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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...

Oman ready to co-operate to organize Oman-Nepal business Conference

Kathmandu, Dec 26: Ambassador of Nepal to Sultanate of Oman Sarmila Parajuli Dhakal held a meeting with Under Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry of Oman Ahmed Hassan Al-Dheeb on 25th December 2017 at latter’s office. Under Secretary Al-Dheeb welcomed Ambassador Dhakal and expressed happiness over the excellent state of bilateral relations between the two countries. The Ambassador briefed the Under secretary on the latest political developments giving high importance on how Nepal after completing a long...

China-Nepal Cultural Exhibition

Kathmandu, Dec 22: A 3-day cultural exhibition ‘Echo of Civilization: China-Nepal Culture Salon’ began in Beijing Thursday morning. The opening of the exhibition stressed on the theme of cultural exchanges and mutual and learning among civilization, said a press release issued by Nepali Embassy in Beijing. The programme was hosted by the Embassy of Nepal, Beijing, with the support of Chinese Culture Translation and Studies Support and Beijing Language and Culture University. Even a Nepali delegation is on China...

Nepali student found dead in Dhaka

Kathmandu,Dec 20:Nepali student pursuing dental education at Pioneer Dental College and Hospital in Dhaka has been found dead. She is believed to have committed suicide. Binisha Shah (20) was found hanging from a ceiling fan on Tuesday afternoon, the paper reports. The paper quotes local media to say that Shah had missed the college deadline to clear her dues and college employees had interrogated her on this.

Nepal Army gets UN medal

Kathmandu, Dec 14 (RSS): The Nepalese Army peacekeeping force deployed in Rombek of South Sudan has been awarded with the United Nations Medal for outstanding performance. United Nations Force Commander in South Sudan, Lieutenant General Frank Mushyo Kamanzi handed over the Medal to the Nepalese Army amidst a function held in Rombek recently, the United Nations Office, Lalitpur stated today. Nepal has been sending the Nepalese Army to UN peacekeeping operations since 1958 and Nepalese Army has participated in...

Japan to donate Ophthalmological equipments

Kathmandu, Dec 12 (RSS): Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa signed a grant contract to provide various ophthalmological equipments to the Rural Health Education and Service Centre (RHESC) in Gokarneshwor Municipality. The grant contract was signed on Monday between the Embassy of Japan and the Chairman of the Hospital, Bal Prasad Shahi. The total grant assistance is worth Rs. 8.6 million, which will support the installation of cutting-edge equipment such as an operating microscope, slit lamps, retinoscopes, a phaco...

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