India: 47 children killed by toxin in lychees

At least 47 children have died in the north-Indian state of Bihar in the past month – more than 100 are still receiving treatment at two hospitals, meaning the death toll could... Read more »

Indian PM Modi to be sworn in today, PM Oli to attend

Indian PM Narendra Modi is going to be sworn-in to the government at a big ceremony on Thursday evening at the Rashtrapati Bhawan along with BJP President Amit Shah and other elected... Read more »

PM Modi set to sweep to general election victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is set for a historic victory as India began counting on Thursday hundreds of millions of votes from its general election, according to data from the Election... Read more »

Number of trafficked women and children increasing

The number of women and children going illegally to India and the Gulf countries for work through the Nepal-India border in Banke district has been increasing every year. The growing stack of... Read more »

VisitNepal2020: Free Visa for SAARC Nationals; except Afghanis

The federal government has decided to exempt visa fee for travelers from South Asian Association for Regional Corporation (SAARC) countries as a part of the promotion groundwork for Visit Nepal year 2020.... Read more »
File Photo: Left: Indo-Burmese border at Moreh (Supplied); rescued Nepali women (Free Imphas Press)

23 Nepalese women rescued from Mizoram repatriated

At least 23 women, who were rescued from Mizoram, a northeastern state of India, a week ago while they were being trafficked to Iraq, Kyrgyzstan and gulf countries, returned to the country... Read more »

Cyclone Fani hits Indian coast, a million people evacuated

A powerful cyclone lashed coastal areas of eastern India on Friday with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200 kilometers per hour (124 mph), but there were no early reports of... Read more »

Nepal-India experts’ joint meet begins to discuss Pancheshwar project issues

Expert groups of Nepal and India have sat down again in Kathmandu to hold discussions on the implementation of the Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project (PMP). The third joint meeting that will run for... Read more »

Indian Air Force cross LOC, drop a payload – India claims ‘heavy damage’, Pakistan says ‘none’

“Early Tuesday morning, around 3:30 a.m. Indian Air Force crossed the LOC (Line of Control) and dropped a heavy payload (1000kg bombs) on terror camps at Balakot, a town in the Khyber... Read more »

India’s semi high-speed train breaks down a day after its launch

India’s first locally built semi high-speed train broke down early on Saturday on its way back to New Delhi from Varanasi in northern Uttar Pradesh, a day after its inauguration by Prime... Read more »