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  • Nepal resumes on-arrival visas for foreign tourists

    Nepal resumes on-arrival visas for foreign tourists

    Foreign tourists would be able to receive on-arrival visas after producing documents showing they are fully inoculated against the virus at least 14 days prior to their arrival in Nepal.

    September 24, 2021
  • Nepal seeks to draw $10bn investments in 5 yrs

    Nepal seeks to draw $10bn investments in 5 yrs

    According to Deuba, Nepal faces an annual fiscal gap of $6 billion in its effort to achieve sustainable development goals by 2030.

    September 9, 2021
  • No ‘direct’ tea import from Nepal, TCP says amid mounting row

    No ‘direct’ tea import from Nepal, TCP says amid mounting row

    "Tata Consumer Products does not directly import any tea from Nepal. All our tea procurement for our India brands is only from teas traded in the Indian domestic markets as per Government regulations only..."

    September 8, 2021
  • Personality clash

    Personality clash

    Indeed, the unprecedented has happened in Nepal not the least because the ordinance, introduced by the Sher Bahadur Deuba government, has led to splits in at least two parties, marking what observers say an unprecedented political event.

    August 21, 2021
  • Nepal, India review progress in India-funded projects

    Nepal, India review progress in India-funded projects

    It was the first meeting after the formation of the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government one month ago. The Nepal Foreign Ministry said that both sides underlined the need for the expeditious implementation of bilateral projects.

    August 16, 2021
  • Deuba as PM

    Deuba as PM

    South Asia must now fervently hope that a scintilla of normalcy will return to Nepal. Hopefully once more, the putrid parties and politics of the Kathmandu court are over.

    July 21, 2021
  • PM Modi assures Covid-19 vax supply to Nepal

    PM Modi assures Covid-19 vax supply to Nepal

    Modi said: "Spoke with Prime Minister @DeubaSherbdr to convey my congratulations and best wishes. We will work together to further enhance the wide-ranging cooperation between India and Nepal, including in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic."

    July 19, 2021
  • Nepal’s equidistance policy unrealistic

    Nepal’s equidistance policy unrealistic

    Diplomatic assignment in India is particularly challenging both diplomatically and personally.

    June 26, 2021
  • Serious blow to Oli as SC quashes his Cabinet reshuffle

    Serious blow to Oli as SC quashes his Cabinet reshuffle

    The Supreme Court said in its interim order that a caretaker Prime Minister cannot reshuffle the Cabinet after declaring the elections

    June 22, 2021
  • Floods, landslides wreak havoc in Nepal; scores die

    Floods, landslides wreak havoc in Nepal; scores die

    More than 50 people are missing in a massive flood in Sindhupalchowk district which is located some 70 kilometers north from Capital, Kathmandu that has caused a huge loss of life and property.

    June 16, 2021
  • Overwhelming crisis

    Overwhelming crisis

    The political kerfuffle escalates as Nepal is battling a deadly second wave of the pandemic and is reporting 8,207 new infections on an average each day.

    May 25, 2021
  • Climbers report Covid cases on Mt Everest, Nepal official denies

    Climbers report Covid cases on Mt Everest, Nepal official denies

    Despite concerns about the outbreak, a large number of climbers have remained on the mountains.

    May 25, 2021
  • Nepal PM Oli takes jibe at Prachanda’s India remarks

    Nepal PM Oli takes jibe at Prachanda’s India remarks

    The statements come amidst continued rumblings in Mr Oli’s Nepal Communist Party (NCP) government and the recent political developments after Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bhandari dissolved the House of Representatives as per his advice in December last year and the Supreme Court reinstated it on 23 February.

    March 4, 2021
  • Guest from Nepal

    Guest from Nepal

    Of a piece with the apparent cooling off of relations was the message conveyed to Mr Gyawali by the Ministry of External Affairs, specifically that boundary talks with the government in Kathmandu are unlikely until it amends the Oli government’s unilateral initiative to incorporate areas that India claims as its own.

    January 20, 2021
  • Himalayan Coup

    Himalayan Coup

    As the hub of global vaccine production, India can provide invaluable aid that could mitigate the memories of the condescending, parsimonious and fleeting aid provided to Nepal after the debilitating earthquake of 2015

    December 28, 2020
  • Parliament of Nepal dissolved following political stalemate over executive order

    Parliament of Nepal dissolved following political stalemate over executive order

    Nepal's 275-member House of Representatives was elected in 2017. The next general election in the Himalayan country was due in 2022.

    December 20, 2020
  • Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli recommends dissolution of parliament: Reports

    Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli recommends dissolution of parliament: Reports

    PM Oli was under pressure to withdraw an ordinance related to the Constitutional Council Act that he had issued on Tuesday and got endorsed by President Bidya Devi Bhandari the same day.

    December 20, 2020