MOSCOW, Aug 5: Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role it said was meant to deepen cultural, art and youth ties between the two countries.
WASHINGTON, Aug 1: A new US Senate resolution calls for declassifying all 9/11-related materials because the documents may expose hitherto unknown ties between terrorists and foreign countries, five lawmakers said in a press release.
KATHMAND, July 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today handed a couple of rhino named Bhadra (male) and Rupasi (female) to Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong amid a programme in the Capital. Nepal gifted the rhinos as per the government's decision made some two years ago. Of the two couples of rhinos to be gifted to China, another will be handed within next one month.
BRUSSELS, July 12: President Donald Trump tore into this week’s NATO summit questioning the value of a military alliance that has defined decades of American foreign policy, torching an ally and proposing a massive increase in European defense spending.
Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Nepal Russia Art Club, and Universal and New Summit College jointly organized an art exhibition “Russia through the eyes of Nepal” on the occasion marking 62 years of establishment of the diplomatic relations between Nepal and Russia at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Kamal Pokhari.
KATHMANDU, July 10: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has initiated a public private partnership with adGuru, an advertising company that specializes in out of the box outdoor advertising solutions to install smart street signs throughout the Kathmandu valley.
MADRID, July 8: Spain’s interim coach Fernando Hierro has cut his ties with the Spanish Football Federation following the team’s disastrous exit from the World Cup last week, the organisation said on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, June 23: Foreign relations experts have said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's official visit to the People's Republic of China this time has proven a historic in terms of bringing investment, adding a new dimension to the bilateral ties and preparing for the construction of the trans-Himalayan railway.
KATHMANDU, June 19: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli embarked on his second official state visit to the People’s Republic of China with 119 delegates. Oli was invited by the northern neighbor’s premier, Li Keqiang.
MITHILESH YADAVJANAKPUR, May 11The first Nepal visit by Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on August 3, 2014 created a buzz across the country. Modi became the talk of the town. People sang his praise. Four years later, he has made his third visit to Nepal but via a different route.
BEIJING, March 29: China on Thursday said it supports friendly ties between India and Nepal and that New Delhi, Kathmandu and Beijing are important neighbors to each other and can work together for common development.
BEIJING, March 28: With smiles and firm handshakes, North Korea and China used a surprise summit this week to show that despite recent tensions, Pyongyang still has a powerful backer and Beijing will not be sidelined in discussions about the fate of its unpredictable neighbor.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Minister of State for Armed Forces of the United Kingdom, Mark Lancaster, have discussed on the two-centuries-old Nepal-Britain diplomatic relations as well as matters of mutual interest.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: As Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj prepares to arrive in Kathmandu on Thursday as the emissary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there is a cautious optimism in Nepal that the bilateral relations between the two countries would move smoothly even as the leftist parties are poised to form a new government.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Nepal and Uzbekistan entered into the formal diplomatic ties today. It marks the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations of Nepal with 158 countries around the world, including all nations from Central Asia.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz has said that one of key areas of cooperation between Nepal and the US in coming years should be to increase growth in Nepal by strengthening economic ties between the two countries.
KAPILVASTU, Dec 2: CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said a future government to be formed under the leadership of leftist alliance would move ahead by establishing a good relationship with both India and China.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: As China tries to deepen its influence in Nepal through the overarching framework of its One Belt One Road (OBOR) project, India is of late responding through a renewed focus on the socio-cultural aspects of its age-old relations with the new republic.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 11: Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.
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.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Nepal, Roland Schaefer has expressed the commitment of the Government of Germany to provide all possible assistance to Nepal for its social and economic progress. Mr. Schaefer formally assumed his office today after submitting his Letter of Credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday. He expressed that his priorities would be to bolster cooperation, ties and contacts between Germany and Nepal and promoting German investments in Nepal.
Though the tradition of chhaupadi, a practice that prohibits women from participating in regular activities during menstruation as they are considered impure, has received much criticism and even been condemned by health experts, it is still largely prevalent in many parts of Nepal. Despite the many mental, physical, and psychological ramifications of the tradition and repeated campaigns to do away with it, chhaupadi still seems to have a strong hold in our societies. How does the chhaupadi tradition affect our women and communities and why does it still thrive? Arun Bam reports.
BEIJING, July 3: Chinese President Xi Jinping warned President Donald Trump on Monday that "some negative factors" are hurting U.S.-China relations, as tensions flare anew over a slew of long-standing sore points.
WASHINGTON, June 27: Hugging outside the White House Monday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist."
DUBAI/DOHA, June 24: Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply.
KATHMANDU, June 20: The 11th meeting of the Joint Consultation Mechanism between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Nepal and the People's Republic of China held here Tuesday reviewed the status of Nepal-China relations and assessed the progress made in the implementation of agreements/MoUs reached between the two sides in the past.
BARIYARPATTI (SIRAHA), June 11: Ramautar Yadav, an aspirant for the post of chairperson of Ward No.1of Bariyarpatti Rural Municipality, is yet to be picked by any party to contest the upcoming election. But he claims that he will win the polls easily, if he gets the chance.
DUBAI, June 5: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.
BEIJING, May 14: Pledging more than $100 billion in financing, Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to investment as leaders from 29 countries gathered to promote a Chinese initiative that could increase Beijing's global influence.
BEIJING, May 10: Nepali ambassador to China Leela Mani Paudyal said that Nepal's participation in China's ambitious One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative is going to add new momentum to Nepal-China relations.
NEW YORK, May 5: Donald Trump turned his first trip home as president into a victory lap on Thursday, returning to the city that has largely opposed him while celebrating House passage of legislation undoing much his predecessor's health law.
KATHMANDU, April 29: Nepali billionaire businessman and industrialist Binod Chaudhary's youngest son Varun Chaudhary has tied his nuptial knot with Anushree Tongya, daughter of Indian Jeweller Rajkumar Tonya on Friday evening in Udaipur, Rajasthan in India.