Tag: Nepal

India does not fully meet the minimum standards to eliminate human trafficking: 2018 US Report

Newsroom24x7 Network The Government of India does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking in persons although it is making significant efforts to do so. This is underscored by the “2018 Trafficking in Persons Report”, released earlier this year by the US State Department. The 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report is an

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Delhi police arrests one more in a MCOCA case of human trafficking

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Sustained operation by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police to curb the activities of the criminal syndicate operating a human trafficking and prostitution racket from GB Road, the Capital’s red light area, has led to the arrest of one more person in a MCOCA case of international Human Trafficking. The Crime Branch

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SAARC nations have common enemies in poverty, illiteracy, terrorism and environmental degradation: Sushma Swaraj

Newsroom24x7 Staff Pokhara, Nepal: India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said the South Asian region is hailed for its potential to be the front-runner of growth and prosperity and is one of the fastest growing regions of the world. Ms Swaraj was addressing the 37th SAARC Council of Ministers’ Meeting in Pokhara today. She

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“political stability, consensus and predictability is a pre-requisite for Nepal’s socio-economic development”

Newsroom24x7 Desk Geneva: India on Wednesday welcomed the delegation of Nepal for the adoption of the Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Nepal at 31st Session of Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. Welcoming the adoption of the report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review held

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India gets an invite from Nepal to assist in setup of Infra Bank

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Nepal government in keen to include India’s presence in infrastructure build-up in Nepal. This was indicated by the recent move taken by Nepal in seeking assistance from India for setting up Infrastructure Bank in Nepal. Nepal FM met his Indian counterpart this Monday and expressed desire for getting guidance and

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Fresh bout of Nepal clashes – 16 injured, including a Madhesi leader

Newsroom24x7 Desk Kathmandu : 16 persons were injured, including a Madhesi leader during fresh bout of clashes near Indo-Nepal border between Nepalese police and agitators opposing the new Constitution. The Madhesi leader Rajendra Mahato, the chairman of Sadhbhawana Party, was injured in police action in Biratnagar yesterday. The Clashes erupted as police intervened in a

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Protesters lathicharged at India-Nepal border

Newsroom24x7 Desk Kathmandu, Nepal : Nepal government took action finally against the protesters when Nepalese police on Monday forcibly removed the agitating protesters from their sit-in spot on crucial Miteri Bridge at Indo-Nepal border, opening the Birgunj-Raxaul border point after 40 days. The protesters had blocked the Indo-Nepal border and disrupted movement of goods and

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India offers to facilitate airlift of aviation turbine fuel to Nepal

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Nepal and India are trying to bridge the gap and remove blockages of land routes caused between the two countries due to anti-constitution agitations from Nepalese side after their new constitution took shape. In a latest move, India has agreed to facilitate airlift of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) to Nepal

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India outlines seven changes for Nepal’s constitution

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Indian government has played active role in promulgation of Nepalese constitution as has been evident in all previous interactions between External affairs of both countries. Recently, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar stood together with Nepal in the promulgation of its constitution, an event which had seen the light of the day after

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India and Bangladesh add new dimension to economic ties

Newsroom24x7 Desk Dhaka: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here that the settlement of the maritime boundary last year is evidence of the maturity of ties between India and Bangladesh and their shared commitment to international rules. “Our Parliament’s approval of Land Boundary Agreement reflects the consensus in India on relations with Bangladesh. The agreement

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8 bodies recovered from wreckage of US Marine Chopper

Newsroom24x7 Desk Kathmandu: Bodies of eight soldiers – six Americans and two Nepalese service members – on board the ill-fated U.S. military helicopter that disappeared Tuesday night while on a relief mission in an earthquake-hit district of Nepal were recovered today from the wreckage at a high altitude on a mountainside. The wreckage was spotted

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Another powerful earthquake in Nepal: Dozens die

Newsroom24x7 staff Kathmandu: The maximum impact of Tuesday’s powerful earthquake about 60 kms East of from Kathmandu was felt in the mountainous and thinly populated Dolakha district where at least 34 people are feared killed and more than a hundred have been seriously injured. The National Emergency Operation Center of Nepal Wednesday morning reported 65 deaths and

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Top Maoist leaders arrested

Newsroom24x7 Desk Coimbatore: A joint operation by the Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Karnataka Police on Monday led to the arrest of 2 top Maoist leader and three others near Coimbatore. Among those arrested is Roopesh and his wife, both natives of Kerala. Roopesh was wanted by the police for ten years. According to

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