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Sunday, July 14, 2024
TopicNepal-China diplomacy

Topic: Nepal-China diplomacy

50-yr wait & $215 million debt to China — Nepal’s Pokhara Airport continues to face turbulence

The airport saw its first international flight touch down only on 21 June, a full six months after its inauguration on New Year's Day.

Kathmandu-Kerung railway, airports & more—Chinese aid can cost Nepal and its ties with India

India has a clear policy that it would not entertain any project in Nepal constructed with Chinese aid. This would mean heavy losses for at least two international airports in Nepal.

Nepal is the new battleground for China and US. Beijing goes into overdrive after MCC deal

China’s third-ranked leader Li Zhanshu arrived in Kathmandu on 12 September to strengthen ties with Nepal and to keep the US at bay.

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Marathi cinema has an elitism problem. We need more than Maratha history appeasement

In 2016, ‘Sairat’ shook up the Marathi film industry by calling attention to its elitism. It showed audiences that there is more to Marathiness than Brahmanistic ceremonies.

India's gold industry to create 25,000 jobs, attract Rs 15,000 crore by 2030, says sector report

Report by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry says domestic gold production is expected to rise from 16 tonnes to 100 tonnes by 2030, eliminating the need for imports.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

A ‘jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.