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Indians traders are getting Chinese Covid jab in Nepal
Kathmandu, April 15 (IANS) Indian traders and businessmen doing business in China are now queuing up in hospitals in Kathmandu to get the Chinese Covid-19 vaccines, according to officials.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Visually-impaired Chinese climber aims to summit Everest
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Zhang Hong, a 46-year-old visually-impaired Chinese climber, is attempting to summit Mt.Everest this spring, a company organising his expedition said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal's opposition parties begin talks to unseat PM Oli
Kathmandu, April 9 (IANS) Nepal's primary opposition party, the Nepali Congress has begun talks with the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist Centre and the Janata Samajbadi Party to unseat Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and form a coalition government under its leadership.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal, India to cooperate in fight against Covid, vaccine supplies
Kathmandu, April 9 (IANS) Nepal and India have agreed to continue the cooperation to fight the Covid-19 pandemic during a telephonic conversation between the foreign ministers of both the countries.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Nepal to begin administering Chinese Covid vax
Kathmandu, April 5 (IANS) The Nepal government has decided to administer the Chinese Covid-19 vaccine don Wednesday amid resurging cases of the novel coronavirus in the Himalayan country, an official of the Ministry of Health and Population said.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal oppn seeks Oli's resignation
Kathmandu, April 3 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who is in trouble inside his own party, is likely to face tougher days ahead as the primary opposition, Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to seek his resignation and initiate the formation of a new government under its leadership.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal's largest water supply project relieves water shortage in Kathmandu
K0athmandu, April 3 (IANS) The long wait of Nepalis in the capital Kathmandu to get drinking water from the Melamchi river has become a reality after Nepali President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the country's largest water supply project on Friday.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Nepal first in Asia-Pacific region to provide Covid jabs to refugees
Kathmandu, March 31 (IANS) Nepal has become the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to provide Covid-19 jabs to refugees through its national vaccination rollout.
2021-03-31
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Nepal shuts all educational institutions as air pollution worsens
Kathmandu, March 29 (IANS) The Nepal government on Monday announced it was shutting all educational institutions for the next four days owing to the severe deterioration of air quality in the recent period.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Nepal,Education,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal receives 800K doses of Covid vax from China
Kathmandu, March 29 (IANS) A day after the Nepal Army received 100,000 doses of Covid vaccine from their Indian counterparts as a goodwill gesture, 800,000 doses donated by China arrived in Kathmandu on Monday.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kathmandu air pollution diverts flights
Kathmandu, March 27 (IANS) The smoke from increasing wildfire mixed with haze haze covered the sky of Nepal's capital Kathmandu, leading to the diversion of international and domestic flights due to poor visibility.
2021-03-27
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kathmandu air pollution diverts flights
Kathmandu, March 27 (IANS) The smoke from increasing wildfire mixed with haze haze covered the sky of Nepal's capital Kathmandu, leading to the diversion of international and domestic flights due to poor visibility.
2021-03-27
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal prepares for new national population census
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) The Nepal government has kicked-off preparations for the 12th National Population Census, a government official said.
2021-03-25
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Rhino census begins in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) After it was postponed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Nepal government the rhino census in Chitwan National Park and Parsa National Park.
2021-03-23
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Nepal President leaves for B'desh
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday left for Bangladesh on a two-day state visit, during which she will attend a special programme in Dhaka and meet others senior leaders from the region.
2021-03-22
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Covaxin gets Emergency Use Authorization in Nepal
Kathmandu, March 20 (IANS) Nepal's drug regulatory body has approved India's Covaxin jab against Covid-19 for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).
2021-03-20
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal bans pics, videos & filming 'of others' on Mt Everest
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) Nepals Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has put a ban on taking and circulating pictures, videos and filming of other climbers or members of expedition teams on Mt Everest other than of oneself starting this season.
2021-03-10
Category: International, Nepal,National,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal's ruling NCP splits into 2
Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) A day after Nepals Supreme Court invalidated the decision of the 2018 party merger between the Nepal Communist Party-UML and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre), the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has fallen apart politically and technically.
2021-03-09
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal PM gets vaccinated
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received his first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as the government began the second phase of inoculation against the disease in the Himalayan country.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal SC annuls unification of NCP factions
Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) In a surprise and unexpected decision, Nepal's Supreme Court on Sunday annulled the unification of the ruling Nepal Communist Party's factions and paved the way for them to be divided into two separate parties.
2021-03-07
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal PM Oli faces no-confidence motion by his own party
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) The rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka 'Prachanda' on Friday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli from the post latest by Sunday or get ready to face a no-confidence motion in the Parliament.
2021-03-05
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Nepal Maoist's rebel faction to join mainstream politics
Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) A splinter faction of the former rebellion Maoist party, which was underground for 'armed struggle' since 2014 agreed to join mainstream politics on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Nepal,National
Massive fire breaks out in Nepal town
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) A massive fire broke out on Tuesday Dobhan Bazaar, a small town in Nepal's Taplejung district, and has gutted around 40 houses.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nepal Prez calls House session on March 7
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called a session of the House of Representatives on March 7 on the recommendation of the government led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Oli lays foundation stone for largest industrial park
Kathmandu, March 1 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laid the foundation stone for the country's largest industrial park located in Jhapa district.
2021-03-01
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal: NCP Vice-Chairman Bamdev Gautam meets Dahal
Kathmandu, Feb 25 (IANS) In the aftermath of Nepal's Supreme Court reinstating the House of Representatives, repealing the government's December 20 decision to dissolve the Lower House of the Federal Parliament, ruling Nepal Communist Party's (NCP) Vice-Chairman Bamdev Gautam has met the co-chair of NCP's Dahal-Nepal faction, Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
2021-02-25
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Oli's secretariat refutes rumours of Attorney General's resignation
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's secretariat has refuted the rumours of Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel's resignation as reported by some media early on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Back-to-back high level meetings at Nepal PM's residence
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) The Nepal Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar saw two back-to-back high level meetings on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Supreme Court will rule in favour of HoR reinstatement: Dahal
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Co-chair of the Dahal-Nepal faction of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal, on Tuesday stated that Supreme Court of Nepal will rule in favour of reinstatement of the House of Representatives (HoR).
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
25 Indian priests in Kathmandu for 'Kshama Puja'
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 25 special priests from various sacred temples of South India have reached Kathmandu to perform 'Kshama Puja' (forgiveness worship) at Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu as the authorities have started work to replace the existing silver jalhari of the temple with gold-plated jalhari.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Diaspora,Religion
Former Nepal PM begins consultation with doctors in Delhi
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Former Prime Minister of Nepal Baburam Bhattarai, who is currently in the New Delhi seeking medical treatment, has begun consultation with doctors on Tuesday at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Nepal reports 110 new Covid-19 cases, tally hits 273,666
Kathmandu, Feb 23 (IANS) Nepal on Tuesday reported 110 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. With this, the nationwide infection count has advanced to 273,666.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine
Nepal approves Chinese Covid vaccine
Kathmandu, Feb 18 (IANS) Nepal government on Wednesday granted emergency use approval to a Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products Co Ltd. (BIBP) in China under Sinopharm.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Nepal,National
Nepal to procure 2 mn vaccines from India at subsidised rate
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) The Nepal government on Tuesday decided to procure two million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India at a subsidised rate.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Nepal,National,Health/Medicine
Nepal lodges protest with India over Amit Shah's purported statement
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) Nepal has expressed its concern over the "objectionable remarks" allegedly made by Indian Home Minster Amit Shah on "plans to expand" his Bharatiya Janata Party in neighbouring countries.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
I wasn't given chance to fulfil promises: Nepal PM Oli
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said he was not given a chance to fulfil the promises he had made to the people.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nepal's quake-ravaged Singha Durbar opens after reconstruction
Kathmandu, Feb 15 (IANS) Nepal's main administrative complex Singha Durbar, which was heavily ravaged in the 2015 devastating earthquakes, came into operation again on Monday after the completion of most of the reconstruction works.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Prachanda says he might boycott upcoming polls
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' said on Tuesday that it might boycott the snap polls proposed for April and May, saying the "undemocratic and unconstitutional" elections are not acceptable.
2021-02-09
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Boundary issue with India will be resolved through diplomatic talks: Oli
Kathmandu, Feb 8 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday said that the ongoing border disputes with India will be resolved through diplomatic talks.
2021-02-08
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
China pressurised Nepal to accept its Covid vaccine: Leaked documents
Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Leaked documents of correspondence between Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu show that Beijing had put pressure on the Himalayan country to accept its Covid vaccine without its efficiency and efficacy being established.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
China announces providing 500k Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal
Kathmandu, Feb 6 (IANS) China has announced that it will provide half a million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to Nepal.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
General strike in Nepal throws lives out of gear
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (IANS) A general strike called by the Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'-led faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Thursday has led to the disruption of normal life across the Himalayan country.
2021-02-04
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nepal bans two Indian mountaineers for 10 years
Kathmandu, Feb 1 (IANS) The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation in Nepal has imposed a 10-year ban on two Indian mountaineers, restricting them from climbing any peak in Nepal after they produced fake documents to say that they had climbed the Mount Everest in May 2016.
2021-02-01
Category: International, Nepal,National
China to send 3 lakh doses of Covid vaccine to Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 31 (IANS) China will be sending 300,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Nepal, ten days after India sent one million doses of Covid-19 vaccine there, marking the launch of nationwide inoculation drive in the Himalayan country.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Nepal awards hydropower project to India's Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam
Kathmandu, Jan 30 (IANS) In a major favour to New Delhi, a meeting chaired by Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli vening awarded a hydropower project to Indias Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
First phase of Covid vaccination drive begins in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) The first phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive kicked off in Nepal on Wednesday.
2021-01-27
Category: International, Nepal,National
Nepali climbers reach Kathmandu after scaling K2 for 1st time
Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) A team of 10 Nepali climbers who recently became the first to scale K2, the second highest peak of the world, during the winter season, received a hero's welcome when they arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday.
2021-01-26
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Prachanda faction expels Prime Minister Oli from party
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) Discord and division continue inside the Nepal Communist Party, which has not split formally but has virtually fallen apart after Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli unilaterally decided to dissolve the House of Representatives on December 20 without the party's consent.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Indian Covid vaccine arrives in Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 vaccines that India has granted to Nepal arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India sending one million Covid vaccines to Nepal
Kathmandu, Jan 20 (IANS) A total of one million Covid-19 vaccines will be delivered by India to Nepal which will land in Kathmandu on Thursday, said the Nepalese Health and Population Minister Hrydesh Tripathi on Wednesday.
2021-01-20
Category: International, Nepal,National,Politics