September 11 (The Guardian) - Sometime in the near future – after a wait of a decade – the world will learn the new height of Mount Everest. China and Nepal have teamed up to measure the world’s highest mountain which straddles their border and, under a 2019 memorandum of understanding, they must announce their findings together. The announcement was...
Achham, August 21 (The Kathmandu Post) - At least 14 people were killed and 16 others went missing in floods and landslides in various districts of Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces in the last 24 hours. Achham, a hill district in Sudurpaschim Province, has been hit hardest as gushing floodwaters from Kailash Khola entered several settlements in Ramroshan Rural Municipality causing...
When concepts of “territorial sovereignty” and the “nation-state” were accepted as the norm in international relations, the era of political maps defining sovereign territories dawned.
Oli appears to be widening the scope of his conflict with neighboring India to whip up Nepalese nationalism and use that to defeat attempts by his detractors to oust him from power
China has a huge political, economic and strategic stake in Nepal as it has a long border with India
The co-chairman of Oli's party, Pushpa Kamal Prachanda, demands his resignation, but Oli may be in talks with Nepali Congress to remain in power
Kathmandu, July 1 (The Kathmandu Post) - Nepal confirmed its 30th death from Covid-19 and registered 482 new cases on Wednesday. A 45-year-old man from Ramaroshan Rural Municipality Ward 5 in Achham who died on June 28 during treatment at Bayalpata Hospital was confirmed to have been infected with the virus, said Dr Jageshwor Gautam, spokesperson for the Health Ministry....
In both Nepal and Sri Lanka, the issue is safeguarding national sovereignty
Entrenched positions and nationalistic overtones are hurdles on the way to a negotiated settlement
Move expected to exacerbate tension with India, which is ready for talks after COVID-19 crisis ends