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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

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

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.

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 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."

10 Jan 2020


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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

A Nepali teenager has broken the world record for dancing.

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.

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.

01 Apr 2019

Rescue Operation

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.

26 Feb 2019

Indian Army

#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.

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.

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.

04 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

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.

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.

30 Dec 2018

Delhi Police

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.

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.

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.

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.

20 Nov 2018

Social Media

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.

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.

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.

05 Nov 2018


It's official! Priyanka Chopra's 'Pahuna' to release on December 7

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra's maiden Sikkimese production 'Pahuna: The Little Visitors' is set to release on December 7.

04 Nov 2018


Nepal welcomes the first passenger train from India

Thousands of people in Nepal today greeted the arrival of the first passenger train from India to the country's Eastern industrial town of Biratnagar as part of a test run for the 18.1-kilometer proposed cross-border railway line.

29 Oct 2018

Health & Wellness

Nepal's PM KP Oli hospitalized due to lung infection

Nepal's Prime Minister KP Oli was hospitalized today after developing a lung infection, the Kathmandu Post reported.

24 Oct 2018

Global Warming

Himalayan Viagra, costlier than gold, is in danger

Nicknamed 'Himalayan Viagra', an expensive caterpillar fungus, which is more valuable than gold, is becoming harder to find due to climate change, say researchers.

21 Oct 2018


Indian among five killed in bus accident in Nepal

An Indian national was among five others who were killed when a bus veered off the road and fell into a river in Nepal's Nawalparasi district Sunday.

13 Oct 2018

South Korea

Nepal: Avalanche hits Mt. Gurja; 5 S-Koreans among 9 killed

At least nine climbers, including five South Korean nationals, have been killed in an avalanche which devastated their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja.

08 Sep 2018


Helicopter carrying 6 passengers, 1 pilot, crashes in Nepal

A helicopter carrying seven people, including one pilot, crashed in Nepal's mountainous region on Saturday, reports said.

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.

02 Sep 2018


Nepal: Plane skids off runway, airport closed for 12 hours

A domestic aircraft skidded off the recently repaired runway of Nepal's International Airport, halting all the flights for some 12 hours that left thousands of people stranded, officials said.

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.

28 Aug 2018


Bihar gangster arrested for Nepal business tycoon kidnapping

A Bihar-based gangster, who was wanted in a high-profile kidnapping case, was arrested in RK Puram, South Delhi on Saturday.

17 Aug 2018


Bhutanese King, Bangladeshi Foreign Minister to pay homage to Vajpayee

Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali arrived in Delhi to pay their last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on Thursday at 93.