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Nepal: Country in South Asia
Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a sovereign country in South Asia. It is mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is the 49th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It is landlocked and borders Tibet in the north and India in the south, east and west, while Bangladesh is located only 27 km (17 mi) from its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city. Nepal is a multiethnic country, with Nepali as the official language.

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Watch: Indian national killed in firing by Nepal police; one missing [Video]

Watch: Indian national killed in firing by Nepal police; one missing

An Indian national was killed after being fired at by Nepal police. According to the police in Pilibhit, three Indian nationals had gone to Nepal where they reportedly got into an argument with the..

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Will talk to all parties in Nepal to bring stability, says former Nepal PM [Video]

Will talk to all parties in Nepal to bring stability, says former Nepal PM

Reacting to the political crises of Nepal, former Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai said that it is not right for a country's democracy when Parliament is dissolved midway to give way to..

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Vaccine Maitri: 'Made in India' COVID vaccines arrive in Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [Video]

Vaccine Maitri: 'Made in India' COVID vaccines arrive in Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

India provided COVID-19 vaccines to Saint Lucia on March 01. 'Made in India' vaccines was received by the Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia. India provided 25,000 doses of coronavirus..

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Restoration work at Seto Macchindranath Temple in Nepal begins with India's support [Video]

Restoration work at Seto Macchindranath Temple in Nepal begins with India's support

The restoration work of Seto Macchindranath Temple, one of the 28 heritage sites which will be reconstructed with the help of India's assistance, has begun on Sunday in Kathmandu. Indian Ambassador..

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MasterChef UK runner-up Santosh Shah gets warm welcome back home in Nepal [Video]

MasterChef UK runner-up Santosh Shah gets warm welcome back home in Nepal

In an emotional moment, Nepal's Santosh Shah, runner-up of "BBC MasterChef UK: The Professionals" wiped his tears off as he arrived in his home country. Dozens of fellow chefs, admirers, and onlookers..

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Nepal President participates in 'Kshama Puja', inaugurates new 'Jalahari' at Pashupatinath Temple [Video]

Nepal President participates in 'Kshama Puja', inaugurates new 'Jalahari' at Pashupatinath Temple

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday participated in "Kshama Puja" and administered the inauguration of the new 'Jalahari' at Pashupatinath Temple. President Bhandari reached the revered..

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Nepal to begin inoculation drive for elderlies from next month [Video]

Nepal to begin inoculation drive for elderlies from next month

As the vaccination drive has already been kicked off in the Himalayan nation, the inoculation drive for elderly and most vulnerable age groups will commence from next month. Nepal has received the..

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Students in Nepal protests against frequent spike in petrol price [Video]

Students in Nepal protests against frequent spike in petrol price

The sudden rise in petrol prices amid political uncertainty looming large in the country, students in Nepal hit the streets in capital Kathmandu. Students affiliated with All Nepal National Free..

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India signs MoU with Nepal for reconstruction of 6 Secondary schools [Video]

India signs MoU with Nepal for reconstruction of 6 Secondary schools

It seems like India is in full swing in boosting relations with Nepal with recent rollout of vaccines as grant assistance and now going ahead in improving educational infrastructure of the Himalayan..

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Basant Panchami: An auspicious day in Nepal for students to get introduced to alphabets [Video]

Basant Panchami: An auspicious day in Nepal for students to get introduced to alphabets

Students in Nepal thronged Saraswati Temple to mark the auspicious day of "Basant Panchami" on Tuesday. Nepali boy Mihir Oli started his journey of knowing the alphabets with his father who had..

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India to release 142 Million as reconstruction assistance for Nepal's Cultural Heritages [Video]

India to release 142 Million as reconstruction assistance for Nepal's Cultural Heritages

In order to reconstruct three Cultural Heritage Projects of Nepal, India on Thursday announced to fund a whopping amount of 142 million to the Himalayan nation. The agreements were signed for..

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Several injured in anti-government clash in Nepal [Video]

Several injured in anti-government clash in Nepal

Several protestors were injured on Thursday in Kathmandu as resistance against the dissolution of parliament continued to intensify in the Himalayan Nation. Cadres and members of the student union of a..

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Dahal questions PM Oli on Ayodhya existence in Nepal [Video]

Dahal questions PM Oli on Ayodhya existence in Nepal

Amid ongoing tensed situation in Nepal over parliament dissolution issue, Chairman of rival faction of ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal took a jibe on caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma..

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Nepal caretaker PM urges poll panel to expedite preparations for elections [Video]

Nepal caretaker PM urges poll panel to expedite preparations for elections

With growing rage against the dissolution of the lower house of Nepal Parliament, caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli met Chief Election Commissioner on Tuesday, urging him to expedite preparations..

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Janata Samajwadi Party holds protest, burns effigy of PM Oli [Video]

Janata Samajwadi Party holds protest, burns effigy of PM Oli

Youth workers of Janata Samajwadi Party have continued to protest against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's move to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) in Nepal. Leading the protest from the..

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Nepal PM Oli defends dissolution of Parliament [Video]

Nepal PM Oli defends dissolution of Parliament

Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday defended his latest move to dissolve parliament and called on the public to gear up for the election scheduled for April and May. Taking a jibe..

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Nepal bans 3 Indian climbers for faking Everest summit

Nepal has banned two Indian climbers and their team leader from carrying out any mountaineering expeditions in the country for six years after a probe found that they faked their Mt Everest summit in..
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5 bridges on Indo-Nepal border reopen

Five bridges on the Indo-Nepal border in Pithoragarh district reopened on Friday after remaining closed for over 10 months due to the coronavirus lockdown.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hits Nepal-India border in Sikkim

"Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.0, Occurred on 05-02-2021, 03:43:10 IST, Lat: 27.86 & Long: 88.14, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Nepal - India (Sikkim) Border," National Centre for Seismology tweeted.
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'Petrol Rs 93 in Ram's India, Rs 51 in Ravan's Lanka': Subramanian Swamy takes a jibe at Centre

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'Promise fulfiiled' says Indian envoy Kwatra as India-made COVID-19 vaccine reaches Nepal within a week

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India announces supply of coronavirus vaccines to six countries under grant assistance

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India unlikely to hold boundary talks with Nepal until map issue resolved


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Nepal seeks early supply of COVID-19 vaccines, India assures priority

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No change in position of Gorkha recruitment in Indian army: Nepal Finance Minister

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Border talks with Nepal only under appropriate mechanism: India

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Nepal will not compromise on sovereign equality in its engagement with either India or China: PM Oli


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