Tuesday, May 21, 2024



Nepal President’s Economic Advisor resigns after criticising inclusion of Indian territories in map on Rs 100 notes

KATHMANDU, MAY 13: The Eeconomic Advisor to Nepal's President Ram Chandra Paudel has resigned after his controversial remarks on the Government's decision to issue new hundred-rupee notes with a map that includes 3 Indian territories, a move already rejected by India. The President approved Chiranjivi Nepal's resignation on Sunday, according to the press release issued by the Office of the President. Ex-Governor of the country's central bank, Chiranjivi Nepal had reportedly termed the Government's decision to print the new map on the notes as 'an inappropriate move'. A Cabinet meeting...

Bhutan, India and Nepal collaborate to counter wildlife trafficking in South Asia

NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 23: A 9-day workshop is being held for officials from law enforcement agencies in India, Bhutan and Nepal to train them in curbing wildlife trafficking in South Asia. The first Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop under this project commenced on November 21 at Dehradun in Uttarakhand and will culminate on November 29 in New Delhi, officials said. TRAFFIC India and WWF-India, in collaboration with the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) of the Government of India have organised this workshop. The...
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