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Nepal foreign minister urges media to verify Information regarding China-Nepal border issue before publishing the news


Kathmandu -- Ministry for Foreign Affairs has dismissed a media report regarding Nepal-China boundary and encroachment of Nepali territory and urged the media to verify information from relevant authorities on such sensitive matters. "Attention of the Ministry has been drawn to the reports in the

Nepali Migrant Workers : Desperate to Return Home


The government of Nepal finally starts bringing Nepali migrant workers back home amid Covid-19 pandemic but it’s too late, too little, critics say   By Bhagirath Yogi London -- Sunita Maharjan lost her job in the UAE in March this year. Her company, a franchisee

Urgent action needed to safeguard futures of 600 million South Asian children threatened by COVID-19: UNICEF


UNICEF , GENEVA/KATHMANDU/NEW YORK -- The COVID-19 pandemic is unravelling decades of health, education and other advances for children across South Asia, and governments must take urgent action to prevent millions of families from slipping back into poverty, UNICEF said in a new report released today.

India, China agree to disengage in all problem areas


New Delhi -- The Indian and Chinese army reached a consensus to "disengage" from all friction areas in eastern Ladakh at a marathon meeting of top military commanders from both sides on Monday, the Indian media reported today. It was decided that modalities for disengagement

‘Sino-Indian tension will create security challenges for other South Asian nations’   


Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Sweden, DR ASHOK SWAIN is also UNESCO Chair of International Water Cooperation and  Director of Research School for International Water Cooperation at the same University. Prof Swain has been teaching at the Uppsala University since he



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