KATHMANDU, Dec 11: A girl from a poor family in Nepal has been admitted to one of the most expensive schools in the world. She is 15-year-old Ashmita Adhikari from Chitwan. Adhikari has secured a full-ride to study in Switzerland’s Aiglon College known worldwide for its academic excellence for four years.
BERLIN, Oct 20: Voters in Switzerland are electing a new national parliament, with recent polls suggesting that green parties could fare well in a year when environmental concerns have swept across Europe.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: On June 14, Switzerland saw one of the biggest strikes in the recent years, something that the otherwise quiet country had not seen in a long time. Nearly half a million women alongside men, many of them donned in purple shirts, hit the streets displaying placards and chanting slogans demanding end to inequalities.
ZURICH, July 10: With other parts of its business facing hefty cuts, Deutsche Bank wants to expand its European operations handling the assets of rich clients and take market share from rivals after staunching the outflow of assets.
DOLAKHA, June 30: In their policies, the local, provincial, as well as the federal government, have prioritized tourism. But an actionable strategy and plan to achieve the goal remains elusive for most of the local and provincial governments except in the case of Dolakha district. Due to its focus on building infrastructure to support its ambition to grow the local hospitality industry, locals say that the district is validating titles given to it: Nepal’s Switzerland and gateway to Mount Everest.
ZURICH, April 16: Switzerland will sign an accord backing China’s Belt and Road Initiative when President Ueli Maurer visits China this month, cementing ties with a major trading partner as other Western countries view the gargantuan project with scepticism.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has returned home after participating in the World Economic Forum, Davos. Prime Minister Oli urged the international community to invest in Nepal while delivering speech during the session of the ‘South Asian Strategic Outlook’ on January 22.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said his visit to Switzerland has been successful in informing the international community about Nepal’s development priorities, the goal of socio-economic transformation of the Nepali society and the policies adopted by the incumbent government to attract foreign investment.
DOHA, QATAR, Jan 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived in Qatar's capital Doha this morning on the way to Davos city of Switzerland in course of attending the 49th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has left for Switzerland on Sunday evening, leading a Nepali delegation to participate in the 49th annual meeting of World Economic Forum to be held at Davos city of Switzerland.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Nepalis are found to have stashed a total of 460.82 million Swiss francs (nearly Rs 52.07 billion at the current exchange rate) in various banks in Switzerland in 2017, according a revelation by Nepal Leaks.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is visiting Switzerland from January 22 to 25, will hold meetings with leaders from various countries including Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the margins of Annual World Economic Forum, sources said on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is preparing to travel to Switzerland in the third week of January 2019 to participate in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, sources said on Wednesday.
LUCERNE, Nov 19: Haris Seferovic scored a hat-trick as Switzerland recovered from conceding two early goals to beat World Cup semi-finalists Belgium 5-2 on Sunday and qualify for the last four of the UEFA Nations League in remarkable fashion.
SWITZERLAND, Sept 2: When the European Union’s council of ministers meets in November, Brexit might not be the only trade treaty on the agenda. An accord with Switzerland could find space too. But just like Brexit, the Swiss deal is shrouded in uncertainty.
In days when even a 12-year-old in an Indian city would be carrying a smartphone and riding to school on a moped, in Baijnath village in UP’s Sonbhadra district, even pregnant women have to be carried to the nearest hospital on cots.
If there is one thing that Switzerland have demonstrated at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, it is exceptional resilience. In both fixtures to date, comprising their draw against Brazil and a last-gasp victory over Serbia, Die Nati have managed to find a way back into the match despite having gone a goal down.
Two enticing and confident teams are set to go head-to-head in Kaliningrad on 22 June in an all-European clash. Fresh from a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in their opening game, Serbia now face a Switzerland team that held group favourites Brazil to a 1-1 draw.
KATHMANDU, June18: An early stunner from Coutinho was not enough for the 5 times world champions to seal victory of their first group match. Switzerland came from behind with Zuber's header to equalise the scoreline.
Brazil have won 16 of their 20 opening matches at the World Cup. The only two they have lost came at the first two world finals, back in the days when they played in white. The Brazilians went down 2-1 to Yugoslavia at Uruguay 1930 and 3-1 to Spain at Italy 1934.
VILA-REAL, June 4: Spain goalkeeper David de Gea made a rare error which led to his side drawing 1-1 at home to Switzerland in a World Cup warm-up friendly on Sunday which the hosts dominated but failed to make their superior possession count.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The newly appointed ambassadors of China, Qatar and Switzerland to Nepal have presented their Letters of Credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari at a special ceremony held at the Office of the President, Shital Niwas, today.
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Speaker Onsari Gharti has cancelled her Switzerland visit. The Speaker aborted her week-long scheduled visit to Geneva due to special political developments surfaced of late in the country, Gharti's press advisor Basudev Sharma said.
PARIS, June 25: Poland beats Switzerland 5-4 in penalty shootout to advance to the European Championship quarterfinals.PARIS, June 25: Poland became the first team to reach the European Championship quarterfinals by beating Switzerland 5-4 in a penalty shootout.