Make Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, and Bangladesh “Borderless”: Sri Lankan President

India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal, and Bhutan make up the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), a regional alliance.Ranil Wickremesinghe, the president of Sri Lanka, has proposed turning the BIMSTEC region, which consists of the seven member countries, into a single “borderless” tourist […]

Due to a shortage of employment prospects in the Indian Army, Nepali Gurkhas are joining Russia’s Wagner Group.

According to reports, the Wagner Group, a private military corporation located in Russia, has attracted Nepali Gurkhas to its ranks. Following a recent revision in Russian citizenship restrictions, according to The Economic Times, Nepali teenagers have joined the Wagner Group as contract soldiers, drawn by the promise of Russian citizenship […]

Ex-Nepali PM’s donation of more than 100 kg of gold is being examined for impurities.

Before the general elections in 2021, Nepal’s former prime minister KP Oli—a “self-declared atheist”—did something that was seen as populist. Oli presented 104 kilograms of gold to the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. It was believed to be an effort to placate Nepal’s Hindu population. With the gold, a “Jalahari,” or […]