Nepal

Kathmandu: Nepal and China have agreed to facilitate joint investment in the power sector, according to a joint statement issued by both sides after a meeting here. The meeting of the Nepal-China Joint Implementation Mechanism was conducted on Friday as a stepping stone to implement the Memorandum of Understanding on Energy Cooperation signed by the energy …

Kathmandu: Underlining the age-old ties between New Delhi and Kathmandu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed satisfaction over the political stability in Nepal and assured it of support in its development. “Every Indian is happy to see that there is political stability in Nepal. As a result, the country is developing fast. India’s good wishes …

Kathmandu: Nepal and China agreed to conduct a joint inspection of Tatopani-Zhangmu border point, which was closed since the 2015 earthquake, to see the possibility of reopening it. During a two-day trade meeting held here that concluded on Friday, the two sides agreed to inspect the border point jointly, as they have recently reached agreement to …

Kathmandu: Over 6 million Nepalis are still living under the poverty line, which is 21.6 per cent of the Himalayan nation’s total population, a new report has revealed. Unveiling the Economic Survey 2017-18 at parliament on Sunday, Nepal’s Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada said despite reduction in poverty over the years, there has not been achievement in …

Kathmandu: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday offered special prayers at the Pashupatinath temple here. Modi spent around 30 minutes in the temple after paying homage at the Muktinath temple during his two-day visit to Nepal, largely billed as a religious one. Nepal’s Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari and other …

Kathmandu: Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi early on Saturday visited the Muktinath Temple in Mustang district in Nepal. He will visit the Pashupatinath temple and attend civic receptions before returning to New Delhi later. This morning, PM @narendramodi prayed at Muktinath, one of the most iconic places of worship in Nepal. pic.twitter.com/8RKd1dZFvy — PMO India …

New Delhi: Ahead of his two-day visit to Nepal starting on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that India attaches high priority to friendly relations with the Himalayan nation. Stating that he is visiting Nepal at the invitation of its Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, Modi said in a pre-departure statement: “This will be …