20 Jan 2015
Kathmandu: A Maoists-led 19-party alliance on Tuesday enforced a general strike in Nepal against Constitution-drafting through voting and demanded forging of consensus guaranteeing ethnicity-based identity, paralysing life across the country.
23 Feb 2015
Panaji: Senior Goa BJP leader Michael Lobo sat on a day-long hunger strike on Monday demanding shutting down of all dance bars in the Calangute-Baga beach belt.
19 Feb 2015
Kathmandu: Nepalese officials said on Wednesday they are changing the route that climbers take up to Mount Everest after an avalanche killed 16 guides last year, the deadliest accident in the mountain's history.
23 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Employee unions of public sector banks on Monday withdrew their strike call following an agreement with the management on 15 percent wage hike.
18 Feb 2015
New Delhi: In a unique initiative, border guarding force SSB has replaced its gun-toting troops with a 'smiling' non-combatised personnel team to interact and frisk people who cross-over to India from the international borders of Nepal and Bhutan.
09 Feb 2015
Kathmandu: The 30-party opposition alliance in Nepal led by the UCPN-Maoist on Monday rejected Prime Minister Sushil Koirala's call for a dialogue to resolve the political stalemate over the Constitution-drafting process, stating that it "did not carry the spirit of change".
31 Jan 2015
Kathmandu: Nepal government will soon convert the government-controlled electronic media into a public broadcasting service by merging Nepal Television and Radio Nepal.
11 Feb 2015
New Delhi: After grand success in India with their latest offering Zest Compact sedan, Tata Motors took this model to the neighbouring country Nepal. The car has already been launched in Nepal. Its price has been decided at 24.5 lakhs in Nepali currency.
22 Jan 2015
Kathmandu: Disruptions and chaos prevailed in Nepal's Constituent Assembly on Thursday with warring political parties not budging from their positions on contentious issues of Constitution drafting as failure in meeting tonight's deadline for framing the document seemed inevitable.
09 Feb 2015
Kabul: The top recruiter for the Islamic State group in Afghanistan was killed by a drone strike on Monday along with at least four other militants, local officials said, marking the first such attack on the extremist group in a volatile country where it has a small but growing following.