Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Nepal-China

In a ‘bhai-bhai ka rishta’, Nepal refuses to be India’s younger brother. It wants equality

In 'Kathmandu Dilemma: Resetting India-Nepal Ties', former Indian ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae, views the country's evolution throughout the years.

Nepal must become self-dependent. China’s undeclared trade blockade hurts Kathmandu

During the festive season, nearly 2,000 containers with clothes, shoes, cosmetics, electronics and industrial raw materials were stopped from entering Nepal.

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.

Chinese defence minister to visit Kathmandu, 2 days after Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla

Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe will visit Nepal Sunday where he will meet President Bidya Devi Bhandari, PM K.P.S. Oli and Army Chief General Purna Chandra Thapa.

For Nepal it’s getting easier to trade with China. India must look beyond boundary issues

India-Nepal ties have frayed slowly as the economic bonds between the two countries have failed to keep pace with India’s modernization and growth.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

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.