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EAM S. Jaishankar concludes two day visit to Nepal

Nepal’s Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri and Nepal’s Ambassador to India Neelambar Acharya were also present on the occasion. Earlier Dr. Jaishankar and his Nepalese counterpart  Pradeep Kumar Gyawali co-chaired 5th meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission on Wednesday. In a tweet Dr. Jaishankar said discussions were productive. He said Joint Commission comprehensively reviewed ... Read More »

5th Meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission successfully concludes in Kathmandu

Views were also exchanged on the review of 1950’s Treaty of Peace and Friendship and submission of report of the Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations. Matters related to cooperation in international, regional and sub- regional fora were also discussed. The Joint Commission expressed happiness at the progress made in various bilateral projects.Both sides agreed to an early conclusion of the review of treaties and agreements related ... Read More »

5th Meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission held in Kathmandu

An MoU was signed between Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and Nepal’s Department of Food Technology and Quality Control on food safety and standards. On this occasion a cheque of 2.45 billion Nepali Rupees was also handed over to Govt of Nepal towards reimbursement for housing reconstruction in Nuwakot and Gorkha districts. Earlier soon after arriving in ... Read More »

EAM S Jaishankar arrives in Kathmandu on a two day visit to Nepal

In his first engagement, Dr. Jaishankar paid courtesy call on Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli a short while ago. Later in the day External Affairs Minister will co-chair the 5th Meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission with his Nepalese counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali. The Commission will review overall state of bilateral relations and various areas of cooperation. The main focus ... Read More »

EAM Dr. S. Jaishankar will arrive in Kathmandu today on a two day visit to Nepal

The Joint Commission will discuss entire gamut of bilateral relations especially economic partnership, trade and transit, connectivity, power, water resources and inundation.During the visit, Dr. Jaishankar will pay courtesy calls on President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli. He is also expected to meet senior leaders from various political parties. Nepal’s Minister for Foreign ... Read More »

20 officers from various govt agencies of Nepal start their training on ‘Anti Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism’

The six day customized training course is organised on the request of Government of Nepal. The training is fully supported by Government of India under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme. It is yet another example of Government of India’s commitment to support the capacity development of Nepali officers. A total of 60 officers from various regulatory agencies ... Read More »

Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali says India-Nepal relations are moving to newer heights

Addressing the media persons in Kathmandu this afternoon on forthcoming 5th India-Nepal Joint Commission meeting, he said Prime Ministers of both the countries have made a clear cut blue print about future course of bilateral relations. Mr. Gyawali said the meeting of joint commission will discuss entire aspect of Indo-Nepal relations especially connectivity, energy, freight, irrigation, inundation and many more. ... Read More »

Nepal: 5 dead, dozen feared missing in bus mishap

The accident occurred in the wee hours on Friday when a bus skidded off the road at Salanghat area of Rorang rural municipality and fell 200 meters below into Trishuli river. Three bodies recovered from accident site and two from other places. Sixteen people injured in the accident rescued by Nepal Police and Army personnel and admitted in local hospital. ... Read More »

President and PM of Nepal expressed condolences on sad demise of Sushma Swaraj

In a press release Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said President Bhandari and Prime Minister Oli sent separate messages of condolences to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the messages, President and Prime Minister of Nepal expressed heartfelt condolences to their Indian counterparts and through them the people of India, Bharatiya Janata Party and the bereaved ... Read More »

Nepal’s PM Oli expresses condolences on demise of Sushma Swaraj

In a tweet Oli said that he is deeply shocked to learn of the passing away of Sushma Swaraj. Nepalese PM expressed his heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to the Government and people of India as well as to the bereaved family members. Oli fondly recalled how intimately Swarajused to call him brother and share feelings of affinity. Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali ... Read More »

Embassy of India in Nepal asks Indian students to take caution before seeking admission in medical colleges and universities in Nepal

The Embassy of India in Nepal has asked Indian students to take due caution and diligence before seeking admission in medical colleges and universities in Nepal.In an advisory the Embassy said, several instances have come to light where Indian students studying MBBS in Nepal have to face problems relating to their examination, evaluation/re-evaluation of answer-sheets and charges involved thereof, opaque marking ... Read More »

Embassy of India in Nepal asks Indian students to take caution before seeking admission in universities in Nepal

