Tag Archives: Nepal

ICC, suspensions, Zimbabwe, Nepal

ICC lifts suspensions on Zimbabwe and Nepal

10 October, 2019 11:05 pm 11:05 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Zimbabwe was reinstated as a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday, nearly three months after its cricket board was suspended for government interference. The ICC had frozen funding to Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) in July and banned its teams from international events after the African country’s Sports and Recreation … Read More


Monsoon leaves dozens dead in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

07 July, 2019 10:48 am 10:48 am

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI/DHAKA (Web Desk) – Dozens of people have been killed as monsoon floods rip through Nepal, Bangladesh and north-eastern India. At least 65 people have lost their lives in Nepal as torrential rains hit the region, police said on Monday. Thirty people are reported missing amid floods and landslides, while 38 have been injured. … Read More

Floods, landslides, 15, Nepal, six, others, missing

Floods and landslides kill 15 in Nepal, six others missing

07 July, 2019 4:11 pm 4:11 pm

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – More than 20 people have been killed or are missing due to landslides and floods as monsoon rains lashed Nepal, the government said on Friday. Heavy rains since Thursday have hit 20 of Nepal’s 77 districts, in the hills as well as in southern plains. A Home Ministry statement said 15 people … Read More

Mountaineer, Muhammad Ali, climbs, highest, mountain, Nepal

Skardu-based Muhammad Ali climbs fifth highest mountain in Nepal

05 May, 2019 10:00 pm 10:00 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Renowned mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara of Skardu climbed the 8,485-metre Makalu peak, the fifth highest mountain in the world, in Nepal on May 24. According to a press release issued by the ISPR, Sadpara becoming the only Pakistani mountaineer to have climbed seven peaks of over 8,000 metres in the world. … Read More

Himalayas, Asia's rivers, crops, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan

Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia’s rivers, crops: study

02 February, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this century as temperatures rise, disrupting river flows vital for growing crops from China to India, scientists said on Monday. Vast glaciers make the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region – which is home to the world’s … Read More

India says to help Nepal build rail link to Kathmandu

09 September, 2018 10:44 am 10:44 am

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – India will help Nepal construct a rail link between capital Kathmandu and an Indian border town for smoother movement of passengers and cargo to the landlocked Himalayan nation, which neighbouring China is also trying to woo with a similar plan. An agreement to study the feasibility of a rail line linking the … Read More

Indian PM Modi to skip SAARC conference

09 September, 2016 10:40 pm 10:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Indian Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would not attend the upcoming SAARC summit being hosted by Pakistan in November. Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan are also not attending the conference. India reportedly notified current SAARC chair-country Nepal about its decision. Pakistan is hosting … Read More