All stories by Shirish B Pradhan
6 killed as helicopter crashes near Mt Everest in NepalRediff.com11 Jul 2023
The passengers aboard the helicopter are reported to be five Mexican nationals, whose identities have yet to be disclosed and pilot senior captain Chet B Gurung, the Himalayan Times newspaper reported
Nepal PM's remark on India stirs up storm; Oppn demands his resignationRediff.com6 Jul 2023
The main Opposition party Communist Party of Nepal-(Unified Marxist-Leninist) (CPN-UML) disrupted the National Assembly meeting on Wednesday, demanding the prime minister's resignation. The meeting has been postponed to 1 pm Thursday.
Nepal cities ban all Indian films over Adipurush dialoguesRediff.com19 Jun 2023
Kathmandu mayor Balendra Shah on Sunday said no Hindi film will be allowed to run in Kathmandu Metropolitan City until the dialogue "Janaki is a daughter of India" in Adipurush is removed not just in Nepal but also in India
Sherpa sets new world record, scales Everest for 28th timeRediff.com23 May 2023
Veteran mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa scaled Mt Everest for a record 28th time on Tuesday, breaking his own record with the highest number of ascends on the world's highest peak, less than a week after setting it.
Year after, Sherpa guide breaks own record again, scales Everest for 27th timeRediff.com17 May 2023
The 53-year-old record-holding mountain guide stood atop the 8,848.86 metres-high peak at 8:30 am on Wednesday, the department of tourism of Nepal said.
Doctors revive Indian climber after 3-hr effort, condition critical, says kinRediff.com24 Apr 2023
Anurag is undergoing treatment at a Kathmandu hospital and has shown signs of improvement, his brother Ashish Maloo said on Sunday.
AI, Nepal Airlines flights avert mid-air collision, 2 ATC officials suspendedRediff.com26 Mar 2023
The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has suspended two employees of the air traffic controller department for "carelessness", according to CAAN spokesperson Jagannath Niroula.
Nepal elects Ram Chandra Poudel as new prez amid mounting political crisisRediff.com9 Mar 2023
With the support from eight political parties, 78-year-old Poudel's victory was certain. His rival Subas Chandra Nebmang had support of former prime minister KP Sharma-led CPN-UML.
Prez candidate row: Jolt to Prachanda as ex-PM Oli's party withdraws supportRediff.com27 Feb 2023
The exit of CPN-UML may not immediately affect the Prachanda-led government, which is supported by the Nepali Congress which has 89 lawmakers in the House.
Nepal plane crash: Bodies of 2 more Indians identifiedRediff.com22 Jan 2023
Nepalese authorities on Tuesday started handing over to family members the bodies of those killed in the January 14 crash of a Yeti Airlines passenger plane with 72 people on board.
French experts begin probe into Nepal plane crashRediff.com19 Jan 2023
The nine-member team is enquiring with the airlines' staff and concerned authorities in Pokhara to understand details of the ATR-72 aircraft crash.
Nepal crash: Toll rises to 71; search on for missing bodyRediff.com17 Jan 2023
As two more bodies were recovered from the accident site on Tuesday, the total number of confirmed dead has climbed to 71, Nepal Army spokesperson Narayan Siwal said.
Nepal crash: Black box recovered, 35 bodies identifiedRediff.com16 Jan 2023
The black box of the Yeti Airlines aircraft has been recovered from the accident site on Monday, as a search is on for the four persons still missing after the plane with 72 people, including five Indians, on board crashed into a river gorge while landing at Nepal's newly-opened airport in the resort city of Pokhara.
Mallya's airline once owned aircraft that crashed in NepalRediff.com16 Jan 2023
The Yeti Airlines aircraft took off from Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport at 10.33 am on Sunday and crashed on the bank of the Seti River between the old airport and the new airport in Pokhara, minutes before landing, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.
Nepal plane crash: Four of the 5 Indians who died had paragliding plansRediff.com15 Jan 2023
Among the five Indian nationals, four had just arrived in Kathmandu from India on Friday.
Nepal plane crash death toll rises to 68, 5 Indians among deadRediff.com15 Jan 2023
The passengers included 10 foreigners, according to the state-run Nepal Television.
Prachanda to visit India soon in his first foreign trip as PMRediff.com15 Jan 2023
Nepali prime ministers traditionally choose New Delhi for their first foreign visit after being sworn-in.
Nepal: A dramatic political turn amid a turbulent 2022Rediff.com29 Dec 2022
Nepal witnessed political turbulence in 2022 that dramatically turned rivals into allies and throned former guerrilla leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' as the prime minister for a third time, as Kathmandu made efforts to balance ties with immediate neighbours India and China with high-profile talks and visits.
Nepal's former TV anchor Lamichhane becomes Prachanda's deputyRediff.com27 Dec 2022
Lamichhane's Rastriya Swatantra Party, which was formed just months ago, won 20 seats in the 275-member House of Representatives and is the third largest party among the ruling alliance.
Prachanda takes oath as Nepal's new PM for third timeRediff.com26 Dec 2022
Prachanda took the oath of office and secrecy from President Bhandari at an official ceremony at Shital Niwas.