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‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ campaign launched

The President of Nepal, Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday, 1st January 2, 2020, launched an ambitious campaign named  ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ to promote tourism in Nepal. The campaign aims to attract more than 2 million tourists in Nepal during the year 2020. The President of Nepal inaugurated the campaign by lighting up the Flame ..

Nepal to hold SAARC Foreign Ministers’ informal meet

Nepal is planning to hold SAARC Foreign Ministers’ informal meet on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in September 2019. The 18th SAARC summit was held in Kathmandu in 2014 and Pakistan was to host the next summit in 2016. But, the summit was cancelled after India boycotted the meeting, in ..

Nepal, thousands of people came onto roads in capital Kathmandu against controversial “Guthi Bill”

In Nepal, thousands of people came onto roads in capital Kathmandu against controversial “Guthi Bill” on 19th June 2019. The local residents of Kathmandu valley, especially ethnic Newar community members are protesting against the controversial bill, claiming that the bill had provisions in favour of land mafias and could be a threat to the centuries-old ..

Bandana sets a new Guinness World Record on ‘Longest Dancing Marathon by an Individual’

A Nepali teenager, Bandana Nepal (18) has set a new Guinness World Record on ‘Longest Dancing Marathon by an Individual’ by dancing continuously for 126 hours (over 5 days). She received the official confirmation from the Guinness Records on 3rd May 2019. Bandana set the record by doing a solo dance on Nepali music for ..

Around 27 people killed as Rainstorm hits Nepal

Around 27 people have been killed and 400 others injured by the massive rainstorm that has hit several places in Southern Nepal. The storm has given devastating effects like flipping vehicles and toppling trees and electricity poles. The rainstorm swept through villages in Bara and Parsa districts leading to 26 deaths in Bara which is ..

Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave to be held in Kathmandu

The Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave will be held in Kathmandu from 15th to 16th May, 2019. The event primarily focuses on building the relations between India and Nepal through entrepreneurship development. The conclave is organised by Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FNCCI) in association with Embassy of India and Franchise ..

Shashank Shekhar wins 10 km race of Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Open Marathon and Run for Fun held in Kathmandu

India’s Shashank Shekhar has won the 10 kilometre race of Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Open Marathon and Run for Fun held in Kathmandu. Shekhar of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Contingent at Embassy of India in Kathmandu secured first position. RD Murgan also from CISF got third place. A total nine CISF personnel ..

Festival of India started in Nepal

In Nepal, a month-long ‘Festival of India’ has started in Kathmandu to familiarize the new generation of the country about the similarities between the two countries. The festival, organised by the Indian Embassy and Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, is being held in Kathmandu and other major cities of Nepal from February 19th to March 21st.