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India pledges support to Nepal for holding local polls.

India on Tuesday pledged support to Nepal for holding the contentious local elections, a day after China promised USD 1 million to the Himalayan nation for the May 14 polls.

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Army Chief visiting Nepal, Bangladesh.

New Delhi, March 28 Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Tuesday began a visit to Nepal and Bangladesh, the Indian Army said. In Nepal, Rawat will be visiting important military installations and meeting high ranking dignitaries including Prime Minister Pushpa Kumar Dahal 'Prachanda', Defence Minister Balkrishna Khand and his ...

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Malaysia's oldest mountaineer set for second attempt to conquer Everest.

KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — Malaysia's oldest mountaineer James Lee Chong Meng, 69, is all set for his second attempt to climb Mount Everest. Speaking to Bernama, Lee said that his experience last year gave him a better understanding about the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Poorna: All you need to know about this film directed by and starring Rahul Bose.

Rahul Bose's Poorna tells the story of the youngest girl to climb Mount Everest. The post Poorna: All you need to know about this film directed by and starring Rahul Bose appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Indian Army Chief to receive honorary General title of Nepal Army.

, Mar. 28 : Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, arrived on a four day visit to Kathmandu on Tuesday to receive the honorary General title of Nepal Army.The Himalayan Times quoted a statement by Nepal Army as saying that Nepal President Bidya Bhandari will confer the title on General Rawat on Wednesday.Nepal Army's Lt ...

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Indian Army Chief arrives in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu, March 28 Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday on a four-day official visit. Rawat will be conferred the honorary rank of General of the Nepal Army by Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday, defence officials said here. General Rawat will also discuss bilateral military ...

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'Former PM Oli playing mischief in Nepal politics'.

Dakhla , March 28 As Nepal continues to be in political ferment with the Madhes-based parties upset over their demand for amending the Constitution not being met, some prominent Nepali politicians feel the entire situation is due to the "mischief" of former Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli who is acting as a "stumbling block" ...

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Indian Army Chief arrives in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu, March 28 Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday on a four-day official visit.Rawat will be conferred the honorary rank of General of the Nepal Army by Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday, defence officials said here.It is a custom and tradition between the Indian and ...

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Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat arrives in Kathmandu.

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday on a four-day official visit.

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Synchronized elephant census kicks off in North Bengal.

A three-day long all India synchronized elephant census kicked off in the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary near Siliguri in West-Bengal. It is also learnt from that census is being conducted in the states of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh apart from West-Bengal. Around 800 ...

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China, Nepal agree to cooperate more on Belt and Road initiative.

, Mar. 28 : Beijing and Kathmandu agreed to cooperate more in jointly building the Belt and Road initiative during Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting with Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday.During the meeting, Xi said friendly ties between China and Nepal are in the fundamental interests of the two ...

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IOC to supply Nepal 1 mn tonnes fuel for 5 years

New Delhi, March 28 State-run Indian Oil Corp on Monday signed an agreement to supply over 1 million tonnes of petroleum products annually to Nepal for the next five years, Chairman B. Ashok said. "The supply agreement signed today is for the period April 2017 to March 2022 and will meet the full requirements, demand and ...

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Nepal PM Prachanda meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, calls meeting 'fruitful'

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', who is on a six-day visit to China, held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday.

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Indian Oil to supply fuels to Nepal for five years

NEW DELHI - Indian Oil Corp has agreed to supply refined products to Nepal for the next five years to meet all the fuel needs of the landlocked Himalayan nation, officials said on Monday.

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Land creeping threatens Nepal's famed Pashupatinath Temple

Kathmandu , Mar. 27 : A geologist in Nepal, who has been studying the land structure of various heritage sites in the country, has warned that land creeping is threatening the famed Pashupatinath Temple.Land creeping is the slow downward progression of rock and soil. It also refers to slow deformation of such materials due ...

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Prachanda meets Xi, calls meeting 'fruitful'

Kathmandu, March 27 Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', who is on a six-day visit to China, held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday.Prachanda later called the meeting with Xi "fruitful" and said "this kind of high-level meeting has added a new dimension to Nepal-China ties", ...

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Indian Oil to supply fuels to Nepal for five years

NEW DELHI - Indian Oil Corp has agreed to supply refined products to Nepal for the next five years to meet all the fuel needs of the landlocked Himalayan nation, officials said on Monday. India has supplied all Nepal's fuel needs since 1974 and is keen to maintain close trading ties with its neighbour in South Asia, an area ...

