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Nepal to get 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from China

06 Feb 2021

Nepal to get 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from China

China will provide 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal on a grant basis, officials in Katmandu said on Saturday. It will be the first batch of vaccine aid for the Himalayan nation from China.

Amid ruling party infighting, Nepal President dissolves Parliament

20 Dec 2020

Amid ruling party infighting, Nepal President dissolves Parliament

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday dissolved the House of Representatives following the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

After Army chief's Nepal visit, foreign secretary-level talks could resume

02 Nov 2020

After Army chief's Nepal visit, foreign secretary-level talks could resume

Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane is set to meet Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on Thursday.

Flipkart partners with Nepal's Sastodeal, opening new market for MSMEs

22 Aug 2020

Flipkart partners with Nepal's Sastodeal, opening new market for MSMEs

In a bid to enable cross-border trade for small Indian businesses and sellers, e-commerce giant Flipkart has partnered with Sastodeal, a leading online shopping platform in Nepal.

Nepalese tonsured in UP, forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram"

17 Jul 2020

Nepalese tonsured in UP, forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram"

In a deplorable incident, a youth, said to be a citizen of Nepal, was tortured in Uttar Pradesh and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram." The incident is being viewed as a fallout of the Nepalese Prime Minister KP Oli's remark that the Hindu deity belonged to his country.

Nepal buries COVID-19 dead in India, will exhume body

22 Jun 2020

Nepal buries COVID-19 dead in India, will exhume body

In a displeasing series of events, Nepal's authorities are learned to have buried the body of a coronavirus patient on Indian soil in Uttar Pradesh, sparking panic among locals.

Nepal's Parliament clears bill for new map including Indian territories

13 Jun 2020

Nepal's Parliament clears bill for new map including Indian territories

The lower house of Nepal's Parliament on Saturday passed an amendment to update the political map of the country.

Firing at Indo-Nepal border kills one Indian, two injured

12 Jun 2020

Firing at Indo-Nepal border kills one Indian, two injured

Amid deterioration of Indo-Nepal diplomatic relations, one Indian died and two others were injured on Friday when Nepal border police fired inside their territory after an altercation.

Nepal claims Indian territory in new map, New Delhi responds

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.

India rejects Nepal's objections over link road to Kailash Mansarovar

10 May 2020

India rejects Nepal's objections over link road to Kailash Mansarovar

The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that an 80-km-long road connecting Dharchula in Uttarakhand to the Lipulekh pass is "completely within its territory."

Nepal's Kushal Malla scripts special record in ODIs: Details here

09 Feb 2020

Nepal's Kushal Malla scripts special record in ODIs: Details here

Nepal is one of the latest teams to have earned the status of One-Day International (ODI) by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Chris Gayle to play in Everest Premier League: Details here

31 Jan 2020

Chris Gayle to play in Everest Premier League: Details here

Veteran West Indian batsman Chris Gayle is set to extend his freelance project in global T20 leagues.

Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020

10 Jan 2020

Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020

Everyone loves to travel, more so when it comes cheap.

Who is West Indies' new batting coach Monty Desai?

04 Dec 2019

Who is West Indies' new batting coach Monty Desai?

The West Indies cricket team has appointed Monty Desai as the batting coach on a two-year contract.

Nepal's Anjali Chand creates T20I history: Details here

02 Dec 2019

Nepal's Anjali Chand creates T20I history: Details here

Nepal women's cricket team bowler Anjali Chand scripted history against Maldives in the South Asian Games.

What special request does Paras Khadka have for BCCI?

16 Nov 2019

What special request does Paras Khadka have for BCCI?

Nepal is one of the rising teams in world cricket and also has produced some top cricketers so far.

Why is Bhai Dooj celebrated in India

29 Oct 2019

Why is Bhai Dooj celebrated in India

Bhai Dooj, the last day of the five-day-long Diwali festivities, marks the special brother-sister relationship.

#NewsBytesExclusive: IIT-Delhi engineer, whose start-up focuses on female-hygiene, gets candid

23 Oct 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: IIT-Delhi engineer, whose start-up focuses on female-hygiene, gets candid

It's no secret that menstruation invites frowns and tight-lips. No one really wants to talk about it, but there are some who are not only starting conversations but also taking it to another level.

#RIPSushmaSwaraj: BJP stalwart cremated with state honors, daughter performs rites

07 Aug 2019

#RIPSushmaSwaraj: BJP stalwart cremated with state honors, daughter performs rites

Sushma Swaraj, India's revered External Affairs Minister and one of the tallest leaders of BJP, was cremated at Lodhi crematorium on Wednesday with complete state honors.

#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

17 Jul 2019

#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.

Nepal: 13-year-old regains sight after 3 years, video goes viral

06 Jul 2019

Nepal: 13-year-old regains sight after 3 years, video goes viral

Imagine not being able to see the world, and then one surgery turns around everything, and you get your sight back.

