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  • PM Narendra Modi and Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba hold bilateral talks at Lumbini

    PM Narendra Modi and Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba hold bilateral talks at Lumbini

    Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted, "PM @narendramodi holds bilateral talks with PM @SherBDeuba in Lumbini. Opportunity to strengthen ongoing cooperation and develop new areas in our multifaceted partnership."

    May 16, 2022
  • PM Modi to lay foundation stone for Centre of Buddhist Culture and Heritage in Nepal’s Lumbini today

    PM Modi to lay foundation stone for Centre of Buddhist Culture and Heritage in Nepal’s Lumbini today

    Lumbini is one of the holiest and most important places in Nepal as a result of which it was included in the list of World Heritage areas by UNESCO.

    May 16, 2022
  • Our ties with Nepal are unparalleled, based on people-to-people contact: Modi

    Our ties with Nepal are unparalleled, based on people-to-people contact: Modi

    On Monday, Modi is slated to leave for Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, where he will participate in festivisites marking Buddha Purnima and also hold a bilateral meeting with Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

    May 15, 2022
  • PM to visit Nepal next week

    PM to visit Nepal next week

    This will be PM's fifth visit to Nepal since 2014. At Lumbini, he will visit the sacred Mayadevi temple to offer prayers.

    May 12, 2022
  • But where is the crisis in Nepal?

    But where is the crisis in Nepal?

    The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank both have made their views clear on why it is not a crisis that is being projected.

    May 5, 2022
  • Nepal to implement 2-day public holidays to cut fuel consumption

    Nepal to implement 2-day public holidays to cut fuel consumption

    In the late 1990s, Nepal had experimented with two-day weekly holidays with a view to increasing the efficiency and productivity of government employees.

    April 28, 2022
  • Nepal too?

    Nepal too?

    According to the country’s central bank (Nepal Rastra Bank or NRB), foreign currency reserves dropped by over 16 per cent to $9.59 billion in the seven months leading up to February 2022.

    April 19, 2022
  • Nepal curbs imports of cars, cosmetics as it gets compared with Sri Lanka

    Nepal curbs imports of cars, cosmetics as it gets compared with Sri Lanka

    According to the country's central bank, Nepal Rastra Bank, foreign currency reserves fell by more than 16 per cent to 1.17tn Nepali rupees ($9.59bn) in the seven months to the middle of February.

    April 12, 2022
  • SJVN assures Nepal PM of timely completion Arun-3 hydro project

    SJVN assures Nepal PM of timely completion Arun-3 hydro project

    Sharma apprised the Nepal Prime Minister about the progress of the 900 MW Arun-3 hydroelectric project being constructed by SJVN in Nepal.

    April 4, 2022
  • India, Nepal launch projects to boost connectivity

    India, Nepal launch projects to boost connectivity

    They also jointly inaugurated "Solu Corridor 132 KV Power Transmission Line and Substation" in Nepal built under the Government of India's Line of Credit.

    April 2, 2022
  • Nepal PM to meet BJP Chief Nadda on Friday evening

    Nepal PM to meet BJP Chief Nadda on Friday evening

    "Nepal Prime Minister Deuba has accepted the invitation of BJP Chief Nadda and accordingly he will be visiting the party headquarters"

    April 1, 2022
  • China’s outreach to South Asia

    China’s outreach to South Asia

    Even during this visit, Nepal urged the Chinese side to remove such non-tariff barriers at these two key customs points. Among other outstanding issues, the suspected border encroachment by China in the remote western district of Humla was raised by the Nepali side.

    March 30, 2022
  • Nepal PM Deuba to visit India from 1 April

    Nepal PM Deuba to visit India from 1 April

    This will be the first bilateral visit abroad by the Nepalese leader assuming his office in July 2021. A high-level delegation will accompany Deuba.

    March 28, 2022
  • Systemic dysfunction plagues Nepal

    Systemic dysfunction plagues Nepal

    To ensure a balance between "self-rule" and "shared rule", it has to create separate sovereign powers at the federal and provincial levels. Separation of powers and checks and balances at each level are difficult to implement, monitor and rectify regularly. Federalism begins to disintegrate as soon as some politicos or other institutions of the state start to assume the role of being the ultimate protectors of the "national interest".

    March 18, 2022
  • As Nepal pushes its doors shut

    As Nepal pushes its doors shut

    Many young people have pondered whether Nepal is the correct zip code for pursuing global ambitions. Like people in India in the 1980s, where their dreams were throttled, decided to leave for greener pastures, young Nepalis who have global aspirations do not want to be based in a country where the government can be so stupid.

    March 9, 2022
  • China & Nepal

    China & Nepal

    The expanded trade had not helped Nepal not the least because it contended with a huge deficit. China has now restricted the issue of visas to Nepali traders who have been forced to place orders virtually. Many traders have complained that they have been shortchanged in terms of quality as they had to place orders virtually.

    March 9, 2022
  • US-Nepal Compact

    US-Nepal Compact

    A meeting of the ruling coalition has now decided to ratify the MCC agreement by incorporating the Government’s answers and “interpretative declaration” of the questions raised in Parliament. That declaration had stated that Nepal will not be part of the US-led Indo-Pacific Strategy. Nor for that matter will Nepal be part of any military alliance.

    March 1, 2022