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Nepal: Country in South Asia
Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is the 49th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It is landlocked, and borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west, while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city. Nepal is a multiethnic country with Nepali as the official language.

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Flood sweeps away houses in Nepal's Sindhupalchok [Video]

Flood sweeps away houses in Nepal's Sindhupalchok

Many houses have been swept away due to heavy flooding in Nepal's Sindhupalchok. Heavy downpour on July 09 flooded the Sindhupalchok area.

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Protest held in front of Chinese Embassy in Nepal against Envoy's political intervention [Video]

Protest held in front of Chinese Embassy in Nepal against Envoy's political intervention

People in Kathmandu on Tuesday demonstrated in front of the Chinese Embassy to protest against Chinese Ambassador Hou Yanqi's interference in the political matters of Nepal. Demonstrators from the..

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Cops put up posters of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey in UP's Lakhimpur [Video]

Cops put up posters of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey in UP's Lakhimpur

Police officials put up posters of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey in UP's Lakhimpur district on July 06. He is the main accused in Kanpur encounter which took place on July 03 in Bikaru village. Police is..

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Lock hardware business suffers losses in Aligarh [Video]

Lock hardware business suffers losses in Aligarh

Lock hardware business in Aligarh suffered a setback due to current situation between India and Nepal. The businessmen were already facing losses because of the global pandemic. One of the lock..

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China can never be our friend: Baba Ramdev [Video]

China can never be our friend: Baba Ramdev

Slamming China as "fraud and imperialist" Yoga guru Ramdev on July 01 said that India and Nepal should never trust the dragon and maintain their relationship."China can never be our friend. It is our..

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Swarm of locusts attacks Nepal's Kathmandu [Video]

Swarm of locusts attacks Nepal's Kathmandu

The fear of locusts has grown wider in the country. The swarm of locusts attacked in Nepal's capital Kathmandu. Locals are scared after locusts attacked in huge number and they started beating utensils..

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Apple growers face labour shortage in plucking season due to COVID-19 [Video]

Apple growers face labour shortage in plucking season due to COVID-19

Apple growers are facing labour shortage ahead of plucking season due to COVID-19. As transportation services have not been restored properly, labourers are finding it tough to come back. One of the..

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People living near border face hardships amid India-Nepal border tension [Video]

People living near border face hardships amid India-Nepal border tension

The tension between India-Nepal is increasing day by day; as a result, people living near the border are facing hardships. Movement of people has been halted near the border. Dharchula, SDM, Anil Kumar..

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India, Nepal working together for flood mitigation work on Bihar border: MEA [Video]

India, Nepal working together for flood mitigation work on Bihar border: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) commented over flood mitigation work on Bihar's Gandak barrage. MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said, "There is already an existing bilateral mechanism between..

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Nepal needs to be careful of China's tactics: Central Tibetan Administration [Video]

Nepal needs to be careful of China's tactics: Central Tibetan Administration

Lobsang Sangay, the President of Central Tibetan Administration has warned Nepal to be careful from China's tactic of elite co-optation. He made this statement over the question asked on the recent..

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Repair work resumes of Gandak dam after consensus between India and Nepal [Video]

Repair work resumes of Gandak dam after consensus between India and Nepal

Labourers and team of Bihar Water Resources Department went to Nepal on June 23 to carry out repair work of Gandak dam. Nepal had earlier obstructed repair work in Lal Bakeya river and several other..

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'Situation very tense', say locals in Bihar's Sitamarhi after firing by Nepal security forces [Video]

'Situation very tense', say locals in Bihar's Sitamarhi after firing by Nepal security forces

Residents of Lalbandi village in Sitamarhi on the Indo-Nepal border said they are in a state of shock after an Indian was killed in firing by Nepal's security forces. Speaking to ANI, a villager said,..

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No power of the world can break India-Nepal relationship: Rajnath Singh [Video]

No power of the world can break India-Nepal relationship: Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on June 15 said that India has unbreakable bond with Nepal and no power of the world can break this relationship. He emphasized that any number of fences can be put..

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Bihar local narrates Nepal firing incident which killed 1, injured 3 [Video]

Bihar local narrates Nepal firing incident which killed 1, injured 3

Lagan Kishore, an Indian national who was detained by Nepal's security personnel was released on June 13. He returned to his native place Bihar's Sithamarhi and narrated his story. Boys who were..

