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

Rajnath Singh says talks on to resolve Ladakh stand-off at military and diplomatic levels, won't allow India's pride to be hurt
India

Rajnath Singh says talks on to resolve Ladakh stand-off at military and diplomatic levels, won't allow India's pride to be hurt

Asked about US president Donald Trump's offer of mediation to end the face-off, Rajnath Singh said he conveyed to US defence secretary Mark T Esper during a telephonic conversation on Friday that India and China have existing mechanisms to resolve "problems" through talks at diplomatic and military levels.

India-China border dispute controllable, no third-party needed, says Beijing after Donald Trump offers to mediate
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India-China border dispute controllable, no third-party needed, says Beijing after Donald Trump offers to mediate

"No third-party intervention" is required to resolve problems, says Chinese Foreign Ministry said after Donald Trump offers to "mediate or arbitrate" the raging border dispute between India and China

Donald Trump says Narendra Modi not in 'good mood' over India's border row with China, renews offer to mediate
World

Donald Trump says Narendra Modi not in 'good mood' over India's border row with China, renews offer to mediate

Interacting with journalists in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday, Donald Trump said a "big conflict" was going on between India and China.

Decoding Chinese intrusion at LAC: India should not lower guard despite Beijing's conciliatory tone, here's why
World

Decoding Chinese intrusion at LAC: India should not lower guard despite Beijing's conciliatory tone, here's why

The threat of “war” and the context make it obvious that Xi Jinping demands both domestic and global attention.

US ready and willing to mediate in 'raging border dispute' between India and China, says Donald Trump
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US ready and willing to mediate in 'raging border dispute' between India and China, says Donald Trump

Several areas along the LAC in Ladakh and North Sikkim have witnessed major military build-up by both the Indian and Chinese armies recently

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian says situation along India-China LAC 'overall stable and controllable'
India

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian says situation along India-China LAC 'overall stable and controllable'

China on Wednesday said that the situation at the border with India is 'overall stable and controllable,' and both the countries have proper mechanisms and communication channels to resolve the issues through dialogue and consultation.

Xi Jinping orders Chinese military to 'scale-up' battle preparedness, prepare for worst-scare scenarios as tensions build along India-China LAC
World

Xi Jinping orders Chinese military to 'scale-up' battle preparedness, prepare for worst-scare scenarios as tensions build along India-China LAC

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered the military to scale up the battle preparedness, visualising the worst-case scenarios, and asked them to resolutely defend the country's sovereignty.

Centre's COVID-19 lockdown strategy has failed, says Rahul Gandhi; India only country to have relaxed shutdown when virus is still 'exponentially rising'
India

Centre's COVID-19 lockdown strategy has failed, says Rahul Gandhi; India only country to have relaxed shutdown when virus is still 'exponentially rising'

Rahul Gandhi expressed concern that if the government functions haphazardly during the non-lockdown period, the country will face a second wave of coronavirus which will be 'extremely devastating.'

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.

India, China enhance military presence around Pangong Tso lake and Galwan Valley in Ladakh as tensions mount
World

India, China enhance military presence around Pangong Tso lake and Galwan Valley in Ladakh as tensions mount

Indian and Chinese armies rushed in additional troops in areas around Pangong Tso lake and Galwan Valley in Ladakh, signalling hardening of their aggressive posturing two weeks after they were engaged in a fierce face-off, military sources said on Wednesday

Nepal releases new map including Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani under its territory, vows to 'reclaim' them from India
World

Nepal releases new map including Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani under its territory, vows to 'reclaim' them from India

The Nepal government has released a revised political and administrative map showing Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani under its territory

Delhi Capitals leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane feels Nepal will be playing top-flight cricket soon
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Delhi Capitals leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane feels Nepal will be playing top-flight cricket soon

Lamichhane, who made his IPL debut two years ago, spoke about his experience of playing in the glitzy cash-rich league during an Instagram live session with the Delhi Capitals franchise

FinMin notifies changes in FDI policy; prior govt approval must for investments from countries sharing land borders
Business

FinMin notifies changes in FDI policy; prior govt approval must for investments from countries sharing land borders

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday notified changes in FDI rules, which made prior approval of the government mandatory for foreign investments from countries that share border with India, to prevent the opportunistic takeover of domestic firms amid COVID-19 pandemic under the FEMA law

Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China
World

Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China

With its new FDI rules, the Government of India has decided to ensure that the country comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic with its industries and entities intact and still in Indian control

How Narendra Modi got foreign junkets in check and video chats going long before Sonia Gandhi’s advice
India

How Narendra Modi got foreign junkets in check and video chats going long before Sonia Gandhi’s advice

The number of foreign visits by ministries and departments under the Government of India has dipped from 2,283 in 2017 to 1,936 in 2018, and to 1,806 in 2019.

Caught in a series of dams and hydro projects, is Nepal's Marsyangdi river slowly drying up?
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Caught in a series of dams and hydro projects, is Nepal's Marsyangdi river slowly drying up?

The Marsyangdi used to offer a three-day rafting trip in a 52-kilometre section from Nygdi to Kahirene. Due to three operating hydro projects, the rafting is now largely a thing of the past.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 18 Nepalese who attended Nizamuddin event in Delhi, quarantined on return in country's Saptari district
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: 18 Nepalese who attended Nizamuddin event in Delhi, quarantined on return in country's Saptari district

Nepal authorities on Wednesday detained 1,158 people, including 168 women, who defied the nation-wide lockdown in Kathmandu.

With Mithila art, women in Nepal's Janakpur brought about a socio-cultural renaissance
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With Mithila art, women in Nepal's Janakpur brought about a socio-cultural renaissance

Women in Nepal's Janakpur have found a new lease of life, full of hope, optimism and self-worth, by taking to the region's ancient traditional art of Mithila painting.

Nepal halts all expeditions to its Himalayan peaks, including Mount Everest, amid coronavirus outbreak
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Nepal halts all expeditions to its Himalayan peaks, including Mount Everest, amid coronavirus outbreak

Nepal has closed all of its Himalayan peaks including Mount Everest this climbing season because of fears of the coronavirus outbreak.