The opposition CPN-UML won two seats while the candidate of its ally CPN-Maoist Centre defeated its main rival Nepali Congress nominee.
08 Dec 2017 1:56 PM
More than 15 million eligible voters will pick a 275-member legislature, the first under a new constitution agreed after years of wrangling.
26 Nov 2017 12:56 PM
The Nepal Police nabbed Pappu Shah, a resident of Arariya district in Bihar, following information provided by another drug peddler.
04 Nov 2017 3:14 PM
Mishaps are common in the Himalayan nation and occur mostly due to poor infrastructure and reckless driving.
28 Oct 2017 8:15 PM
Many transgender people in the country still struggle to be open about their identity despite progressive laws in Nepal.
09 Oct 2017 12:32 PM
Upadhyay said he was happy that the standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam had been resolved.
13 Sep 2017 2:47 PM
Nepal is set to hold two rounds of provincial and federal elections in November and December this year
05 Sep 2017 3:40 PM
During his visit to India, Deuba signed agreement over eight issues, out of which four are to ease the way for India to assist Nepal.
28 Aug 2017 9:39 AM
The border spat began with India opposing to China’s road construction near strategically important Chicken’s neck.
25 Aug 2017 2:00 PM
A function was organised in Kathmandu to mark the 71st Independence Day of India.
15 Aug 2017 9:00 PM
The monsoon havoc which started on Friday has affected 27 districts spanning from the eastern, central to the western regions.
14 Aug 2017 5:06 PM
The meteorological department forecast said central and western plains were likely to receive more rainfall over the next couple of days.
14 Aug 2017 8:46 AM
Torrential downpours have destroyed homes and infrastructure in more than a dozen districts since Friday morning.
13 Aug 2017 4:00 PM
The meeting comes in the backdrop of the current standoff in Doklam a tri-junction between India, China and Bhutan.
11 Aug 2017 5:24 PM
The new law stipulates a three-month jail sentence or a 3,000 rupee fine, or both, for anyone forcing a woman to follow the custom.
10 Aug 2017 12:55 PM
Supreme Court banned chhaupadi more than a decade ago but it is still followed in parts of Nepal, particularly in remote western districts.
09 Aug 2017 6:48 PM
In recent years the gay community has started using the festival to call attention to its demands for equal rights.
08 Aug 2017 7:12 PM
Nepal will face dire consequences in case a war between India and China breaks out, halting the trade and supplies from India.
08 Aug 2017 8:30 AM
In 2013 Nepal introduced grant of citizenship with a third gender option and began issuing passports reflecting the same in 2015.
06 Aug 2017 10:19 AM
The first phase of local polls was held on May 14 in Provinces 3, 4 and 6 though the local polls were earlier scheduled for two phases.
28 Jun 2017 1:54 PM