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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.
File photo of GP Koirala | Facebook

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.
Indian currency notes

Nepal wants RBI to declare Rs 200, Rs 500 & Rs 2,000 currency notes as legal tender

RBI has only allowed the circulation of Indian currency notes of Rs 100 and less in Nepal & provides exchange facilities for bills of these denomination.

On Camera

Against the 1000 questions TV news had after Sushant Singh’s death, we have just six

#JusticeForRajput is the popular hashtag on Republic TV and Times Now. But who will look into all the injustices they have committed in the name of 'Breaking News'?
RBI has given the Kamath committee no deadline to submit its suggestions on loan restructuring plan, while two of its five members are yet to join.

Delays feared in RBI’s debt recast plan as Kamath panel seeks clarity on members, deadline

RBI has given the Kamath committee no deadline to submit its suggestions on loan restructuring plan, while two of its five members are yet to join.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses CII Annual Session 2020 via a video conference in New Delhi Tuesday. | Photo: ANI

Submarines, AK 203 rifles — two Make in India projects Modi govt set to push on priority

Tenders for the submarines are expected to be issued ‘soon’ while the Indo-Russian AK 203 rifles could be finalised by October.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.