Tag: Nepal

Nepal-India EPG’s ‘final’ meeting kicks off in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, June 29 The ‘final’ meeting of Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations has started in Kathmandu on Friday. The panel involving four persons each from both sides was formed three years ago with a mandate to recommend amendments to various bilateral treaties including the 1950 Peace and Friendship Treaty. It’s term is expiring this […]

Are ‘women-only’ cooperatives of Nepal really empowering women?

When I returned to my home in Kathmandu after two years, I noticed so many women in my neighbourhood involved in cooperatives. The mushrooming of ‘women cooperatives’ made me perplexed. I am certainly aware of the cultural tradition of informal organisations such as Dhukuti and Guthi in Nepal, which provide kinds of credit and saving […]

Oli to sign agreements for crossborder power transmission and railway with China

Kathmandu, June 14 Various agreements including those for crossborder electricity transmission line, railway and energy coordinated will be the prime agendas of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official visit to China. Informing the media about the Prime Minister’s schedule, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali said, “Agreements on reconstruction works post the 2015 earthquake might […]

Tatopani Customs Point to be open again next May: Minister Gyawali

Kathmandu, June 14 The Tatopani Customs Point at the Nepal-China border will resume its operation from May next year, says Nepal’s Foreign Affairs Minister. Various discussions were held to open the Tatopani Customs Point next year in May, informed Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali, talking to mediapersons in the Capital today. The northern neighbour […]

Nepal, India discussing new air routes for international flights to Nepal

Kathmandu, June 14 A team of Airport Authority of India has arrived in Nepal to discuss additional air routes to enter Nepal, on Thursday. A technical team from both Nepal and India will finalise new routes through talks, informed Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane. At present, the international flights […]

Police rescue 18 minors from Indo-Nepal border in Achham

Achham, June 8 Police have taken eighteen minors and two men under control from Western Gadda Station in Kanchanpur on their way to India on Friday. Ram Bahadur Buda (53) and Ratan BK (48), along with 12 boys and three girls, were taken under control with the help of India Seema Surakshya Bal (SSB) at […]