KATHMANDU, May 15: The main opposition Nepali Congress has strongly opposed the bill tabled by the government at the Parliament which has allowed the prime minister to mobilize the Nepal Army through individual decision.

KASKI, May 4: Nepal Army's Jagdish Ghisingh has won gold in equestrian high jump with a new national record. Ghisingh's horse named Sammohan jumped 5.9 inches to create a new record in the event held at Barahighat sports ground on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal Army (NA) recently invited tender bids for the supply of boots for 49,000 personnel. One of the important conditions for being awarded the tender was meeting various technical specifications. The army top brass was apparently careful to ensure they could put quality boots on the ground.

Gulmi, April 22: Implementation of the North-South Kaligandaki Corridor project, a national pride project, has gained momentum during the last one year since the Nepal Army took the lead.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The Nepal Army (NA) has lifted two tons of non bio-degradable waste from the Mt Everest region under its Mount Everest cleanup campaign.

POKHARA, April 18: A Nepal Army soldier has sustained injuries in the course of defusing the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by the Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)'s group calling for a general shutdown today.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Nepal Army has said that its contingent would continue to stay in troubled Libyan capital city of Tripoli as long as the UN office decides to stay there.

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April 11, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, April 11: The Nepal government has already informed the United Nations that it would withdraw its peacekeeping forces from war-torn Libya if conditions continue to worsen. The United States and India have already pulled their security forces amid escalating conflict.

‘PM moving toward dictatorship’

March 26, 2019 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, March 26: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded withdrawal of the Bill on Work, Responsibility and Rights of the National Security Council awaiting approval from the parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The Nepal Army has expressed concerns on how a handful of media were spreading false news of the institution by quoting “confidential government sources” in the past few days.

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KATHMANDU, March 18: Nepali Congress has said that the proposal to deploy Nepal Army by the Prime Minister was unconstitutional.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Nepal Army has recovered a 9 mm pistol carried by Arjun Ghimire, bodyguard of the late Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari, which had gone missing during the Taplejung helicopter crash from the accident site.

President attends reception

March 5, 2019 22:06 pm

KATHMANDU, March 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended a dinner reception hosted by the Nepal Army on the occasion of Mahashivaratri and Army Day at the NA headquarters this evening. President Bhandari is the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Nepal Army.

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KATHMANDU, March 4: A Nepal Army personnel sustained injuries during the showcase of parachute jump marking the Army Day and Mahashivaratri on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 4: The United States Department of Defense plans to gift four M28 Skytruck aircraft to the Nepal Army in order to strengthen the army’s humanitarian rescues and ferry services.

KATHMANDU, March 3: A Nepali Army cadet, Chet Raj Joshi, of Barakh Battalion, Dhankuta succumbed to M-16’s bullet injuries inside the army premises yesterday night.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa and Tribhuvan University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Tirtha Raj Khaniya jointly handed over to the graduates of the Command and Staff Course amid a program held at Army Command and Staff College in Shivapuri today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Former army chief Gaurav SJB Rana has said that the Indo-Pacific strategy floated by the USA is purely driven by strategic considerations.

Second successive win for Army

January 10, 2019 09:12 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Nepal national cricket team’s wicket-keeper batsman and Tribhuvan Army Club skipper Binod Bhandari smashed a breathtaking hundred against Karnali Province to secure a big win of 241 runs in day five of the ongoing Manmohan Memorial (MM) Cup in Inaruwa of Sunsari on Wednesday.

Bill to amend Nepal Army Act

January 2, 2019 02:00 am

When it comes to administering punishment to crimes committed by its officials and soldiers, Nepal Army enjoys absolute authority.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepal Army has sought a total of Rs 680 million as incentive payment for staff deployed to build the Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway or fast-track.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The construction of the fast track linking Kathmandu to Tarai has been found satisfactory. The Nepal Army is tasked to complete the construction of the fast track, a national pride project.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: A case has been filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the Supreme Court.

DOLPA, Dec 6: After waiting for years, Nepal Army has succeeded in expanding the road in Kotbazar area of Tripurasundari Municipality in Dolpa district by demolishing illegally-built structures.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has voiced objection to the tender calls for 20 bridges on the Kathmandu-Tarai fast-track road, pointing out that these were made without preparing the detailed project report (DPR).

LEBANON, Nov 24: Nepal Army has been patrolling the sensitive region bordering Israel under the UN peacekeeping mission.

‘Shital Niwas needs no expansion’

November 19, 2018 09:16 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: At a time when the government’s recent bid to shift the Nepal Police Academy elsewhere to expand the President’s Office compound is being criticized from various quarters, those familiar with the history of Shital Niwas, the iconic building housing the President’s Office, have called for removing the President’s Office itself from Shital Niwas to honor the wishes of its rightful owner.

Dolpa connected to national road network

November 18, 2018 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Dunai, the headquarters of Dolpa, a trans-Himalayan district, has been connected to the national road network, thanks to the tireless efforts by the Nepal Army.

NA set up camp at Lomanthang

November 5, 2018 09:42 am

MUSTANG, Nov 5: The Nepal Army (NA) has set up a camp at Lomanthang of upper Mustang. The army camp was established under the leadership of NA’s Major nearby Korala check point – the bordering area of China’s autonomous region Tibet – on Sunday. It is nearly 26-km to the Nepali land from Korala checkpoint.

Nepal is 'Peace Champion'

October 12, 2018 16:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct Oct 12: In its contribution of 60 years to global peacekeeping mission, the Nepal Army (NA) has bagged as many as 122,871 UN Medals.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepal Army has formally awarded the contract to prepare Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Kathmandu Tarai Expressway to South Korean firm Soosung Engineering Co. Ltd.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The detail project report (DPR) of Kathmandu-Tarai/ Madhes Expressway will be completed in 105 days.

Experts advised more tunnels: Nepal Army

September 22, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The decision to add new tunnels and expand already proposed tunnels was taken as per the advice of independent consultants, a university professor and a government engineer, the Nepal Army has said.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: A South Korean Consultancy Company has been selected to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Kathmandu-Terai Madhesh Fast-Track project, a mega project of national pride and strategic importance.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The Nepal Army has now proposed adding two new tunnels and also expanding the previously planned tunnel along the Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway citing fragile geology and the need to manage alignment so as to avoid overlap with the Kanti Rajpath.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Nepal has refused to participate in the week-long joint military exercise of BIMSTEC members scheduled to begin from September 12 in the city of Pune, India.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Nepal Army Institute of Health Sciences provided the scholarship of Rs 62.4 million in a year alone.

DOLPA, Aug 21: A dream seen by many Dolpa residents is 500 meters away from being realized: Dolpa being connected by road via Jajarkot. The work is being shouldered by Nepal Army and is nearing completion: 500 meters of road construction at Bheri corridor to connect one of the most remote parts of the country by vehicles. The road will be named Jajarkot-Dolpa.