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Neighbourhood watch Can Nepal learn to love big brother? - The Economist

The Economist
Mr Modi leads a Hindu-nationalist party and will visit Kathmandu's most famous temple, highlighting India's cultural bonds with Nepal, four-fifths of whose people are Hindus. But China has already supplanted India as the biggest source of foreign ...

Girvan Academy pupils cement future for Nepal school - Carrick Today

Carrick Today
After a couple of days sightseeing in Kathmandu to help the group acclimatise to the temperature and altitude they headed off on an eight hour bus journey to reach the beautiful lakeside town of Pokhara which was the start point for the nine day ...

Nepal taking special security measures for Modi`s first visit

Special security arrangements are being put in place for the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal, with a team of Indian commandos expected to arrive here to oversee the preparations.

Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal

Thousands of Tibetan exiles attend the funeral in Nepal of one of Tibetan Buddhism's most senior monks, Shamar Rinpoche.

Tibetan Monk Cremated in Nepal Without Protests - ABC News

ABC News
Nepal had initially given permission to let the remains of Shamar Rinpoche enter the country, but immediately withdrew amid concerns that Tibetan exiles would protest China's rule over their homeland during the rites. Nepal strictly prohibits any ...
Revered Tibetan Buddhist monk cremated in NepalDaily Herald

Indian Foreign Minister's Visit to Nepal -
... and II, Tanakpur Mahendranagar link road, fast track between Kathmandu and Tarai, rail link–phase I and II, rolling stock for railways, railway development (Bardibas-Simara-Birgunj), cricket stadium in Pokhara, cooperation in Pashupati Area ...
Foreign Minister briefs House on Modi visitHimalayan Times
Going beyond the ceremonialThe Hindu

Duty-free access in US sought for all Nepali products - E Kantipur

E Kantipur
KATHMANDU, JUL 31 - Nepal has requested the United States to provide duty-free access facility to all Nepali products. At a preparatory meeting for the Nepal-US Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in Kathmandu on Wednesday, Nepali ...

Nepal prepares to sign power trade deal with India during Modi's visit - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Shanghai Daily (subscription)
KATHMANDU, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Nepal's three major political parties have reached a consensus to sign a major hydro deal with India during the upcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party officials and leaders said on Wednesday.

China plans rail link with Nepal - E Kantipur

E Kantipur
HONG KONG, JUL 31 - Chinese government is planning to extend Qinghai-Tibet Railway to Nepal by 2020. As per the plan, the rail link will be extended to the borders of Nepal, India, and Bhutan. In a recent news story published by China's English daily ...
Beijing extends Qinghai-Tibet Railway to China-India borderWantChinaTimes

Narendra Modi's Nepal visit to boost hydropower, infrastructure cooperation ... - Economic Times

Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal next month is expected to boost cooperation in hydropower and infrastructure sectors between India and the Himalayan nation, said observers here even as visiting Nepalese Commerce Minister ...
Indian PM's Nepal Visit to Boost Energy, Infrastructure CooperationHuffington Post
Nepal gears up security cover for Modi visitZee News
Nepal to float high-capacity transmission line, Tamor projects during Modi's visitRepublica