India-Nepal relations: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India-Nepal: 41 ambulances, 6 School Buses donated

On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti (October 2, 2020), India donated 41 ambulances and 6 school buses to organizations in the field of health and education in Nepal. Highlights Since 1994, India has gifted 823 ambulances to Nepal. This is the first time India gifted ambulances in three different categories. They are advanced life support ..

Nepal introduces Text Books with new map including Indian territories

On September 18, 2020, the Nepal government introduced new textbooks with revised political map of the country. The new political map includes Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura areas. These regions are claimed by India. What is the dispute? India and Nepal have border disputes over Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh regions. The region is a trijunction between ..

Bhanu Jayanti celebrated in Sikkim

On July 13, 2020, the state of Sikkim celebrated 206th Banu Jayanti. Bhanu Jayanti is celebrated in the state to commemorate the birth anniversary of Bhanubhakta Acharya Adikavi (1814-1868). Highlights Bhanu Jayanti falls on the 29th day of month of Ashad in Nepali calendar. The day is celebrated by Government of Nepal as well. Bhanubhakta ..

Nepal upgrades border outposts near Kalapani

Nepal has upgraded its border posts at Changru near Kalapani and converted it into a permanent one manned by armed police personnel. Earlier, Changru border outpost was manned by baton wielding police officers and was used to be closed during winters from November till March. Now, the border outpost would not be closed for winter. ..

India to construct sanitation facility at Pashupatinath Temple complex

Under the Nepal-Bharat Maitri: Development Partnership as a high impact community development scheme India is going to construct a ₹2.33 crore sanitation facility at the Pashupatinath Temple complex which is also listed under the UNESCO World Heritage site. to improve the infrastructure. An MoU was signed between the Indian Embassy, Nepal’s Ministry of Federal Affairs ..