Nepal: News

13 Jun 2024


86% Indian employees struggling at workplaces: Report

A recent report by Gallup reveals that a staggering 86% of Indian employees categorize their current state as "struggling" or "suffering," while a mere 14% consider themselves to be "thriving."

13 Jun 2024


Bangladesh MP Anar was smothered using pillow before being dismembered

More gruesome details into how Bangladeshi MP Anwarul Azim Anar was murdered and then dismembered in Kolkata have surfaced nearly a month after his death.

13 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

40 Indians killed in Kuwait building fire, PM takes stock 

At least 40 Indians have been killed in the Kuwait fire that broke out in a building housing workers in Mangaf city on Wednesday, the Ministry of External Affairs has said.

12 Jun 2024


Trek through the hidden kingdom of Mustang, Nepal

The Mustang region, nestled in the Himalayas of Nepal, is a hidden gem that offers an unparalleled trekking experience.

06 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

Which world leaders will attend PM Modi's swearing-in?

The members of the National Democratic Alliance on Wednesday extended support to incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi to form the government for a third time.

29 May 2024

Mount Everest

Explained: Why are so many people dying while climbing Everest 

The world's highest mountain, Mount Everest, has witnessed its eighth fatality this year with the death of Indian climber Banshi Lal.

24 May 2024


Missing Bangladesh MP skinned, chopped to pieces; butcher arrested 

A 24-year-old Bangladeshi man, Jihad Hawaldar, was arrested in Mumbai for his alleged involvement in the brutal murder of Bangladeshi MP Md. Anwarul Azim Anar.

23 May 2024


Navy officer's daughter becomes youngest Indian to scale Mount Everest 

Kaamya Karthikeyan, a 16-year-old student from Mumbai, has set a new record by becoming the youngest Indian and the second youngest girl globally to scale Mount Everest from the Nepal side.

23 May 2024


Buddha Purnima 2024: A global celebration of enlightenment

Buddha Purnima, also known as Vesak or Buddha Jayanti, is the most significant festival in the Buddhist calendar.

12 May 2024


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.

10 May 2024


Delhi man arrested for kidnapping, brutalizing minor for 24 hours

A man has been arrested in Delhi for allegedly kidnapping an eight-year-old girl and subjecting her to hours of brutality.

08 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Kathmandu trek essentials: What to pack, how to plan

Kathmandu, the vibrant capital of Nepal, is renowned as the gateway to some of the most iconic treks across the globe.

06 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Things to do in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Bhaktapur, nestled in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal, is a city that time forgot.

05 May 2024

Nupur Sharma

Surat cleric arrested for plotting to kill Nupur Sharma, others 

Maulvi Sohel Abubakr Timol, a 27-year-old cleric from Surat, Gujarat, was arrested on Friday for allegedly plotting to assassinate Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and a right-wing organization leader.

29 Apr 2024


Toronto's Hot Docs: Subina Shrestha's 'Devi' unveils activist's courageous journey

Subina Shrestha, a distinguished filmmaker and journalist, has skillfully portrayed the empowering journey of Devi Khadka in her latest offering Devi.

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.

27 Mar 2024


Thailand's parliament passes same-sex marriage bill

In a landmark decision, Thailand's parliament on Wednesday voted in favor of a bill that could pave the way for same-sex marriage.

27 Mar 2024


Goa: Nepal mayor's daughter goes missing, found 2 days later

The 36-year-old daughter of a top Nepalese official who went missing from Goa on Monday has been found, police said.

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."

You can now use UPI to make payments in Nepal

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has announced that the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) is now available in Nepal, allowing users to scan QR codes and make payments to Nepalese merchants.

08 Mar 2024


Maha Shivratri celebrations across South Asia

Maha Shivratri is a sacred Hindu festival celebrated annually with immense fervor and devotion.

28 Feb 2024

Travel And Tourism

Trek the majestic Annapurna Circuit, Nepal

The Annapurna Circuit, nestled in the heart of Nepal, is a trekking route celebrated for its stunning variety of terrains and cultural wealth.

09 Feb 2024

Mount Everest

Bring human waste back to base camp: Everest climbers told

Mount Everest climbers will now be required to carry their waste back to the base camp for proper disposal, local authorities have said.

30 Nov 2023


Nepal becomes first Asian country to register queer marriages

Nepal has become the first South Asian country to register a same-sex marriage, following a Supreme Court order that removed barriers to such unions.

20 Nov 2023


5 ways Miss Universe 2023 pageant embraced diversity

El Salvador hosted the 72nd Miss Universe pageant, where 84 women competed for the coveted title and honored diversity and beauty beyond limits.

