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India-Nepal Relations

Skanda Purana has a separate volume known as ‘Nepal Mahatmya’, which explains in more details about the beauty and power of Nepal. Nepal is also mentioned in Hindu scriptures such as the Narayana Puja and the Atharva Siras (800-600 BC). Around 1000 BC, small kingdoms and confederations of clans arose in the region. From one of ..

Nepal’s foreign minister seeks friendly ties with India & China

Newly-appointed Foreign Minister of Nepal, Narayan Khadka, seeks to maintain friendly ties with India as well as China. Key Points He will work towards maintaining friendly and balanced relations with both the countries and forge national consensus with political parties on the foreign relations matters. Background Narayan Khadka, aged 72, was sworn in as the ..

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Why India-Nepal Flood Management needs correction?

People of Bihar faces perennial flooding in North Bihar (Mithilanchal region) almost every year despite the efforts of government. Solution to such flooding lies in correction of India-Nepal flood management. Steps taken by government First ever disaster management plan came into state with the efforts of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. During his tenure in 2005-2010, ..

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Nepal, India sign deal for Lower Arun Hydropower project

Nepal has inked a USD 1.3 billion deal with Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) of India to develop a 679-megawatt hydropower project in eastern Nepal. Key Points This will be the second mega venture in Nepal, undertaken by India. It is the single largest foreign investment project. It is based on 2017 cost estimates. To ..

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Nepal President releases Special Anthology on Mahatma Gandhi

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has released a special pictorial anthology on Mahatma Gandhi to mark the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This anthology is written in the Nepali language. The book was launched at a special function held at in Kathmandu in the presence of Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra. Key ..

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Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Navarne conferred with rank of “General of Nepal Army”

On November 5, 2020, Indian Army Chief Manoj Mukund Navarne was conferred with the rank of honorary General of Nepal Army. The President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari presented him with a scroll and a sword during the honouring ceremony. Key Highlights Chief Navarne is on a three day visit to Nepal. He is in ..

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