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In fact: Why Nepal feels the pinch of demonetisation - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
During his son's wedding, a businessman in Birgunj, on Nepal's border with India, was forced to issue a cheque to the pundit, who had come from India, after the family was hit by a currency shortage following the ban on high-value Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 ...

Next door Nepal: Who will judge the judges? - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Last week, Nepal's Supreme Court settled two major cases. A three-member bench annulled the appointment of Lokman Singh Karki, chief of the anti-graft constitutional body, inferring that he lacked the necessary qualification and the “high moral ...

Bell Helicopter, Simrik Air celebrate first Bell 407GXP delivery in Nepal - Vertical Magazine (press release) (blog)

Vertical Magazine (press release) (blog)
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, has announced the delivery of the first Bell 407GXP to Nepal with customer Simrik Air. This is the customer's first Bell helicopter and is outfitted for multi-mission capabilities, including travel and tourism ...

UAE urged to invest in Nepal's hydropower sector - Republica

Republica
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma has urged Energy Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Suhail Al Mazroui to invest in the hydropower sector of Nepal. In a meeting held at the Energy Ministry at UAE Capital, Abu Dhabi, ...
PM Dahal urges int'l community to invest in Nepal's hydropower, assures cent percent profitThe Kathmandu Post
PM calls for foreign investment in Nepal hydropower | The ...Himalayan Times
Nepalese PM seeks community's helpGulf Today

How Nepal got the electricity flowing - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor
January 16, 2017 Kathmandu, Nepal—For years, Hemkumari Chaulagain dreamed of getting a good night's sleep. She didn't mind rising early to receive predawn deliveries at her small shop in Kathmandu, Nepal. What wore her down was powering up the ...

How Nepal got the electricity flowing - CSMonitor.com - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor
Hours-long daily blackouts ended suddenly last October after an engineer approached the problem differently – and got the government's backing to solve it.

China-Nepal think tanks to meet in Kathmandu Tuesday - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
KATHMANDU: A high-level 14-member Chinese think tank team arrived in Kathmandu on Monday to participate in the two-day China-Nepal Think Tank Conference. The conference is being organised by China's official news agency Xinhua's Kathmandu ...
Chinese team arrives for conferenceRepublica

Free healthcare services to Nepal quake survivors - Business Standard

Business Standard
Nepal's Health Ministry and the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) will conduct free healthcare programmes for the 2015 earthquake survivors. A meeting between NRA Chief Executive Officer Govindaraj Pokharel and Health Secretary Senendraraj ...
Rights group: Nepal fails to deliver relief to quake survivorsThe Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

Nepal Foreign Minister to visit India for 'Raisina Dialogue' - The Hindu

The Hindu
Nepal's Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat will arrive in India today on a three-day visit to participate in India's flagship geo-political conference. Mahat will also hold talks with ministers and high-ranking Indian officials, besides attending ...
Qatar keen to invest in Nepal projects - Gulf TimesGulf Times
Minister Mahat rallies support for NRN's investment in NepalRepublica
Nepal FM urges Qatar to ensure 'safety and wellbeing' of his peopleDoha News
The Statesman -indiablooms -India Live Today

Nepal Foreign Minister visits India for 'Raisina Dialogue' - Economic Times

Economic Times
Mahat will also hold talks with ministers and high-ranking Indian officials, besides attending the 2nd edition of the Raisina Dialogue which begins tomorrow under the theme of "Navigating Asia's New Normal: Multilateralism with Multipolarity," Nepal's ...
Qatar keen to invest in Nepal projectsGulf Times
Minister Mahat rallies support for NRN's investment in NepalRepublica
Nepal FM urges Qatar to ensure 'safety and wellbeing' of his peopleDoha News
indiablooms -Business Standard -India Live Today