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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Narendra Modi pledges US$1 billion in Indian aid to Nepal during visit

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 03:01pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Kathmandu Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes pledge during a rare visit to Kathmandu, as part of bid to check China's growing influence in region India to give US$1b ... to shore up ties with India's neighbours since sweeping to power at national elections in May, in a bid to check China's sway in the region. "I hope my visit will open a new chapter ...

  2. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Eight killed as landslide hits northeast Nepal, sparking flood fears

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 08:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... with Tibet, had been closed. Meanwhile, officials partially opened the Koshi barrage near the India-Nepal border, to allow water to flow downstream and reduce flood risks. Scores of people die every ... in the country’s remote hilly western region and southern plains. Nepal’s landslide came as more than 150 people were feared dead in neighbouring India following a landslide that destroyed a village ...

  3. News - Asia - NEPAL

    'No hope' of survivors after massive Nepal landslide, says official

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 01:48pm by AP

    ... blockage and created a temporary dam, allowing some water to flow out, but much of it remained trapped, posing an immediate threat to villages as far away as India, Parajuli said. He said the water ... treatment, including a Belgian man. The Arniko highway, between Nepal and Tibet, remained closed yesterday. In neighbouring India's Bihar state, authorities evacuated thousands of villagers ...

  4. News - China - NEPAL

    China invests in Nepal as gateway to India's huge markets

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Spending on billion-dollar infrastructure projects also seen as strategy to quell unrest China invests in Nepal as gateway to India's markets ... the shortest motorable overland route between China and India. Analysts have questioned whether China's largesse is a gesture to a neighbour in need, or the result of a foreign policy which ...

  5. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Myanmar's Suu Kyi seeks global support for charter change

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... was ambassador to India and Nepal. She then moved to Kathmandu in 1973 with her husband, British scholar Michael Aris, and their baby boy Alexander, and taught English at a Buddhist school for several ...

  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepal begins Bengal tiger census

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 03:08pm by Reuters in Kathmandu

    ... reserves that spread across into neighbouring India, which will be conducting a similar survey on its part of the border. “Simultaneous counting will help avoid the same tiger which crosses over ... their images as they move. Thousands of tigers once roamed the forests in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. But their numbers have plummeted to just about 3,000 now, wildlife experts say. One big challenge ...

  7. News - China - NEPAL

    Chinese national trapped in Nepal tunnel with other labourers rescued

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:54am by Reuters

    ... in Nepal, a strategically located buffer state between China and India. Many Chinese companies are involved in infrastructure projects that include hydroelectric power. ...

  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Beijing pressure puts squeeze on Tibetan exiles in Nepal

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:33pm by AFP

    ... is not a signatory to the 1951 UN refugee convention, it operates a "gentleman's agreement" with the UN under which it guarantees Tibetans in transit safe passage to India, where they can ...

  9. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Nepal ends political deadlock, elects Koirala as new PM

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:53pm by Reuters

    ... in parliament. Nepal, wedged between India and China, has been plagued by conflict, instability and intractable political division for years. It been running under an interim constitution since the 2008 ... held a government position when his party was in power for most of the past 23 years. But he is known as a clean politician and spent six years in jails in Nepal and India during the country’s ...

  10. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Chinese tourist, local pilot killed in Nepal plane crash

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 03:32pm by AFP

    ... tourists visit Nepal every year, mostly from neighbouring India and China, and tourism is one of the major contributors to the economy of the impoverished Himalayan nation. The country has a poor ...




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