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    Nepal cable operators ban Indian news

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:31am on July 11, 2020

    Nepal’s cable television operators have suspended Indian news channels for ‘objectionable’ reporting on the country’s prime minister as tensions between the neighbours rise over a...

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    Nepal tourism sector faces loss of $282m due to COVID-19

    Xinhua . Kathmandu | Updated at 11:29pm on July 04, 2020

    Nepal’s tourism industry is estimated to lose 34 billion Nepali rupees ($282 million) since the Nepali government enforced lockdown in March to prevent the spread...

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    Nepal offers locust bounty as swarms threaten crops

    Agence France-Presse. Kathmandu | Updated at 05:44pm on June 30, 2020

    Nepal is offering farmers cash rewards for catching desert locusts to limit the damage caused by the destructive swarms that have ravaged harvests in India...

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    Nepal deploys army to step up border road building

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:10am on June 28, 2020

    The Nepal government has expedited the process of construction of the Darchula-Tinkar Road, also known as Mahakali corridor, near the India-Nepal border adjoining Pithoragarh, reports...

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    Nepal’s parliament approves new map

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:55am on June 19, 2020

    Nepal’s National Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed the Constitution Amendment Bill to update the country’s political and administrative map incorporating three Indian territories...

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    Nepal to deport five foreigners arrested at coronavirus protest

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:57am on June 18, 2020

    Five foreigners from Australia, China and the US will be deported from Nepal and barred from returning for two years after protesting against the government’s...

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    Nepal parliament vote steps up border friction with India

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:42am on June 14, 2020

    Nepal’s lower house of parliament on Saturday approved a new national emblem with a controversial political map that includes strategic territories disputed with its giant...

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    7 foreigners held at anti-govt protests in Nepal

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 08:37pm on June 13, 2020

    Nepali police arrested 10 protesters including foreign nationals from Australia, the United States and China on Saturday as hundreds staged a demonstration in Kathmandu against...

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    Nepali police clash with lockdown protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:02am on June 10, 2020

    Police fired water cannon at about 500 people who staged a demonstration in Kathmandu on Tuesday against the Nepali government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis....

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    Six new ambassadors designated 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 06:41pm on June 08, 2020

    The government would send new ambassadors to Bangladesh embassies in Brunei, Indonesia, Nepal, Singapore, South Africa and Sri Lanka. Nahida Rahman Shumona, currently a director...