India-Nepal Current Affairs - 2020

India-Nepal agree to hasten India-aided Development Projects

On August 17, 2020, India and Nepal agreed to speed up India-aided Development Projects. This is being done amidst China’s continuous efforts by China to draw Kathmandu into its sphere of influence by providing infrastructure projects and loans at low rates. Highlights The discussions were held between Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Vinay Kwatra and his Read More…

India-Nepal sign MoU

On June 15, 2020 India and Nepal signed a Memorandum of Understanding to improve infrastructure of the Pashupatinath temple complex. Highlights The Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Federal Affairs ministry of Nepal and Indian Embassy. Under the agreement, India has pledged to extend financial assistance of Rs 2.33 crores. The project is to Read More…

Nepal approves new Map: Includes Kalapani

On May 19, 2020, Nepap approved a new map that included the territories of Kalapani, Lipuleh and Limpiyadhura. However, the territories have been claimed by India as well. In October 2019, India issued a new political map that included Lipulekh and Kalapani on its side of border. What is the issue? In 1816, the kingdom Read More…

India sends HCQ and sterile surgical gloves to Bangladesh

On April 27, 2020, India sent 1 lakh Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) tablets, 50,000 sterile surgical gloves and other emergency medical supplies to Bangladesh. Highlights Earlier, India had provided 15,000 head covers and 30,000 surgical masks to Bangladesh in the first tranche of assistance under COVID-19 emergency funds. The HCQ tablets and surgical gloves are the second Read More…

India to provide 107.01 million Nepali rupees for construction of schools in Nepal

On March 16, 2020, India signed Memorandum of Understanding with Nepal for construction of new schools in the country. Under the MoU, India is to provide 107.01 million Nepali rupees. Highlights India as an initial step of the agreement handed over a cheque of 8 lakh rupees (INR). The India-Nepal Development Partnership Programme is to Read More…