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  • Weekly flights between Kathmandu and New Delhi increased from 2 to 6: Report Jul 19, 2021 03:18 PM IST

    Weekly flights between Kathmandu and New Delhi increased from 2 to 6: Report

    Currently, the services remain capped due to an air bubble arrangement between Nepal and India that allows one weekly flight in either direction amidst the travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Nepal requests India to fast-track shipment of 10 lakh Covishield doses already paid for Apr 27, 2021 01:10 PM IST

    Nepal requests India to fast-track shipment of 10 lakh Covishield doses already paid for

    As a deadly second wave of COVID-19 continues, Nepal has also requested ventilators, oxygen cylinders and medical supplies from India. Though Nepal has approved a Chinese vaccine, it is not recognised by the WHO and there are concerns over its safety and efficacy.

  • A Chinese elephant in the India-Nepal room May 27, 2020 02:05 PM IST

    A Chinese elephant in the India-Nepal room

    To keep Nepal on its side is in India’s interests, especially in the face of a rising Chinese presence in South Asia. This presence is not just economic and military, but increasingly involves strong political commitment

  • Vistara launches flights to Kathmandu, starting February 11 Jan 14, 2020 11:12 AM IST

    Vistara launches flights to Kathmandu, starting February 11

    The airline will operate daily flights between Delhi and Kathmandu from February 11, the bookings for which open Tuesday, it said.

  • India says to help Nepal build rail link to Kathmandu Sep 01, 2018 12:20 PM IST

    India says to help Nepal build rail link to Kathmandu

    India's Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd will conduct a preliminary engineering and traffic survey for the rail line, India's embassy in Nepal said in a statement.

  • China, Nepal to build Tibet-Kathmandu railway link Jun 22, 2018 08:55 PM IST

    China, Nepal to build Tibet-Kathmandu railway link

    The new railway line will connect the Gyirong trading port in the city of Xigaze in Tibet with the Nepali capital Kathmandu, Vice-Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou was quoted as saying by the China Daily, after the two meetings.

  • India to build strategic railway link between Kathmandu and Raxaul in Bihar Apr 07, 2018 07:20 PM IST

    India to build strategic railway link between Kathmandu and Raxaul in Bihar

    The announcement was made today after delegation-level talks between Indian and Nepalese officials chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli, who is on a three-day visit.

  • Kathmandu plane crash: 50 reportedly killed, several others injured Mar 12, 2018 06:54 PM IST

    Kathmandu plane crash: 50 reportedly killed, several others injured

    According to reports, the aircraft crashed while descending at the airport in the Nepali capital.

  • India to export additional 145 MW electricity to Nepal Mar 31, 2017 09:08 AM IST

    India to export additional 145 MW electricity to Nepal

    "Export of power to Nepal is expected to increase by around 145 MW shortly through two 132 kV transmission lines," Indian Embassy said in a statement.

  • Nepal to organise international investment summit on March 2-3 Feb 26, 2017 06:08 PM IST

    Nepal to organise international investment summit on March 2-3

    A number of Indian and Chinese companies will participate in an international summit in Nepal next week that aims to position the landlocked country as an attractive investment hub.

  • India keen on rail link connecting Kathmandu to Delhi, Kolkata Feb 21, 2017 08:30 AM IST

    India keen on rail link connecting Kathmandu to Delhi, Kolkata

    Noting that infrastructure was a prerequisite for attaining higher economic growth, Prabhu called the Nepal government and private sector to ramp up investment in construction of physical infrastructure.

  • Nepal plane crash kills all 23 aboard, police say Feb 24, 2016 03:04 PM IST

    Nepal plane crash kills all 23 aboard, police say

    The Twin Otter aircraft, operated by private Tara Air, was on a flight from Pokhara, 125 km (80 miles) west of the capital, Kathmandu, to Jomsom when it lost contact with the control tower.

