Nepal PM Oli sparks speculation by keeping defence ministry with himself in Cabinet reshuffle

Oli’s move to relieve Pokharel from the defence ministry and retain the portfolio with himself has sparked speculation in the Nepalese political spectrum and the media.

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Nepal PM Oli continues to hold meetings despite his close aides testing positive for Covid

Oli has pre-existing health conditions. He has undergone two kidney transplants and he frequently gets hospitalised for cough and fever.

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As hospitals are full, Nepal asks only serious patients to visit hospitals

As COVID-19 cases in the Himalayan nation continue to rise, in recent weeks, taking the total number of active cases beyond the 25,000 mark, the Health Ministry asked people to seek medical care…

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Nepal Prime Minister's advisers test positive for COVID-19

Oli has previously tested negative, but had yet to take a test after his associates tested positive

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Nepal banks and companies helping China, Iran skirt US sanctions: FinCEN Files

According to 'FinCEN Files', between December 2006 and March 2017, 9 banks, 10 companies and various individuals in Nepal were found to have transacted (sent/received) suspicious funds in the name…

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Nepal earthquake: 5.4 magnitude quake jolts Kathmandu

There are no reports of damage or injuries at the time of writing.

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Nepal to resume domestic flight operations from September 21

Nepal reported 1,170 new coronavirus cases till Monday, taking the national tally to 55,329.

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Why Nepalis are writing #StopDemocidePMOli on social media

Nepali social media users are using the word ‘democide’, coined by the American political scientist RJ Rummel, to vent their anger against the Oli administration's poor response to the pandemic…

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Coronavirus infection in Nepal enters 'community transmission' phase

With newly reported cases, Nepal's COVID-19 count on Tuesday reached 40,529.

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Nepal lifts virus ban for Bahrain royal climbing expedition

Nepal is making a royal exception to its coronavirus ban on foreign arrivals

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Nepal ruling party's Standing Committee meeting postponed

A source close to the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) said the decision to stay in home isolation was taken as a precautionary measure as the staffer had recently attended a CCMC meeting in…

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Nepal govt's links with China affecting its autonomy, ability to take independent decisions: Report

The report details about how Nepal's foreign policy has veered towards pushing the interests of Beijing

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Nepal to resume international flights from September 1 to bring back stranded nationals

The move comes six month after the Nepal government had suspended its international air services to contain the spread of the coronavirus that has so far infected over 31,000 people in the country…

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Kathmandu: Prohibitory orders imposed for a week amid spike in coronavirus cases

With the issuance of restrictive orders, people will be barred from coming out of their houses except for emergency works.

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Exclusive: Nepal and China to jointly announce Mount Everest's new height

Amid heightened scrutiny against China, the development is bound to face international criticism.

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