AMMAN, April 8: Participants in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) 2019 concluded on Sunday, calling on stakeholders to increase collaboration on social, economic and climate issues to address regional challenges.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 31: Chief Minister of Province-1 Sherdhan Rai has opined for acquiring 250 bighas land to develop the Biratnagar airport into the regional international airport.

PAKISTAN, July 11: An apparent suicide bombing has targeted a politician ahead of Pakistan's elections. The party hit by the blast has been targeted for its opposition to the Taliban.

PORTO ALEGRE, July 9: The president of the Federal Regional Court (TRF-4), Thompson Flores, has decided to keep Lula in prison. In an apparent turn in events judge Thompson Flores rules that the case returns to judge Gebran and that therefore its decision to maintain Lula in prison remains valid.

DUBAI, July 3: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said regional oil exports may be threatened if the United States tries to pressure its allies to stop buying Iranian crude oil, the official presidential website reported on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 8: A five-day Regional Model United Nations Conference 2018 kicked off in Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 28: India has won the South Asian Regional Qualifiers Tournament for the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship on Friday by defeating Nepal 2-0 in both girls’ and boys’ categories.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The South Asian Regional Qualifiers Tournament for the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship is being organized by the All Nepal Lawn Tennis Association (ANLTA) today.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 6: Regional Sports Development Committee, with the coordination of District Sports Development Committee Solukhumbu, is set to organize the Regional Badminton Tournament for the first time in Solukhumbu district from Saturday at the Covered Hall in Salleri.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The Asian Eastern Regional Qualifiers Tournament under the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup is set start from August 26.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Political and business leaders have said that the integration among the South Asian countries is a key to attract foreign direct investment from within the region and also from the rest of the world.

KATHMANDU, Mar 16: The 'Hello Sarkar', the hotline public grievances handling service, operated by the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at five various places of the country has been closed.

MOSCOW, Feb 11: Russia’s Emergencies Ministry says a passenger plane has crashed near Moscow and fragments of it have been found.

CHITWAN, Feb 7: The two-day regional seminar on health science of tigers, Asian rhinos and elephants concluded on Tuesdayin Sauraha, Chitwan, issued a nine-point declaration in relation to the protection and conservation of wildlife.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The stocks of up to 60 drug varieties and medical items at the government's  regional drugs storages are currently nil. However, the government is yet to make the drugs purchases for this year. Last fiscal year, the Department of Public Health Services (DoPHS) procured drugs worth only Rs 490 million out of the Rs 1.10 billion allocated for the purpose.

SUNSARI, Jan 14: Sunsari became champion in the 6th Eastern Regional Taekwondo Sports Championship concluded today in Itahari Sub Metropolitan City. It bagged six gold and two bronzes medals.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The South Asian Regional conference on General Practice and Emergency Medicine is taking place in the capital from November 25 to 26.

ILAM, Nov 9: Candidate of then CPN (Maoist) Bishwadip Lingden defeated CPN-UML leader K P Sharma Oli when the slogans of identity politics raised by the Maoists held sway all across the villages back during the first Constituent Assembly polls in 2008. Lingden's success in defeating Oli in Jhapa by a wide margin of over 5,000 votes drew national attention.

POKHARA, Oct 31: Patients visiting the regional hospital in Pohara have been affected by chaos and mismanagement of the government-run hospital in the capital of Province 4.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) has established its regional association Nepalgunj. Issuing a statement, the apex body of hotels in Nepal said that the 13-member executive committee of Hotel Association Nepalgunj is led by Ashit Shamsher JBR -- the owner of Hotel Sneha.

KATHMANDU , August 1: The seventh South Asian regional conference on international humanitarian law (IHL) is scheduled to be held here on August 20-23.

ILAM, June 9: Fifteen Nepali Congress (NC) supporters including President of Ilam Constituency-1 have resigned from the party over the Central Committee’s decision to select candidates for local level polls.

POKHARA, June 4: China’s Export and Import (EXIM) Bank has approved concessional loan for the Pokhara Regional International Airport.