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BRIEF-Indian Oil to supply 1.3 mln T/yr fuels to Nepal for 5 yrs

March 27 - Indian Oil * To annually supply 1.3 million tonnes of fuel to Nepal for5 yrs -IOC chairmanFurther company coverage:

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The Nepal Summit in Europe: There will be more people visiting Nepal from new tourism markets

The long anticipated Nepal Europe Summit after ITB Berlin finished last week after traveling to Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Prague and Warsaw.

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South Sudan rejects participation of non-regional troops in protection force

March 26, 2017 - The South Sudanese government has rejected the participation of troops from countries outside the region in the regional protection force The outgoing head of UN. peacekeeping operations Hervé Ladsous told reporters in Juba last Tuesday that the additional 4000 peacekeepers would be deployed within weeks. ...

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Nepal President to visit India

Kathmandu, March 26 Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari will begin a state visit to India on April 17, a media report said on Sunday. The Nepal President's Office confirmed her India visit, which will be her first foreign tour after assuming office in October 2015, the Kathmandu Post reported. The President will be ...

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Exchange of Rs 4,500 in old notes allowed in Nepal: RBI

Kathmandu, March 26 The Reserve Bank of India will allow exchange of up to Rs 4,500 in banned Indian currency notes to each Nepali national, a visiting team of the Indian central bank here hinted on Sunday. The Indian proposal has sent waves of nervousness among the Nepali public as India had earlier allowed Nepali citizens ...

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Nepal President to visit India

Kathmandu, March 26 Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari will begin a state visit to India on April 17, a media report said on Sunday.The Nepal President's Office confirmed her India visit, which will be her first foreign tour after assuming office in October 2015, the Kathmandu Post reported.The President will be meeting ...

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Exchange of Rs 4,500 in old notes allowed in Nepal: RBI

Kathmandu, March 26 The Reserve Bank of India will allow exchange of up to Rs 4,500 in banned Indian currency notes to each Nepali national, a visiting team of the Indian central bank here hinted on Sunday.The Indian proposal has sent waves of nervousness among the Nepali public as India had earlier allowed Nepali citizens ...

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Nepal to promote pashmina products in China

Kathmandu, March 26 Nepal will promote its pashmina products via Belt and Road International Trade and Investment Platform in China, an official said.It is a mutual exchange platform of global purchasers and suppliers which was formed with a joint initiative of chambers of commerce and associations from countries and ...

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New Indian envoy arrives in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 25 India's new Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrived here on Saturday to begin his tenure in the key posting, that will see him help foster close ties between the two neighbours. Puri, who was so far Indian envoy to Belgium and is India's 24th Ambassador to Nepal, succeeds Ranjit Rae who had ...

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Nepal to enhance cooperation with China

Nepal and China have pledged to further develop their ties as Kathmandu expressed its willingness to join China`s Belt and Road initiative.

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India`s new envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrives in Kathmandu

India's new envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri on Saturday arrived here and would submit his letters of credence to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday.

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New Indian envoy arrives in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 25 , Newly appointed Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrived here on Saturday.India on March 11 appointed Puri as its 24th envoy to Nepal as his predecessor Ranjit Rae completed his term on February 28, The Himalayan Times reported.Puri is scheduled to submit his letters of credence to ...

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Nepal to enhance cooperation with China

Kathmandu, March 25 Nepal and China have pledged to further develop their ties as Kathmandu expressed its willingness to join China's Belt and Road initiative.In a meeting with visiting Chinese Defence Minister and State Councillor Chang Wanquan on Thursday, Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" appreciated ...

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Nepal requests India for more electricity

Kathmandu, March 25 Nepal has requested India to provide additional power through two newly-built transmission lines.The construction of the 132KV Kushaha-Kataiya and 132KV Raxual-Parwanipur cross-border transmission lines was completed recently, Kathmandu Post reported.The Nepal Electricity Authority , the state-owned ...

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Indians should not lose their spiritual roots: Nepali singer

New Delhi, March 25 Nepali singer Ani Choying Dolma, who has worked with Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman and is collaborating with music director Shantanu Moitra, feels that India has a rich spiritual culture and it should not lose its roots. Through music you can really inspire people to cultivate their spiritual ...

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New Indian envoy arrives in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 25 , Newly appointed Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrived here on Saturday.

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Nepal requests India for more electricity

Kathmandu, March 25 Nepal has requested India to provide additional power through two newly-built transmission lines. The construction of the 132KV Kushaha-Kataiya and 132KV Raxual-Parwanipur cross-border transmission lines was completed recently, Kathmandu Post reported. The Nepal Electricity Authority , the state-owned ...

