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

India, Nepal hold high-level talks to review progress of bilateral development projects
India

India, Nepal hold high-level talks to review progress of bilateral development projects

Reconstruction of earthquake-affected houses and operationalisation of a cross-border petroleum products pipeline were among the projects discussed

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

Nepal prime minister KP Oli admitted to hospital after complaining of chest pain; govt says it's a routine check-up
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Nepal prime minister KP Oli admitted to hospital after complaining of chest pain; govt says it's a routine check-up

His press advisor Surya Thapa tweeted on social media that the hospitalisation was a part of his regular health check-ups.

Coronavirus Outbreak: In Kathmandu, ancient stone water spouts offer solace during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: In Kathmandu, ancient stone water spouts offer solace during lockdown

Kathmandu's ancient water distribution system through stone spouts provides both water and arena for social theatre.

Coronavirus outbreak spreads to more countries as new cases slow in China; alarming clusters of disease continue to swell in South Korea, Italy, Iran
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Coronavirus outbreak spreads to more countries as new cases slow in China; alarming clusters of disease continue to swell in South Korea, Italy, Iran

The coronavirus spread to ever more countries and world capitals Monday, and the US death toll climbed to six , even as new cases in China dropped to their lowest level in over a month.

Himalayan towns like Darjeeling, Mussoorie and Kathmandu are going to fast run dry
India

Himalayan towns like Darjeeling, Mussoorie and Kathmandu are going to fast run dry

India has no system to count its climate migrants but ranks fifth among countries most vulnerable to impacts of climate change.

Coronavirus outbreak: Govt asks citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Singapore, plans screening of passengers from Kathmandu, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia
India

Coronavirus outbreak: Govt asks citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Singapore, plans screening of passengers from Kathmandu, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia

In furtherance to the travel advisory issued earlier in the wake of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the government on Saturday advised citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to Singapore

Eight tourists from Kerala die in resort at Nepal's Daman due to possible gas leak from heater
India

Eight tourists from Kerala die in resort at Nepal's Daman due to possible gas leak from heater

The deceased - two couples and four children - were part of a group of 15 people travelling from Kerala to Pokhara, a popular mountainous tourist destination.

Vistara announces launch of Delhi-Kathmandu daily direct flights from 11 February; introductory return fare starts at Rs 9,999
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Vistara announces launch of Delhi-Kathmandu daily direct flights from 11 February; introductory return fare starts at Rs 9,999

Kathmandu will be Vistara's fifth international destination after the airline launched its global operations in August last year, the airline stated in a release.

Nepal emerges biggest hub for Indian Mujahideen, says US report; porous border makes India vulnerable to terror attacks
India

Nepal emerges biggest hub for Indian Mujahideen, says US report; porous border makes India vulnerable to terror attacks

In a recently released report, ‘Country Report on Terrorism 2018’, the US State Department has said that IM, which has ties with terrorist groups LeT, JeM is using Nepal as a hub to carry out terrorist activities against India

Nepal strongly objects to Kalapani area being included in India as part of new map, says Kathmandu
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Nepal strongly objects to Kalapani area being included in India as part of new map, says Kathmandu

Nepal govt made it clear that the Kalapani area situated in the country's far-West lies within the Nepalese boundary, days after India issued a new political map.

Xi Jinping says China to provide Rs 56 billion in aid to Nepal over next two years; two countries sign 20 agreements
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Xi Jinping says China to provide Rs 56 billion in aid to Nepal over next two years; two countries sign 20 agreements

Xi Jinping has said that China will provide Nepalese Rupeess 56 billion assistance to Kathmandu over the next two years to help Nepal's development programmes as the two countries inked 20 agreements.

Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi Jinping visit; deal expanding railway link between Kathmandu and Tibet likely
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Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi Jinping visit; deal expanding railway link between Kathmandu and Tibet likely

Both sides are expected to sign a deal expanding a railway link between the Himalayan nation and Tibet, officials said

In photos from Pathshala Institute, depictions of faith, community and nature in Indian subcontinent
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In photos from Pathshala Institute, depictions of faith, community and nature in Indian subcontinent

Firstpost got in touch with a few student photographers from Pathshala and examined their work, themes and perspectives in light of the crisis faced by the institute last year with the arrest of their founder and award-winning photojournalist Shahidul Alam.

S Jaishankar meets Nepal president Bidya Devi Bhandari to review trade, transit, culture and education relations
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S Jaishankar meets Nepal president Bidya Devi Bhandari to review trade, transit, culture and education relations

MoU between Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and DFTQC Nepal was also signed on food safety

EAM S Jaishankar meets Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen, discusses ways to strengthen bilateral ties
India

EAM S Jaishankar meets Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen, discusses ways to strengthen bilateral ties

Jaishankar will leave for Kathmandu on Wednesday morning to attend the fifth meeting of Nepal-India Joint Commission

EAM S Jaishankar to visit Nepal this week to attend Nepal-India Joint Commission to review bilateral relations
India

EAM S Jaishankar to visit Nepal this week to attend Nepal-India Joint Commission to review bilateral relations

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is scheduled to visit Nepal this week to participate in the fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission to review the overall state of bilateral relations

Three dead, 23 missing as bus plunges into central Nepal’s Trishuli river; search and rescue operation underway
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Three dead, 23 missing as bus plunges into central Nepal’s Trishuli river; search and rescue operation underway

At least three people were killed and 23 others went missing after a bus they were travelling in plunged into Trishuli river in Dhading district of central Nepal in the early hours of Friday.

Eight dead, two missing in Nepal's Gulmi district after landslide triggered by heavy rains buries at least 5 houses
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Eight dead, two missing in Nepal's Gulmi district after landslide triggered by heavy rains buries at least 5 houses

Six persons, including a child, were killed when landslides triggered by heavy rains buried houses in a remote district of Nepal, a media report said.