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News Nepal: Driven by India into China’s arms, is Nepal the new Sri Lanka?

News channel or source: http://scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/2134532/driven-india-chinas-arms-nepal-new-sri-lanka
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Deputy Inspector General Mandip Shrestha has his chest puffed out as he gives a tour of Nepal Armed Police Force’s freshly minted training academy. A swanky sprawl complete with a helipad, swimming pool, football ground, shooting range, soundproof ...

News Nepal: New Nepal-India pact on anvil

News channel or source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-02-25/new-nepal-india-pact-on-anvil.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Feb 25, 2018-The Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations exchanged the first drafts on Saturday during the seventh meeting that opened in Kathmandu with the anticipation of a new Peace and Friendship Treaty that would reset their bilateral ties thus ...

News Nepal: What the Merger of Nepal’s Communist Parties Means for Their Two Leaders and India

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/227321/what-the-merger-of-nepals-communist-parties-means-for-their-two-leaders-and-india/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

The long-awaited unification of Nepal’s two big communist parties, the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre), has concluded. The two parties have signed a seven-point agreement that ...

News Nepal: Nepal Electricity Authority plans to end industrial load-shedding from mid-May

News channel or source: https://thehimalayantimes.com/news-archives/latest/nepal-electricity-authority-plans-end-industrial-load-shedding-mid-may/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Nepal Electricity Authority is planning to end industrial load-shedding from mid-May as the utility will be able to supply power as per demand from the wet season onwards. It will be able to sustain the supply during winter as well as the 456-megawatt ...

News Nepal: Solar water pumps up incomes for Nepal's quake-hit farmers

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nepal-quake-solar/solar-water-pumps-up-incomes-for-nepals-quake-hit-farmers-idUSKCN1G5198
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

SHIKHARPUR, Nepal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the village of Shikharpur in Nepal’s remote Himalayan foothills, the faint sound of water can be heard trickling through a large metal pump. Standing in golden mustard fields, a huge solar panel powers ...

News Nepal: Into The Sea: Nepal In International Waters – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/20022018-into-the-sea-nepal-in-international-waters-analysis/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

A visit to the only dry port of Nepal will immediately captivate busy scenes with hundreds of trucks, some railway carriages and huge Maersk containers at play. Trains from the Port of Kolkata in India carry tons of Nepal’s exports every week. Every year ...

News Nepal: Chinese fastest growing segment of Nepal's tourism industry

News channel or source: https://www.aninews.in/news/business/business/chinese-fastest-growing-segment-of-nepals-tourism-industry201802251023360001/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Hong Kong [China], Feb.25 (ANI): China, it seems is emerging as one of the most important source countries for Nepal's critical tourism industry, accounting for 7.5 per cent of its gross domestic product. Deepak Raj Joshi, CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board ...

News Nepal: Communist government vows to bring stability to Nepal

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/opinion/2018-02/25/content_50594944.htm
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Khadga Prasad Oli [Center], Prime Minister of Nepal [File photo] Amidst India's efforts to cajole the victorious Left alliance, its leader Khadga Prasad Oli became the first Prime Minister of federal Nepal. Oli, also chair of the Communist Party of Nepal ...

News Nepal: Nepal Prime Minister to “revive” 1,200-MW Budhi Gandaki project

News channel or source: http://www.hydroworld.com/articles/2018/02/nepal-prime-minister-to-revive-1-200-mw-budhi-gandaki-project.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The newly-elected Prime Minster of Nepal may reinstate cancelled plans with China Gezhouba Group Corp. to develop the US$2.5 billion 1,200-MW Budhi Gandaki hydropower project and remove currently listed developer, Nepal Electricity Authority. A report ...

News Nepal: The (Re)Birth of the Nepal Communist Party

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/the-rebirth-of-the-nepal-communist-party/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In a move toward consolidation of communist forces, Nepal’s two major leftist parties – the Communist Party Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) CPN-UML and Communist Party Nepal (Maoist Center) — have signed a seven-point agreement on party unification.