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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 provide grant to Nepal for construction of school buildings

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. ..

India and Nepal ink financial closure of the hydropower project Arun-III

India and Nepal recently signed the financial closure of Arun-III, which is the largest hydropower project of the country. The 900 MW hydropower project is under construction in Nepal, with an estimated cost of $1.04 million. The project, which is to be built with the financial assistance from India, is to be completed in 5 ..

2nd ICP inaugurated by Prime Minister’s of India and Nepal

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at the Jogbani-Biratnagar border between India and Nepal, with the Prime Minister of Nepal, K P Sharma Oli on Monday, 21st January 2020. This is the second Integrated Check Post between the two countries.  Prime Minister’s of both the nations inaugurated ..

‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ campaign launched

The President of Nepal, Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday, 1st January 2, 2020, launched an ambitious campaign named  ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ to promote tourism in Nepal. The campaign aims to attract more than 2 million tourists in Nepal during the year 2020. The President of Nepal inaugurated the campaign by lighting up the Flame ..

World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report

The World Economic Forum, Global Gender Gap index was designed and first published in 2006 to measure gender equality by collecting data based on gender gap between women and men in four key areas: education, economy, health, and politics from countries around the world. The 2019 Global Gender gap index was released on Monday, December ..

ITBP launches Matrimonial Portal

One of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) has launched a matrimonial site to help its unmarried, widowed and separated personnel in finding a suitable soulmate. The dedicated website portal was started last week will be managed by the Information Technology(IT) wing of the ITBP and will only be ..

India to host 36th International Geological Congress

The International Geological Congress(ICG) is a mega event organized once in every four years since its inception in Paris in the year 1878. The 36th edition will be organized in India’s capital New Delhi from 2nd-8th March next year. The International Geological Congress has 45 themes, that cover all aspects of our planet, Earth. The ..