Friday, 2 December, 2022
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Topic: Nepal

Politics in Nepal has tilted in India’s favour now. 2017 elections was all about China

Given that India has played a supportive role in Nepal’s peace process, an amiable completion of elections can be considered a good return on investment.

At least 6 dead after 6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal, Delhi feels strong tremors

The quake was centred about 158 km northeast of Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh and occurred early Wednesday morning.

‘Felt the ground shaking’ — Locals recount experience of earthquake tremors in Delhi-NCR

The tremor with its epicentre in Nepal and measuring 6.3 on the Ritcher scale was felt at around 1.57 am in Delhi and nearby areas.

‘Hillary, Tenzing followed my footsteps’ — Sherpa who paved the way to Everest with 25kg load

In ‘Sherpa,’ Pradeep Bashyal and Ankit Babu Adhikari write how the Sherpa community exists at the edge of life and death in Nepal.

Cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane, ex-Nepal team captain, taken into custody in alleged rape case

The 22-year-old, accused of raping a teenager, has been the face of cricket in Nepal and the only player to feature in prominent Twenty20 leagues across the world.

Indian Army Chief Manoj Pande conferred honorary rank of Nepal Army General

General Pande was honoured at a special ceremony in Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari's official residence during his ongoing visit to the Himalayan nation.

India, Nepal need to address ‘issues left by history’, says ‘Prachanda’

Border demarcation and Kathmandu’s long-pending demand of reviewing the India-Nepal 1950 Friendship Treaty were also raised by the communist leader during his three-day visit

Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Buddhism a point of power rivalry between India, China. The grand theatre is Nepal

Though China is no longer a Buddhist majority country, it’s economic gains, spiritual desires, and Asian characteristics will enable Buddhism to make a comeback.

Bad terrain, lack of sophisticated radar tech — why small planes have poor safety record in Nepal

An aircraft carrying 22 people including 4 Indians has gone missing in Nepal’s Mustang district. The Himalayan country has seen 27 fatal plane crashes in three decades.

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.