Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicIndia-Nepal border

Topic: India-Nepal border

Foreign Secretary Shringla likely to visit Nepal this month, Kalapani border talks on agenda

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla's trip to Kathmandu is expected to pave the way for Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali's visit to India.

Army chief Naravane to visit Nepal to receive honorary General rank, first trip after map row

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will confer honorary rank of General of the Nepali Army upon Indian Army chief M.M. Naravane at an investiture ceremony next month.

India-Nepal meet ‘soon’ to discuss all bilateral issues, but Kalapani talks will have to wait

The meeting of Boundary Working Group of India & Nepal is likely to take place soon to discuss technical issues, including repair of boundary pillars in the border areas.

Delhi, Kathmandu must have sustained talks on all issues, not just border, says Nepal envoy 

Nepal Ambassador to India Nilamber Acharya says it was a ‘positive indication’ that Modi and Oli had a telephonic conversation.  

India-Nepal set for high-level meeting on 17 August, the first since map row

The meeting between Indian Ambassador Vinay Mohan Kwatra & Nepal Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi comes months after Kathmandu issued its controversial new map.

India will sort out ‘misunderstanding’ with Nepal through dialogue, says Rajnath Singh

In a virtual rally for Uttarakhand, the defence minister asserted that no power can break ties between the two countries, days after Nepal cleared a disputed new map.

Nepal parliament clears new map, marks new low in Kathmandu-Delhi ties

Experts say India and Nepal need to engage in dialogue but also point out that New Delhi has many options up its sleeve if it wants to hit back.

Indian Army chief says ties will remain strong, hours before Nepal votes on controversial map

Army chief General Naravane had earlier said Nepal was ratcheting up Lipulekh border issue at the behest of 'someone else', insinuating Chinese interference.

Nepal firing incident a local issue triggered by an altercation, says SSB chief

DG SSB Rajesh Chandra also said the incident happened ‘deep inside Nepal’ and wasn’t something that was brewing for a long time.

Amid tension with Nepal, 1 killed & 3 injured in Bihar in firing from across the border

Tension between India and Nepal has been brewing since May after Kathmandu released a controversial new political map, which shows the disputed territories of Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani within its borders.

On Camera

YourTurn

Protecting pilots’ mental health will keep us all safer.Photographer: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America

Mental health of pilots under scanner after plane crash in China

An anonymous survey of 1,848 pilots in 2015 found 12.6% suffered from depression while 4.1% experienced suicidal thoughts.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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