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Nepal, China to discuss hydro projects

The first Nepal-China joint steering committee (JSC) meeting to discuss development of hydropower projects will be held in Kathmandu later in September, a Nepali official has said.

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180 Indians on Mansarovar pilgrimage stranded in Nepal's Humla

Nearly 180 Indians on way back home from Mansarovar pilgrimage are stranded in Humla district in Nepal due to bad weather, official sources said on Sunday.

Nepal begins reconstruction of damaged school with China's aid

The reconstruction of Nepal's oldest school, which was severely damaged by the massive 2015 earthquake, has begun with Chinese assistance.

Chinese, Nepalese NGOs to work together

China will provide assistance through various projects to the social development endeavours of Nepal as part of a memorandum of understanding reached between the two nations.

India to close field office in Nepal's Biratnagar

India on Wednesday announced that it is closing its camp office in Nepal's Biratnagar from August 1.

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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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