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The decision to extend the lockdown was taken at a Cabinet meeting after the first local transmission case of Covid-19 was confirmed in Western Nepal Friday.
As of Sunday, 29,707 passengers who arrived in India were screened for symptoms of the novel coronavirus infection.
In November, Nepal had raised objections saying the Kalapani area lies within Nepal's boundary after India reportedly showed the region as part of its territory.
The Nepal Supreme Court sought the map exchanged during the signing of the Sugauli Treaty in 1816 amid fresh contention that India has revised the borders.
Special envoy Madhav Kumar Nepal was expected to visit India on 4-5 December & wanted to meet PM Narendra Modi to discuss the festering border dispute.
As Nepal insists on resolving border issues through diplomatic channels, India says new map hasn’t revised the boundary and delineation exercise will go on.
India finds its ‘national interest’ much more important than democracy or cordial relations with a neighbour like Nepal.
36-year-old Purja, climbed 14 mountains, all over 8,000 metres in seven months, according to a post on his social media accounts.
India accounts for nearly two-thirds of Nepal’s trade and is the sole supplier of fuel. But this scenario is rapidly changing.
Author Amitav Ghosh, who has extensively explored the history of the subcontinent, points out that there is still Eurocentrism in the study of the subject.