Tag Archives: Nepal

  • Rights groups accuse Nepal PM of harassing watchdog

    Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the International Commission of Jurists accused the government of failing to respect the independence of Nepal's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). ...

  • China to look at free trade, rail deal with Nepal

    China agreed on Monday to consider building a railway into Nepal and to start a feasibility study for a free trade agreement with the impoverished, landlocked country. ...

  • China to supply petroleum products to landlocked Nepal

    China has agreed to supply petroleum products to Nepal, a landlocked and impoverished country which has been trying to lessen its dependence on India, its large neighbour to the south. ...

  • Nepal, China to sign trade treaty, fuel agreement

    The Madhesi agitation over Nepal's new Constitution and the trade blockade with India that ended last month caused a severe shortage of petroleum products in the landlocked nation. ...

  • India, Nepal prime ministers meet to repair ties

    India Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nepal's new premier KP Sharma Oli in New Delhi, pledging to work together to mend ties strained by a months-long border blockade. ...

  • Madhesis call off blockade protest against new Nepal constitution

    Nepal's Madhesis called off their nearly five-month long blockade at the India-Nepal border, bringing relief to the country suffering severe shortages due to the protests. ...

  • Quake fault straining underneath Kathmandu: study

    A massive underground fault line which ruptured last year, causing a killer earthquake in Nepal, is still under tremendous strain underneath Kathmandu. ...

  • Nepal to amend Constitution to satisfy Madhesis; India welcomes move

    After resisting for months, Nepal's K P Sharma Oli government on Sunday finally decided to make significant amendments to the new constitution to accommodate Madhesi demands. ...

  • Nepal’s fuel crisis will push almost a million people into poverty

    At borders with India, demonstrators have blocked trucks carrying everything from petrol to medicines from entering Nepal, still reeling from two deadly earthquakes. ...

  • 100,000 Bhutan refugees move to West from Nepal: UN

    Some 100,000 Bhutanese refugees have been resettled in Western countries from camps in Nepal where they have been living for two decades after being forced out of their homeland, the UN said Thursday. ...