TAPLEJUNG, Sept 28: Border entry passes have been distributed to the residents of Olangchung Gola of Phaktanglung Rural Municipality-7 in Taplejung. The pass distribution took place for people to travel to and from the Riu of China.

KATHMANDU, August 30: The Indian government is considering allowing Nepal to use two additional ports — Mundra Port in Gujarat and Dhamra Port in Odisha — by revising the bilateral transit treaty.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The government has restricted the use of the Tribhuvan International Airport as a transit to fly to other countries. The new rule will come into effect from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government has given a high priority to its trade and investment relations with India.

Import starts from Tatopani transit

July 12, 2019 10:14 am

MELAMCHI, July 12: Goods imported from China have started entering Nepal through the Tatopani transit, the main border checkpoint with the northern neighbor.

SARLAHI, April 13: On March 21, eighteen-year-old Palsang Bamjan of Ranisera Rural Municipality-1 of Makwanpur was arrested with 5 kg hashish. He was caught from Jutpani of Sarlahi while transporting the drug to India from Sarlahi border via Sindhuli.

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.

BANKE, Dec 11: Unnecessary hassles from Indian side in the name of ‘transit permit’ have shrunk the export of herbal products.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The meeting of the government officials from Nepal and China to finalize the transit and transport agreement protocol between the two countries kicked off in the capital city Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has pledged to implement the transport and transit agreement signed with China during his first premiership soon.  The PM said so during a meeting with Chinese Assistant Minister for External Affairs Wang Yajun held in the capital on Sunday.

RASUWA, July 28: Large and heavy vehicles have been stopped from passing through the concrete bridge over the Timure Ghattekhola after the bridge was damaged due to rising water levels in the river.

BHADRAPUR, July 21: Maiti Nepal has rescued as many as 174 women from being trafficked from Kakadbhitta, the eastern transit point of the country, in the last six months.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The government has decided to send a nine-member delegation led by secretary of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies to China hold talks with the Chinese side for signing the protocol of the Trade and Transit Treaty.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Prime Minister KP Oli has said Nepal and China will ink a trade and transit protocol in July this year.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Nepal and India have agreed to make amendments to the bilateral Treaty of Transit to further facilitate transit movement of Nepal's trade with third countries.

KOHALPUR, March 30: On May 15, 2016, a 19-year-old girl of Sindhupalchowk was rescued by police from Kohalpur bus station. Lakpa Sonam Lama, 36, and Dindu Tamang, 26 of Sindhupalchowk were caught red-handed while transporting the girl to India. They had persuaded the girl into travelling with them to India luring her with good job. They had successfully crossed all the check points while leaving their home district. After a tip-off, police reached the spot and nabbed them.

KOHALPUR, March 28: On May 15, 2016, a 19-year-old girl of Sindhupalchowk was rescued by police from Kohalpur bus station. Lakpa Sonam Lama, 36, and Dindu Tamang, 26 of Sindhupalchowk were caught red-handed while transporting the girl to India.

Transit points sealed off for polls

December 5, 2017 09:34 am

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 5: Nepal-India transit points in Morang, Sunsari and Ilam district have been sealed off today morning as part of security arrangement for the December 7 elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Transportation cost on Nepal's third country imports and exports via India has come down by at least Rs 15,000 per container after India waive Goods and Services Tax (GST) on all transit services provided to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Nepali Embassy in New Delhi and the IDSA jointly organized a workshop on Nepal-India Trade, Transit and Connectivity as part of the Embassy's economic diplomacy initiative at Vishakhapatnam, India, on Wednesday.

NAWALPARASI, May 13: The Triveni transit point along the Nepal – India border has been sealed off from this morning as part of a wider security measure for the local level polls.

Qatar offers 96 hours transit facility

September 30, 2016 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: In order to promote Qatar as a world-class stopover destination, Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar's Ministry of Interior have announced a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Lawmaker Sanjya Kumar Gautam has drawn the attention of the parliament and the government over the dillydallying in the opening of new transit points with India, even after both sides agreed to open new five transit points.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: With a steady rise in the number of drugs abusers every year in Nepal, the number of people arrested on the charge of its smuggling is noticeably increasing of late in the country. The statics of the past six years (2011-2015) made available by the Nepal Police show that a total of 15,496 drugs smugglers were arrested in the country in this period.

KATHMANDU, June 27:Nepal has reminded the international community that the Land Locked Developing Countries (LLDCs) should get uninterrupted and unhampered transit access to the nearest sea port for international trade.