Tag: Nepal-India

Nepal Army chief in India to receive honorary title

Kathmandu, January 11 Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa on Friday left for an official visit to India. It is Thapa’s first official foreign trip since he assumed the top military position in September last year. Customarily, Nepal and India confer the title of honorary chief of army staff to chiefs of the […]

Nepal, India foreign ministers review project progress

Kathmandu, January 10 Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj have held a meeting in New Delhi of India on Thursday afternoon. Gyawali left Kathmandu for the Indian capital to take part in the fourth edition of Raisina Dialogue as one of the keynote speakers. Before attending the event, […]

Foreign Affairs Minister leaving for India on two day trip

Kathmandu, January 10 Nepal’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leaving for the Indian capital of New Delhi to participate in the fourth edition of the Raisina Dialogue. The Dialogue is a multilateral conference to be held in New Delhi every year since 2016. The Foreign Minister will address the forum on today itself, […]

Foreign Affairs Minister objects to Indian security personnel’s work at Kathmandu airport

Kathmandu, January 6 Nepal’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has objected to the security checking of passengers leaving for India from Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport, carried out by Indian personnel. Unlike other international flights, Indian security personnel carry out a checking of passengers in Kathmandu immediately before they board the plane. Speaking with […]

Save lives, train women to deal with disasters

On August 18, 2008, tragedy struck along the Koshi, a transboundary river that flows from Nepal to India and then joins the Ganga. For the umpteenth time, the Koshi burst its banks. Still, residents were not prepared for the flood, Sarita Kumari Giri of Barmajhiya in Saptari District of Eastern Nepal realised. “The Koshi threatened […]

Yogi Adityanath in Janakpur for Bibaha Panchami celebration

Janakpurdham, December 12 India’s controversial Hindu leader and the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday morning, landed in the holy city of Janakpurdham to celebrate the annual festival of Bibaha Panchami. The festival culturally marks the centuries-old ties the two countries have shared as it commemorates the mythical wedding between Sita from […]