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Indian Ambassador Quarantined After Meeting Nepal Minister Who Tested COVID-19 Positive

Oct 11, 2020 PTI

India's Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra has quarantined himself as he had met with Bhattarai, Indian Embassy spokesperson Abhisekh Dubey said.

117 Kg Hashish Worth Rs 6 Crore Seized In MP, 7 Arrested

Oct 08, 2020 PTI

The drug consignment was brought to India from Nepal and was being taken to Tamil Nadu via Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, says DRI release.

A Rare Maithili Film Release Finds Promoters In Hrithik Roshan,Vidya Balan And Other Bollywood Stars

Mithila Makhaan, a film in Maithili, did not find takers earlier despite the fact that the film had won the prestigious National Award as the best movie in the language in 2016.

Drugs, Guns And Four Stories From The Northeast

Sep 25, 2020 Binalakshmi Nepram

Chemicals from India help make heroin in Myanmar, which in turn has devastated India’s northeast with the help of venal druglords, politicians, and even some elements of the armed forces

Landslides Kill 12 In Nepal, 9 Missing

Nine people, including three children, died and four others went missing after their house was swept away by a landslide.

23 September, 2020

Modi Govt Has Destroyed 'Web Of Relationships' With Countries: Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

'Mr. Modi has destroyed the web of relationships that the Congress built and nurtured over several decades,' alleges Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

18 September, 2020

Nepal Introduces Revised Map In New Textbooks Amid Border Dispute With India


India has already termed as untenable the 'artificial enlargement' of the territorial claims by Nepal after its Parliament approved the new political map of the country featuring Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura areas which India maintains belongs to it.

10 September, 2020

Countdown to 2023: WHO Report On Global Trans Fat Elimination 2020

WHO Director General appeals to countries to protect their citizens from industrially produced trans fats, and remove it from the global food system by 2023

17 August, 2020

Nepal, India Hold High-Level Talks Amidst Border Row


The meeting came days after Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli telephoned his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to greet him on India's 74th Independence Day, in the first high-level contact after bilateral ties came under severe strain following issuance of a new political map by Nepal in May.

05 August, 2020

South Asia’s New Cartographic War: India, Nepal And Now Pakistan

Seema Guha

It was India which started the trend. The new map may be Islamabad’s response to India’s action in October 2019 when New Delhi issued a new political map showing POK and the Gilgit-Baltistan area of Pakistan inside Indian territory.

14 July, 2020

No Love For Ram Or Ayodhya; It's A Question Of Survival For KP Sharma Oli In Nepal

Seema Guha

By raking up a religious symbol and claiming Lord Rama as Nepali, Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is hoping to reap political mileage. It is a desperate attempt to stir the pot for his own benefit.


14 July, 2020

'Real Ayodhya Is In Nepal, Lord Ram Is Nepali': PM Oli's Remarks Stoke Controversy


Condemning Oli for his remarks, BJP national spokesperson said that the Left parties even in India played with people's faith, and the Communists in Nepal will be rejected by the masses in the same way they have been here.

13 July, 2020

Indian Media's Scandalous Reporting On Nepal Harms Country's Bilateral Ties

Shastri Ramachandaran

With foreign policy now reduced to a plaything of domestic politics—as a tool to target rival parties and political leaders and select minorities—media has chosen to extend the divisive hate politics and prejudices, including racial and ethnic bias to the foreign front.

10 July, 2020

Will Make Every Effort To Consolidate National Unity, Protect Territorial Integrity: Nepal PM Oli


A crucial meeting of the ruling communist party to decide the political future of Oli was postponed for the fourth time on Friday, citing floods in the country.

09 July, 2020

Nepal Stops Transmission Of All Indian News Channels, Except Doordarshan


People familiar with the development said the Nepalese embassy in New Delhi apprised its views to the Indian government over coverage of Nepal's political developments by the Indian channels.

06 July, 2020

Nepal PM Oli's Future Uncertain As Ruling Party's Meeting Postponed To Wednesday


The crucial meeting of the NCP’s 45-member Standing Committee, the most powerful body of the party, was scheduled to be held on Monday.

05 July, 2020

Trouble Brews For Nepal PM Oli Over Anti-India Statements, Hints At Split In Ruling Party: Report


On Saturday, a crucial meeting to decide the political future of Oli was postponed until Monday to allow more time for the top leadership to iron out their differences over his style of functioning and anti-India statements.


01 July, 2020

A New Political Reality In Backyard: India Must Face Chinese Presence In Nepal

Seema Guha

In Nepal, India and China are jostling for influence. India, Nepal’s traditional ally, had in recent years watched China steadily spreading its wings in the Himalayan nation.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz