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Nepal’s left alliance wins 3 seats in first phase of elections

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

Monarchy, Maoist blasts, hopes for Federal Republic: Nepal votes after 18 years

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

Indian national arrested in Nepal for drug trafficking

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

Nepal: Bus veers off road, plunges into river; kills 19, injures 16

Mishaps are common in the Himalayan nation and occur mostly due to poor infrastructure and reckless driving.

28 Oct 2017 8:15 PM

Transgender couple finds acceptance in rural Nepal

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

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As Indo-China dispute resolves, Nepal says no action of China will hurt its citizens

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 Parliament endorses laws barring criminals, corrupt from contesting polls

Nepal is set to hold two rounds of provincial and federal elections in November and December this year

05 Sep 2017 3:40 PM

Improving Indo-Nepal relations is must: Nepal 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

Amid Doklam standoff, Nepal PM assures all support, cooperation to India

The border spat began with India opposing to China’s road construction near strategically important Chicken’s neck.

25 Aug 2017 2:00 PM

On its 71st Independence Day, India gifts 30 ambulances to Nepal

A function was organised in Kathmandu to mark the 71st Independence Day of India.

15 Aug 2017 9:00 PM

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Death toll in Nepal floods, landslides rises to 78

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

Nepal floods, landslides leave at least 55 dead; 200 Indian tourists stranded

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

Nepal: Death toll from floods, landslide rises to 40

Torrential downpours have destroyed homes and infrastructure in more than a dozen districts since Friday morning.

13 Aug 2017 4:00 PM

Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutanese foreign minister amid Sikkim standoff

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

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women after teen’s death

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

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Nepal criminalises banishing women from home during menstruation

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

Hundreds of Nepal’s gay community members to march for equal rights

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

Not in favour of war, resolve border standoff with talks: Nepal to India, China

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

First in Nepal: Man, transgender woman register for marriage without law

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

Nepal votes in second round of crucial local election

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

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