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SSB to use image analysis at Nepal, Bhutan borders to monitor changes, troops

Hindustan Times 24 Feb 2021
The move comes months after Nepal redrew its political map laying claim over strategically key areas, while India and China, this month, began disengagement of troops after an 8-month standoff ... The SSB has 700 border outposts along the 2,450-km long borders with Nepal and Bhutan from Uttarakhand to Arunachal Pradesh.
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Nepali girl gang rape and murder case: 9 accused surrender, cop absconding

Hindustan Times 21 Feb 2021
Nine people wanted in connection with gang rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl from Nepal in East Champaran district of Bihar surrendered before a local court on Saturday, however, the police officer accused of complicity in attempts to bury the case is still absconding, said police.
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Endemic misogyny holding back Nepal’s progress

Asiatimes 17 Feb 2021
Always conscious of the readiness with which any official will seize on his power to exact a bribe for performing the duty for which he receives a salary, my immediate reaction on hearing the proposal was that the Nepal Immigration Department had created yet another novel means of lining the pockets of the local ward-office representatives.
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New political crisis in Nepal

Frontline 17 Feb 2021
NEPAL is in a deep political crisis ... Oli himself has been expelled from his ruling Communist Party of Nepal ... Nepal, however, is not new to such crises ... Since the overthrow of the archaic, more than 100 years old Rana system in 1951, Nepal has not had any government or a legislature—elected or nominated—completing its full term in office.
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Nepal PM K P Sharma Oli blames ruling party leaders tried to form parallel governmentThe ...

Deccan Herald 16 Feb 2021
Defending his move to dissolve the House of Representatives, Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has blamed some leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) for attempting to form a "parallel government" ... Nepal plunged into a political crisis on December 20 after Oli, ... Nepal.
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Nepal PM Oli blames ruling party leaders tried to form parallel government

Hindustan Times 16 Feb 2021
Nepal plunged into a political crisis on December 20 after Oli, in a surprise move, dissolved the House of Representatives, amidst a tussle for power with his rival Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' ... Both Prachanda and the rival Oli group claim to control the Nepal Communist Party and the issue is being disputed at the Election Commission.
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Rise in seizures of ‘low-quality’ charas smuggled from Nepal

Indian Express 14 Feb 2021
While earlier the main suppliers of charas were drug networks operating from Jammu and Himachal Pradesh, officers from the Anti Narcotics Cell and crime branch said that in the past two years Nepal has emerged as a major source of the cannabis resin.Mumbai News ... ANC officer said.
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Digest for international stories for week Feb 6 - Feb 12, 2021

Yahoo Daily News 13 Feb 2021
A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh on Wednesday sentenced to death eight Islamic militants, including a sacked military officer, for killing a publisher of books on secularism and atheism at his office in 2015 ... Xi Jinping for the first time since taking office.
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Nepal plan to force women to get family permission before flying abroad ‘will put them ...

The Independent 12 Feb 2021
Women in Nepal under the age of 40 will soon need the permission of their families and a local government ward office to travel abroad alone under new proposals that have been denounced by human rights groups ... Under the rule, the family of the girl or woman seeking to travel, as well as their local ward office, will have to issue a recommendation.
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10 biggest ever Box Office superstars of Bollywood - Part 1

Yahoo Daily News 12 Feb 2021
Here is the 1st part of the series '10 biggest ever Box Office superstars of Bollywood'. The rankings are strictly based on their Box Office pull, overall record, popularity and stardom.1) Amitabh Bachchan ... Sure the Box Office returns aren't as hefty as they used to be in his prime but neither are the budgets ... REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags.
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Prasai appointed NLIC CEO

The Himalayan 11 Feb 2021
Santosh Prasai has been appointed the chief executive officer of Nepal Life Insurance Company (NLIC). .
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HIGHLIGHTS AT 9.30 PM

Yahoo Daily News 11 Feb 2021
US President Joe Biden has expressed his 'fundamental concerns' about China's coercive and unfair economic practices, its crackdown in Hong Kong, human rights abuses in Xinjiang and increasingly assertive actions in the region, as he spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for the first time since taking office.
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Street protests continue against Nepal's prime minister

San Francisco Chronicle 10 Feb 2021
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people poured into Nepal's capital on Wednesday as protests continued against the prime minister's decision to dissolve Parliament and announce new elections ... Authorities stepped up security in the city on Wednesday, with riot police and barbed wire barricades blocking the main government offices.
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