Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicIndia-Nepal border

Topic: India-Nepal border

Modi, Deuba to discuss India-Nepal border issue, as New Delhi wants its ‘politicisation’ avoided

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit Lumbini for a few hours Monday, where he will meet Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba. This will be their second meeting in a little over a month.

From power trade to rail connectivity – India, Nepal work to revamp ties after map row

PM Modi and Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba Saturday attempted to iron out issues in bilateral ties after relations nosedived 2 years ago, when then PM K.P.S. Oli redrew Nepal’s map.

Nepal PM Deuba to meet Modi in Delhi on 2 April, neighbours to aim at upgrading ties post map row

During the visit, Nepal is expected to raise the issue of reviewing the 1950 India-Nepal Friendship Treaty, and Delhi is likely to vow for more connectivity projects.

India examining diplomatic note sent by Nepal over July death in Mahakali river near border

Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba sends note more than a month after the incident, ‘under pressure’ from his allies. A committee has also been formed to probe the death.

Nepal wants India to revise the 1950 friendship treaty to reflect ‘new changes and realities’

On the unsettled boundary issue, Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said ‘we have to explore ways to settle it based on facts and documents’.

Border ‘irritant’ shouldn’t hurt ties — Nepal Foreign Minister Gyawali reaches out to India

Pradeep Kumar Gyawali says release of new political map wasn’t a ‘unilateral’ action on part of Nepal as it was a ‘consequence’ of India first changing its political map in 2019.

As map row simmers, India & Nepal foreign ministers to meet today to improve relationship

Nepal’s Foreign Minister arrived in New Delhi Thursday in what is the first high-level official visit from the country after India rejected its controversial new political map.

Nepal foreign minister Gyawali to visit India mid-January amid crisis at home

P.K. Gyawali will be accompanied by a high-powered delegation, and is set to discuss 'all issues of bilateral importance', including the Kalapani-Lipulekh border dispute.

Mount Everest grows by 86 cm, now measures 8,848.86 meters tall, Nepal & China say

According to the measurement done by India in 1954, the height of Mt Everest was last recorded as 8,848m. Nepal decided to measure the height amid debates that it may have changed.

Kalapani, controversial map, travel bubble discussed during Shringla’s maiden visit to Nepal

During Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s two-day visit to Nepal, both countries discussed long-pending projects & also agreed to further strengthen bilateral ties.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

India’s founders kept repressive laws in the book. Today’s politicians show how wrong it was

Most parties today are using the law to stifle dissent. Worse, nobody is doing anything significant to oppose it—not the media, and certainly not the judiciary.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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