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    Nepal-India joint survey team to resolve Kanchanpur border dispute

    Bhimdattanagar, Kanchanpur, Jan 31 (RSS): Security agencies of both Nepal and India have reached an agreement to wait for a joint Nepal-India survey team to resolve a border dispute at Belauri Municipality-10 in Kanchanpur. A dispute emerged after the Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB), the Indian border security force, obstructed a road construction on Nepali territory, the locals claimed. The SSB claimed that the road construction is within the no man’s land. This argument prompted a meeting between concerned authority...

    Vice President Pun attends India’s 69th Republic Day function

    Kathmandu, Jan 26 (RSS): Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun attended a programme organized to mark the 69th Republic Day of India at Indian Embassy in the capital city Friday. Also present on the occasion were, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Deputy Prime Ministers, former Prime Ministers, Ministers, lawmakers, political party leaders, chiefs of the diplomatic missions, and industrialists among other VIPs. Speaking in the programme, Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri, said that the Indo-Nepal bilateral relations were harmonious....

    ‘Destination Nepal’ programme organised in New York

    Kathmandu, Jan 24: The Consulate General of Nepal in New York organised the ‘Destination Nepal’ programme in New York, USA recently with the objective of promoting tourism in Nepal. American and Nepali tourism entrepreneurs in New York and adjoining states participated in the programme. On the occasion, Consul General Madhu Kumar Marasini said there was much possibility in the tourism sector in Nepal, urging the tourism entrepreneurs in New York metropolis, which is the financial capital of the world...

    Kathmandu-Tibet railway: Nepal govt yet to initiate formal negotiations with China

    Kathmandu, January 19 Three months after a Chinese delegation to Kathmandu gave its green signal to the Tibet-Kathmandu railway link, Nepal’s government is yet to make a formal request to Beijing to kickstart the project. Officials from Nepal’s railway department say that the project has fallen out of favour with the government, which has been reduced to care-taker status after the elections. The department is waiting for the new government to take a concrete decision on the project. “Nepal...

    Nepal-China information superhighway opens

    Kathmandu, Jan 13: Nepal and northern neighbor China have been linked to the international connectivity in a commercial way following tremendous efforts to this end. The Nepal Telecom (NT) and China Telecom Global in China have formally started services of ‘cross-border optical fiber link’ at the commercial level from today. With this, both companies are allowed to extend telecommunications business in each other’s country. Nepal has extended its connectivity with China with the commencement of telecommunications services of capacity...

    Nepal-India EPG meeting begins in New Delhi

    Kathmandu, January 11 A meeting of the Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations (EPG-NIR) has begun in New Delhi of India on Thursday. The meeting will discuss which provisions of various bilateral treaties and agreements including the 1950 Peace and Friendship Treaty need to be amended. The EPG is a joint mechanism of Nepal and India set up in February 2016 in order to give necessary suggestions to update all existing bilateral treaties and agreements. Four persons from each country are...

    Nepal plans new road tunnel to connect Kathmandu with China

    Kathmandu, January 5 Whereas the new left alliance-led government is expected to prioritise connectivity with China, the Department of Roads has prepared a proposal to construct a road tunnel that will bring Rasuwagadhi border point even closer to the capital, Kathmandu. If the tunnel from Tokha of Kathmandu to Chhahare of Nuwakot district is constructed as planned, one can reach Rasuwagadhi border from Kathmandu within two and half hours, driving, according to officials. The tunnel will be just 4.2...

    ‘Nepal is drafting law to ensure citizenship right of NRNs’

    Spain, January 3 A high-level official at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the Nepal government is drafting a law so as to ensure citizenship right of non-residential Nepalis. Joint-Secretary Krishna Prasad Dhakal told a meeting of NRN leaders in Belgium recently that the drafting was underway in line with the demand of Nepali diaspora. “The constitution has guaranteed citizenship of NRNs with some economic, social and cultural rights,” Dhakal said, “We are drafting a law on how that...

    Miss and Mrs. Nepal 2018 to hold in Japan from 18 February

    Japan, Jan 3 : The Miss and Mrs. Nepal 2018 is set to hold in Japan on 18 February, 2018. To be organised jointly by the Pearl Entertainment and the Sinjau Corporation in Japan, the pageant aims to conserve Nepali arts and cultures, and give a way to explore intellectual and hidden talents of Nepali women. The venue for the show is Oya Green Hall in Itabashi in Tokyo Metropolis. Those married and unmarried Nepali women living in Japan...

    Nepal wants China to reopen Tatopani border point

    Kathmandu,Dec 31:China does not seem willing to reopen Tatopani crossing point bordering with Nepal as it is trying to promote Rasuwagadhi as an international crossing. But, Nepal still has kept Tatopani, which is closed since the 2015 earthquake, on its priority list, reports Annapurna Post. Though Beijing proposed to permanently closed Tatopani crossing, Nepal says doing so will create adverse impacts on the national economy here. Therefore, China has said it can reconsider opening the border point if there is...

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