KATHMANDU, Nov 27: India has given a positive response to Nepal’s proposal for allowing inland waterways in three routes and movement of bulk cargos via railway from Indian seaports to major Nepal-India border points.
Chinese President Xi Jinping returned home on October 13 wrapping up his two-day state visit to Nepal. The visit is now being reviewed and evaluated from different angles by the experts in terms of its impacts on reshaping bilateral relations in tune with the emerging needs. Undoubtedly, the visit of the head of state from as close and powerful a neighbor as China after a hiatus of 23 years was of great historic value. Quite naturally, it evoked great expectations and enthusiasm in Nepal.
BEIJING, June 21: The fourth Nepal-China bilateral meeting on preparing a Detail Project Report (DPR) for the Kerung-Kathmandu railway concluded on Thursday without entering the agenda of the DPR, as the Chinese side sought clarity on five basic issues first.
KATHMANDU, May 24: While stating that construction of the trans-border railway between Nepal and China through high-altitude mountain terrain is not an ‘easy job’, Chinese ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi has said that they have the determination to implement the project even as it requires further ‘scientific studies’.
KATHMANDU, April 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday said that the development of ‘Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network’ including Nepal-China Cross-Border Railway will boost connectivity not only between Nepal and China but other countries in the region.
KATHMANDU, Feb 6: How much does a train set for the Janakpur-Jayanagar Railway cost? The answer is tricky as the unit cost stated by officials of the Government of Nepal and the unit cost figure forwarded by the Government of India differ hugely.
JANAKPUR, Dec 15: The competition between two Asian giants, India and China, for influence over tiny Nepal is yielding a bonanza in the form of the Himalayan mountain nation's first modern railway — and possibly more to come.
KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The National Railway Authority of China has submitted its preliminary study report of the Kerung-Kathmandu Railway to the government of Nepal on Monday, paving the way to furthering construction process of the Railway expected to increase connectivity and accessibility between Nepal and China.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that it would take time for the much hyped railway to come to Nepal, despite claiming that a monorail would ply in Kathmandu’s roads within five years.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Former foreign minister Prakash Saran Mahat has said that Nepal should ask both India and China to build railway links to the country on grants instead of investing national budget in such projects.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who returned home on Saturday wrapping up his five-day official visit to China, said that he has requested the Chinese side to construct the much-talked-about cross-border railway between the two neighbors under a grant.
BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 20: Locals of Tilottama Municipality have launched a protest against the Department of Railways (DoR) after the latter sent its staffers to different parts of the municipality survey the area for laying down tracks of East-West Railway line.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Thursday said that the left government would initiate the process to build cross-country railway links connecting Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbuni with Kerung of Tibet, China.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: A preliminary list of road, railway, transmission line, and drinking water projects has been proposed for the projects under Belt and Road Initiatives. The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MoPIT) has identified six north-south road projects connecting both India and China, besides Kathmandu-Kerung railway project.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The construction of 35 kilometers of railway track from Jayanagar of India to Kurtha of Dhanusha in Nepal is about to be completed. However, the track is likely to remain useless if quick decisions are not taken to import railway engines and carriages.
BEIJING, Sept 8: China has expressed readiness to conduct a detailed project survey, design and feasibility study to construct the much-talked-about cross-border railway between the two neighbors at the earliest in a bid to create conditions for a possible China-Nepal-India economic corridor.
BEIJING, July 5: Work is underway on China's second railway line to Tibet that will wind through some of the world's most mountainous and inhospitable territory and likely take the better part of a decade to complete, state media said Wednesday.
BEIJING, May 16: A day after China agreed in principle to provide financial support to Nepal for construction of a cross-border railway link that would connect Kerung with Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini, the government of both the countries on Monday designated focal persons for expediting the process to kick-start the project.
BEIJING, May 15: China has agreed in principle to provide financial support to Nepal for the construction of a cross-border railway link that would link Kerung with Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini, according to Minister for Information, Surendra Kumar Karki.
NEPALGUNJ, March 1: Defending champion Railway Team, India, on Wednesday retained the title of the Prime Minister Cup Fourth Women's Volleyball Tournament held in Nepalgunj. The visiting team overcame departmental giant Armed Police Force (APF) in the final of the tournament for the second time in a row.
Indian rescue workers picked their way through the last of the mangled carriages of a derailed train on Monday to pull out more bodies from a disaster that killed at least 133 people and injured more than 200.
DHANUSHA, Nov 19: The railway equipments and accessories are gradually gathering dust and rusting as the railway was called closure for three years in course of the construction of the Janakpur-Jayanagar broad-gauge railway.
BIRGUNJ, NOV 5: Most of the industrialists in Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor have been forced to pay millions of rupees as rent and fine to Indian Railway because of the inability to use land owned by Nepal Railway in Raxaul, India.