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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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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.

Former CEC of Nepal nominated envoy to India

The Nepal government on Monday recommended that former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Neel Kantha Uprety be appointment as ambassador to India.

Nepal monsoon death toll rises to 56

The death toll in floods and landslides caused by torrential rains across Nepal since the beginning of monsoon season has risen to 56, the Ministry of Home Affairs said.

Nepal, China to jointly inspect closed border point

 

Nepal and China agreed to conduct a joint inspection of Tatopani-Zhangmu border point, which was closed since the 2015 earthquake, to see the possibility of reopening it.

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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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