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After Xi Jinping's visit, Nepal is expecting a surge in Chinese tourists

Kathmandu, Oct. 20 -- The two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kathmandu last week has raised hopes in the local tourism industry of a windfall in Chinese tourist arrivals to Nepal i... Read More


Anupama Khunjeli: Women should have the confidence to demand what we want

Nepal, Oct. 20 -- Growing up, Anupama Khunjeli wanted to become a sportsperson. She played squash, badminton and tennis while in school and college, competing alongside the boys and winning. But after... Read More


Government ups surveillance on Chand party in the lead up to by-elections

Kathmandu, Oct. 20 -- On Wednesday night, police arrested 21 leaders and cadres of the Communist Party of Nepal, in the biggest mass arrest since the government branded the Netra Bikram Chand's party ... Read More


ICYMI: Here are our top stories from Sunday, October 20

Kathmandu, Oct. 20 -- Here are some of the top stories from The Kathmandu Post (October 20, 2019). Government ups surveillance on Chand party in the lead up to by-elections On Wednesday night, polic... Read More


To highlight erosion threat to Assam's Majuli, locals plan music fest next month

India, Oct. 20 -- Every year as annual floods ravage most parts of Assam, Majuli-- the world's largest river island shrinks. Erosion caused by surging waters of the Brahmaputra reduces the size of the... Read More


Prahlad Singh to inaugurate CCRT e-portal and YouTube Channel on Monday

New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel will attend the "Digital Bharat - Digital Sanskriti" program organised by Rashtriya Centre for Cultural Resource... Read More


Pakistan to open Kartarpur Corridor on 9 November: Imran Khan

New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- Pakistan Prime minister Imran Khan on Sunday said his country will open the Kartarpur Corridor, that will allow Indian pilgrims to visit a revered Sikh gurudwara, on 9 November. ... Read More


Indonesian President sworn in for second term

Jakarta (VNA), Oct. 20 -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo was officially sworn in on October 20 for his second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions in infrastructure developm... Read More


Your space:Vote and be counted; make leaders accountable, say Pune residents

India, Oct. 20 -- However despaired one may be with the current state of affairs, not voting will not be a protest, but a passive surrender. It is a defeatist and an imprudent response. In an election... Read More


IRCTC to refund passengers as Tejas Exp delayed

LUCKNOW, Oct. 20 -- The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) that is running the Tejas Express has announced a refund to passengers after the Delhi-bound premium train (82501) got ... Read More