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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
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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.

Nepal Communist Party leaders seek KP Sharma Oli's resignation over remarks alleging conspiracy by India to oust him
World

Nepal Communist Party leaders seek KP Sharma Oli's resignation over remarks alleging conspiracy by India to oust him

'The prime minister's remarks that India was conspiring to remove him was neither politically correct, nor diplomatically appropriate,' said former prime minister Prachanda.

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 India-Nepal spat over territory, China seeks to woo Bangladesh with massive tariff exemption, vows to help it deal with COVID-19
India

Amid India-Nepal spat over territory, China seeks to woo Bangladesh with massive tariff exemption, vows to help it deal with COVID-19

China's moves assume significance coming days after Dhaka completed the process of redrawing the country’s political map through a constitutional amendment that incorporated three strategically important Indian areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura, a move that could severely jolt relations with New Delhi.

Galwan Valley face-off: MEA cites 1996, 2005 pacts to explain refrain from use of firearm; here's what the agreements actually say
India

Galwan Valley face-off: MEA cites 1996, 2005 pacts to explain refrain from use of firearm; here's what the agreements actually say

The first agreement between India and China was signed in 1993 and related to border disputes and maintenance of peace until final resolution. But what does the treaty actually say on peace and wartime SOPs.

'Bravery and courage won't be forgotten,' US, France, Germany condole death of 20 Indian soldiers in Galwan Valley
India

'Bravery and courage won't be forgotten,' US, France, Germany condole death of 20 Indian soldiers in Galwan Valley

The US on Friday condoled the death of Indian soldiers, killed in a violent face-off with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, and said their bravery will not be forgotten.

MEA says 'pre-meditated action' by Chinese troops led to violent face-off, terms Beijing's claim over Galwan Valley 'exaggerated, untenable'
World

MEA says 'pre-meditated action' by Chinese troops led to violent face-off, terms Beijing's claim over Galwan Valley 'exaggerated, untenable'

The MEA has trashed China's claim of sovereignty over the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, the site of a violent cross-border clash, saying such 'exaggerated' and 'untenable' claims are contrary to the understanding reached during a high-level military dialogue on 6 June

India-China standoff: Creeping land grab is classic Beijing feint; small punitive steps won't help, Delhi must prepare for limited war
World

India-China standoff: Creeping land grab is classic Beijing feint; small punitive steps won't help, Delhi must prepare for limited war

The military operation to recover Galwan can be preceded by a set of punitive economic measures to show India means business.

A colonel from Telangana, a young sepoy from Bengal's Sarang: Army reveals names of 20 soldiers killed in lethal face-off with China's PLA in Eastern Ladakh
India

A colonel from Telangana, a young sepoy from Bengal's Sarang: Army reveals names of 20 soldiers killed in lethal face-off with China's PLA in Eastern Ladakh

The Indian Army, Wednesday, finally released the list of names of all those who have died so far in Ladakh. The list included the name of Colonel B Santosh Babu, the commanding officer of the Army’s 16 Bihar unit who was killed during the attack.

India-China border tensions: 20 soldiers killed, confirms Indian Army after first lethal stand-off in 45 yrs; talks underway
India

India-China border tensions: 20 soldiers killed, confirms Indian Army after first lethal stand-off in 45 yrs; talks underway

Twenty army personnel were killed during a violent confrontation with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night

20 Indian soldiers killed in Chinese transgression in eastern Ladakh: Rahul Gandhi, Tamil Nadu leaders pay tributes to slain army personnel
India

20 Indian soldiers killed in Chinese transgression in eastern Ladakh: Rahul Gandhi, Tamil Nadu leaders pay tributes to slain army personnel

Political parties and politicians on Tuesday condoled the death of Indian soldiers in eastern Ladakh and paid rich tributes to them

'Violent face-off' in eastern Ladakh because China unilaterally wanted to change status quo, could have avoided casualties, says MEA
India

'Violent face-off' in eastern Ladakh because China unilaterally wanted to change status quo, could have avoided casualties, says MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Tuesday that the violent face-off in the Galwan Valley region in eastern Ladakh on Monday happened as a result of an attempt by the Chinese side to unilaterally the change status quo

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

85% of COVID-19 cases reported in Nepal were those who returned from India, claims Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli
World

85% of COVID-19 cases reported in Nepal were those who returned from India, claims Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli

Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday claimed that 85 percent of the people tested positive for coronavirus in the country are those who returned from 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.

India has 'largest, most experienced' mountain army in the world, says Chinese military expert as India-China standoff continues along LAC
World

India has 'largest, most experienced' mountain army in the world, says Chinese military expert as India-China standoff continues along LAC

In the midst of the ongoing border standoff, the Indian Army won a rare public compliment from a Chinese military expert who said India has the world's largest and experienced plateau and mountain troops equipped with some of the best weapons suited for such terrain in the Tibetan border.

Opposition clamour on clarification over Chinese incursion in East Ladakh grows; Rahul slams Rajnath, Digvijaya demands special Parliament session
Politics

Opposition clamour on clarification over Chinese incursion in East Ladakh grows; Rahul slams Rajnath, Digvijaya demands special Parliament session

Chinese incursion in eastern Ladakh has turned into a latest soft spot for Central government -- already dealing with a pandemic which refuses to abate -- as Opposition parties shored up their attack.

Nepalese migrant labourers working in Himachal Pradesh's apple orchards battle twin crises of strained ties, COVID-19 lockdown
India

Nepalese migrant labourers working in Himachal Pradesh's apple orchards battle twin crises of strained ties, COVID-19 lockdown

Some of the labourers are returning amid the rumours that Nepal could close its border for those living outside of the country. The rumours are enough to compel them to head home amid reports of strained relations between two nations.

India-China LAC stand-off is result of cartographic imprecision and evasions, shows dangers of believing in own myth-making
India

India-China LAC stand-off is result of cartographic imprecision and evasions, shows dangers of believing in own myth-making

As Indian and Chinese military commanders meet this weekend to iron out the tactical issues driving the unfolding confrontation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, political leaders in the two capitals could do worse than curl up with Tolkien’s delicious tale.