Indian killed, several injured in firing by Nepal police

NEW DELHI: At least one Indian was killed and four others were injured on Friday after Nepal police allegedly opened fire at the border between the two countries. Indian media reported that the firing took place after a clash between

World’s shortest man dies in Nepal aged 27

KATHMANDU: The world’s shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, died on Friday at a hospital in Nepal. Khagendra Thapa Magar, who measured 67.08cm (two feet and 2.41 inches), died of pneumonia at a hospital in

14 killed, 18 injured in Nepal bus accident

KATHMANDU: At least 14 people died after a bus carrying pilgrims veered off a highway and rolled down a steep slope in central Nepal Sunday. Police said the bus carrying 32 passengers plunged 70 metres (230 feet) onto a lower

Pakistan’s Saadi Abbas wins gold medal in South Asian Games

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Saadi Abbas won the 84kg Karate event on Tuesday to help the country bag their second gold of the ongoing 2019 South Asian Games in Kathmandu, Nepal. Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Dr Fahmida Mirza lauded Saadi Abbas for

Nepali climber claims new record for 14 highest peaks

KATHMANDU: A Nepali mountaineer on Tuesday smashed the speed record for summiting the world’s 14 highest peaks, racing up all “8000ers” in just six months and six days, organisers said. The previous record for the 14 mountains above 8,000 metres

Pakistan, Nepal agree to strengthen bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Nepal have agreed to further strengthen the bonds of friendship by diversifying the bilateral relations in different fields. The understanding came at a meeting between President Arif Alvi and Nepalese Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on