Nepal

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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Too slow a pace

The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) marked its two years of establishment on Wednesday, seeing three chief executive officers in operation.

Aid accountability

Nepal became eligible to receive a $500 million grant from Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) by passing 16 of the 20 indicators in its scorecard for 2017.

Divided on unification

A large number of people voted for the left alliance in the recent elections because they promised a new era of stability in Nepal. But the chain of political events since the elections reveals that very little has changed and things are much the same.

Concrete block

In blatant disregard of the views long espoused by conservationists and locals, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has used concrete to build up a portion of Rani Pokhari’s boundary wall.

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India-China civil-society dialogue on climate change, sustainable development

China has initiated early actions on the Wuhan summit between Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping that stressed the need for people-to-people dialogue for the development of not only India and China but the whole world.

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India’s growth story is treading on thin ice

By all estimates, the Indian economy has entered a phase of recovery. After a period of subdued growth that was marred by a spate of disruptions, India has regained the fastest-growing major eco...

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