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200 Indian Tourists Among 600 Stranded in Nepal Due to Floods

At least 55 people have died and nearly 700 tourists, including 200 Indians, stranded at a popular tourist district in central Nepal due to flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall. Heavy rains have lashed Nepal for the past three days causing flooding and landslides at several parts of the country. The swollen Rapti river flooded several hotels in the ... Read More »

Parajuli to be Nepal’ new SC Chief Justice

The name of acting Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli was unanimously endorsed on Sunday by the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) for the post of Nepal’s Supreme Court Chief Justice. Parajuli was summoned by the PHSC at its meeting today to conduct the hearing. Nepal’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will now appoint him to the post, which he will continue ... Read More »

Nepal bans New Rs.500 & Rs.2000 Indian notes

Nepal Rastra Bank on Thursday banned the use of India’s new currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2,000. The currencies which were recently issued in India by the Reserve Bank o India after demonetising Rs.500 and Rs.1000 old notes were termed as “unauthorised and illegal”.   NRB spokesperson Narayan Poudel said these new currency notes are not yet legal ... Read More »

Nepal’s second phase of poll unknown and undecided

  Nepal’s House Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar on Thursday prorogued Parliament, leaving the fate of the second phase of local body polls unknown and undecided. Agitating parties have been consistent in their demand that local body polls cannot take place without a consensus being reached on the Constitution Amendment. The government on Thursday accepted some of the demands of the ... Read More »

Elections in Nepal after 20 years

First local elections are being held in Nepal  in the past two decades, which is a landmark moment in the country’s fraught transition to democracy. The ballot paper in the capital Kathmandu — one of the largest constituencies — was around one metre long (3 feet) to accommodate the 878 candidates. The vote has been split into two phases because of ... Read More »

Solo Mount Everest Climber without permit fined $22,000

Nepal has fined a climber of Mt Everest with USD 22,000 for not carrying required permits to summit the peak. The climber is identified as Ryan Sean Davy,a South African national whose passport has been confiscated by the authorities.  Nepal charges USD 11,000 to the foreigners who has to pay these charges towards the permission to climb the peak. This ... Read More »

The first woman chief justice of Nepal SC reinstated

  The Supreme Court of Nepal has reinstated its First Woman Chief Justice and has asked the Parliament to halt the impeachment motion that was issued against her.  Post the order, Sushila Karki returned to her office. Karki has done her Masters in Political Science from Banaras Hindu University. Supreme Court assistant spokesperson Bishwo Raj Paudel said, “She will start legal work ... Read More »

India and Nepal To Deepen Bilateral Relationship

Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari

In a positive development of the bilateral relationship between India and Nepal, the cooperation in security, trade, investments, and energy will be increased as Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari is currently on a visit to India. Ministry of External Affairs released a statement which read that India and Nepal will further deepen cooperation in security, trade, investments and energy. Talks on a ... Read More »

Kanpur Train Derailment Mastermind Shamshul Huda Arrested In Nepal

The mastermind of Kanpur Train Derailment Shamshul Hudawas arrested by Indian security agencies in Nepal today.   Shamshul Huda, a Dubai-based agent of Pakistan’s intellgence agency Inter-Services Intelligence’s (ISI) is also known for his fake Indian currency racket. A joint team of officials from Indian Intelligence such as Intelligence Bureau (IB), Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), and National Investigation Agency (NIA) ... Read More »

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