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Nepal, India review implementation of bilateral projects

The sixth meeting of Nepal-India Oversight Mechanism was held in Kathmandu? to review the progress made in the implementation of bilateral, economic and development projects.

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Provide security

Security challenges have emerged prior to holding the second phase of parliamentary and provincial elections on December 7.

A new phase? Nepal's historic vote

Nepal voted on Sunday in the first phase of parliamentary elections under its new Constitution of 2015 and with the electoral battle lines redrawn in a recently altered political landscape.

Viable option

The Indian port of Visakhapatnam (Vizag) has been opened for Nepal for a year but there seems to be a poor response from traders who import and export goods.

Peaceful polls

 

Except for some sporadic incidence of violence, booth capturing and obstruction in some polling stations the first phase of the parliamentary and provincial elections for first-past-the-post (FPtP) and proportional representation (PR) went peacefully in 32 hilly and mountainous districts on Sunday.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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