  • Pradhan to sign MoU for oil pipeline with Nepal Aug 23, 2015 04:13 PM IST

    Pradhan to sign MoU for oil pipeline with Nepal

    Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is visiting Kathmandu this week for signing of an agreement to lay an oil pipeline from Raxaul in Bihar to Amlekhgunj in Nepal to supply petrol, diesel and ATF to the land-locked Himalayan Kingdom.

  • Nepal wants Indian cos to set up shop, help rebuild country Jun 12, 2015 04:56 PM IST

    Nepal wants Indian cos to set up shop, help rebuild country

    Nepal on Friday called upon Indian businesses to set up units in the Himalayan nation and produce goods to be sold in China, which offers a huge market.

  • Cabinet nod to motor pact among 4 SAARC nations Jun 10, 2015 04:37 PM IST

    Cabinet nod to motor pact among 4 SAARC nations

    Following the nod, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will visit Bhutan where the pact is scheduled to be signed by transport ministers of the participating nations.

  • 68 dead as 7.4 magnitude aftershock jolts earthquake: Nepal May 13, 2015 07:49 AM IST

    68 dead as 7.4 magnitude aftershock jolts earthquake: Nepal

    A 7.3 magnitude earthquake killed at least 68 people and spread panic in Nepal on Tuesday, bringing down buildings already weakened by a devastating tremor less than three weeks ago and unleashing landslides in Himalayan valleys near Mount Everest.

  • Another strong earthquake hits Nepal, close to Everest May 12, 2015 01:37 PM IST

    Another strong earthquake hits Nepal, close to Everest

    Shockwaves were felt across northern India and as far away as the capital New Delhi, where buildings swayed for more than a minute and people scurried into the streets.

  • Air India slashes fare to earthquake-hit Kathmandu Apr 27, 2015 10:47 AM IST

    Air India slashes fare to earthquake-hit Kathmandu

    This has been done for the benefit of the Indians who have been stranded in Nepal following earthquakes since Saturday.

  • SpiceJet to add two more weekly flights on Ahd-Muscat route Apr 15, 2015 09:33 PM IST

    SpiceJet to add two more weekly flights on Ahd-Muscat route

    The addition of new services would take the total number of flights operated by the airline on the sector to five flights per week.

  • Modi returns home, says "Thank You, Kathmandu" Nov 28, 2014 09:46 AM IST

    Modi returns home, says "Thank You, Kathmandu"

    Yesterday, Modi had delivered his maiden address at the SAARC Summit and announced a number of measures, including issuance of 3-5 years business visa and immediate medical visa for patients coming to India for treatment.

  • Developing relations with neighbours key priority: Modi Nov 25, 2014 09:33 AM IST

    Developing relations with neighbours key priority: Modi

    Leaders from eight South Asian countries will attend the two-day event which will begin on Wednesday.

  • Nepal's tourism & hospitality sector: Review Aug 21, 2014 03:12 PM IST

    Nepal's tourism & hospitality sector: Review

    Though Nepal is nestled between India and China, it shares few of the drivers that propel two of the most thriving and talked-about economies of the world.

  • Nepal bus accident: 36 pilgrims, mostly Indians, killed Jul 15, 2012 07:25 PM IST

    Nepal bus accident: 36 pilgrims, mostly Indians, killed

    At least 36 pilgrims, mostly Indians, were killed on Sunday when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and plunged into the Gandak Canal in southern Nepal.

  • At least 20 dead in Nepal flood, 44 missing May 07, 2012 05:32 PM IST

    At least 20 dead in Nepal flood, 44 missing

    Rescuers dug through mud and debris on Monday searching for bodies after a flashflood swept through west Nepal killing at least 20 people and leaving dozens missing.

  • Nepal Maoists end control over fighters, boost to peace Jan 22, 2011 05:20 PM IST

    Nepal Maoists end control over fighters, boost to peace

    Nepal's Maoist former rebels put thousands of their ex-fighters under government control on Saturday, in a move expected to boost a peace process that ended 10 years of civil war.

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