Nepal deported 671 foreigners in a year

Nepal deported 671 foreigners last year (in 2019), informs the Department of Immigration, media reports. Among them, 578 were expelled from the country on the charge of overstaying whereas 93 faced other charges. Most of those overstaying their visas in Nepal are Chinese, the department says, adding 415 Chinese nationals […]

India asks Nepal to stop ‘Illegal’ Citizen Movement in Kalapani area

India has asked Nepal to prohibit its citizens from “illegally” entering the Kalapani, Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Gunji Indian territories, according to local media sources. In a letter to the Nepali administration, an Indian official earlier this month said that Nepalese people in groups wanting to “illegally” enter into these Indian regions […]

Coronavirus is expected to push one third of Country’s population into poverty: Post COVID Crisis in Nepal

The continuing Coronavirus pandemic could drive almost one-third of Nepal’s population below the poverty line due to the loss of livelihoods following the COVID-19 health crisis, the World Bank said in a report. The Nepal Development Update, a biannual study released on Thursday by the global lender, said that an […]