Nepal: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

China annexes parts of Nepal by diverting the flow of Rivers that acted as Natural Boundary

Published: June 25, 2020

A report prepared by Nepal’s Agricultural Ministry’s Survey Department has indicated that China has diverted the flow of rivers in certain areas of the Nepal-China border. These rivers act as a natural boundary between the two countries. As per the report, in a total of 11 places where the Chinese have encroached the Nepalese territory, ..

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FM radio stations in Nepal starts Weather Bulletins of Indian Territories

Published: June 22, 2020

The House of Representatives in Nepal on 18th June 2020 had made a constitutional amendment under which the map of Nepal was revised. The revised map surprisingly included three Indian territories as part of Nepal. The 3 areas are- Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura. On 21st June 2020, it was reported from Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand ..

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Nepal upgrades border outposts near Kalapani

Published: June 18, 2020

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. ..

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Sikkim celebrates 45th State Day

Published: May 16, 2020

On May 16, 2020, the Sikkim Government celebrates its 45th Statehood Day. Every year Sikkim celebrates its State Day in May 16 as the state came into existence on this day in 1975. History After India became independent in 1947, Sikkim continued to enjoy the protectorate status with the republic of India. However, in 1973, ..

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India to provide grant to Nepal for construction of school buildings

Published: March 19, 2020

India recently committed to provide a grant of Nepalese Rupees 107 million (equivalent to INR 68 million) to Nepal for the construction of three school buildings. The Embassy of India and the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration of Nepal signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) for the construction of two new school buildings. ..

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