Nepal

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government is working in the direction of starting a direct bus service from the hill state to Nepal, an official said on Friday. With no such direct bus connecting the state to Nepal, the people here until now have been dependant on the bus service from Delhi to the Himalayan country. There …

Kathmandu: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba was on Tuesday elected the new Prime Minister of Nepal, 12 years after he was removed from the post by the then King Gyanendra Shah. Deuba, 71, received wide political support, apart from the main opposition, Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist, during voting. His victory was certain after …

Kathmandu: The Nepalese government and a Chinese firm have signed an agreement to develop a 1200 MW hydroelectric project. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Sunday to develop the Budhi Gandaki project under the engineering, procurement, construction, and finance (EPCF) model, after Nepal’s cabinet decided to award the contract to the China Gezhouba …

New Delhi: A special team of Nepal police has arrest the ISI agent and one of the key suspects of Kanpur train derailment Shamsul Huda along with three others on Monday. The Nepal police and Indian agency arrested the accused at the Tribhuvan international Airport in Kathmandu. The deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Pashupati Upadhaya …

Kathmandu:  Invalidation  of currency notes of  high denominations has created some practical problems in  India but for the neighbouring Nepal  it was the end of  business in casinos. The city known largely for casinos had to  shut them after midnight as Indian currency notes  of high denominations which are only used there   have been …

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 …