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Nepali worker falls to death at construction site in Putrajaya

PUTRAJAYA, March 24 — A Nepalese worker was killed after falling from a high-rise building onto a makeshift gondola in Precinct 7 here today, and seriously injuring a Bangladeshi co-worker who was in the structure at the time. Bhim Bahadur...

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Warga Nepal maut jatuh dari tapak binaan bangunan SPRM

PUTRAJAYA, 24 Mac ― Seorang warga Nepal maut setelah terjatuh di atas gondola sebelum menghempap seorang pekerja warga Bangladesh yang berada di dalamnya di satu tapak pembinaan di Presint 7, di sini hari ini. Warga Nepal berkenaan, Bhim...

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‘An attack on our heritage’: lowest bidders threaten Nepal’s earthquake-hit historical sites

Caretaker Deepak Shrestha padlocked shut the quake-ravaged remains of the Trailokya Mohan Narayan temple in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu to keep out the contractors who are meant to be rebuilding it. We had our doubts about the contractors but it was confirmed when they started digging the foundations haphazardly ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Indian Navy team to again scale Mt. Everest

New Delhi, March 23 Its personnel have ventured to a depth of 40 meters below sea level and the an Indian Navy team is all set to once again scale the world's highest peak at 8,848 meters, with an expedition to Mt. Everest being flagged off by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Thursday. The 24-member team will follow in the ...

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Indian Navy`s second Mt Everest expedition flagged off

Indian Navy's second expedition to the Mount Everest was today flagged off by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba, 50 years after the peak was first scaled by Navy climbers.

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Nepal PM to support new Silk Road during China visit

KATHMANDU - Nepal's prime minister is set to throw his support behind Beijing's initiative to build a modern-day Silk Road across Asia during a six day trip to China starting on Thursday, in a move that could upset traditional regional powerhouse India.

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No deals will be signed during PM Dahal's China visit: Nepal

, Mar. 23 : Nepalese Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that no pacts or MoUs will be signed with Beijing during Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's visit to China starting today."Some crucial bilateral issues, however, will be discussed," the Kathmandu Post quoted Mahat as saying while announcing ...

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Chinese Defence Minister arrives in Nepal

Kathmandu, March 23 Chinese Defence Minister General Chang Wanquan arrived here on Thursday on a three-day official visit.This is the first high-profile visit from China to Nepal after Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal took office last August.China and Nepal are next month conduction joint military drills the dates of which ...

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Why India's auto majors are a sad lot today

Auto majors face dip in exports due to credit squeeze in Lanka, Nepal

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Prince Harry: Let's push for Nepal's tourism

Prince Harry made an emotional visit to Nepal back in March 2016, when he traveled to Kathmandu, Bardia and the Pokhara area.

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GPS device to prevent false Everest claims by climbers

Nepal will provide GPS tracking devices to some mountaineers who attempt to scale Mount Everest this year to prevent them from making false summit claims and to track climbers in distress, an official said on Monday.

- Stuff - NZ

India banks on BIMSTEC to push counter-terror steps

With Pakistan blocking most of the counter-terrorism initiatives by the Saarc, India on Tuesday sought to give a boost to regional regional cooperation against the menace through the BIMSTEC.Prime Minister Narendra Modi's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval hosted a meeting of his counterparts from the other BIMSTEC member ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Don't 'meddle' in Nepal, Sri Lanka, China media warns India

The Chinese media has threatened to fight back' any Indian attempt to meddle with China's attempts to enter into military collaboration with Nepal and Sri Lanka.

- Times Of India - IN

'Chinese projects stuck due to Prachanda's pro-India policies'

Nepal PM Prachanda will embark on a five-day visit to China from March 23. He will attend the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference and is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during his China visit.

- Times Of India - IN

Kathmandu's Pollution Is So Bad, Even Gods Need Masks

The level of pollution in Kathmandu has surpassed the minimum acceptable level and the residents are reacting by putting masks over their faces, just like the city's iconic statues.

- Global Voices - US

UN applauds peacekeepers for S. Sudan plane crash response

March 21, 2016 - The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan , David Shearer has applauded peacekeepers from Bangladesh, Nepal and China who were involved in the rescue effort when a plane crashed in Wau Monday. Shearer said the response, backed by local volunteers, saved lives. “UNMISS attended the scene ...

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