"Traffic jam" on Mt Everest leads to 2 deaths

24 May 2019

"Traffic jam" on Mt Everest leads to 2 deaths

As mountaineers neared the summit of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, to enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire Himalayan range, they were welcomed by a traffic jam-like situation.

Girl dances for 5 days non-stop; sets Guinness World Record

05 May 2019

Girl dances for 5 days non-stop; sets Guinness World Record

A Nepali teenager has broken the world record for dancing.

Not Yeti but a bear: Nepal dismisses Indian Army's claims

02 May 2019

Not Yeti but a bear: Nepal dismisses Indian Army's claims

With a lot of pride, earlier this week the Indian Army declared that its expedition team sighted footprints of a Yeti in the icy heights of Himalayas. With its tweet, the Army brought back conversations to the mythical ape-like creature.

Indian Army says expedition team saw 'Yeti' footprints, shares evidence

30 Apr 2019

Indian Army says expedition team saw 'Yeti' footprints, shares evidence

On Monday, Indian Army tweeted an expedition team came across footprints of Yeti, a mythical apelike beast, in the icy heights of Himalayas and also shared pictures for proof.

Rainstorm kills 25, injures 400 in Nepal, army deployed

01 Apr 2019

Rainstorm kills 25, injures 400 in Nepal, army deployed

At least 25 people were killed and 400 others injured as a massive rainstorm hit several villages in southern Nepal, officials said today.

#CareerBytes: How to join Indian Air Force, Navy after Class-12?

26 Feb 2019

#CareerBytes: How to join Indian Air Force, Navy after Class-12?

Millions of youngsters dream to join the defense forces and get an opportunity to serve the country, living a life filled with glory and pride.

Sonu Nigam rushed to hospital due to acute back pain

20 Feb 2019

Sonu Nigam rushed to hospital due to acute back pain

Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam, who was in Nepal for a concert in Pokhara, was rushed to the hospital yesterday after he complained of back pain.

Nepal: Woman banished in 'menstruation' hut dies of suffocation

04 Feb 2019

Nepal: Woman banished in 'menstruation' hut dies of suffocation

In a tragic incident, a woman in Nepal is suspected to have died due to smoke inhalation while she was banished to a hut during her period.

I know Nepal, Bhutan are parts of India: Donald Trump

04 Feb 2019

I know Nepal, Bhutan are parts of India: Donald Trump

US President, Donald Trump, never fails to entertain people with his amusing antics, albeit unknowingly.

Minor girls burnt, fed human waste over affair with boys

31 Jan 2019

Minor girls burnt, fed human waste over affair with boys

In Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, two minors girls, who are cousins, were tortured by their own family for dating two boys who studied in their school.

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

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.

Nepal's Rohit Paudel breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record: Details here

27 Jan 2019

Nepal's Rohit Paudel breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record: Details here

Nepal are climbing up the ladder as far their presence in cricket is concerned.

Delhi: Nepal Embassy, NGOs' help sought to find shelter-home inmates

30 Dec 2018

Delhi: Nepal Embassy, NGOs' help sought to find shelter-home inmates

Delhi Police has sought the assistance of the Nepal Embassy and the NGOs of Nepalese origin for investigation in the case of the disappearance of eight women and a minor from a Shahdara shelter home earlier this month.

13 Nepalese-women, trafficked on pretext of job, rescued from India

25 Dec 2018

13 Nepalese-women, trafficked on pretext of job, rescued from India

At least 13 Nepalese women, who were allegedly being trafficked on the pretext of jobs, were rescued from hotels in India by an NGO, and were returned to Nepal safely.

Nepal: 4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Sindhupalchowk district

23 Dec 2018

Nepal: 4.7 magnitude earthquake hits Sindhupalchowk district

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale jolted Sindhupalchowk district in Nepal early this morning, creating panic among the residents.

Nepal: Bus carrying college students falls into gorge, 23 killed

22 Dec 2018

Nepal: Bus carrying college students falls into gorge, 23 killed

A bus carrying college students and their teachers back from an educational trip veered off a mountainous road and plunged into a ravine in Nepal, killing 23 people and injuring 14 others.

IIT-KGP developing mechanism to extract info from social-media during disasters

20 Nov 2018

IIT-KGP developing mechanism to extract info from social-media during disasters

A research team of IIT Kharagpur has been developing a mechanism to filter critical situational information from social media during disasters from tonnes of other data.

OPPO A7 launched: Specifications, features and price

18 Nov 2018

OPPO A7 launched: Specifications, features and price

Expanding its portfolio of mid-range smartphones, OPPO has launched the A7 in China and Nepal.

Six Chinese nationals enter India, handed over to Nepal Police

09 Nov 2018

Six Chinese nationals enter India, handed over to Nepal Police

Six Chinese nationals, who inadvertently entered India, have been handed over to Nepal Police, police said today.