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How PM Modi’s Buddha diplomacy has helped bring India and Nepal closer
World

How PM Modi’s Buddha diplomacy has helped bring India and Nepal closer

Broadly aimed at making deep inroads into Nepal through cultural routes and reviving natural trust in bilateral relations and cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit has been well-received by the people of Nepal

Buddha and the neighbourhood: How Modi’s Lumbini visit aims to curb Dragon’s growing shadow over Nepal
World

Buddha and the neighbourhood: How Modi’s Lumbini visit aims to curb Dragon’s growing shadow over Nepal

Apart from the strategic importance of Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit has a deep religious significance

India signs three MoUs to build schools and irrigation projects in Nepal
World

India signs three MoUs to build schools and irrigation projects in Nepal

Amongst these, 32 projects have been undertaken in Province-7 Nepal, including 6 projects in Darchula District, and 102 Projects have been undertaken in Province-3, including 3 projects in Dhading District

Nepal prime minister to visit Varanasi during his India visit from 1-3 April
World

Nepal prime minister to visit Varanasi during his India visit from 1-3 April

This will be Sher Bahadur Deuba's first visit to India after becoming prime minister of the Himalayan nation in July 2021. He has visited India in each of his four earlier stints as prime minister

Ranjit Rae, former Indian ambassador to Nepal, discusses bilateral ties between the two countries with a shared culture
Arts & Culture

Ranjit Rae, former Indian ambassador to Nepal, discusses bilateral ties between the two countries with a shared culture

In his recently published book Kathmandu Dilemma: Resetting India-Nepal Ties, Ranjit Rae draws from his own experiences to examine decades of India-Nepal ties — the high and low points, as well as what India can do better moving forward.

India-Nepal dissonance could not come at worse time; New Delhi must seize opportunity to mend fences
India

India-Nepal dissonance could not come at worse time; New Delhi must seize opportunity to mend fences

To assume that the current communist government of Nepal is intrinsically wed to the Chinese CCP, is puerile fallacy

R&AW chief's 'covert' visit to Nepal PM creates stir; Oppn diss KP Sharma Oli, calls move improper, objectionable
World

R&AW chief's 'covert' visit to Nepal PM creates stir; Oppn diss KP Sharma Oli, calls move improper, objectionable

R&W chief chief Samant Kumar Goel's late night visit comes on the heels of a controversial cabinet reshuffle in Nepal which left the ruling NCP more divided than before

Nepal will send revised map to India, international community by mid-August, says minister
World

Nepal will send revised map to India, international community by mid-August, says minister

The Nepal government had on 20 May released a revised political and administrative map incorporating the disputed territories of Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani

Nepal bans all Indian news channel except Doordarshan, slams 'defamatory' coverage of PM KP Oli
India

Nepal bans all Indian news channel except Doordarshan, slams 'defamatory' coverage of PM KP Oli

News agency ANI also quoted Nepali cable TV providers to report that signals for Indian news channels have been switched off in the country.

Nepal's ruling communist party's meet deferred till Monday as KP Oli, PK Dahal fail to iron out differences
World

Nepal's ruling communist party's meet deferred till Monday as KP Oli, PK Dahal fail to iron out differences

The differences between the two factions of the Nepal Communist party — one led by Oli and the other led by Dahal — intensified after the prime minister unilaterally decided to prorogue the budget session of the Parliament on Thursday

As KP Oli prorogues Parliament in bid to hang on to power, a look at how Nepal PM finds himself in this position
World

As KP Oli prorogues Parliament in bid to hang on to power, a look at how Nepal PM finds himself in this position

Nepal's domestic politics is in some ways comparable to Bihar's internal politics: There are no permanent enemies and no permanent friends

After snubbing India on border clash, Nepal faces reality-check as Beijing  encroaches its territory to construct roads in Tibet
India

After snubbing India on border clash, Nepal faces reality-check as Beijing encroaches its territory to construct roads in Tibet

Nepal and India's relations have taken a turn decidedly for the worse, possibly for the first time since the ugly 2015 'blockade',

Amid border row between India and Nepal, sources say onus on KP Oli government to create 'conducive atmosphere' for talks
India

Amid border row between India and Nepal, sources say onus on KP Oli government to create 'conducive atmosphere' for talks

According to India's assessment, the release of the new political map by Nepal and obtaining a legal backing to it from the lower house of Nepalese Parliament were part of a 'myopic' agenda to gain mileage in domestic politics, they said. The sources rejected Nepal's contention that India did not respond to its proposal for talks on the boundary issue.

Amid border row, Nepal Parliament passes bill redrawing its political map; ties will remain strong, says Indian Army chief General MM Naravane
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Amid border row, Nepal Parliament passes bill redrawing its political map; ties will remain strong, says Indian Army chief General MM Naravane

The Nepal Parliament's lower house unanimously voted on Saturday to amend the Constitution to update the country's new political map, laying claim over the strategically key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura along the border with India

Nepal Parliament discusses bill to alter country's map amid border disagreement with India over Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura
World

Nepal Parliament discusses bill to alter country's map amid border disagreement with India over Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura

Nepal's Parliament on Tuesday started discussions on a Constitution amendment bill to change the country's political map showing Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura under its territory, amidst a border row with India.

Nepal govt tables bill to alter country's map amid border dispute with India over Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura
World

Nepal govt tables bill to alter country's map amid border dispute with India over Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura

Nepal recently released the revised political and administrative map of the country laying claim over the strategically key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura.

Behind Nepal's rancour over Kalapani and 'Indian virus' lie KP Oli's domestic compulsions and China's disgruntlement
India

Behind Nepal's rancour over Kalapani and 'Indian virus' lie KP Oli's domestic compulsions and China's disgruntlement

On Wednesday, Nepal released a revised political and administrative map showing Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani as part of its territory.

'Our map accurate,' says MEA's Raveesh Kumar after Nepal raises objections over Kalapani area in official India map
India

'Our map accurate,' says MEA's Raveesh Kumar after Nepal raises objections over Kalapani area in official India map

India on Thursday said the new map issued by it last week accurately depicts its sovereign territory and it has in no manner revised its boundary with Nepal, a day after the Himalayan nation objected to the Kalapani area being reportedly shown as part of the Indian territory

Daily Bulletin: First India-Nepal crossborder oil pipeline to be inaugurate today; Shah Mehmood Qureshi to address UNHRC; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: First India-Nepal crossborder oil pipeline to be inaugurate today; Shah Mehmood Qureshi to address UNHRC; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to jointly inaugurate cross-border pipeline with Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli; Jyotiraditya Scindia to meet Sonia Gandhi amid Congress feud over in MP Congress' top post; and more

Proposed China-Nepal railway expected to be game-changer, may reduce India's influence on Himalayan nation
World

Proposed China-Nepal railway expected to be game-changer, may reduce India's influence on Himalayan nation

In Nepal, the railway is being seen as a game-changer, not just for its potential to increase trade and connectivity but also its role in ending India’s chokehold.