18 Nov 2023


Sacred rituals and deep significance of Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja, a venerable Hindu festival, is celebrated with great fervor and devotion in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, and the Terai region of Nepal.

13 Nov 2023


Nepal bans TikTok citing disruption of social harmony

Nepal's government banned the Chinese video-sharing app TikTok on Monday, citing its potential to disrupt societal harmony within the nation.

11 Nov 2023


2.6-magnitude earthquake hits Delhi-NCR

A 2.6-magnitude earthquake struck Delhi on Saturday afternoon at 3:36pm, sending tremors in the surrounding National Capital Region (NCR).

06 Nov 2023


5.6-magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, rocks Delhi-NCR; 2nd in 3 days

Strong tremors were felt across North India, including Delhi and neighboring areas, on Monday after a 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal at around 4:14pm.

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.

30 Oct 2023

Climate Change

Climate change is a 'madness' we must stop: UN Secretary-General

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an end to the "madness" of climate change, as he observed the alarming effects of rapidly melting glaciers on his trip to Nepal's Mount Everest region.

22 Oct 2023


5.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal; tremors felt in UP, Delhi-NCR

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, at 7:39am on Sunday. The epicenter of the quake was located in the Dhading district.

19 Oct 2023

Durga Puja

Durga Puja beyond borders: Countries that celebrate the festival

Durga Puja, the vibrant and grand festival celebrating the victory of the Goddess Durga over evil, is an event cherished by millions.

15 Oct 2023


3.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Delhi, neighboring areas: Report

Delhi and several parts of the National Capital Region (NCR) felt strong tremors on Sunday afternoon after a 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck around the Faridabad area, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said.

15 Oct 2023


Rice smuggling along Indo-Nepal border increases after export ban: Report

Rice smuggling has significantly surged along the India-Nepal border since India's ban on the export of non-basmati white rice in July, PTI reported.

03 Oct 2023


6.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Nepal; strong tremors felt across North India 

A powerful earthquake jolted Nepal on Tuesday afternoon.

12 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

These Asian Buddhist monasteries are worth visiting

Buddhist temples and monasteries, meticulously crafted to nurture meditation and embrace tranquility, offer an extraordinary gateway to commune with nature and discover your inner serenity.

07 Sep 2023


5 flavorful Nepalese recipes everyone must try once

Combining a unique blend of sweet, spicy flavors, and aromatic ingredients, Nepal's cuisine bears influences from Chinese, Indian, and Tibetan culinary traditions.

04 Aug 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

Pakistan's Seema Haider to contest in 2024 general elections: Report

Pakistan's Seema Ghulam Haider, who entered India illegally via Nepal with her four children to meet her Indian lover Sachin Meena earlier this year, has reportedly received an offer to join a political party.

24 Jul 2023

Travel And Tourism

How a 10-year-old Indian girl visited 50 countries

Meet Aditi Tripathi, a 10-year-old Indian-origin girl residing in South London, United Kingdom with her globetrotting parents, Avilasha and Deepak Tripathi.

17 Jul 2023


Leave India within 72 hours: Right-wing group warns Pakistan's Haider

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) questioned Pakistan's Seema Ghulam Haider, her Indian lover Sachin Meena, and Meena's father at an undisclosed location in Noida on Monday, reported India Today.

11 Jul 2023

Mount Everest

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.

09 Jul 2023


Now I'm Indian: Pakistani woman who found love on PUBG

Pakistan's Seema Ghulam Haider and India's Sachin Meena—who fell in love with each other on the internet—walked out of prison on Saturday.

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.

27 Jun 2023

South Korea

South Korea's new law makes every citizen a year younger

South Korea is finally about to join the international norm for counting age, leaving behind its traditional system, which counted newborns as one-year-olds.

23 Jun 2023


'Adipurush': Kathmandu mayor terms Nepal Court 'Indian slave' after ban-upliftment

On Thursday, a Nepal court cleared the way for Adipurush's release and asked the country's theaters to not stop the screening of any film that has been passed by the censor board.

20 Jun 2023


'Adipurush' row: Makers apologize, request to lift ban in Nepal

The trouble for Adipurush keeps on increasing as the film was recently banned in Nepal. Kathmandu and Pokhara banned the screening of Indian films altogether amid the Om Raut directorial's dialogue row.

19 Jun 2023


'Adipurush' row: After Kathmandu, Pokhara bans screening of Indian films

Om Raut's Adipurush is in a soup. The magnum opus is facing flaks left and right. The film's release was stalled in Nepal after the viewers objected to a dialogue that claimed Janaki was India's daughter. Incidentally, she's believed to have been born in Janakpur, Nepal.

