DHANGHADI, June 19: A total of 249 tourists from third countries entered Nepal from 2010 till May of 2016 through the Kailai border check point.

DHADING, June 18: CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the populist budget brought by the incumbent government will face challenges in course of the implementation.

DHADING, June 18: CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the populist budget brought by the incumbent government will face challenges in course of the implementation.

Nepal, US affirm trade potential

June 17, 2016 10:02 am

KATHMANDU, June 17: The second US-Nepal Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) council meeting, held in the US capital -- Washington, DC, affirmed both the countries' belief that the bilateral trade and investment relationship has great potential that can be realized through adoption of enabling policies.

Obi Worldphone enters Nepal

June 17, 2016 10:00 am

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Silicon Valley-based smartphone-maker Obi Worldphone has announced its entry into the Nepal market. Issuing a statement on Thursday, Obi Worldphone -- a company founded by Apple Inc ex-CEO John Sculley -- said it had partnered with Jyoti Group subsidiary Starck Tech and launched two of its signature smartphones -- the SF1 and the SJ1.5.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Dragonair said Thursday it had honored its top-performing passenger and cargo agents in Nepal on Wednesday for their service to passengers and contribution to the success of Dragonair in the Nepali market in 2015.

ARJUN NOVO 605 DI tractors in Nepal

June 15, 2016 19:05 pm

KATHMANDU, June 15: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the $17.2 billion Mahindra Group & Agni Group on Wednesday announced the launch of the new Mahindra ARJUN NOVO -605 DI -- in Nepal -- the most technologically advanced and stylishly designed new generation tractor, based on a whole new platform.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday unanimously elected Nepal as one of its four vice-presidents from the Asia-Pacific Group of States for the 71st session of the General Assembly.

KATHMANDU, June 12:A new party, Naya Shakti Nepal, under the leadership of former Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai, has been formally announced amidst a gathering of thousands of people convened at Dasharath Stadium here on Sunday. Former prime minister Bhattarai, while addressing the gathering, announced that the singular focus of the new party would be on ensuring speedy development and economic prosperity in the country within a matter of years.

There is no opposition in Nepal

June 13, 2016 00:23 am

Political Scientist and co-author of books Political Leadership in Nepal and Local Leadership in Nepal, Hari Sharma, believes there are serious flaws in our political processes, policies and institutions. In an extensive conversation with Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal, he sheds light on various aspects of Nepali polity.

Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai on Sunday announced Naya Shakti Nepal party amidst presence of thousands of supporters at Dashrath Stadium.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai on Sunday announced Naya Shakti Nepal party amidst presence of thousands of supporters at Dashrath Stadium. He also administered a 10-point oath to the newly-inducted members of the party.

Nepal Ireland Day 2016 on Sept 4

June 12, 2016 13:11 pm

KATHMANDU, June 12: The Embassy of Nepal in London, Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Ireland Society are jointly organizing 'Nepal Ireland Day' on 4th September 2016 to mark the 17th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Ireland. The event will take place at Farmleigh, Phoenix Park in Dublin. The event will be opened to public from 12 pm to 5 pm.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Nepal is formally announcing the party at Dashrath Stadium on Sunday. Spokesperson Khim Lal Devkota said that representatives from 24 countries and all 75 districts of the country will attend the ceremony. The party said that major political parties and envoys of 25 countries have also been invited.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Nepal is formally announcing the party on Sunday. Spokesperson Khim Lal Devkota said that representatives from 24 countries and all 75 districts of the country will attend the ceremony. The party said that major political parties and envoys of 25 countries have also been invited.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The 4th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival is kicking off on Friday, June 10. Organized by Human Rights Film Center, the three-day festival will be held at Staff College in Jawalakhel. Oscar winning Pakistani documentary, 'A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness' directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, will be the opening film of the festival being inaugurated by Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Anup Raj Sharma.

UK officials arrive in Nepal

June 7, 2016 16:39 pm

The British Embassy in a statement said that their visit occurs as Nepal and UK are celebrating 200 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Ananda Prasad Pokharel, today said the carbon emission from other countries was affecting Nepal.  At a programme held to launch 'Environmental Law Journal' to coincide with the World Environment Day by Environmental Development and Conservation Legal Forum, Minister Pokharel said Nepal was forced to bear the brunt of carbon emission of western countries.

TOKYO, May 30: Nepalis in Japan thanked the Japanese government and Japanese who extended support to Nepal in the aftermath of the last year’s devastating earthquake.

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