Nepal is drafting a new policy "to discourage" international NGOs from undertaking programmes with potential to hamper its relations with India and China, officials said on Sunday.

The sisters, who had applied for passports, were allegedly refused the same and it was written on their documents that "applicant seems to be Nepali".

Nepal's government has increased restrictions on the Tibetan Buddhist community amidst growing Chinese influence in the country, a top US official said.

Nisha Guragain from Nepal has done wonders just at the age of 22 with her tiktok mantra making her a social media star over night. This young lady with no family support or a big daddy in the industry managed all by herself and today is one the renowed star of the nation.

 Chinese President Xi Jinping left for Nepal on Saturday by an Air China aircraft, concluding his second informal summit with Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi, which has signalled a recalibration of bilateral ties.

A Nepalese national, carrying heroin worth around Rs 1.5 crore in the international market, was arrested here near the India-Nepal border, an official said on Saturday.

The Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline was jointly inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli via a video link.

Counterfeit notes of Rs 2,000 denomination with a total face value of Rs 5.50 lakh have been seized from Aslam Ansari, a resident of Parsa district in Nepal, they said.