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Himalayan fossil of adolescent’s jaw may explain how Tibetans, Sherpas master mountains

The new finding is the first Denisovan specimen found outside of the Denisova cave in Siberia and is dated at 1.6 lakh years old.
A view of the Mount Everest. | Commons

3,000 kg garbage collected from Mt Everest in two weeks

The 45-day Everest Cleaning Campaign began on April 14 and will conclude on May 29.
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Girija Prasad Koirala, Nepal’s India-born PM who evolved from ideologue to peacemaker

On his ninth death anniversary, ThePrint tracks G.P. Koirala's life — from organising Nepal’s first political workers' movement to becoming its first PM.
File photo of Rabindra Adhikari | @RabindraADH/Twitter

Nepal’s tourism minister Adhikari among seven killed in helicopter crash

The Air Dynasty helicopter Ang Tsering Sherpa, prominent aviation, and Yubaraj Dahal, personal aide to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
Security personnel carry out rescue and relief works at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir

Protests held in Nepal over Pulwama attack, Indian mission donate day’s salary

Hundreds of people gathered at Parsa, Majottari Rupandehi and adjoining districts in Nepal to protest the attack, according to officials.
RBI Headquarters in Mumbai

India set to patch up with Nepal over currency crisis, make high-value notes legal tender

RBI will soon issue a notification allowing the circulation of Rs 2,000, Rs 500 and Rs 200 notes in Nepal.
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Aadhaar now valid travel document for under-15 & over-65 Indians travelling to Nepal & Bhutan

The Aadhaar card has now been added to the list which includes PAN card, driving licence, Central Government Health Service card or ration card.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj greets her Nepali counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, in New Delhi | Atul Yadav/PTI

‘If Trump and Kim can meet…’: Nepal pushes for convening SAARC summit

The last SAARC summit, which was scheduled to be held in Islamabad in 2016, was indefinitely postponed after India pulled out citing Pakistan's continued support to cross-border terrorism.
Indian two thousand and five hundred rupee banknotes|: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Why Nepal wants high-denomination Indian bills as legal tender in the country

Nepal has requested the RBI to allow the use of Rs 200, Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 banknotes in the country.

India is yet to recognise the soft power of making its rupee an international currency

We must look North—and see the rise of the renminbi.

On Camera

20 days since soldiers’ death in Galwan, ‘patriot’ Ajay Devgn decides it’s movie material

India’s stand against Chinese aggression is at best foggy, with military talks still underway. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn couldn't wait lest Akshay Kumar claimed the subject.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.