Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: Kalapani

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.

Foreign Secretary Shringla in Nepal to ‘take ties forward’ after low point of Kalapani row

Kalapani-Lipulekh border issue is on the agenda as Harsh V. Shringla meets Nepalese PM & foreign minister. Visit comes amid pro-monarchy protests in Nepal.

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 Gen M M Naravane to begin 3 day Nepal visit from 4 Nov with aim to reset ties

The Chief of Army Staff is scheduled to hold talks with the top civilian and military brass of Nepal including his counterpart General Purna Chandra Thapa.

RAW chief meets Nepal PM Oli, says India won’t allow interruption in bilateral relations

Samant Kumar Goel's visit comes ahead of the upcoming official trip of Indian Army chief General Naravane to Nepal in the first week of November.

Nepal halts distribution of new text book with revised map incorporating Indian areas

The concerned body of the Nepal government is yet to officially declare the revised geographical area of the country.

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.

Politics, economy, people ties, culture — how China has slowly expanded its grip over Nepal

China’s interest in Nepal is over a decade old, but the watershed moment was the 2015 Madhesi agitation and blockade, which was viewed as being India-backed.

Kathmandu has reservations with China also on Lipulekh, Kalapani: Nepal ruling party leader

In interview to ThePrint, Bishnu Rijal of Nepal Communist Party says entire Kalapani belongs to Nepal and that while China has agreed to talk on the issue, India hasn't.

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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.