Are Indians really unhappy? On happiness index, Pak, war-hit Ukraine fare better than India

In a list of 146 countries, India has ranked 125, in the World Happiness report released on March 20, 2023. The Report revealed that Indians are unhappier than people in even war-torn countries Ukraine and Russia. Though India has improved from its previous year's ranking of 136, it still lags behind Pakistan, which is facing the worst-ever economic crisis.

published on : 24th March 2023

Nepal plane crash: 5 Indians among 68 dead; no hope of survivors, black box found

The twin-engine ATR 72 plane from Kathmandu, carrying 72 people, crashed shortly before landing in Pokhara. At least 68 of the passengers are dead. Five of the 68 dead in Nepal's worst aviation disaster in 3 decades were Indians. Searchers say they have given up hope of finding survivors. The search and rescue team recovered the black box. The black box is reportedly in "good condition" and may help investigators determine the reason behind the horrific crash.

published on : 16th January 2023

Nepal: Plane carrying 72 people, including 5 Indians crashes; 68 killed

In a horrific accident, a Yeti Airlines plane carrying 72 people crashed in Nepal. At least 32 bodies have been recovered from the accident site, according to local media. According to the airlines, 68 passengers and four crew members were on board, including five Indians. This is a developing story.

published on : 15th January 2023

Here’s what you need to know about Nepal’s dog festival

Did you know Nepal has a dog festival? Every dog has its day, and for canines in Nepal that phrase could not be more literal. Every year Nepal celebrates 'Kukur Tihar', the annual Hindu festival where dogs are worshiped to please the god of death, Yama. Kukur Tihar, also known as "day of the dogs," is a part of a five-day festival which take place around Diwali.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Nepal plane crash: All 22 people on board suspected dead, 14 bodies recovered from crash site

Nepali rescuers found the crash site of a missing passenger plane on May 30 that went down with 22 people on board. 14 bodies have been recovered so far, the search operation is underway for the remaining passengers.

published on : 30th May 2022

Solidarity in tough times: India donates 28 ICU ventilators to Nepal

India has donated 28 ICU ventilators to Nepal to support its fight against the #Covid19 pandemic. #Nepal has so far reported 1,94,453 Covid cases and 1,108 deaths.

published on : 9th November 2020

11 people killed in landslides in western Nepal

The incident occurred in ward number 3 and 4 of the Satyavati Rural Municipality. As many as 200 houses in the area remain in danger of being swept away from the further possible landslides.

published on : 25th July 2019

Nepal hosts grand cultural ritual with fervor

Along with Nepal's Birgunj town, the Surya Ganga aarti will also be organized in Banaras, Haridwar and other cities of India.

published on : 19th June 2019

Nepal bans use of Indian currency notes of Rs 200, 500, 2000

They claim the decision will not only affect the tourism sector in Nepal but would also have a negative impact on the exchange of goods and services between the two nations. 

published on : 19th December 2018

Indians top list of foreign tourists visiting Nepal

As per the data released by the Nepal Tourism Board on Thursday, a total of 10,01,930 tourists arrived Nepal in the period from January to November.

published on : 14th December 2018

Heavy rainfall claims three lives in Nepal

The three people were buried after the house collapsed due to incessant rainfall, which continued for 24 hours.

published on : 13th July 2018

Plane skids off runway during take off in Nepal

All passengers and crew were safely evacuated after a Malindo Air flight skidded off the runway as it prepared to take off from Kathmandu.

published on : 20th April 2018

Nepal wants to be close with every neighbour, particularly with India: PM KP Oli

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is on a three-day visit to India, was given a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday. 

published on : 7th April 2018

Authorities find black boxof Bangladesh plane that crashed in Nepal

A black box has been pulled from the wreckage of a deadly plane crash in Nepal, which may provide clues as to what led to an air disaster that killed 49 people on Monday.  

published on : 13th March 2018

Nepal plane crash: Death toll almost 50

Several were killed when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames near Kathmandu airport on Monday, in the worst aviation disaster to hit Nepal in nearly three decades.

published on : 13th March 2018

Nepal's marathon monks trade robes for running shoes

Swapping their maroon robes for running shoes, seven Buddhist monks are aspiring ultra-marathon runners, hoping the sport will put their remote Nepalese village on the map.

published on : 5th March 2018

Nepal's Left alliance heading towards winning majority of seats

The left alliance of Communist Party of Nepal- Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) in Nepal is on the verge of winning a majority of the seats.

published on : 12th December 2017

Nepal government begins deliberation over Constitution amendment proposal

Nepal Parliament started deliberations over the Constitution amendment proposal tabled earlier

published on : 18th August 2017
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