Nepal

President Pranab Mukherjee received a heart warming welcome by his Nepali counterpart Bidya Devi Bhandari at the VVIP lounge at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Mukherjee who was bided farewell by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three-day visit to the neighbouring nation.

Benaulim (Goa): In order to discuss important bilateral and regional issues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held meetings with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and Nepal PM Prachanda following the BRICS Summit here on Sunday. PM Modi and Minister of External Affairs Minister Vikas Swarup informed about the same on micro-blogging site Twitter. Met PM Sheikh Hasina …

New Delhi: Coming as a surprise for the neighbouring nations, India’s former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. SY Qureshi is all set to tie knot with Nepal’s election commissioner Ila Sharma. 49-year-old Ila and 69-year-old Qureshi met last year at a conference in Mexico and came close to each other since then, reports The Telegraph. Family …

Kathmandu: As many as 28 people have lost their lives and several were injured in floods and landslides due to torrential rainfall in Himalayan nation of Nepal, said officials. “The whereabouts of 24 people were still unknown after the landslides, which were triggered by incessant rainfall in various parts of the country,” said media reports. Floods …

Bahraich: Four including a child were killed in a road accident in Risiya police station in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh. The accident occurred when a bus ferrying towards Delhi from Nepal collided with a mini truck near Bhotpur resulting in the death of four passengers, police said. ‘Slip of tongue’ leaves senior UP minister …

Kathmandu: The Himalayan nation on Saturday experienced a mild tremor measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale. According to National Seismological Centre, the quake hit at 1524pm and its epicenter was in Sindhupalchowk, 100km North east of Kathmandu. Thousands of aftershocks have followed the last year’s deadly April 25earthquake. The tremor was an aftershock of last …

New Delhi: India’s move for pushing for greater connectivity and integration can strengthen its roots as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend the SAARC Ministerial meeting today. External Affairs Minister is supposed to meet with her counterparts after the meeting and also will be pushing the “Neighbourhood First” Policy of the Indian Government. The …