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Nepal fails to get rid of EU air safety ban yet again

Kathmandu, December 12 Once again, Nepal has failed to convince the European Union to lift its ban on the flight of aircraft of Nepali companies in the European sky. A recent revision made to the European Commission Air Safety List has kept Nepal among 15 states whose all airlines have been banned from operating in […]

52 Nepalis receive EU’s Erasmus Plus scholarships

Kathmandu, August 14 The Delegation of the European Union to Nepal says it has awarded Erasmus Plus scholarships to 52 Nepali students to support them for their master’s degrees. The scholars will spend two years fulltime in various European universities. The delegation hosted a pre-departure orientation for the students in Kathmandu on Wednesday.┬áSpeaking at the […]

More difficult to get out of EU blacklist due to Taplejung crash: Officials

Kathmandu, February 28 Some aviation officials of the country have said that Nepal will find getting out of the European Commission’s air safety list more difficult thanks to the fatal helicopter accident on Wednesday that killed the country’s Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister and two aviation officials among seven. Aeroplanes from Nepali airlines companies are […]

Karnali Chief Minister blames NGOs for dependence

Surkhet, May 31 Karnali Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has called on European Union representatives to focus on development works based on Karnali’s necessities. Minister Shahi made the remark during a meeting with a delegation led by EU Ambassador to Nepal, Veronica Cody. Stating that nongovernmental organisations were making Karnali dependent externally through small scale […]

EU election observation report is interference in Nepal’s sovereignty: Gachhadar

Kathmandu, March 28 Nepali Congress leader Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar says the election observation report recently published by the European Union is an interference in the sovereignty of the country. The former deputy prime minister says any foreign country or organisation does not have right to comment on the country’s constitutional provisions. “The European Union does […]

Nepali airlines continue to be blocked from European sky

Kathmandu, December 3 The European Commission has decided to continue the bar imposed on aircraft operated by Nepali companies from flying in the European sky. The EU Air Safety List updated last week still lists Nepal as a state whose airlines are banned from EU skies “due to a lack of safety oversight by the […]