India-Nepal Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Nepal Task Force for Hydropower Project

On February 24, 2022, India and Nepal agreed to set up a joint task force on “proposal to construct a hydropower project” from investments of both the countries. Highlights The task force will have maximum three members from both the countries. Agreement was signed at the 9th meeting of Nepal-India Energy Secretary-Level Joint Steering Committee in Kathmandu. ..

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Lipulekh boundary Issue-Recent Developments

India is currently widening the road to the Lipulekh pass. The Nepalese ruling party recently issued a statement objecting this. Also, Nepal has demanded India to withdraw its troops in the region. Nepal also claimed the Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura regions. What is the recent issue? The Prime Minster Narendra Modi recently said that India ..

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Successful trial of train between Jaynagar in India and Kurtha in Nepal undertaken

On July 18, 2021, successful trial of movement of train was undertaken between Jaynagar in India and Kurtha in Nepal. Key Points The length of the rail section is 34.50 and this is the first section of the rail line links between the two countries which connects Kurtha in the Mahottari district of Nepal to ..

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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 Prime Minister loses Vote of confidence

The President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari recently prorogued the Parliament after the Prime Minister Oli lost vote of confidence. Proroguing is to discontinue a session of parliament or legislative assembly. What happened? A vote of Confidence was placed at the Nepali Parliament. The parliament has 271 members. Oli secured 93 votes in favour and ..

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WHO Map of India

The World Health Organization recently released a new map. The map differentiated Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from the rest of Indian mainland with a different colour. What is the new WHO map of India? The new WHO map of India has marked the newly created Union Territories of India, Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir ..

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