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Nepal: Country in South Asia
Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is mainly situated in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, bordering Tibet of China to the north, and India in the south, east, and west, while it is narrowly separated from Bangladesh by the Siliguri Corridor, and from Bhutan 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. Nepal is a multinational state, with Nepali as the official language. Kathmandu is the nation's capital and the largest city.

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Oxygen crisis unfolds as climbers chase Everest dreams [Video]

Oxygen crisis unfolds as climbers chase Everest dreams

India’s brutal second wave of coronavirus has spilled into neighboring Nepal, including Mount Everest. Despite the government’s denial, a tour company told CNN more than 30 of their Everest clients..

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Nepal COVID crisis: China plans 'line of separation' on Mount Everest [Video]

Nepal COVID crisis: China plans 'line of separation' on Mount Everest

Plan is part of China's zero contact strategy to keep climbers from the Chinese and Nepalese sides of Everest from mixing with each other and stop Nepal's COVID-19 outbreak from crossing the border.

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Nepal PM KP Oli lose vote of confidence, to tender resignation| Oneindia News [Video]

Nepal PM KP Oli lose vote of confidence, to tender resignation| Oneindia News

Dozens of bodies were seen floating in the river at Chausa town on Bihar's border with Uttar Pradesh and later piling up on the banks. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime..

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Nepal PM: Covid situation is under control [Video]

Nepal PM: Covid situation is under control

Nepal’s Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli tells CNN Nepal’s coronavirus situation is under control and they’re taking “serious measures” to supply oxygen and hospital beds.

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Nepali doctors warn of major crisis as COVID cases surge [Video]

Nepali doctors warn of major crisis as COVID cases surge

Nepal’s daily case trajectory has shot up in the past three weeks with two out of five people tested now returning positive.

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COVID -19: People rush to the airport before international flights halt [Video]

COVID -19: People rush to the airport before international flights halt

Due to the surge in COVID cases and fatalities in Nepal, a cabinet meeting decided the closure of International Flights starting from Wednesday. Serpentine lines were seen outside the terminal of..

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COVID-19: Nepal govt bans international flights from midnight of May 06 [Video]

COVID-19: Nepal govt bans international flights from midnight of May 06

Amid a rising number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities in Nepal, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has announced the closure of all domestic and international flights until mid of May. While domestic flights..

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Electric crematorium in Kathmandu overwhelmed due to increase in COVID-19 deaths [Video]

Electric crematorium in Kathmandu overwhelmed due to increase in COVID-19 deaths

Nepal is seeing rise in cases of COVID-19 and reported 7,448 new cases in last 24 hours, the highest single-day rise, as the Himalayan Nation grapples with the second wave of infection. Nepal also..

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COVID: Nepal under two-week lockdown [Video]

COVID: Nepal under two-week lockdown

Due to surge in COVID-19 cases, Nepal entered into two-week lockdown and only essential services are allowed during this time. Police kept a tighten surveillance on the vehicular movement in Kathmandu...

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Nepal experts warn Kathmandu could face COVID crisis like India [Video]

Nepal experts warn Kathmandu could face COVID crisis like India

Infections are rising and hospital beds are filling up as new restrictions are imposed.

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Nepal: PM Oli inaugurates reconstructed Dharahara Tower [Video]

Nepal: PM Oli inaugurates reconstructed Dharahara Tower

On the eve of the earthquake anniversary when nearly 5 dozen people lost their lives 6 years ago, Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated lately constructed Dharahara Tower flattened in 2015...

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Migrant workers gather at Delhi station to return to their native places [Video]

Migrant workers gather at Delhi station to return to their native places

Delhi government on April 19 announced week-long lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19. Migrant workers gathered at Anand Vihar Terminal and Anand Vihar ISBT to return to their native places. Navin,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:45Published
Nepal's Home Minister Thapa relieved from Upper House, to continue as Minister for 6 months [Video]

Nepal's Home Minister Thapa relieved from Upper House, to continue as Minister for 6 months

Nepal's Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has lost his seat at National Assembly or Upper House after his party CPN-Moist Centre decided to remove him. Despite the action taken by the party against..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:32Published
Stolen in 1984, figure of Goddess Laxmi-Narayan returns to its home in Nepal [Video]

Stolen in 1984, figure of Goddess Laxmi-Narayan returns to its home in Nepal

A stolen figure of goddess Laxmi Narayan has returned to its home in Nepal. The idol was being worshipped at Patan's Patko Tole till 1984 when the statue went missing and later traced to a museum in..

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Devotees in Nepal begin New Year celebrations amid COVID-19 spike [Video]

Devotees in Nepal begin New Year celebrations amid COVID-19 spike

Tens of thousands of devotees gathered in Bhaktapur city in Nepal on Sunday to celebrate the arrival of New Year with chariot festival despite the coronavirus pandemic. Devotees flocked to the Taumadhi..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:45Published
Watch: Ex-King of Nepal attends Kumbh Mela, meets saints amid Covid worries [Video]

Watch: Ex-King of Nepal attends Kumbh Mela, meets saints amid Covid worries

Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, the former King of Nepal, visited Uttarakhand's Haridwar to attend the Kumbh Mela. He met many saints and seers and they were seen exchanging garlands. The month-long..

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King of Nepal visits Haridwar to participate in Kumbh Mela [Video]

King of Nepal visits Haridwar to participate in Kumbh Mela

King of Nepal Birendra Bir Bikram visited holy city Haridwar to participate in Kumbh Mela and take holy dip in Ganga river. King Bikram prayed for the world amid COVID-19 scare. Uttarakhand CM Tirath..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:17Published

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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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Subramanian Swamy attacks centre, says, "Petrol Rs 93 in ram's India, Rs 53 in Sita's Nepal and Rs 51 in Ravan's Lanka".
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India to gift Srilanka 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine tomorrow

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WHO chief Ghebreyesus thanks PM Modi for 'continued support' to global Covid-19 response

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his continued support to the global Covid-19 response, saying acting together, including sharing of knowledge,..
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India to send SII's COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' to Myanmar, Seychelles, Mauritius

The Ministry of External Affairs had announced a vaccine rollout for Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles from Wednesday.
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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

India on Tuesday announced that it will supply Covid-19 vaccines under grant assistance to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles from Wednesday.
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No change in position of Gorkha recruitment in Indian army: Nepal Finance Minister

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Amid Chinese efforts to prevent a split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), visiting Nepal foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali Saturday said while some countries may have concerns about the current..
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COVID-19 vaccine, border issue discussed during India-Nepal talks in Delhi

On the COVID-19 vaccine, the Indian side assured that Nepal's requirement will be a priority consideration.
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"PM Modi has no objection to this, but there are many people who consider it bad as I have projected my stature equal to that of Modi ji," says PM Oli
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Gorkha leader pens letter to PM Modi, demanding 'constitutional justice' for community

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