Modi in Nepal: flags off Nepal-Ayodhya bus

Janakpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the famed 20th century Janaki temple in this Nepalese town and offered special prayers.  Prime minister who arrived here today on a two-day state visit to Nepal, directly went to the Janaki temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Sita, from the airport. Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli welcomed […]

India, Nepal Agree to Develop Inland Waterways

New Delhi: India and Nepal recognised the untapped potential of inland waterways, in order to contribute towards the overall economic development of the region. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), in a statement said, “Taking cognizance of their geographies and noting the development of inland waterways in both countries, Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister […]

49 dead in Nepal plane crash

Kathmandu: At least 49 people were killed and 23 injured when a US-Bangla Airlines plane crash-landed and exploded into a ball of flame at the Tribhuvan International Airport, police said. Nepal Police spokesperson Manoj Neupane said the bodies of 49 passengers were recovered at the site and nine others succumbed to their injuries in hospitals. […]

KP Sharma Oli sworn in as New Prime Minister of Nepal

Kathmandu: Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli from the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) has been sworn in as the new prime minister of Nepal. This will be Oli’s second stint as prime minister. President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-elected Prime Minister in a function organized at President’s […]