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Prohibitory orders in Kathmandu Valley extended till June 14

2 Jun 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

The ongoing prohibitory orders in the Kathmandu Valley have been extended for another 12 more days amid the fears of the novel coronavirus disease.  The restriction orders, which were first put in place on April 29, will now continue until Read More
Nepal’s sky reopens for limited international flights

2 Jun 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Nepal's sky has been opened for flights from China, Qatar and Turkey starting the second week of June. According to the decision made by the government, Qatar airways make two flights on Monday, Turkish Airline will make one flight on Read More
Hats Off!!! President Bhandari’s ‘Vaccine Diplomacy’

31 May 2021 Arun Ranjit

As COVID-19 continues to rage throughout the world, first there was “mask diplomacy” and now there’s “vaccine diplomacy.” Vaccine diplomacy is a hot topic which pairs well with pre-existing narratives about the region as a geopolitical battlefield. Returning to the Read More
Nepal permits limited passenger flights to and from China, Qatar, Turkey

28 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

During the country under the lockdown all the movements have been halted since almost a month. But some chartered flights are being permitted by the government. However, those chartered flights are said to be charging exorbitant fares. Thus, taking into Read More
Prohibitory orders in Kathmandu Valley extended for a week more

25 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The ongoing prohibitory orders in three districts of the Kathmandu Valley have been extended by one more week.  A meeting of the Chief District Officers (CDOs) of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur decided Tuesday to extend a week-long ban that is Read More
Nepal, Gambia start diplomatic ties

25 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Nepal and Gambia have established diplomatic relations. An agreement on establishing diplomatic relations between the two nations was signed on Monday by Permanent Resident Representative of Nepal to the United Nations Amrit Bahadur Rai and Permanent Resident Representative of Gambia Read More
Nepal’s Parliament dissolved, new polls in November

22 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

President Bidya Devi Bhandari dissolved the House of Representatives, the lower house of the federal parliament, in the wee hours on Saturday. Issuing a statement at 1:49 AM by the Office of the President, the head of the state dissolved Read More
Foreign Minister directs 13 Nepali envoys abroad for mobilizing international aid

16 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Nepal, which has been hit by the Corona epidemic, has taken initiative to mobilize international assistance. In this regard, Minister for Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Pradip Kumar Gyawali held discussions with 13 Nepali ambassadors abroad on Saturday. Briefing on the government's Read More
Finally, Oli becomes PM again winning political game

14 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

After many ups and down in the political arena for three days, finally the caretaker Prime Minister (PM) of Nepal K.P. Sharma Oli wins the political game after none of the political parties at the House of Representatives could submit Read More
Nepal urges Israel, Palestine to end war

13 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Nepal has called for easing the tension in the ongoing war between Israel and Palestine. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has said on Wednesday evening that Nepal was concerned about rising tensions between Israel Read More