DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 16: The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with one European and one Mexican in the mix. Several have pledged to give it all to charity.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: India has reportedly shown concern over the possibility of Indian nationals coming to Nepal to get their demonetized banknotes exchanged as the deadline in India for such facility has already expired.
Kathmandu is nearer to New Delhi than Dhangadi, the far-western city of Nepal, due to lack of proper connectivity. The remoteness has not only created trade and economic bottlenecks, but also created political gap between Kathmandu and the rest of the country which has, in some way, weakened national unity and sovereignty.