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.

More on Nepal

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.

Tweets about SAMonitor
SAM Facebook

Sikkim shines; receives FAO award for becoming world's first organic state

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling received the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) prestigious Future Policy Gold Award from its Deputy Director Maria Helena Semedo, who commended the Himalayan state for setting an example to the world by becoming the first totally organic state.


China backs Pakistan's request for IMF assistance

China has endorsed Pakistan’s request to the IMF for a bailout package, but cautioned that it should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing.