Kathmandu: News

12 Jul 2024


Nepal landslide: 6 Indians missing after buses fall in river

At least six Indians are among over 60 people reportedly missing in Nepal after an accident triggered by a landslide on Friday.

12 May 2024

New Zealand

Nepal's 'Everest Man' sets new record with 29th climb

Nepal's legendary mountaineer, Kami Rita Sherpa, also known as the 'Everest Man,' has set a new world record by scaling Mount Everest for the 29th time.

16 Apr 2024


Pakistani woman summoned as 1st husband goes to Noida court

Seema Haider, a Pakistani national who unlawfully entered India last year, has been summoned to appear before a family court in Noida.

18 Mar 2024


Pokhara is officially Nepal's new tourism capital

In a picturesque ceremony at Barahi Ghat, overlooking the beautiful Phewa Lake, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamla Dahal declared Pokhara the "tourism capital of Nepal."

04 Nov 2023


Nepal: At least 132 dead in deadly 6.4-magnitude earthquake

At least 132 individuals reportedly lost their lives and more than 140 people suffered injuries in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that rocked the western area of Jajarkota in Nepal on Friday night.

11 Jul 2023


Nepal: Helicopter carrying 6, including 5 Mexicans, crashes; all dead

A Manang Air helicopter, which went missing in Nepal near Mount Everest with six people on board, crashed at Lamjura of Likhupike Rural Municipality in Solukhumbu district on Tuesday, killing everyone onboard, reported Hindustan Times.

06 Jul 2023


Nepal: Opposition demands Prachanda's resignation over 'India appoints PM' row

Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda found himself in a soup after his remarks on Sardar Pritam Singh hinted at India's alleged intervention in the Himalayan country's internal politics.

19 May 2023

Mount Everest

Indian climber dies after falling sick at Everest base camp

Suzanne Leopoldina Jesus, a 59-year-old Indian mountaineer, died at the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal on Thursday, PTI reported.

17 Feb 2023


Pilot's error might have caused Nepal plane crash: Investigators

A preliminary inquiry into the Yeti Airlines crash in Nepal last month, which killed 72 people onboard, including five Indians, indicates that one of the pilots made a grave mistake, leading to the crash.

16 Jan 2023


Nepal plane crash: 4 UP residents were on Facebook Live

Four out of five Indians—who were on the ill-fated plane that crashed in Nepal's Pokhara on Sunday—were live on Facebook minutes before the crash.

15 Jan 2023


Nepal plane crash: 5 Indians among 15 foreign passengers killed

At least five Indian nationals were onboard the Yeti Airlines plane that crashed near Pokhara in Nepal on Sunday morning, Nepal Civil Aviation Authority confirmed, per NDTV.

15 Jan 2023


Nepal: Plane carrying 72 people crashes in Pokhara, all dead

A Yeti Airlines-operated passenger plane carrying 72 people crashed in Nepal's Pokhara on Sunday morning.

31 Jul 2022


6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Nepal, no damage, deaths reported

Nepal was rocked early on Sunday by an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale.

21 May 2020


Nepal claims Indian territory in new map, New Delhi responds

Nepal released a new political map claiming Indian territories of Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh, and Kalapani, as its own, inviting a sharp rebuke from India on Wednesday.

10 Jan 2020


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28 Jan 2019


Pilot smoking inside cockpit led to US-Bangla plane crash: Report

The US-Bangla Airline crash that took place in March last year and killed 51 people was the result of a smoking incident, investigations have revealed.

03 Sep 2018


Nepal: Krishna temple reopens 3 years after deadly 2015 earthquake

Nepal's famous Krishna temple built in Indian Sikhara style was reopened for the public on Sunday for the first time three years after the deadly 2015 earthquake that left much of the country's cultural heritage in ruins.

31 Aug 2018


BIMSTEC Summit: PM Modi holds 'productive talks' with Thai counterpart

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held "productive talks" with his Thai counterpart Prayuth Chan-Ocha during which the two leaders reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral ties, including ways to strengthen cooperation between India and Thailand.

30 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi arrives in Nepal to attend BIMSTEC Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kathmandu today to attend the 4th BIMSTEC Summit that will focus on enhancing regional connectivity and boosting trade.

11 May 2018


Modi goes to Nepal a month after PM Oli's visit

PM Narendra Modi has landed in Nepal on his third visit to the country, this time on a two-day trip.

13 Mar 2018

Air Traffic Control

Nepal plane crash might have been caused by runway confusion

Nepalese investigators have retrieved the black box of the Bangladeshi plane that crashed in Kathmandu on Monday killing 49 people.

31 Aug 2016

Pune Police

Indian Police Couple banned for 'fake climbing' Everest

A 10-year mountaineering ban has been imposed on a Maharashtra Police couple, after they falsely claimed to be the first Indian couple to scale Everest, on 23rd May 2016.