MOSCOW, July 28 : The Russian president will on Thursday host leaders of African countries for a summit in his native Saint Petersburg, as the continent braces for the consequences of Moscow's withdrawal from the Ukraine grain export deal.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Deepening the intrigue surrounding Mount Everest, the depth of snow on its summit has long captured the curiosity of researchers and mountaineers. Past studies have yielded inconsistent and uncertain results regarding this remote and towering peak.

A summit that included a star-studded virtual concert hosted by Dwayne Johnson has raised nearly $7 billion in cash and loan guarantees to assist the poor around the globe whose lives have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Climbing the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest, is a daring task. Very few however brave the adventurous journey, reach atop the Everest. Together, the tribulation of climbing for many is a strong caveat to quit ambition.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 15 : The 17th edition of International Maithali Summit will be organized in Biratnagar from December 22 to 23 this year with an objective to promote the language, literature, culture and food items of Maithali community.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: A 36-year-old Nepali became the fastest climber to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains on Tuesday, scaling all the mountains in just over six months, his hiking agency said, a feat other climbers have taken several years to complete.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The 18th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) held in Baku, Azerbaijan concluded on Saturday with an announcement to observe  2021 as the International Year of Peace and Trust.

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN, Oct 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli chaired the second session of the 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) here on Friday.

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN: The 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) begins here today.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The Visit Nepal 2020 secretariat will organize Tourism Investment Summit in February 2020 with an objective to promote Nepal's tourism. The date for the event is, however, not decided.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Qatar Airways has said that it was organizing the CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit in Doha in the first week of February next year.

OSAKA, June 28: World leaders attending a Group of 20 summit in Japan are clashing over the values that have served for decades as the foundation of their cooperation.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Foreign Minister Pradip Kumar Gyawali has said that a policy has been adopted to include economic diplomacy in the center point of the overall diplomacy of the country.

BANGKOK, June 23: Leaders from the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Saturday adopted Bangkok Declaration on Combating Marine Debris in ASEAN Region here during the 34th ASEAN Summit.

BANGKOK, June 22: Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in the South China Sea and the plight of ethnic Rohingya fleeing Myanmar.

SEOUL, June 19: Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons.

SEOUL, June 11: North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to “withdraw its hostile policy” towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become “a blank sheet of paper”.

FUKUOKA, June 9: Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as “intensified” and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks, three G20 sources said as a second day of meetings got underway on Sunday.

CAIRO, June 1: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit’s final statement.

NEW DELHI, May 29: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, after meeting several times over the past year to try to defuse tension.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Nepal is set to participate in the Think20 (T20) Summit kicking off in Japan on Friday. Former Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat and Director of the Center for South Asian Studies, Nishchal N Pandey, have been invited to the T20Summit, which is the research and policy advice network for the G20 nations.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Veteran mountain climber Kami Rita Sherpa on Wednesday climbed Mt Everest for the 23rd time, breaking his own Guinness book record.

KATHMANDU, May 15: A team of experienced Nepali climbers scaled Mt Everest to become the first to do so this spring season and fixed the ropes to pave the way for other summit hopefuls.

BEIJING, April 27: Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday $64 billion in deals were signed at a summit on his Belt and Road Initiative and more nations would join the global infrastructure program as he sought to ease concerns over the colossal project.

President Vladimir Putin has opened his talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying that Russia would like to help support efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear standoff.

VLADIVOSTOK, April 24: Smiling and upbeat, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday stepped off his khaki-green armored train in far-eastern Russia for a much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked diplomacy on his nuclear program.

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SEOUL/MOSCOW, April 24: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia on Wednesday by train, Russian media reported, for his first trip there aimed at galvanizing support from President Vladimir Putin while nuclear talks with Washington are in limbo.

SEOUL, April 23: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, North Korean state media confirmed.

MOSCOW, April 18: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will travel to Russia in the second half of this month and meet President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Thursday.

Climbers summit virgin Gyalchen peak

April 10, 2019 08:07 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 10: A group of three mountaineers have climbed the 6,151 meter Gyalchen peak of Jugal mountain range, which is the nearest Himalayan peak from the capital city Kathmandu, on Tuesday. This is the first summit by any person in the virgin ‘Jugal Himal’.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reiterated that government has centered its attention on building new Nepal with social justice. End of poverty and backwardness, and development of infrastructures are given top priority under the economic prosperity campaign, he added.

Small Farmers’ Summit kicks off

March 1, 2019 12:39 pm

KATHMANDU, March 1: Small Farmers’ Summit 2019 kicked off in Kathmandu on Thursday, putting a spotlight on the contribution of small farmers in economic development and poverty alleviation of the country.

HANOI, Feb 28 : President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un cut short their second summit Thursday without reaching an agreement, a stunning collapse of talks that caused both leaders to leave their Vietnam meeting early and cancel a planned signing ceremony.

HANOI, Feb 26: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weap

HANOI, Feb 20: Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week with President Donald Trump, two sources with direct knowledge of security and logistics planning told Reuters on Wednesday.

HANOI, Feb. 17: A senior North Korean official arrived in Hanoi on Saturday to check the final details of the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a source familiar with the matter said.

Vietnam, communist-run but with capitalist leanings, hosts the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

WASHINGTON, Feb 9: President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S. diplomats had a “very productive meeting” with North Korean officials, and he announced his summit later this month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be held in Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Prime Minister KP Oli said on Sunday that Nepal wishes to see the 19th summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation held at the earliest possible.

PORT MORESBY, Nov 18: Leaders of Asia-Pacific economies were unable to agree on communique at a summit in Papua New Guinea on Sunday as deep divisions between the United States and China over trade and investment dominated the meeting.

POKHARA, Oct 31: A team of six foreigners and three Nepali climbers has become the first to stand on the summit of Mount Ghustung (6465m) in Myagdi district.

ISTANBUL, Oct 27: The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey gathered in Istanbul on Saturday for a summit on Syria, where violence this week in the last remaining major rebel stronghold highlighted the fragility of a deal to avert a massive government offensive.

BIMSTEC summit begins at Soaltee Crowne Plaza

Look at schedule of BIMSTEC summit

August 30, 2018 14:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is all set to inaugurate the fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical for Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in the Capital on Thursday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has apprised the parliament of the upcoming summit of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) scheduled for August-30-31.

KREMLIN, July 31: There are no conditions yet for holding another top-level meeting in the Normandy format, since the previous agreements between the four leaders have not been implemented, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday. He made the statement addressing the participants at the Territory of Meanings National Educational Youth Forum in Russia’s Vladimir Region.

KATHMANDU, July 30: A one-day Nepal-India Think Tank Summit is being held in Kathmandu on Tuesday with the objective of improving bilateral relations between Nepal and India through multi-faceted collaboration among think-tanks in both the countries.

WASHINGTON, July 20: President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this autumn, the White House said on Thursday, a daring rebuttal to the torrent of criticism in the United States over Trump’s failure to publicly confront Putin at their first summit for Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 election.

HELSINKI, July 17: Standing side by side with Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump refused on Monday to blame the Russian leader for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, casting doubt on the findings of his own intelligence agencies and sparking a storm of criticism at home.