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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 China in the north and India in the south, east and west, while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of 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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Nepal Communist Party meeting deferred for 10 days [Video]

Nepal Communist Party meeting deferred for 10 days

The crucial meeting of the Central Secretariat of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on November 18 ended in a stalemate. During the meeting, Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli demanded 10 days..

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Nepal celebrates Bhai tika amid coronavirus pandemic [Video]

Nepal celebrates Bhai tika amid coronavirus pandemic

Nepal on Monday celebrated the sibling festival of Bhai Tika with less fanfare and gaiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is increasing the toll in the Himalayan Nation. On the occasion of Bhai..

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Integrated Check Post construction begins at Nepalgunj to boost connectivity [Video]

Integrated Check Post construction begins at Nepalgunj to boost connectivity

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Nepali Urban Development Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha on November 12 virtually witnessed the ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of..

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Watch: India donates ICU ventilators to Nepal to battle Covid-19 [Video]

Watch: India donates ICU ventilators to Nepal to battle Covid-19

India donated 28 ICU ventilators to Nepal to support its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The ventilators were handed over by Indian Ambassador Vinay M Kwatra to Nepal's Minister for Health..

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COVID-19: India gifts ICU ventilators to Nepal [Video]

COVID-19: India gifts ICU ventilators to Nepal

According to Indian Embassy in Nepal, Ambassador of India to Nepal, Vinay Mohan Kwatra, on behalf of Government of India, handed over 28 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ventilators to Nepal's Minister for..

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International Suspension Bridge opens briefly to facilitate movement at Nepal border in Uttarakhand [Video]

International Suspension Bridge opens briefly to facilitate movement at Nepal border in Uttarakhand

On November 05, International Suspension Bridge at Dharchula was reopened for 3 hours for movement of people, including patients, students and labourers. People from India moved to Nepal and vice-versa..

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Gen Naravane conferred with honorary rank of 'General of the Nepal Army' [Video]

Gen Naravane conferred with honorary rank of 'General of the Nepal Army'

Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane was conferred with the honorary rank of 'General of the Nepal Army' by Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on November 05. He was also presented a sword and a..

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Army Chief arrives in Nepal on 3-day visit [Video]

Army Chief arrives in Nepal on 3-day visit

Indian Army Chief, General MM Naravane arrived in Nepal's Kathmandu on November 04. General Naravane will be conferred with honorary rank of 'General of the Nepal Army' during his visit by Nepalese..

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Army Chief Gen Naravane in Nepal; focus on improving ties after map row [Video]

Army Chief Gen Naravane in Nepal; focus on improving ties after map row

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane, on Nepal’s visit, said it will strengthen the bonds of the two armies. Naravane will be on a three-day visit to Nepal starting November 4. The Indian Army..

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Army Chief says his visit to Nepal will strengthen 'cherished' friendship between both armies [Video]

Army Chief says his visit to Nepal will strengthen 'cherished' friendship between both armies

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane on November 03 said that his upcoming visit to Nepal will go a long way in strengthening the bonds and friendships that the two armies cherish. He will be on a..

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International Suspension Bridge opens for Nepali nationals at Uttarakhand's Dharchula [Video]

International Suspension Bridge opens for Nepali nationals at Uttarakhand's Dharchula

The international Suspension bridge in Uttarakhand's Dharchula town has been reopened for three days to facilitate the Nepali citizens who had served the Indian Army and other Indian organisations and..

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Nepal Government not to bear expenses of all COVID-19 patients, not to bury those dead due to virus [Video]

Nepal Government not to bear expenses of all COVID-19 patients, not to bury those dead due to virus

Amid the continuous surge in COVID-19 cases, the Nepal government has decided not to bear expenses of all virus-infected people and not to bury infected people who died during home isolation. The..

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Nepal's idol makers get low sales ahead of annual Hindu festivals amid pandemic [Video]

Nepal's idol makers get low sales ahead of annual Hindu festivals amid pandemic

Made with clay and hay straws, these life-like Durga idols are the product of days of hard labour of the idol-makers. The idols-makers start in much ahead of the biggest festival Durga Puja in the..

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During the searches, incriminating documents and electronic devices containing details of suspicious transactions as well as of the persons involved in the crime, who also have linkages abroad..
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