A new chapter in Nepal’s quest for political stability

Source: The Hindu Relevance: Recent political events in Nepal, probable reasons, and lessons for India Synopsis: Unfolding of political events in Nepal in light of KP Oli’s tenure and possible lessons for India. Background On July 12, 2021, the Supreme Court of Nepal passed a judgement in a case demanding that Sher Bahadur Deuba be… Continue reading A new chapter in Nepal’s quest for political stability

Nepal’s new political map claims India’s territories

News: Nepal has released a new map showing Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh areas as part of its territory.However,India has termed it as artificial enlargement of Nepal territorial claims that will not be accepted. Facts: India-Nepal Border Disputes: Kalapani Dispute: Kalapani is located at an altitude of 3600m on the Kailash Mansarovar route.It borders Uttarakhand in… Continue reading Nepal’s new political map claims India’s territories

Explained: Kalapani, a small area in India map that bothers Nepal

News:Nepal government has objected to the inclusion of ‘Kalapani’ under the Indian Territory as per the newly released political map of India after the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir. Facts: About Kalapani territory: Kalapani is a 35 square kilometre area.The Kali River in the Kalapani region demarcates the border between India and Nepal. Both India… Continue reading Explained: Kalapani, a small area in India map that bothers Nepal

5th Meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission to be held in Kathmandu

The 5th Meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission will be held in Kathmandu,Nepal.The meeting will be chaired by foreign ministers of both countries. India-Nepal Joint Commission was established in June 1987.The meetings are held alternately in Nepal and India.The last meeting of the Commission was held in New Delhi in 2016. The meeting will review the… Continue reading 5th Meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission to be held in Kathmandu

Nepal schools make Mandarin compulsory after China offers to pay teachers’ salaries

Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin. The decision came after Chinese government had offered to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language. However, as per the guidelines laid down by the Curriculum Development Centre (CDC) of Nepal, schools are allowed to teach foreign languages, but they cannot… Continue reading Nepal schools make Mandarin compulsory after China offers to pay teachers’ salaries