16 Jun 2023

NewsBytes Exclusive

#NewsBytesExclusive: Sita hailed from Akhand Bharat, says 'Adipurush's Dashrath

Om Raut's Adipurush screenings in Nepal have been stalled over a dialogue. Kathmandu's Mayor Balen Shah raised objections to Sita being referred to as the "daughter of India," further threatening to ban all Hindi films.

16 Jun 2023


'Adipurush' morning shows canceled in Nepal amid dialogue row

Om Raut's Adipurush is experiencing a record-high buzz. Recently, the film's release in Nepal was stalled due to a dialogue claiming goddess Sita's birthplace as India. Historically, she was born in Janakpur, Nepal.

16 Jun 2023


'Sita is India's daughter': 'Adipurush' released in Nepal after changes 

Adipurush and controversies go hand in hand. The film is in massive buzz and recently, it dabbled with a dispute regarding an international release.

01 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi vows to build 'hit' partnership with Nepal PM Prachanda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart Pushpa Kamal Dahal, alias Prachanda, held wide-ranging discussions on Thursday with the intention of boosting India-Nepal cooperation in several areas, including trade, energy, and connectivity.

31 May 2023


'Akhand Bharat' mural in new Parliament building upsets Nepal

A mural in the new Parliament building depicting ancient India's influence in its surrounding region has triggered protests in Nepal.

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.

11 May 2023


China's news rules for Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra, Indians to pay most

After three years, China has reopened several points on its border with Nepal, allowing pilgrims on the Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra. Although it has started issuing visas, a slew of restrictions, including fees hike will make traveling difficult, per reports.

08 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

Traveling to Sandakphu? Visit these beautiful places

Situated at a height of 3,636 meters above sea level, Sandakphu is the highest peak in West Bengal.

26 Apr 2023

Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar turns chef on a biking trip in Nepal

Ajith Kumar is one of the most known faces in Tamil cinema. The superstar is known for his suave looks and acting skills. Apart from acting, he is a passionate biker and is often seen going on biking trips around the globe.

22 Apr 2023


Gurugram: Man lynched for accidentally breaking idol, priest among arrested 

A 24-year-old man died after three men, including a priest, allegedly tied him to a tree and beat him to death in Gurugram's Khandsa village on Wednesday, Indian Express reported.

21 Apr 2023


Video shows Anurag Maloo's rescue from Mount Annapurna's 300-meter-deep crevasse 

A day after Indian climber Anurag Maloo was found alive on Mount Annapurna, a video of his rescue surfaced on social media on Friday.

20 Apr 2023


Indian climber Anurag Maloo, missing on Mount Annapurna, rescued alive

Indian mountaineer Anurag Maloo, who went missing on Nepal's Mount Annapurna on Monday, has been rescued alive, his brother said on Thursday, PTI reported.

Nepal President Ram Chandra Poudel admitted to AIIMS Delhi

Nepal President Ram Chandra Poudel has been shifted to Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) from Kathmandu's Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital on Wednesday.

18 Apr 2023


Indian climber Baljeet Kaur, missing on Mount Annapurna, found alive

Indian woman climber Baljeet Kaur, who had gone missing above Camp IV of Mount Annapurna in Nepal, has been found alive, The Himalayan Times reported, quoting the expedition organizer.

02 Apr 2023


Amritsar: Security beefed up amid speculations of Amritpal Singh's surrender  

Security has been beefed up in Amritsar, Punjab, following speculations that Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh may surrender at Golden Temple.

28 Mar 2023


Amritpal Singh seen in Delhi without turban, wearing mask, sunglasses

Fugitive pro-Khalistan preacher Amritpal Singh, who has been on the run from the police for 10 days now, was reportedly seen in CCTV footage from March 21 in Delhi.

28 Mar 2023

Akal Takht

Release Amritpal supporters in 24 hours: Akal Takht to government

The Akal Takht, the top Sikh religious body, has given the Punjab government a 24-hour ultimatum to release the youths arrested as part of the crackdown on fugitive pro-Khalistan preacher Amritpal Singh.

24 Mar 2023

Punjab Police

Amritpal Singh may escape through Nepal, border on high alert

Authorities have put the Indo-Nepal border on high alert following intelligence reports about fugitive Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh's plans to escape the country through Nepal.

09 Mar 2023


Nepal elects Ram Chandra Poudel as its 3rd president

Nepal has elected Ram Chandra Poudel, a common candidate of the eight-party alliance, as its third president.

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.

02 Feb 2023

Ram Mandir

Rare rocks reach Ayodhya for construction of Lord Ram's idol

A couple of rare stones reached Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya on Thursday from Nepal, out of which a statue of Lord Ram and Goddess Janaki will be built and placed in the Ram Mandir sanctum sanctorum.