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Nepal's Upper House set to clear new political map [Video]

Nepal's Upper House set to clear new political map

Nepal parliament's Upper House will also pass the Constitutional amendment bill to update country's new political map. This comes a day after the lower house unanimously voted in favour of the bill...

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Hundreds of youth protest in Nepal against government's response to COVID-19 crisis [Video]

Hundreds of youth protest in Nepal against government's response to COVID-19 crisis

They did not chant slogans, maintained distance and sat on the side of the roads with placards demanding that the government to properly handle the coronavirus crisis. Various groups of youngsters have..

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Defence expert smells China's role in Nepal redrawing map to include Indian territories [Video]

Defence expert smells China's role in Nepal redrawing map to include Indian territories

Former Brigadier and defence expert S.K. Chatterjee reacted over the controversial step taken by Nepal parliament where the lower house passed an amendment to redraw the new map including Indian area..

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Nepal's lower house passes new map which includes India's Kalapani, Lipulekh [Video]

Nepal's lower house passes new map which includes India's Kalapani, Lipulekh

Nepal's lower houses of Parliament on June 13 passed a controversial bill which validate country's claim on Indian territory. The lower house passed an amendment to redraw the new map including Indian..

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Bihar man detained by Nepal Police, narrates incident of firing at international border [Video]

Bihar man detained by Nepal Police, narrates incident of firing at international border

Bihar man, who was detained by Nepal's security personnel, released by them and returned to Sitamarhi on June 13. He had bruised on his body. On June 12, Nepal Border Police started firing at..

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India-Nepal have strong relationship: Army Chief [Video]

India-Nepal have strong relationship: Army Chief

On firing at international border by Nepal Border Police, Army Chief General MM Naravane said that we have very strong relationship with Nepal. He said, "As far as Nepal is concerned, we have a very..

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COVID-19: Stranded Indians return home from Nepal [Video]

COVID-19: Stranded Indians return home from Nepal

Indian nationals especially migrant workers, who were stranded in Nepal amid lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, returned to India through India-Nepal border in Panitanki of Darjeeling district on..

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Baya weaver birds bring liveliness in Kathmandu amid lockdown silence [Video]

Baya weaver birds bring liveliness in Kathmandu amid lockdown silence

Baya weaver birds in Nepal's Kathmandu made gourd-shaped hanging nests on a single tree, making for a beautiful spectacle for the locals to enjoy. The beautiful architecture by these birds brought..

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14-year-old girl from Nepal gangraped in Patna, 4 arrested [Video]

14-year-old girl from Nepal gangraped in Patna, 4 arrested

A14-year old girl from Nepal was allegedly gangraped in Patna on June 01. Four people have been arrested in connection with the alleged gangrape of the minor who had come to Patna to help her pregnant..

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MEA gets new point persons for crucial countries like US, Pak and Nepal

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Nepal halts road work on no-man’s land


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Nepal PM Likely To Address Nation Amid Growing Calls For Resignation

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Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is likely to address the nation on Thursday as calls for his resignation from the posts of the prime minister and ruling party co-chair grew louder. ......
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Party rivals mount fresh pressure on Oli to quit

Nepal PM K P Sharma Oli has come under immense pressure to resign from within the ruling Nepal Communist Party, including from former PM Prachanda. According to Nepal media reports, Prachanda, Madhav..
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COVID-19: Nepal extends lockdown to July 22

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Kathmandu: As the COVID-19 cases continue to surge, the Nepal Government on Monday late evening announced the decision to extend lockdown till July 22 in its current form. A Council of Ministers held a..
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India plotting my ouster, claims Nepal PM K P Oli


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India watches as KP Oli faces ‘revolt’

According to reports from Nepal, KP Oli is already facing calls for his resignation. India has also closely followed reports that Nepal may have ceded territory to China but this has been strongly..
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Nepal gets army to step up border road building

The Nepal government has expedited the process of construction of the Darchula-Tinkar Road. Many Nepalese nationals were forced to cross over to India to use roads here in order to reach their villages..
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India, Nepal coordinating on real-time basis to minimise damage due to flooding: MEA

India said on Thursday that embankment and anti-erosion work on major rivers along the India-Nepal border has begun and the two countries are coordinating on a real-time basis to minimise the damage..
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Pompeo calls Nepalese FM, reaffirms bilateral cooperation

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke over phone with his Nepalese counterpart Pradeep Gyawali during which both the sides reaffirmed bilateral ties including ongoing cooperation to address shared..
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Nepal fears China encroachment


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Nepal obstructing Bihar govt from flood prevention-related work; Bihar Minister says will approach MEA


