Gulf Times - Nepal
Qatari adventurer climbs Ama Dablam in the harshest climatic conditions

Qatari adventurer climbs Ama Dablam in the harshest climatic conditions

Fahad Badar, the Qatari high-altitude climber, adventure seeker, banking executive leader and the first Arab man to summit Everest and Lhotse in a single trip, has reached the summit of Ama Dablam on January 14 ...

Nepal's top court to begin hearing on dissolution of parliament amid political flux

Nepal's top court to begin hearing on dissolution of parliament amid political flux

Nepal's top court on Wednesday will begin hearings on petitions challenging Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's sudden decision to dissolve the parliament, a move that has triggered public outrage and has been labelled unconstitutional.

QRCS supports Nepal Red Cross in fighting Covid-19

QRCS supports Nepal Red Cross in fighting Covid-19

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded a project to control the Covid-19 outbreak in Nepal, by building the capacity of Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) and enhancing the protection of its medical staff and facilities.

Nepal heads to surprise election next year after PM loses ground

Nepal heads to surprise election next year after PM loses ground

Nepal's president dissolved parliament on Sunday at the request of Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's cabinet and announced that general elections would be held in April and May, more than a year ahead of schedule.

Envoy praises co-operation between Nepal and Qatar

Envoy praises co-operation between Nepal and Qatar

Ambassador of Nepal to Qatar Dr Narad Nath Bharadwaj emphasised the co-operation and partnership between the two countries in various fields and their keenness to consolidate and develop them.

Nepal's female soldiers break taboos to tackle Covid crisis

Nepal's female soldiers break taboos to tackle Covid crisis

Four women wearing protective gear lift the body of a coronavirus victim at the Pashupati crematorium in Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, and hand it over to crematory workers ...

Nepal to provide free Covid-19 tests and treatment as cases surge

Nepal to provide free Covid-19 tests and treatment as cases surge

Nepal will provide free Covid-19 tests and treatment, an aide to the prime minister said on Tuesday, as the total number of infections was set to cross the 200,000 mark.

Awareness session on labour laws held for Nepalese community

Awareness session on labour laws held for Nepalese community

The Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA) – National Co-ordinating Council in Qatar successfully conducted an awareness session on the new laws for changing one's employer and the national minimum wage in Qatar.

Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of Nepal

Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of Nepal

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent today cables of congratulations to President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari on the anniversary of her country's National Day.

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted central Nepal today morning. "An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred around Ramche of Sindhupalchok district at 5:19 am," the National Seismological Centre tweeted minutes after the tremors.

Nearly a quarter of Nepal's workers lose jobs due to coronavirus: cbank

Nearly a quarter of Nepal's workers lose jobs due to coronavirus: cbank

Nepali businesses have laid off 22.5% of their workers as measures to contain the novel coronavirus hit tourism and other activities, a senior central bank official said on Thursday ...

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal, many missing

Floods, landslides kill 40 in Nepal, many missing

Heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides that killed at least 40 people and displaced thousands in western Nepal, officials said on Saturday.