Tag: Nepal-India

Former CEC Neel Kantha Uprety picked for Nepali Ambassador to India

Kathmandu, July 16 The government on Monday recommended former Chief Election Commissioner Neel Kantha Uprety for the vacant position of Nepali Ambassador to India. A Cabinet meeting held this afternoon made the decision, according to Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali. The position was vacant after then Ambassador to India, Deep Kumar Upadhyay, resigned […]

Nepal, India discuss ship operation in Koshi, Narayani

Kathmandu, July 15 Officials of Nepal and India have begun a discussion on operating ship service in Koshi and Narayani rivers of Nepal. Of late, Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and other members of his Cabinet have been floating the proposal of operating ship in Nepali rivers. In this context, a bilateral joint secretary […]

Janakpur-Jainagar railway to resume operation in December

Kathmandu, July 11 The Janakpur-Jainagar railway will come into operation from December this year, claims the government. The government has made an agreement with India to rent coaches to resume the operation of Nepal’s first railway project. A meeting held between officials of Nepal and India reached an agreement on Tuesday to rent the coaches […]

Susta locals break Indian dam to prevent inundation

Kathmandu, July 3 Locals from Susta in Nawalparasi district of Nepal have broken a Gandak Canal dam to get rid of the overflown water and prevent their arable land from inundation. The residents of Gudariya in Susta Rural Municipality broke the dam so that the water would head south towards Uttar Pradesh in India. Locals […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, July 1, 2018

Issues and events highlighted on the front pages of major broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu, both Nepali and English, are almost similar. The Eminent Persons’ Group on Nepal-India Relations’ final meeting has been one of the most significant issues covered by the newspapers today as it has also finalised its report which will be handed […]

‘Direct flights between Nepalgunj and Delhi after four months’

Kathmandu, June 22 The government says it is planning to launch a direct flight between Nepalgunj of mid-western Nepal and New Delhi, the capital city of India. The new development has been possible after India has recently agreed to open new aviation routes to enter and exit Nepal. India has agreed to open a route […]