Nepal

Gurjar quota: Rajasthan government may seek legal guidance

The Cabinet subcommittee once again met on Tuesday and discussed the various issues related to the Gurjar reservation. Sources informed later that …

India News

Nepal's new law restricts press freedom: International journalists' body

Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) Nepals new Criminal Codes Act curtails freedom of expression and restricts press freedom, the International Federation of …

Freedom of the Press

'My mother nearly died': from Nepal quake horror to Asian Games

JAKARTA (AFP) -<p>Three years ago Sanjeep Lama was surviving on drainage water after rescuing his mother from beneath the rubble of their home which was flattened by Nepal's devastating earthquake.<p>This week he is proudly representing his country at the Asian Games in Jakarta, where he is part of the …

Asian Games

Nepal's new civil law: All your queries answered

In a conversation with <b>SBS Nepali,</b> Dr Chandra Kanta Gyawali explained how the new Nepali Civil Code will affect people living in Australia and other …

Australia

Balancing People and Energy in the Karnali Basin

The Karnali region of western Nepal has huge hydropower potential and significant development needs. But with a large number of proposed hydropower …

Water

Nepal: Concrete bridge swept by flood in Barhabise

Source: The Kathmandu PostCountry: Nepal<br>Aug 19, 2018-A concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar was swept away on Saturday. The …

Concrete

After earthquake, Olympics, Singh has Asian Games in context | FOX Sports

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Gaurika Singh was thrust into the international spotlight as the youngest athlete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where …

Asian Games

The Danger of Human Trafficking Is No Secret in Nepal. Why Is It Still So Common?

Thousands of women and girls from Nepal are trafficked into India each year, and many are forced into sex work. The government is well aware of the …

World News

Asian Games: Pauline Lopez dominates Nepal foe to assure bronze in taekwondo

Filipina taekwondo jin Pauline Lopez booked a semifinal ticket and a sure bronze medal after crushing Gyani Chunara of Nepal, 20-0, in the …

ABS-CBN

Quake survivor Singh puts Nepal on Asian swim map

JAKARTA (AFP) -<p>Having survived a killer earthquake and an embarrassing wardrobe glitch at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Nepali swimmer Gaurika Singh is not your typical 15-year-old.<p>The bubbly schoolgirl made waves as the youngest athlete at the Olympics but is happy to shed that tag and reveals that she …

Rio Olympics

Should Rising China-Nepal Military Ties Worry India?

There has been no shortage of references recently to the fact that China and Nepal are about to conduct a second round of joint military exercises, …

India

Pratima Sherpa: Meet Nepal's No. 1 female golfer

Pratima Sherpa, the top-ranked female golfer in Nepal, lives in a shed on one of the country's four golf courses in Kathmandu.

Golf

New civil code after 165 years and protesters demand death sentence for rapists - Last 7 days in Nepal

Protesters in Kathmandu demand death sentence for rapists on 18 August 2018. (RSS)<p>Nepal has officially replaced a 165 years old civil code, …

Protest

Chinese NGOs operating in Nepal offer key development model

A deal to let 30 Chinese NGOs work in Nepal has generated socio-political interest in the Himalayan nation. The entry of the Chinese organizations …

China

HC examining how much of Raje's yatra is on official or BJP's money

Is Vasundhara Raje's Suraj Gaurav Yatra official or party's and to what extent can the government spend on it? Rajasthan High Court is examining this …

India

Asian Games: Indonesia’s Rifqi beats Nepal’s Bajracharya in tennis

Indonesian tennis player Muhammad Rifqi Fitriadi crushed Nepal’s Samrakshyak Bhusan Bajracharya in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 at the Jakabaring tennis …

Indonesia

Atal ji realised that Nepal, India must progress together, says Nepalese minister Gyawali

Nepal sent its foreign minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to pay homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee after his death on Friday. Gyawali, …

India

Rajasthan: Downpour of relief at Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur

The recent floods in Kerala are quite evident of how water changes facets of life. While water has brought sorrows there, closer home in Rajasthan, …

National Parks

My Nepal Flying Adventure (Nepal Airlines MA-60 & Y-12)

Recently, I went to Nepal from Dubai for a flying adventure. There are many turboprops flying domestically inside Nepal, such as ATR, J-41, Let-410, …

Kathmandu

World Photography Day: How an exhibition unravels India's historical connection with Nepal

The photo, taken sometime in 1901, must have been a formal portrait of the royal household of Dev Shumsher Rana, soon after he became prime minister …

India News

CM Vasundhara Raje's Gaurav Yatra to resume from Jodhpur on August 24

The second phase of chief minister Vasundhara Raje's 'Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra' will start from Jodhpur division on August 24. The plan was proposed in …

India

Participation itself an achievement: Nepal sports council

Nepal National Sports Council (NSC) member secretary Keshab Kumar Bista said that participation in the mega events like Asian Games itself was an …

Asia

Nepal Foreign Minister to attend Vajpayee's funeral

Kathmandu, Aug 17 (IANS) Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali left for New Delhi on Friday to attend the funeral of former Indian Prime Minister …

India

Dust: Packing Dread

Kathmandu, Nepal | October 24, 2017 | 7:09 a.m.<p>Four people, two bikes, riding gear, camera bags and luggage--<i>all</i> of that had to fit within this car …

Mountain Biking

Bengaluru woman, bizman win global photography awards

A homemaker from Bengaluru has created a record of sorts by winning the gold medal in the recently-concluded FIAP (The International Federation of …

Nature Photography

Green Climate Fund Handbook for Nepal

Document Summary<p>To address the need for a greater understanding of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), its processes, requirements and criteria to access …

Climate

Bringing Manjushri Home

When Diana Reynolds Roome brought home a thangka of Manjushri from Nepal she wondered, “How could I bring this great bodhisattva into my humdrum …

Nepal

Nepal crime reform sparks press freedom concerns

KATHMANDU (AFP) -<p>Nepal introduced a new criminal code Friday that makes sharing confidential information a jailable offence, sparking concerns among journalists that the laws could be used to muzzle the press.<p>Media have warned that the Communist-led government, which has shown an increasing …

Satire

Vietnam defeat Nepal 2-0 to move on to the knock-out

Vietnam and Nepal got off to a slow start as both teams tried to establish dominance in midfield. After a 3-0 victory against Pakistan in the first …

Vietnam

2018 SAFF U-15 Women's Championship: India overcome Nepal to enter final

The Indian eves will look to make it one better from their runners-up finish in the previous edition of the championship<p>India U-15 women's national team beat Nepal 2-1 in their semi-final clash of the SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) U-15 Championship at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, …

India