Toronto Saturday 23 Sep 2023
Toronto

World/Nepal

Nepal

18 hours ago
Nepalese Prime Minister’s Visit to China: A Strategic Move Towards Strengthened Relations

The Forthcoming Visit The governments of Kathmandu and Beijing have announced an upcoming visit to China by Nepa...

18 hours ago
Tragedy Unfolds in Nepal: Violent Clash at Juvenile Correction Home Leads to Death and Injuries

A Deadly Encounter A violent clash at the Jayandu juvenile correction home in Banke district, Nepal, led to an u...

18 hours ago
Scaling New Heights: Pakistani Mountaineers Conquer Manaslu Peak

Historic Ascent to Manaslu Peak Pakistani mountaineers, Naila Kiani and Sirbaz Khan, have successfully ascended ...

18 hours ago
Tata Motors’ Electric Mini Truck Ace Debuts in Nepal

Tata Ace EV Marks its Entry into the Global Market Tata Motors, a leading Indian automobile manufactur...

18 hours ago
Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Calls for Global Governance Reforms and Climate Justice

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the Prime Minister of Nepal, recent...

18 hours ago
Acting Prime Minister Khadka Encourages Swift Resolution in Talks with Protest Teachers

Teachers Protest in Kathmandu In Kathmandu, Nepal’s federal capital, a mass protest led by the N...

19 hours ago
ADB's $100 Million Concessionary Loan to Nepal: A Step towards Fiscal Strengthening and Decentralisation

ADB’s Concessionary Loan to Nepal The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has extended a concessionary ...

Unrest in Nepal: Teachers Protest Against Controversial Education Bill
Protesting Teachers Seek Negotiations The capital city of Kathmandu, Nepal, is currently witnessing a wave of protests by teachers hailing from all parts of the nation. The bone of contention is a school education bill that has been submitted to the parliament by the government. The teachers have been staging a protest at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Singha Durbar, calling for the government to take their concerns seriously. However, as of now, the negotiations between the government officials and the protesting teachers have not led to any conclusive results. The Education Bill: A Source of Contention The specifics of the issues with the school education bill have not been detailed, but the teachers' protest started on Wednesday, indicating strong disagreement with the proposed legislation. The teachers allege that the government has not taken their concerns into consideration and are calling for more support fo...
Read more
Unrest in Nepal: Teachers Protest Against Controversial Education Bill
19 hours ago
Remembering Khemraj Bhatta 'Mayalu': A Pillar of Nepal's Political Landscape
A Life Dedicated to Politics Khemraj Bhatta ‘Mayalu’, a notable figure in Nepal’s political scene and a central advisor to the CPN-Maoist Center party, has died at the age of 73, leaving a significant void in the nation’s political landscape. Bhatta’s demise comes after a prolonged battle with lung cancer. His life was characterized by
19 hours ago
World Bank's $20 Million Grant Boosts Nepal's Agriculture and Nutrition Sector
Strengthening the Backbone of Nepal’s Economy The World Bank, a significant international financial institution, has approved a grant of $20 million to enhance Nepal’s agriculture and nutrition sector. This financial assistance is expected to boost the livelihoods of more than 55,000 small-holder farmers in 16 rural municipalities across the country. The primary objective of this
22 hours ago
Teachers' Strike in Nepal Enters Third Day, Classes for Millions of Students Disrupted
A massive teachers’ strike in Nepal has entered its third day, causing widespread disruptions in public schools and raising concerns about the future of education in the country. Approximately 110,000 teachers are protesting an education reform bill in parliament that has sparked a heated debate over teachers’ rights, political affiliations, and the governance of schools.
Yarsagumba Price Soars as China Reopens Border: A Boon for Traders in Remote Western Nepal

Yarsagumba Price Soars as China Reopens Border: ...

  Yarsagumba, the ‘Himalayan Viagra’ Commonly referred to as the “Himalayan Viagra,” yarsagumba, also...

