If you live in Nepal, a quick survey of friends and family will quickly prove how rapidly Covid-19 infection rates have spiked.
China cancels Everest climbs over fears of virus from Nepal
China has cancelled attempts to climb Mount Everest from its side of the world’s highest peak because of fears of importing COVID-19 cases from neighbouring Nepal, state media reported.
Bangladesh stands by Nepal in its Covid-19 crisis
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque on Tuesday handed over medicines and health protection items to the Nepalese Ambassador in Dhaka Dr Banshidhor Mishra.
Bangladesh’s hopes shattered as Nepal clinch Tri-Nation Cup title
DHAKA – Bangladesh’s hopes of winning the Tri-Nation Cup title shattered after losing a 1-2 goal to host Nepal in the final match held today at Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu. Many expected the footballers will bring trophy from Nepal for…
Bangladesh meet Nepal in Tri-Nation Cup final tomorrow
DHAKA – Bangladesh take on host Nepal in the final match of Tri-Nation Cup scheduled to be held tomorrow (Monday) at Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu. The match kicks off at 5.30 pm (NST). The Jamal Bhuyan and Co. played an…
PM Hasina wants PTA with Nepal for mutual benefits
Dhaka, Mar 22: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday laid emphasis on signing Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between Bangladesh and Nepal for their mutual benefits.
China, Nepal announce new height of Mount Qomolangma
The new height of Mount Qomolangma, the world’s highest peak, is 8,848.86 meters, according to a joint announcement by China and Nepal on Tuesday.
COVID-19: Bangladesh, China, Nepal, Lanka, Pak to coordinate
Xinhua/UNB, Nov. 14 – Bangladesh, China, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have vowed to strengthen information sharing and coordination of policies and actions to cope with the impact of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nepal Is a Model for Vulture Conservation
By Karun Dewan NAWALPARASI, Lumbiniī, Nepal, Oct 2 2020 (IPS) – Vultures get a lot of bad press. Unlike other birds which are praised for their melodious song or bright plumage, vultures have been traditionally reviled for feeding greedily on…
Nepal Welcomes Qatar Labour Reform
By Upasana Khadka KATHMANDU, Aug 31 2020 (IPS) – Even as Nepali workers stranded overseas face confusion and uncertainty during the Covid-19 crisis, labour reforms in Qatar – including an increase in the minimum wage announced in Doha on Sunday…
Nepal ends 4-month lockdown after drop in Covid-19 cases
Xinhua/UNB, July 23 – The government of Nepal has decided to formally end the nearly four-month lockdown imposed on March 24 to prevent transmission of Covid-19, said a senior cabinet minister.
Floods and landslides lash Nepal, scores dead
Thousands of people in western Nepal have been displaced by heavy rains, flash floods and landslides. The floods have also put Indian authorities in the state of Bihar on high alert.
Nepal confirms first COVID-19 death
The Nepali government on Saturday confirmed the first death from the COVID-19.
Nepal SC asks govt to bring back migrants stranded abroad
Ram Kumar Kamat, The Himalay Times Kathmandu, April 16 – The Supreme Court today issued an interim order to the government asking it to take care of the health needs of Nepali migrant workers living in foreign countries and to…
Nepal to use Saidpur Airport; greater trade expected
Bangladesh has agreed to allow Nepal to use its Saidpur Airport as part of strengthening trade and connectivity between the two countries.
Nepal rescuers search for 7 as avalanche hits hiking trail
Kathmandu, AP/UNB, Jan 21 – Special Nepalese army and government rescue personnel continued searching Monday for four South Korean trekkers and their three Nepali guides missing since an avalanche swept across popular mountain trekking route.
Nepal rescuers search for 7 after avalanche hit hiking trail
Special army and government rescue personnel were searching again on Monday for four South Korean trekkers and their three Nepali guides lost since an avalanche swept a popular trekking route in Nepal’s mountains.
Bangladesh beat hosts Nepal in opener
Dhaka – Bangladesh Men’s Basketball team started their 13th South Asian Games Basketball mission beating hosts Nepal by 67-61 points in the opening match at the Tripureshwor Cover Hall in Kathmandu on Thursday. Bangladesh will play their 2nd match against…
BD Women’s concede 0-3 defeat against Nepal in opener
Dhaka – Bangladesh Women’s Volleyball team made a frustrating start in the 13th South Asian (SA) Games after conceding straight 0-3 sets defeat against hosts Nepal in the opening match at NSC Tripureshwor Covered Hall in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Both…
Bangladesh Badminton team to fly for Nepal on Tuesday
Dhaka – A 10-member Bangladesh Badminton team including eight shuttlers and two officials will fly for Nepal Tuesday morning to participate in the first Yonex Sunrise Nepal International Challenge’2019 The competition will be held from November 13 to 17 at…
Trade thru Himalayas benefits Nepal farmers, China herdsmen
The weeds, cornstalk and rice hulls that Nepali farmers once burned as waste can be exported to earn cash. The farmers had previously wondered how their waste can be exchanged for wealth, and later found an answer through cooperation across…
Xi becomes 1st Chinese president in 2 decades to visit Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 12 (AP/UNB) — Xi Jinping on Saturday became the first Chinese president in more than two decades to visit Nepal, where he is expected to sign agreements on several infrastructure projects.
SAFF U-18: Bangladesh to fly for Nepal on Wednesday
Dhaka -Bangladesh U-18 Football team will fly for Nepal on Wednesday morning to participate in the SAFF Under-18 Championship 2019 at the APF Stadium in Kathmandu of Nepal.
Nepal festival season starts with goddess, dance
Kathmandu, Sep 14 (AP/UNB) — Devotees pulled a girl believed to be a living goddess, Kumari, around Nepal’s capital on a wooden chariot as tens of thousands of people lined the streets to get a glimpse and receive a blessing.
Floods: 5mn children among 12mn hit in BD, India, Nepal
It scaling up emergency response to support affected children, families Dhaka, July 19 – Heavy rainfall, flooding and landslides across three countries in South Asia – Bangladesh, India and Nepal – have killed at least 93 children, and put the…
Nepal Police and community tackle violence against women
• Police and Community Partnership in Nepal Tackling Violence Against Women • According to a survey by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 61% of women who face domestic abuse in Nepal never report it. • Reporting cases of gender-based…
India, Nepal to ink agreement for biodiversity conservation
India and Nepal are all set to ink an agreement to cooperate on biodiversity conservation, including transboundary landscape management and focus on conservation of species like tigers, elephants and rhinos. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is expected to be signed…
Nepal has joined the civilized world
Where there’s corporal punishment there’s ALWAYS the possibility of serious or mental injury. And parents, who think it won’t happen to their child, are living with their head in the sand or are complete fools