The Embassy of India in Nepal has asked Indian students to take due caution and diligence before seeking admission in medical colleges and universities in Nepal.In an advisory the Embassy said, several instances have come to light where Indian students studying MBBS in Nepal have to face problems relating to their examination, evaluation/re-evaluation of answer-sheets and charges involved thereof, opaque marking ... Read More »

Basic strength of India-Nepal relationship is truth and mutual respect, says BJP’s Foreign Affairs Department In-charge

Speaking at an interaction programme on “Nepal Bharat Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges in Present Context” in Kathmandu on Friday evening, Dr. Chauthaiwala said bilateral relations can be taken forward based on pragmatism and deepening civilization connect. He said a section of people in Nepal think that India has a kind of design to overwhelm or dominate Nepal’s polity. Rejecting such ... Read More »

U.S. Embassy in Nepal organises South Asia Air Quality Tech Camp in Kathmandu

Speaking at the opening ceremony, U.S. Ambassador Randy Berry expressed his concern about high levels of pollution that can have lasting impacts on the cognitive skills of young children. He said air pollution takes a costly toll on the public health, economies, and environment across the region and there is a need of regional response. Participants from seven South Asian ... Read More »

Nepal’s PM K.P.Sharma Oli stresses on smooth & quality logistics between India, Nepal

Inaugurating India-Nepal Logistics Summit in Kathmandu on Sunday Oli said, smart logistics plays a crucial role in making trade and transit arrangements easy, hassle-free and cost effective. He said Nepal and India have a significant volume of trade, investment, tourism and people to-people movement for which smooth and quality logistics including easy transit facilities is very essential. He also said ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Hindu Economic Forum launches its Nepal Chapter

Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister Dr. C.P. Thakur also graced the event. On this occasion Founder of World Hindu Economic Forum Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. He said HEF brings together financially successful elements within Hindu society, so that each group can share ... Read More »

Motihari-Amelkhgunj Oil pipeline further strengthen India, Nepal relations, says Nepal’s Industry Minister

Speaking at a progarmme in Amlekhgunj on Tuesday he said pipeline will make significant contribution in prosperity of the country and its people. Yadav and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri visited petroleum pipe line at Amlekhgunj on Tuesday.  The landmark petroleum products pipeline has been completed and ready for commercial operation. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Nepal Oil Corporation ... Read More »

Nepal: Mudslide in Gulmi district kills 8, with 4 missing

According to Police four people are still missing and two others have been injured in different parts of Satyawati Rural Municipality of the district. Six persons lost their lives and two missing in Limgha area when their houses collapsed in landslides occurred due to incessant rains since Monday. Two people killed and two others injured in Thulo Lumpek area, while ... Read More »

Indo-Nepal petroleum products pipeline ready for commercial operation

This is the first transnational petroleum pipeline form India and first South Asian oil pipeline corridor. It is also the first oil pipeline in Nepal. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) have successfully completed testing transfer of the pipeline. The diesel released from Motihari in Bihar received at Amlekhgunj in Nepal on friday. The pipeline is now ... Read More »

Motihari- Amlekhgunj petroleum pipe line will be a game changer for Nepal, says Indian Ambassador to Nepal

Addressing a progarmme in Kathmandu today Ambassador Puri said petroleum pipeline has been successfully completed and there is a need to lay a gas pipeline. He said Motihari-Amlekhgunj pipeline will help in tackling the oil storage problem in Nepal and doing away with transportation of petroleum products through tankers. The 69 kilometer long petroleum pipeline from Motihari in Bihar to ... Read More »

Nepal floods : Death toll rises to 90

Twenty nine persons are still missing and forty one have been injured. Heavy rainfall created havoc in the Himalayan nation last week affecting normal life in 34 districts. According to Ministry of Home Affairs ten people lost their lives in Rautahat district, six each in Lalitpur and Siraha and five each in Morang, Bhojpur, Dhanusha, Makawanpur and Sindhuli districts. Four ... Read More »

Nepal : Death toll from floods and landslides rises to 60

Twenty six persons are still missing and thirty eight have been injured in various parts of the country in rain related incidents during last four days. Heavy downpour since Thursday has hit 28 districts, affecting more than 10000 households. Nepal Police and Army personnel have safely rescued over 1400 people so far. Transportation and electricity supply was also disrupted due ... Read More »

