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Indian Army Chief Remark On Nepal And Hint At China Draws Strong Reaction
NDTV - 5/25/2020 3:56:00 PM
With the relationship between Nepal and India precariously placed on account of a dispute over land high in the mountains, Nepal's Defence Minister today accused the Indian Army chief of insulting his country.

Nepal issues a new map claiming contested territories with India as its own
CNN - 5/21/2020 5:45:00 PM
Nepal has issued a new national map incorporating areas also claimed by neighboring India, prompting fierce criticism from New Delhi.

Nepal: Coronavirus Cases Cross 650-mark With 4 Deaths, PM Oli Blames India For Its Spread
India.com - 5/25/2020 1:08:00 PM
The statement from the prime minister comes at a time when the country registered its highest single-day spike with 79 new infections, taking the total COVID-19 tally to 682.

Nepal Expresses Confidence That Kalapani Issue Will be Resolved Through Dialogue
India.com - 5/24/2020 4:25:00 PM
The ties between the two countries came under strain after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a 80-KM-long strategically crucial road connecting the Lipulekh pass with Dharchula in Uttarakhand on May 8.

Opinion: How will COVID-19 impact Nepal’s earthquake-reconstruction efforts?
Devex - 5/22/2020 5:12:00 PM
Just five years on since the devastating 2015 earthquake, Nepal's reconstruction efforts have been halted due to the pandemic. This op-ed explores how to ensure community resilience and preparedness for an imminent disaster.

Nepal Reports Highest Single-day Coronavirus Surge, Total Cases Cross 650-mark
YAHOO! - 5/25/2020 1:38:00 PM
Nepal, which has extended its nationwide lockdown till June 2 to contain the spread of theh deadly coronavirus, is among the nations that has the least number of cases of the deadly COVID-19 with four deaths.

India-Nepal territorial dispute flares over road to Tibet
SFGate - 5/21/2020 5:36:00 PM
NEW DELHI (AP) - A long-running territorial dispute between India and Nepal has flared over a new Indian-built road to a revered Hindu pilgrimage site in Tibet that Nepal says passes through its territory.

Nepal confirms 4th death from COVID-19 as cases surge
China Internet Information Center - 5/25/2020 1:55:00 PM
His swab was collected on May 16 for COVID-19 test but he died the next day, according to Devkota. After finding doubtful results at a nearby hospital in a swab test, his specimen was brought to Kathmandu-based National Public Health Laboratory for a further test.