Tag: Nepal

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  • If Trump and Kim can meet, why not other countries: Nepal on stalled SAARC summit

    If Trump and Kim can meet, why not other countries: Nepal on stalled SAARC summit

    Nepal on Friday strongly pitched for convening of the SAARC summit, saying differences should be resolved through dialogue and the grouping should collectively deal with terrorism and other key challenges facing the region.

    January 11, 2019
  • India, Nepal to speed up development and connectivity projects

    India, Nepal to speed up development and connectivity projects

    India and Nepal on Thursday decided to speed up the pace of various development and connectivity projects as part of their commitment to maintain the new momentum in bilateral ties.

    January 10, 2019
  • Nepal’s elective dictatorship

    Nepal’s elective dictatorship

    In these contexts, the role of the members of parliament representing the ruling party is not to engage in critical parliamentary debates but to limit their capacities to simply pledging unflinching loyalty to the leadership.

    December 28, 2018
  • A jewel in Kathmandu

    A jewel in Kathmandu

    Disasters happened; tragedies had to endured; disappointments were just a part of life. This benign acceptance of misery occasionally exasperated me, but I learned to admire the gracious acceptance of reverses.

    December 17, 2018
  • Ban on high value Indian currency notes likely to hit Nepal tourism industry

    Ban on high value Indian currency notes likely to hit Nepal tourism industry

    Travel agents feel that plastic money cannot be an alternative to budget travellers

    December 16, 2018
  • Frivolity marks Nepal diplomacy

    Frivolity marks Nepal diplomacy

    Analysing the complexities that swirl around Nepal’s bilateral relations with India demands treatment detached from prejudice, presumptuousness and political expediency.

    December 8, 2018
  • Sherpas: The indomitable icefall doctors

    Sherpas: The indomitable icefall doctors

    The Sherpas are not medical science doctors, but they save hundreds of lives in the treacherous Khumbu icefall on Mt Everest by securing routes for mountaineers.

    November 17, 2018
  • Pokhara ideal venue for cricket

    Pokhara ideal venue for cricket

    Talks for the construction of a cricket stadium in Pokhara have been going on since the late 1990s. Sadly these talks have mostly gone unheard by the government and the Cricket Association of Nepal for a long time. But now the time seems ripe to amplify that voice. Ever since the unfenced ground by the …

    November 13, 2018
  • Nepal’s clampdown on Press freedoms

    Nepal’s clampdown on Press freedoms

    Nepal’s government has become more highhanded with regard to freedom of expression and press freedom. It ignored the amendment to the criminal code and its procedures. The code’s provisions relating to national security, social security, law and order, hate speech, blasphemy, obscenity and pornography and social harmony, press freedom and freedom of expression (FOE) are …

    October 19, 2018
  • Oli stirs up a hornet’s nest

    Oli stirs up a hornet’s nest

    The Nepali media and social media both are flushed with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s ‘attack like a swarm of hornets’ diktat. Last week, in signature communist dictator’s fashion, he ‘officially’ provoked his cadres to attack the critics of his government like a swarm of hornets. It amply indicated the modus operandi the government would …

    September 20, 2018
  • Nepal holds national-level meeting on gender-based violence

    Nepal holds national-level meeting on gender-based violence

    The event is being held at a time when the cases of violence, especially rape, have increased at an alarming rate across the country.

    September 18, 2018
  • Extending a neighbourly hand

    Extending a neighbourly hand

    What is required now is to let entrepreneurs from South and South-east Asia participate in the Northeast's economy as more diverse investors in a variety of production processes would also link products and services with the larger market access.

    September 17, 2018
  • Massive protests in Nepal against minor girl’s rape, murder

    Massive protests in Nepal against minor girl’s rape, murder

    Thousands of people staged anti-government protests in Nepal on Saturday, demanding justice to a 13-year-girl who was raped and killed.

    September 16, 2018
  • Train to Nepal

    Train to Nepal

    The track is particularly strategic as it links a border city in India to the capital of the Himalayan country

    September 2, 2018
  • Modi meets Sri Lankan president in Nepal, discusses bilateral cooperation

    Modi meets Sri Lankan president in Nepal, discusses bilateral cooperation

    Modi arrived here this morning to attend the 4th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit.

    August 30, 2018
  • PM to visit Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit

    PM to visit Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit

    PM Modi will be visiting Nepal for the fourth time during his tenure, is also expected to inaugurate a 400-bed 'dharamshala' built with Indian assistance at the Pashupatinath temple premises in Kathmandu during the trip.

    August 25, 2018
  • PM Modi to visit Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit next week

    PM Modi to visit Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit next week

    Modi is also expected to inaugurate a 400-bed 'dharamshala' built with Indian assistance at Pashupatinath temple

    August 24, 2018