Nepal: News

24 Jan 2023


5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Nepal; tremors felt in Delhi, surrounding areas

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter scale hit northwest Nepal at 2:28 pm IST on Tuesday, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS).

16 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

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

Plane Crash

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.

30 Dec 2022

Travel And Tourism

2023 travel bucket list: Fly to these 5 foreign destinations

Here's where you need to travel in the year upcoming.

22 Dec 2022

Serial Killer

Who is 'bikini killer' Charles Sobhraj, being freed today

French national Charles Sobhraj, who police claimed was responsible for a series of murders during the 1970s and 1980s, is set to be released from prison in Nepal on Thursday, the Himalayan nation's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.

Nepal elections: PM Deuba, Prachanda agree to form new government

Nepal's political scene witnessed a significant development on Sunday.

12 Nov 2022


Another earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt across north India too

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on the Richter Scale rocked Nepal at around 7:57 pm (local time) on Saturday.

09 Nov 2022


6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt across North India

A series of earthquakes hit west Nepal while one occurred in the bordering Indian state of Uttarakhand on Tuesday night and early Wednesday.

05 Nov 2022

KP Sharma Oli

Will bring back Nepal's territories from India if elected: Oli

Former Nepal prime minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday claimed that if his party returns to power in November 20's parliamentary election, it will reclaim the Himalayan nation's territories claimed under India.

18 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

Guide to best of Nepal's trekking trails

Nepal offers a peerless array of hike trails.

06 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

Bookmark these 5 unique accommodations in Nepal

Traveling to Nepal? Let's add a dose of uniqueness to your accommodation-hunting.

02 Oct 2022


Avalanche hits Mt Manaslu base camp in Nepal, no casualty

An avalanche hit the base camp of Mount Manaslu in Nepal on Sunday morning destroying tents barely a week after a similar avalanche claimed the life of two mountaineers, among whom one was from India.

27 Sep 2022


World Tourism Day: 5 affordable foreign destinations from India

It is time to pack your bags and tickle your wanderlust as today is World Tourism Day!

23 Sep 2022

Ola Electric

Ola Electric heads to Nepal; scooter sales by 2022-end

Ola Electric has officially announced its arrival in Nepal. The homegrown EV maker is gearing up to launch the S1 and S1 Pro scooters in the country by the end of 2022.

19 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 souvenirs from Nepal that you must bring home

Buying a souvenir is the best way to stay hooked on all the fun you had on your vacation.

09 Sep 2022

Delhi Police

Anil Chauhan: India's 'super thief' who stole 5,000 luxury cars

In a major breakthrough, the Delhi Police have arrested India's 'Super Thief,' Anil Chauhan, who is suspected of stealing over 5,000 automobiles over the last two decades, among other things, The Indian Express reported.

06 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi

India, Bangladesh to sign 7 pacts today boosting diplomatic ties

On the second day of Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina's four-day India visit, both neighboring countries are expected to sign at least six-seven agreements boosting diplomatic ties.

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.

Nepal: Parliament passes first Citizenship Amendment Bill

After two years of deliberations, Nepal's Parliament finally passed the country's first Citizenship Amendment Bill on Wednesday.

30 May 2022


Nepal plane crash: 14 bodies recovered, 'some beyond recognition'

Fourteen bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a plane that crashed into a mountainside in Nepal on Sunday, with 22 people on board, including four Indians.

29 May 2022


Nepal plane with 22 on board, including 4 Indians, crashes

Multiple casualties are feared after a small passenger aircraft operated by a private airline reportedly crashed in Nepal on Sunday.

16 May 2022

Narendra Modi

Nepal: PM Modi arrives in Lumbini on Buddha Purnima

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the sacred Maya Devi Temple in Nepal's Lumbini on the occasion of Buddha Purnima on Monday.

02 Apr 2022


PM Modi meets Nepal PM SB Deuba, discusses 'boundary issues'

Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a three-day visit to India, discussed "boundary issues" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.

21 Mar 2022


Indian photographer stuck in Nepal prison for carrying prop money

A young photographer planned a fun-filled trip to Nepal in November 2021.

22 Sep 2021


SAARC meet called off as Pakistan wanted Taliban participation

A meeting of Foreign Ministers of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries has been canceled, reports said.

28 Jul 2021

Shahid Afridi

Everest Premier League: Afridi to play for Kathmandu Kings XI

Former Pakistan cricketer and veteran T20 stalwart Shahid Afridi will be making his presence felt in the Everest Premier League.

22 Jul 2021

Travel And Tourism

Tharu tribe-dominated village along Indo-Nepal border to become tourism spot

A Tharu tribe-dominated village along the Indo-Nepal border in Bahraich will be developed as a tourist destination under the Uttar Pradesh government's One District, One Eco-Tourism Spot scheme, a forest official said on Thursday.

12 Jul 2021

KP Sharma Oli

Nepal's SC orders appointment of Sher Bahadur Deuba as PM

Ending a months-long political deadlock, Nepal's Supreme Court on Monday ordered the reinstatement of the dissolved House of Representatives.

11 May 2021


Bahrain prince-led team conquers new altitude of Mount Everest

A 16-member Bahrain Royal Guard team led by Prince Mohammed Hamad Mohammed Al Khalifa on Tuesday became the first international team to conquer the new altitude of Mount Everest.

11 May 2021

KP Sharma Oli

Nepal overwhelmed by COVID-19, we need help: PM Oli

Nepal is battling a new and brutal wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said as he appealed to the UK and other developed nations on Monday to urgently provide his country with essential medical items, life-saving drugs, and vaccines to combat the pandemic.

23 Apr 2021

Mount Everest

Coronavirus reaches Mount Everest as Norwegian climber tests positive

The deadly coronavirus has hit a new peak as it reached Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.

05 Apr 2021


Nepal to administer Chinese vaccines to citizens from April 7

Nepal will start its second phase of the COVID-19 inoculation drive from April 7 using a China-donated vaccine to fight against the deadly infection, according to the health ministry.

20 Mar 2021

Bharat Biotech

Nepal gives emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN

Nepal's national drug regulatory authority on Saturday granted emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN, becoming the third country to approve India's indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine.

05 Mar 2021


Nepalese Police fires at three Indians, one killed

A young man was killed after the Nepalese Police allegedly fired at three Indians who had gone across the border from Pilibhit district to attend a fair in Nepal's Kanchanpur.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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