May 09, 2021 09:25 PM IST
The prime minister's fate will be decided by Monday's voting for which the ruling CPN-UML has issued a whip to all of its lawmakers, urging them to cast their votes in favour of the prime minister.
- May 09, 2021 09:31 AM IST
A group comprising Kami Rita and 11 other Sherpa guides are the first climbers to reach the Mount Everest summit this year and were fixing the ropes on the icy route so that hundreds of other climbers can scale the peak later this month.
- May 08, 2021 12:31 PM IST
Nepal's tourism industry suffered a devastating blow last year when the pandemic prompted a complete shutdown of its summits, costing millions in lost revenue.
- May 07, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Nepal has reported 8,970, cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally of infections to 3,68,580.
- May 06, 2021 02:07 PM IST
Nepal faces rising infections as India's outbreak spreads across South Asia. Nepal urgently needs at least 1.6 million AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine doses to administer second shots as the Himalayan country is recording a surge in new coronavirus cases.
- Apr 27, 2021 01:10 PM IST
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.
- Apr 26, 2021 03:35 PM IST
Nepal, which shares a long porous border with India, reported 3,032 new infections on Sunday, the highest daily surge recorded this year. It took the total caseload since the pandemic first struck Nepal to 300,119, and there have so far been 3,164 deaths, according to government data.
- Apr 23, 2021 11:45 AM IST
One hospital in Kathmandu confirmed it had taken in patients from Everest who had contracted coronavirus but could not give a number.
- Apr 20, 2021 08:27 PM IST
The 73-year-old former King and 70-year-old former Queen recently returned from India where they had taken a holy dip at Haridwar’s Har Ki Pauri during the Maha Kumbh — a religious congregation of Hindu seers and devotees, according to the Health Ministry.
- Apr 10, 2021 12:53 PM IST
Nepal has limited number of hospitals and health workers and services are out of reach of most people. Cataracts, which form a white film that cloud the eye’s natural lens, commonly occur in older people but also sometimes affect children or young adults. The condition first causes vision to blur or become foggy because the eye is unable to focus properly. As the cataract grows and matures, it can eventually block out all light. Exposure to harsh ultraviolet radiation, especially at high altitudes as in Nepal, is a major risk factor.
- Mar 24, 2021 07:42 PM IST
As consumption demand rises after a tough financial year, importers are desperate to visit China to stock up on new inventory. Their plans of transiting through a third nation to reach the Big Dragon and India's unique travel restrictions continue to hit a wall. Moneycontrol discovers the long list of hurdles impeding travel - tough vaccination rules in most countries, low availability or lack of approval for Chinese vaccines and the high cost of insurance
- Mar 20, 2021 11:35 AM IST
The Bahraini climbers’ team promised 2,000 vaccine doses for villagers and Nepal assumed the doses would be of AstraZeneca’s while the visitors landed with Sinopharm’s offering in tow.
- Mar 14, 2021 10:33 PM IST
The Central Committee meeting of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) on Sunday asked Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and Energy Minister Top Bahadur Rayamajhi to resign en masse for breaching party discipline
- Mar 08, 2021 10:47 PM IST
In a report released Monday, the U.N. Children’s Fund predicted that an additional 10 million girls this decade will be at risk of child marriage, defined as a union before the age of 18.
- Feb 23, 2021 07:49 PM IST
The order will cause political trouble for Oli since he will not have a majority of votes in a reinstated Parliament.
- Feb 17, 2021 07:39 AM IST
During a party event earlier this week, Tripura CM Biplab Deb had reportedly claimed -- citing a previous conversation -- that Union Home Minister Amit Shah had plans to set up BJP governments in Nepal and Sri Lanka.
- Feb 15, 2021 12:35 PM IST
The SuperSquad Edition will comprise three new offerings — Invincible Red, Stealth Black, and Combat Blue — inspired by Iron Man, Black Panther, and Captain America respectively, it added.
- Feb 15, 2021 07:40 AM IST
Tripura CM Biplab Deb reportedly quoted former BJP national president Amit Shah as having spoken about an "overseas" expansion after winning in all state elections in India.
- Feb 11, 2021 04:50 PM IST
Following the investigation on the fake climb, the ministry in Nepal has issued an order imposing six-year retrospective bans, starting 2016 on Yadav and Rani.
- Feb 04, 2021 04:23 PM IST
Authorities stepped up security across the Himalayan nation, but there were no reports of violence. Police detained 75 supporters of the party faction who were blocking roads to enforce the strike.
- Feb 02, 2021 08:15 PM IST
Netizens, while reacting to Subramanian Swamy's post, questioned the use of religion while criticising the government. They also accused the former Union minister of spreading factually inaccurate information.
- Jan 27, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Tens of thousands of Nepal's frontline health workers are set to receive India's AstraZeneca vaccine, caretaker Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli said as the drive began.
- Jan 24, 2021 08:46 PM IST
The Prachanda-led faction on Monday dropped a letter at the Prime Minister's residence in Baluwatar.
- Jan 19, 2021 07:24 PM IST
MEA said India will supply COVID-19 vaccines to partner countries over the coming weeks and months in a phased manner keeping in view the domestic requirements.