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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 readies for more foreign tourists in Annapurna region

Nepalese tourism associations are gearing up to attract more foreign tourists to the Annapurna region this season.

Nepal finance minister presents $12.15 bn budget

The Nepal government has presented a budget of 1.315 trillion Nepali rupees ($12.15 billion) for the 2018-19 fiscal year with a target of achieving an economic growth rate of eight per cent.

Over 6mn Nepalis living under poverty line

Over 6 million Nepalis are still living under the poverty line, which is 21.6 per cent of the Himalayan nation's total population, a new report has revealed.

India gives NRs 180mn for river training in Nepal

India has provided the largest sum for river training in Nepal in a bid to control floods that also affect India during the monsoon season

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Fighting the climate change apocalypse: West should practise what it preaches

The Pew study survey found that 24 percent of Indians believe that technology can solve the climate-change problem – and definitely that's the way forward as technology is bringing down the price of green energy. And China and India can make the most significant contributions as they leap-frog to greener technologies –

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Indian government appoints new Chief Economic Advisor

The Indian government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as its new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in place of Arvind Subramanian, who left the post in July this year.

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