Bagar.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Foreign Secretary of India Vijaya Keshav Gokhale is arriving here on Thursday on his two-day official visit.

NEW DELHI, March 26:  Most Indians are happy with the direction of the country and economic prospects for the next generation, a Pew survey published weeks ahead of general elections showed, although the level of satisfaction has fallen over time.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Police, on Sunday morning, arrested three Indian citizens from Dhading for "trying to smuggle 360 kilograms of hashish to India."

MUMBAI, Jan 5: A special court in Mumbai declared Indian businessman Vijay Mallya a fugitive economic offender on Saturday, local media reported.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Foreign Secretary of India Vijay Keshav Gokhale has said that India is working closely with the neighboring countries including Nepal to promote connectivity initiatives.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: An Indian company with foreign direct investment has been found in trading activities, which is listed as negative by the law for foreign investors.

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 27: Saptari police last week held an Indian national Ramjit Rajak for possessing forged Nepali citizenship. His addressed in the citizenship has been mentioned as Rajbiraj-3 while he had been staying temporarily at Damak Municipality of Jhapa for the past few months.

NEW DELHI, Aug 6: With the US imposing additional 25 percent duty on imports worth $34 billion from China, certain Indian products may become more competitive, CII said on Sunday.

MAKWANPUR, Aug 2: Police on Thursday arrested six people with 203.72 kilograms of marijuana along with an Indian vehicle and made them public.

NEW DELHI, Aug 2: India’s cabinet has approved a bill that will punish piracy at sea with death penalty or life in prison, local media reported.

ISLAMABAD, Aug 2: Three former Indian cricketers – Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, and Navjot Singh Sindhu – have reportedly been invited to former Pakistan cricket team skipper-turned-politician Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony as Pakistan’s Prime Minister. It is also learned that Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is also invited for the same.

INDIA, July 30: Thirty-six years after losing his parents, sister and a four-year-old daughter in one of India’s worst sectarian massacres, Abdul Suban says he is still trying to prove he’s a citizen of the Hindu-majority nation.

CARACAS, July 28: Almost 450 people were in custody in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Thursday after clashes between thousands of protestors from the Maratha minority and police charging with batons and firing tear gas, officials said.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The metropolitan police airport security office has arrested five Indian nationals with 3.36 kilograms of smuggled gold.

KATHMANDU, July 24: As announced earlier in May, India has decided to wind up “unauthorized” camp office in Biratnagar with effect from August 1. This comes after years-long refusal of Indian Embassy in Kathmandu to comply with repeated diplomatic correspondence from Nepali authorities to shut down the office.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has set 10 milestone actions to attract more Indian and Chinese tourists to Nepal. The set of activities have been devised to address the target set by the government in the budget for the Fiscal Year 2018/19.

MUMBAI, July 10: Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messaging platform on Tuesday published advertisements in key Indian newspapers to tackle the spread of misinformation, its first such effort to combat a flurry of fake messages that prompted mob lynchings.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Metropolitan Crime division has arrested two Indian boys for forming gang aiming to steal here in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The rescue operation of pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar from different parts of India stranded at Hilsa and Simikot is under way since last Monday. Out of more than fifteen hundred pilgrims, 1,225 pilgrims have been airlifted and brought down to Nepalgunj and Surkhet stated Indian Embassy, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 4: As many as 104 Indian pilgrims stranded on their way to Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage have been airlifted to Nepalgunj from Simikot—the headquarters of Humla district, which borders Tibet.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Efforts to rescue more than 1,500 Indian pilgrims from Nepalganj-Simikot-Hilsa route of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra (through Nepal) has been affected due to inclement weather conditions, according to a press release issued by the Embassy of India.

BIRATNAGAR, June 28: Locals of Buddhanagar of Biratnagar-18 have been successful in stopping an Indian company from digging the no man's land by using a bulldozer.

Indian press: Then and now

June 27, 2018 01:30 am

The face and landscape of the Indian press got exposed after Prime Minister Indira Gandhi clamped a countrywide emergency rule close to midnight on June 25, 1975

MAHARASHTRA, INDIA, June 23: The Maharashtra government on Saturday enforced its ban on single-use plastic items.

LAHAN, June 21: Two Indian quacks arrested on the charge of operating unauthorized health clinic in Lahan Municipality ward no 8 have been released without punishment.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Indian government has provided NRs 99.2 million for the installation of 2,700 shallow tube-well irrigation system in Nepal.

Indian universities in Q5 rankings

A recent episode of Priyanka Chopra’s television show, Quantico, in which ‘Indian nationalists’ plot a terrorist attack in Manhattan with the intention of blaming it on Pakistan, has angered several people online. Fans of the actor and the show posted comments on Twitter slamming their decision to include such a plot.

RAUTAHAT, May 27: Nepal Police has nabbed three Indian security personnel and an Indian citizen for illegally entering Nepal to arrest a Nepali entrepreneur.  They were detained while returning to India with the arrested person from Gaur’s border point in Rautahat district on Saturday. Police also impounded a jeep used by the Indian police.

The Biratnagar camp office, 380 kilometres from Kathmandu, was opened in 2008 for relief work after the embankment along the Koshi river broke, leading to flood

KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister and Chair of Communist Party of Nepal KP Sharma Oli expressed that the Indian field office at Biratnagar would be removed ‘very soon’.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepal Students Union (NSU), student’s wing of the Nepali Congress, has protested in front of Indian Embassy, Lainchaur on Tuesday shouting slogans against the Oli-led government for laying the foundation stone for the Arun-III and the remark made by Kirti Azad, a lawmaker from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

KATHMANDU, May 16: India has provided Rs 180.74 million for river training and construction of embankments along the Lalbakaiya, Bagmati and Kamala rivers in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepal Students Union (NSU) has orgainzed a protest program on Tuesday to protest the remark made by Kirti Azad, the lawmaker from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

KATHMANDU, May 14: Leaders of various political parties have termed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent state visit to Nepal 'fruitful'.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The ruling CPN-UML has taken strong exception to the remark by an Indian parliamentarian who last week said that Janakpur should be made part of India and urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take back the historical town from Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Nepal, government officials have expressed optimism about the Indian side making necessary efforts to speed up the release of the grant and loan pledged by India after the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal.   During the bilateral meeting with the delegation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, the Nepali side led by Prime Minister KP Oli had requested the Indian side to simplify the procedures for a speedy release of the grant and loan pledged by the Indian government after the earthquakes in 2015, among many requests made by the Nepali side.