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Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Nepal

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Nepal

🕔07:17, 7.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred just before midnight in mid-hills region, 36 kms west of Baglung in Nepal on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at 11:59 IST at a depth of 15 km, National Centre for

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India has offered Bangladesh use of inland waterways system up to Varanasi

India has offered Bangladesh use of inland waterways system up to Varanasi

🕔17:48, 1.Jan 2022

Dhaka, Jan 1 (IANS) The High Commissioner of India in Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami has said that India has offered the use of its inland waterways system up to Varanasi, which can help in trade using the India-Nepal connectivity. India is already

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Nepal suspends issuing visas to African visitors

Nepal suspends issuing visas to African visitors

🕔16:17, 30.Nov 2021

Kathmandu, Nov 30 (IANS) Nepal on Monday suspended issuing visas to visitors from African nations after emergence of new Covid variant Omicron, believed to be lethal than existing ones. Nepal’ Ministry of Home Affairs has directed the Department of Immigration, Tribhuvan

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Nepal, India to recognise Covid vax certification

Nepal, India to recognise Covid vax certification

🕔20:54, 23.Nov 2021

Kathmandu, Nov 23 (IANS) Nepal and India on Tuesday agreed to recognise Covid-19 vaccine certification. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in this regard by India’s Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra and the Himalayan nation’s Health Secretary Roshan Pokharel

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Nepal issues e-passports for 1st time

Nepal issues e-passports for 1st time

🕔07:14, 18.Nov 2021

Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) Nepal has started issuing e-passports for the first time. Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka inaugurated the e-passport personalization center at the Department of Passport and handed over the country’s first-ever e-passport to Satya Mohan Joshi, a 102-year-old historian,

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Pashupatinath to Kashi Vishwanath motorcycle rally flagged off in Kathmandu

Pashupatinath to Kashi Vishwanath motorcycle rally flagged off in Kathmandu

🕔21:11, 11.Nov 2021

Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) A motorcycle rally from Pashupatinath to Kashi Vishwanath was jointly flagged off on Thursday by Nepal’s Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale and Ambassador of India Vinay Mohan Kwatra. Nearly 50 Indian and

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Nepal seeks additional air routes, Covid vax, fertilizer from India

Nepal seeks additional air routes, Covid vax, fertilizer from India

🕔21:19, 3.Nov 2021

Kathmandu, Nov 3 (IANS) Nepal has sought additional four air entry points with India, a supply of Covid vaccines and imports of chemical fertilizer. This request was made during a meeting between Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian

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Nepal to sell surplus electricity to India

Nepal to sell surplus electricity to India

🕔12:29, 3.Nov 2021

Kathmandu, Nov 3 (IANS) Nepal will sell electricity to India at a time when the Himalayan country boasts surplus power, the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation said. The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has received approval from Indian authorities to

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Nepal cuts tariffs to promote more use of surplus power

Nepal cuts tariffs to promote more use of surplus power

🕔16:25, 28.Oct 2021

Kathmandu, Oct 28 (IANS) Nepali authorities are encouraging consumption of more power by cutting electricity tariff by 2.84 per cent on average, as the South Asian country is generating a surplus of hydropower. The Electricity Regulatory Commission has waived energy charges

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First private train cargo arrives in Nepal from India

First private train cargo arrives in Nepal from India

🕔08:26, 16.Sep 2021

Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) Two months after the revision of the Nepal-India Railway Service Agreement, a private sector cargo train arrived in Nepal from India on Wednesday for the first time. This was possible after the revision of the railway service

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UAE to lift travel ban on vaccinated residents from India from Sep 12

UAE to lift travel ban on vaccinated residents from India from Sep 12

🕔08:30, 11.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 11  The United Arab Emirates will allow vaccinated residents with valid visas, who were on the travel ban list, from countries like India to return starting from September 12, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority

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Nepal, India agree to construct 400-KV cross border transmission line

Nepal, India agree to construct 400-KV cross border transmission line

🕔17:26, 10.Sep 2021

Kathmandu, Sep 10  In a major boost for bilateral power trade, Nepal and India have signed an investment agreement for the construction of the second Butwal-Gorakhpur 400 KV cross-border transmission line. A joint venture and shareholder agreement has been signed

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Nepal allows foreign investors to register companies

Nepal allows foreign investors to register companies

🕔11:24, 16.Aug 2021

Kathmandu, Aug 16  Foreign investors can register investment companies in Nepal but under certain strict conditions as per the new rules introduced by the Himalayan nation’s government. Foreigners who want to register an investment company in Nepal can bring foreign

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Nepal PM Deuba wins vote of confidence in Parliament

Nepal PM Deuba wins vote of confidence in Parliament

🕔13:26, 19.Jul 2021

Kathmandu, July 19  Nepal’s new Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday won the vote of confidence in Parliament on Sunday. House Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota read out the results of the vote, in which Deuba received 165 votes while

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Nepal, India revise Railway Service Agreement

Nepal, India revise Railway Service Agreement

🕔11:41, 5.Jul 2021

Kathmandu, July 5  In a major boost to the Nepal-India bilateral ties, the two neighbouring countries have revised the Railway Service Agreement on June 30, according to a media report. According to the revised text of the Letter of Exchange,

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Nepal introduces digital visa system

Nepal introduces digital visa system

🕔07:30, 29.Jun 2021

Kathmandu, June 29  Nepal on Monday launched a digital visa system to replace its 45-year-old hand-written visa regime. Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bishnu Prasad Paudel inaugurated the new system under which visas are produced digitally from the integrated

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ADB, UNICEF join forces to supply medical equipment to Nepal

ADB, UNICEF join forces to supply medical equipment to Nepal

🕔19:40, 27.Feb 2021

Kathmandu [Nepal], February 27 – Asian Development Bank (ADB) in partnership with UNICEF has provided critically needed medical supplies for healthcare staff and others who are on the frontline of Covid-19 response efforts in Nepal. These supplies were procured by

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India offers disaster relief training, capacity building to Nepal

India offers disaster relief training, capacity building to Nepal

🕔12:09, 18.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 18  India is ready to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training and capacity building to Nepal as both countries make attempts to improve strained bilateral relations. The decision on providing assistance and training was taken during

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Nepal to kickstart overseas participation on Indian power exchanges

Nepal to kickstart overseas participation on Indian power exchanges

🕔04:16, 21.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 21  Indian power exchanges may soon host buyers and sellers from neighbouring countries as India looks to operationalise cross-border sale and purchase of electricity for which regulations were finalised last year. As per the plan, power producers

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ICICI Bank sets up presence in Nepal

ICICI Bank sets up presence in Nepal

🕔17:51, 3.Dec 2020

Mumbai, Dec 3  Lending major ICICI Bank on Thursday launched its operations in Nepal, via a representative office, to become the first Indian private sector bank to set up its presence in the country. The bank opened a representative office

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