Nepal : Death toll from floods and landslides rises to 50

Thirty five persons are still missing and twenty five have been injured in various parts of the country due to incessant rainfall since Thursday. Seventeen persons died in Province no 1, Eight in Province 2, Thirteen in Province 3, Two each in Province 5 and Karnaili Province. Eight people lost their lives in Kathmandu valley. Hundreds of houses have been ... Read More »

Nepal: Death toll in rain related incidents climbs to 43

Twenty four persons are still missing and twenty have been injured in various parts of the country due to flood and landslides triggered by rainfall since Thursday. Normal life has been affected in different parts of Himalyan nation due to incessant rain.Tarai region, the southern plane of the country, is  worst affected. Hundreds of houses have been damaged by rain ... Read More »

Death toll due to rain related incidents mounts to  34 in Nepal

DD News Kathmandu correspondent reports that Tarai, the southern region of the country, is the worst affected.  Hundreds of houses have been damaged by rain and thousands of people shifted to safer places in various parts of Tarai. Many highways have also been blocked due to flood and landslides. A bridge along the East-West Highway in Bardibas municipality of Mahottari ... Read More »

Incessant rain claims 21 lives in Nepal

10 persons have been missing and 10 others are injured due to flood and landslides triggered by continues rainfall in different parts of the country since Thursday. Our correspondent reports that Tarai region is the worst affected.  Normal life has been affected in various parts of Himalyan nation due to continuous rainfall. Many areas of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur were submerged in rain water on Friday.  In Tarai, hundreds of houseshave been damaged by rain and ... Read More »

Nepal: 17 killed, 6 others missing due to incessant rains

In the capital Kathmandu three persons were killed when the wall of a house collapsed at Mulpani area.  Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli has expressed deep condolences to the bereaved families who lost their family members in the flood and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall. In a tweet, Oli said security personnel are carrying out rescue and relief work in the affected areas. He also said that ... Read More »

Nepal’s SC stays government move to roll back testing of Indian vegetables and fruits

A single bench of Justice Anandamohan Bhattarai issued the ruling on Wednesday asked the government authorities to continue testing of imported vegetables and fruits. Last week, the Nepal government had put on hold its earlier decision to conduct a test of vegetables and fruits imported from India at the customs points to ascertain levels of pesticide residue.  The government said it had put on hold testing of pesticides in imported vegetables ... Read More »

Nepal’s PM stresses on modernization of agriculture to reduce unemployment

Inaugurating National Labour and Employment Conference 2019 in Kathmandu on Sunday, he said Nepal has fertile agriculture land and there is a need to modernize and commercialize agriculture to create new jobs.  Oli said due to lack of employment opportunities in the country a large number of Nepali people are compelled to go abroad in search of employment.  Emphasizing on ... Read More »

Nepal’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to embark on six day visit to China tomorrow

The theme of this year meeting is ‘Leadership 4.0: Succeeding in a New Era of Globalization’. According to a press release issued by Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on 1 July, Mr. Gyawali will address the ‘Informal Gathering of World Economic Leaders: Finding a New Footing for the Global Economy’. He will also participate in the session on ‘Shaping the G20 Agenda for 2020’. On July 2, ... Read More »

Nepal celebrates National Plantation Day today

Planting a sapling in Kathmandu today Mr. Oli said Plantation Day is not limited to a Government programme but each and every citizen of the country has its role in it. Government of Nepal has decided to observe National Plantation Day on Asadh 14 of the Nepali calendar every year. The Government has aimed to plant around 50 million trees ... Read More »

Nepal celebrates 5th International Day of Yoga

The celebration committee formed by Government of Nepal will organise a procession and Yoga practice and preaching programme in Kathmandu to celebrate International Day of Yoga. Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli will grace the occasion as chief guest. Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri and other dignitaries will also attend the event. In historic Janakpur city, a special programme will ... Read More »

Nepal all set to celebrate 5th International Day of Yoga tomorrow

The celebration committee formed by Government of Nepal will organise a procession and Yoga practice and preaching programme in Kathmandu to celebrate International Day of Yoga. Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli will grace the occasion as chief guest. Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri and other dignitaries will also attend the event. In historic Janakpur city, a special programme will ... Read More »