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.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Swiss Ambassador to Nepal Elisabeth von Capeller met with acting Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Ishwar Pokhrel at Ministry of Defence, Singhadurbar on Friday.

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.

It is not easy to bring in investment

January 26, 2019 20:34 pm

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.

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Visit was successful: PM Oli

January 26, 2019 14:37 pm

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.

PM Oli returns home (with photos)

January 26, 2019 10:39 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday returned home wrapping up a six-day visit to Switzerland.

DAVOS, Jan 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said Nepal is a country that believes in democracy and where everything is under the Constitution.

DAVOS, Jan 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is here to attend the 49th meeting of the World Economic Forum, held talks with the Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc this morning.

Prime Minister Oli reaches Switzerland

January 21, 2019 22:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli reached Davos, Switzerland on Monday afternoon to attend the 49th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

PM Oli reaches Doha

January 21, 2019 09:53 am

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 21: Prime Minister KP Oli left for Switzerland on Sunday to attend the meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

PM Oli leaves for Switzerland

January 20, 2019 21:13 pm

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.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is to leave for Davos of Switzerland later today to participate in the conference on Annual World Economic Forum.

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.

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KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Prime Minister KP Oli will leave Kathmandu for Switzerland on January 20 to participate in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), according to officials.

PM likely to visit Switzerland in January

November 22, 2018 06:00 am

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.

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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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Tara Air with Call Sign 9N-AEV which met with an accident while landing at the Jumla Airport in the district on June 9 has flew to Kathmandu on Thursday after fixation.

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.

Sweden v Switzerland

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.

Brazil held by Switzerland

June 18, 2018 01:47 am

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.

A 104-year-old Australian scientist is traveling to Switzerland to die.

NUWAKOT (Thanapati), Jan 15: Nepalis living in Switzerland have come to the help of the victims of the earthquake of April 25, 2015 by constructing a school building in Nuwakot.

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.

Speaker's Switzerland visit cancelled

October 20, 2016 15:23 pm

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.

PARIS, June 25: Led by prolific Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, Poland was the top scoring team in qualifying for the European Championship with a remarkable 33 goals in 10 games.

LILLE, France, June 20: Switzerland didn't need to win its last Group A match against France at the European Championship to have a reason to celebrate.

PARIS, June 15: Switzerland closed in on a spot in the knockout stages of the European Championship for the first time with a 1-1 draw against Romania on Wednesday.