KATHMANDU, June 11: United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col on Thursday handed over the mission’s annual environmental awards to three military units for implementing environment-friendly initiatives in their bases and host communities.
KATHMANDU, June 4: The Secretary-General of the United Nations has presented a letter of commendation to Nepal Army’s Brigadier General Bigyan Bista in recognition of his indomitable bravery and initiative in preventing ethnic violence in South Sudan.
KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal Army (NA) has contracted two Chinese companies to construct the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track despite the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC)’s direction to stop the process on suspicion of irregularities, mainly in the second phase construction.
KATHMANDU, April 30: The Mountain Cleaning Campaign-2021 team led by the Nepal Army has found two human remains with mountaineering gears 200 meters South of Dhaulagiri Base Camp and a helicopter wreckage numbered 9N-ACR approximately one kilometer from the same base camp toward the Italian Base Camp on April 29, 2021.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has stepped up efforts to investigate the second phase contract awarding process for the construction of the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track by Nepal Army (NA).
KATHMANDU, March 6: Nepal Army's warrant officer second class Krishna Bahadur Basnet has won the title of the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Sixth Open Marathon, 2021. He completed the 42.195-km full marathon in 2 hours 21 minutes and 59 seconds.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged everyone to follow the spirit of the brave ancestors in addition to the recollection of, and honor to them. PM Oli said it while inaugurating a seminar on 'Rastriya Sewa Dal on volunteering role' organized at Nepal Army Headquarters today.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Tonight some 10 unusual vehicles will ply the Ring Road in Kathmandu Valley. They are the Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC) of Nepal Army (NA) that will be hitting the road as a part of NA’s routine exercise.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Soldier Radhika Thapa has added another page in the history of female pioneers in the Nepali Army (NA) by becoming the first ever female soldier to have completed the demanding and arduous Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare (CIJW) course.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Following the controversial move from Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to recommend dissolution of the House of Representatives, the Nepal Army headquarters held a meeting with all the division heads sensing possible violence and anti-government protests.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Nepal Army (NA) peacekeepers deputed in South Sudan have earned huge appreciation from UN and other stakeholders for prompt and successful initiatives to avoid an imminent inter-communal clash between two ethnic groups, thereby protecting a huge number of civilians in Cueibet village in the Lakes region.
HUMLA, Nov 22: A team of Nepal Army soldiers defused two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted at the main entrance of the Agriculture Development Office at Simkot Rural Municipality-6 in Humla district on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Today marks the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations (UN), a global organization founded in the aftermath of the Second World War. Owing to its inception to establish peace, the first sentence of the preamble of the UN charter, which contains 111 articles in 19 chapters, says, ''We the peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime brought untold sorrow to mankind.''
A group of youths staged a demonstration in Kathmandu, demanding justice to 12-year-old Samjhana Kami from Bajhang district in Far-western Nepal. She was raped and murdered a few days ago. In the protest organized by the United Dalit Youths Struggle Committe at Maitighar on Saturday afternoon, the participants demanded stringent punishment against the rapists. The participants carried placards that read “Hang the rapists to death”, “Ensure rule of law”, “Justice for Samjhana”, and “Love me, but not rape” in a bid to exert pressure on the government to launch a thorough investigation into the case and take stringent action against the culprits.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Three Nepal Army (NA) officials including a Brigadier General have faced dismissal from the service over their involvement in financial irregularities and breaching military discipline.
KATHMANDU, July 10: Breaking all past traditions and hierarchy, Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa on Friday visited Nepal Police Headquarters in Naxal to congratulate the newly-appointed chief of Nepal Police, Shailesh Thapa Chhetri.
Diplomatic relations between Nepal and Israel were established on June 1, 1960. Israel opened its embassy in Kathmandu in March, 1961 and Nepal opened its Consulate in Israel in 1993. Nepali Ambassador to Egypt was concurrently accredited to Israel until Nepal established her embassy in Tel Aviv on August 13, 2007. The bilateral relations, marked by mutual cooperation, goodwill, understanding and friendship have expanded in various developmental and cooperation areas. Nepal was the only country in the region until recent past to recognize Israel by maintaining continued diplomatic relations.
KATHMANDU, May 30: Nine senior officials of Nepal Army (NA) including a major general, who recently tendered his resignation from the service, have faced action for their involvement in financial irregularities while serving at the Directorate of Army Aviation.
KATHMANDU, May 29: While taking a strong exception to the controversial writeups involving the Nepal Army in two Indian media outlets -- The Hindustan Times and tfipost.com -- vis-á-vis provocative remarks by the Indian army chief on border issues, Nepal Army (NA) has said the lengthy writeups 'woven with lies, innuendo and mischief' undermine the army as an institution and its constitutional obligation.
It breaks our hearts to see the plight of thousands of our Nepali compatriots stranded just across our southern border desperately trying to return to their motherland but prevented from doing so, not by any alien power but by their own government.
KATHMANDU, April 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has lauded the role played by the Nepal Army in the fight against novel coronavirus. The Prime Minister said this in a message sent to the newly-commissioned officer cadets completing officer cadet basic course at the Nepali Military Academy, Kharipati, Bhaktapur. A total of 132 cadets including four foreign nationals completed the 48th batch of the course today.
KATHMANDU, April 4: In what appears to be an admission of a mistake in the process of picking a South Korean joint venture firm as consultant for the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track (Expressway) project, the Nepal Army has corrected its previous letter to the firm as 'Letter of Information'. The letter sent earlier to the firm was a "Letter of Intent'.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Following allegation of irregularities in procurement of medical kits from China through a private company, the government has decided to entrust the Nepal Army for the supply of essential medical equipment at a time when the country is facing threat from the coronavirus pandemic.
KATHMANDU, April 2: At a time when the entire country has been under a total lockdown to combat COVID-19, Nepal Army has rushed to select a bid for awarding the consultancy service worth millions of dollars for Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track (Expressway), flouting the public procurement rules.
ITAHARi, Feb 28: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Purna Chandra Thapa has inaugurated the first military hospital in the east part of the country here in Itahari at the premises of East Division Headquarters of Nepal Army today morning.
KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Major General of Nepal Army Ishwar Hamal has been appointed as the Head of the Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) to Golan Heights.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Major General of Nepal Army Ishwar Hamal on Monday has been appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres as the head of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).
KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Nearly a dozen domestic flights were cancelled and several others including some international flights were affected due to the annual Army Day/Shivaratri rehearsal conducted by Nepal Army in Kathmandu on Tuesday.b
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: A taskforce formed by the State Affairs Committee (SAC) of the House of Representatives has sought investigation into the property of former chief of Nepal Army Rajendra Chhetri. The move of the taskforce comes in response to ‘several complaints’ that allege Chhetri’s involvement in ‘massive financial irregularities’ during his term in office. Chhetri served as army chief from September 2015 to September 2018.