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Civil-military relations transform in Nepal’s Chitwan Park

An ambitious management plan for the buffer zone around Nepal’s most famous national park has resulted in transformed relations between the locals, the Army, and the administration. Fifteen years ago, when the Nepal Army patrolled in and around the Chitwan National Park, the villagers of Bankatta in Madi municipality were filled with fear. According to […]

Oli govt prepares to setup military wing ‘similar to Pakistan’s ISI’

Kathmandu, January 7 The KP Sharma Oli government is giving final touches to a bill that envisions the formation of a ‘secret service’ within the Nepali Army to operate in a manner similar to that of the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency and Pakistan’s Inter-services Intelligence. According to sources, the new service will be allowed […]

Nepal Army announces nine programmes to promote Visit Nepal Year 2020

Kathmandu, December 9 The Nepal Army has announced that it will organise nine programmes to promote the government’s ambitious Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign. The government is launching the year-long campaign on January 1, 2020, with a target of bringing in at least two million foreign tourists in the year. Hence, the national military organisation […]

Nepal Army soldiers win gold medal in British military exercise

Kathmandu, October 16 The Nepal Army have won a gold medal in a British military exercise. Soldiers from 34 countries had participated in the Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2019. The team led by lieutenant colonel Asim Dev Gurung return home with the gold medal recently. They had gone to the United Kingdom on September 23. Nepal […]

Sindhupalchok: Army-built temporary shelters for earthquake survivors not in use

Kathmandu, September 23 Temporary shelters in Sindupalchok built by Nepal Army after the 2015 earthquake has been left to ruin for a long time. Shelters built in Thakni, Haibung and Bhote Chaur of Melamchi Municipality have been left uninhabited for a while now. Sub-engineer of the project, Dhanijhar Chaudhary, says that the shelters built for […]

Nepal Army hikes UN peacekeepers’ allowance

Kathmandu, September 17 The Nepal Army has decided to increase the allowance being provided to its staff mobilised in the United Nations peacekeeping missions by USD 85 a month. The decision will come into effect from October. So far, a Nepal Army soldier in the peacekeeping mission is getting USD 1,029 a month. From October, […]