US Secretary of State Blinken Reaffirms Robust US-Nepal Relations

US Secretary of State Blinken Reaffirms Robust U...

A Message of Friendship and Cooperation US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken conveyed his warm congratulations to the people of...

Understanding the Significance of Nepal's Constitution: Insights from Chief Justice Bishowambhar Prasad Shrestha

3 days ago

Understanding the Significance of Nepal's Constitution: Insig...

Protesting Teachers Seek Negotiations The capital city of Kathmandu, Nepal, is currently witnessing a wave of protests by teachers hailing from all parts of the nation. The bone of contention is a school education bill that has been submitted to the...

Nepal Teachers' Federation Protests Against Proposed Educati...

An Overview of the Protest In the heart of Kathmandu, the Nepal Teachers’ Federation has taken to the streets in protest of ...

Nepal's Prithvi Highway: Navigating Through Construction and...

A Highway Vital to Nepal The Prithvi Highway is a significant 174-kilometre-long artery that connects Naubise of Tribhuvan Highway...

Unmasking the Menace: Acid Attacks and the Urgency for Legal...

Acid Attacks: A Growing Concern in Nepal Acid attacks, a form of violence that results in severe physical injuries and psychologic...

Celebration of Womanhood: A Look into Nepal's Teej Festival...

  An Overview of the Teej Festival The Teej Festival, celebrated on September 18, 2023, in Kathmandu, Nepal, represents not j...

Surge in electrical short circuit fires wreaking havoc
  Most of the fire incidents in the city are caused by mismanagement of wires KATHMANDU, SEPTEMBER 14 A series of devastating fires sparked by electrical short circuits have left a trail of destruction in households across Nepal. The Himalayan Times investigates the extent of damage and the harrowing stories of families affected by these incidents. Related Articles   Editorial: Rain wrecks havoc   Nepal: The next regional green powerhouse In recent weeks, Nepal has been gripped by a surge in household fires, with countless families losing their homes and possessions. The primary culprit behind these dest...
Read more
Surge in electrical short circuit fires wreaking havoc
Eastern Economic Forum: Nepal to Participate in Future Editions

Eastern Economic Forum: Nepal to Participate in Future Editions...

The Nepalese Ambassador to Moscow, Milan Raj Tuladhar, has recently confirmed that representatives from Nepal will participate in the future editions of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). Despite their absence at the most recent forum due to challenges in assembling a suitable delegation, the Ambassador assured t...

Nepal Gears Up for Festive Season: Set to Import 20,000 Metric Tonnes of Sugar from India
Sweet Anticipation Ahead of Festive Season: Nepal Gears to Import 20,000 Metric Tonnes of Sugar from India

Nepal Gears Up for Festive Season: Set to Import 20,000 Metric Tonnes of Sugar from India...

A Sweet Anticipation In a bid to meet domestic demand ahead of the festive season, the Nepal government has decided to import 20,000 metric tonnes of sugar from India. This decision comes after the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies petitioned the Finance Ministry for a customs waiver for the importatio...

Officer Faces Military Action Over Alleged Murder of Nepalese Performer

Officer Faces Military Action Over Alleged Murder of Nepalese Performer...

The Indian Army Takes Action Against Lieutenant Colonel Connected with Murder Allegations The Indian Army has committed itself to taking action against one of its own. They have confirmed that the army will initiate a stern course of action against a lieutenant colonel said to be connected with murder allegation...

President Paudel Receives Exclusive Archive Footage of BP Koirala's Speech, Courtesy of Israel

President Paudel Receives Exclusive Archive Footage of BP Koirala's Speech, Courtesy of Israel...

In a beautiful blend of past, present and potential future, Ambassador of Israel to Nepal, Hanan Goder, gave a treasure to the people of this Himalayan nation. On Tuesday, Goder passed along a rare vintage video showcasing former Nepalese Prime Minister, the late BP Koirala, to the current President, Ramchandra ...

bnn wechat