KATHMANDU, May 19: From May 10th to 13th, Hyundai Motor Company’s Head of Subsidiaries and Distributors from all over the world gathered in South Korea for 2017 Global Distributors Convention.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Human rights defenders and members of Forum-Asia have urged South Asian governments to work towards setting up a regional human rights mechanism.

POKHARA, March 26: Voter education training for regional trainers has started in Pokhara, Kaski keeping in view of upcoming local level elections slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, March 21: CPN-UML chair and former Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that the upcoming elections will vehemently oppose and respond to the regional politics and forces involved in disharmonizing the social cohesion.

RPP Chair Thapa elected regional member

February 4, 2017 13:00 pm

HETAUDA, Feb 4: Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa has been elected RPP regional member from Makawanpur – 3 unopposed.

BIRGUNJ, Feb 3: Narayani Sub Regional Hospital remained tense throughout the day after a newly born baby disappeared from the maternity ward on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Three days after the arrest of 12 Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) employees -- including meter readers and technicians -- on charges of meter-tampering, all eight of NEA’s regional offices have transferred over 2,500 employees. NEA officials say these include meter readers, supervisors, accountants and maintenance staff.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The 23rd Asian Regional Conference of International Police Organization (INTERPOL) has concluded issuing the five-point Kathmandu declarations. The regional conference had begun on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Nepal is not only advancing -- in the last five years -- in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) but also ranks first in the South Asian region, a global report published on Tuesday shows.

DOTI, Jan 17: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is preparing to investigate into war-era cases in the far-western region by setting up its regional office in Dipayal of Doti.

A Donald Trump presidency does not mean the United States will withdraw from the South China Sea, but rather will continue pursuing "regional hegemony", Chinese academics who drafted a report for an influential government think tank said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: A technical committee formed by the Ministry of Education has recommended opening regional offices of National Examinations Board in each seven provinces.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: A regional conference on women, leadership and the economy in South Asia kicked off here today.

DHANGADHI, Sept 9: As many as 36 complaints related to the violation of human rights were registered in the regional office of the National Human Rights Commission, Dhangadhi in last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The 10th Regional Final of Real School of Nepal 2016 for the central region successfully concluded in Lalitpur on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: The 12th Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) kicked off in the capital today.

StanChart’s regional chief in Nepal

August 22, 2016 20:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Ajay Kanwal, the Regional Chief Executive of ASEAN and South Asia of Standard Chartered, arrived Nepal on Monday on a two-day visit.

COPENHAGEN, July 30: The Ninth European Regional meeting of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and Seventh Women’s Conference of the NRNA Europe Region has started in the Danish capital city Copenhagen on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Motherland Higher Secondary School of Pokhara has been declared regional the champion of Real School of Nepal 2016 for the western region.

CALIFORNIA (US), July 8: The 9th regional conference of the Non-Resident Nepali Association is taking place in New Jersey of the United States of America.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The 6th regional final of Real School of Nepal 2016 campaign for the central region concluded on Thursday, selecting Sainik Awasiya Mahavidyalaya of Narayanghat as the winner.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The winners of the Kathmandu Regional Slam have been announced after two concurrent finals. Thames International College, Purano Baneshwor hosted the Kathmandu finale and KU School of Arts, Hattiban hosted Lalitpur finale on July 2.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Butwal-based Paramount English Boarding Higher Secondary School has been declared the champion of the western region in 'Real School of Nepal' contest organized by Dabur Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Young people (14-25 years of age) interested in slam poetry and living in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts can apply for the Kathmandu Regional Slam before June 25.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Young people (14-25 years of age) interested in slam poetry and living in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts can apply for the Kathmandu Regional Slam before June 25. The regional slam is a build up to the ‘QC Awards 2016: National Poetry Slam’ which will be held in September this year. The competition is being organized by Word Warriors in partnership with Quixote’s Cove and is supported by Danish Center for Culture and Development (CKU).

KATHMANDU, June 20: Various experts have warned that unless governments in the Himalayan and its downstream region strengthen collaboration to address food, water and energy issues, the region is likely to face an unprecedented food crisis.