Nepal recognises employment in India as foreign

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 09:28

Kathmandu, Jan 25 (IANS) Nepal has formally recognised migration of its countrymen to India for employment purpose as "foreign employment" and bring them under the insurance coverage for the first time.


Nepal to get Rs 1 bn in 100 rupee notes from India

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 23:48

Kathmandu, Jan 6 (IANS) Nepal's central bank will get Rs 1 billion in Rs 100 denomination Indian notes from its Indian counterpart by the end of this month to avert shortages of the currency widely used in the Himalayan country, an official said on Friday.


Nepal police arrest 3 kidney smugglers

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 10:12

Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) Police in Nepal have arrested three individuals who were allegedly involved in a kidney racket across the Indo-Nepal border, a media report said.


Nepal to hold conference to attract more FDI

Sat, 12/10/2016 - 01:10

Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) Nepalese government will organise an international investment conference to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI), Nepal's Industry Ministry said on Friday.


Opposition disinclined towards Nepal PM's statute changes

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 14:12

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" is in a tight spot as he prepares to table in Parliament the second Amendment to the Constitution in the next few days but the opposition seems not to be supporting him, the media reported on Sunday.


7 killed, 18 injured in Nepal jeep accident

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 10:56

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) At least seven persons were killed and 18 other injured, when an overloaded jeep plunged into a 100-metre ravine in Nepal's Nawalparasi District on Sunday.


New Indian notes of Rs 500, 2,000 'illegal' in Nepal for now

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 19:38

Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) While there is no clarity on the fate of the withdrawn Indian currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations in Nepal, new Indian Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 bank notes are deemed illegal and banned for exchange, Nepal's central bank said on Thursday.


Nepal cancels deal with India's IL& FS to build fast track road

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 20:22

Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) In a surprise move, Nepal on Sunday cancelled all agreements with India's Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd for construction of a fast track road linking Kathmandu to the southern Terai region.


Nepal also hit as India bans its Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 19:06

Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) India's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes had its ripple effect in Nepal -- affecting transactions, depressing the share market, creating difficulties for border residents and raising concerns among citizens working in India.


Nepal lifts ban on sending workers to Afghanistan

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 09:30

Kathmandu, Oct 17 (IANS) Nepal has lifted a four-month ban on sending Nepalese workers to Afghanistan which was imposed after the country's security guards were killed in a Taliban attack, a government official said.


17 killed in Nepal road accident

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 15:10

Kathmandu, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 17 persons were killed and 20 injured on Tuesday when a passenger bus veered some 300 metres off a hilly road in Nepal's Dhading district, police said.


With Prachanda's visit, India, Nepal seek to reboot ties

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 21:18

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India and close neighbour Nepal sought to re-script their ties and dispel the unease of the past few months, as new Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who described the bilateral relationship as "time-tested and unique".