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Days after border dispute, Nepal prevents India from carrying out embankment work in Bihar

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Nepal buries Covid dead on Indian soil, will exhume body


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Nepal eyes citizenship law tweak; ‘roti-beti’ ties with India at stake

A key parliamentary panel in Nepal has proposed to amend the country’s Citizenship Act that would require a foreign woman married to a Nepali national to wait seven years for naturalised citizenship...
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Nepal stations bombard Uttarakhand villages with anti-India songs

Residents of Uttarakhand villages bordering Nepal that can catch the frequency of radio stations in the neighbouring country are being treated to a sudden surfeit of anti-India songs that call for..
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Nepal on its side, China now woos Bangladesh

Just when India-China ties suffered a new low following the recent clashes at Galwan Valley in Ladakh, Beijing seems to be aggressively wooing Bangladesh, a strong ally of India in the neighbourhood,..
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Nepal moves ahead with new map, says no offer of talks from India


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Nepal's parliament approves map including territory controlled by India

The upper house of Nepal’s parliament approved a new map of the country on Thursday including land controlled by India, in a row that has strained ties between the South Asian neighbours.
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Nepal's National Assembly unanimously endorses new map usurping Indian territories

The map row broke after India's defense minister inaugurated a road till Lipulekh which Nepal says is its own territory.
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Nepal seems to be following China’s road map on Lipulekh

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India pledges to construct sanitation facility at Nepal's iconic Pashupatinath Temple


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Up to Nepal to make talks happen: Govt sources

Days after Nepal cleared a constitutional amendment to change the map on its coat of arms to include Indian territory, India indicated that it would offer no further talks and that it will be for..
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Nepal arrests three men for quarantine rape, amid protests over unsafe conditions

Police in Nepal arrested three men on suspicion of gang raping a woman quarantined alone in an empty school, a case that has added to public anger over unsafe conditions for thousands of migrant..
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Onus to build positive and conducive environment for talks on Nepal: Indian govt sources on map row

India always responded positively on talks with Nepal and reached out recently, just before they passed the amendment bill in the lower house, government sources said.
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Onus on Nepal PM K P Oli to create conducive atmosphere for talks: Govt sources on map row

The onus of creating a conducive atmosphere for talks between India and Nepal lies with Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and his dispensation as its release of a new political map was part of a..
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Nepal to deport foreign tourists for joining coronavirus protest

Nepal will deport five foreign tourists and ban them from entering the Himalayan nation for two years after they joined protests against the government's response to the coronavirus outbreak, officials..
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India-Nepal ties will never break over a 'misunderstanding': Rajnath Singh

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New Delhi: Asserting that the road built by India till Lipulekh Pass is very much in its territory, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that his government believed in sorting out the..
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India will sort out 'misunderstanding' with Nepal through dialogue: Rajnath Singh

Asserting that the road built by India till Lipulekh Pass is very much in its territory, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that his government believed in sorting out the "misunderstanding"..
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Nepalese domestic politics, India's complacency, backing by China drove Nepal to escalate border row: Experts


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China and Pakistan behind Nepal's move to usurp Indian territory: Sources

Both China and Pakistan are planning to open another front by provoking Nepal against India.
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India raises killing of Bihar resident by Nepal Army with Kathmandu

A 22-year-old Indian farmer from Bihar's Sitamarhi was killed in indiscriminate firing by the Nepal police at the India-Nepal border on June 12.
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'Nepal's move myopic and serves Oli's limited agenda'

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'Nepal has politicised boundary issues': New Delhi dismisses Kathmandu's claims on Indian territory

Sources explained that current claims of the Nepali govt are contrary to its own boundary treaty & protocols signed with China.
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Nepal releases Bihar villager detained after firing

Indian citizen, who was detained by the Nepalese paramilitary forces on Friday following the incident of firing in which a Sitamarhi villager was killed, was released on Saturday.
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Nepalese IMA passouts join Indian Army

TOI, Suraj Rai, one of the new officers hailing from Nepal, recounted his journey from being a soldier in the Indian Army to graduating from the Indian Military Academy as an officer on Saturday.
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Nepal seeks talks with India as its lower House approves amendment proposal on controversial new map


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Nepal parliament approves new map as land row with India escalates

The lower house of Nepal's parliament on Saturday approved a new map of the country, including areas disputed with India, the speaker of the national legislature said.
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Amid border dispute with India, Nepal to vote on new map with parts of Uttarakhand today

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