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Amid slowdown, India ramps up aid for neighbours

A difficult economic situation notwithstanding, India will be stepping up its assistance programme to its neighbouring countries in the coming fiscal.

Nepal needs to act on its water resources

True, Nepal is one of the richest in water resources — not necessarily the “second” after Brazil as some say, but rich indeed.

Dhaka to have metro with Japanese help

Bangladesh will sign a loan agreement with Japan for a multi-million-dollar metro rail project aimed at easing traffic congestion in the capital, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said in Dhaka. .

Bangla transit will boost North East India's economy

Opening of transit routes through Bangladesh will give a major boost to the economy of the entire North East region and the prices of essential commodities will also come down because of reduction of cost of transportation, observed Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar.

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Sikkim's unique mountain architecture in need of protection

The Government of Sikkim realized something needs to be done and the newly-adopted Sikkim Tourism Policy is crystal clear about this. It states in Chapter 4: Application of appropriate designs for tourism infrastructure that considers the landscape, disaster risks, local architecture and materials needs to be addressed, writes Anne Fee


Nepal's economy expanding, GDP growth 6.3 per cent: IMF

On February 8, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Nepal.