KATHMANDU, May 22: War of words between Nepal and India has intensified after Nepal issued a new political map that includes its own territories -- Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura -- controlled unilaterally by the Indian military since the 1960s. At the heart of this tension is the origin of the Kali River (known as the Mahakali River in Nepal) that defines Nepal's western border with India as per the Treaty of Sugauli reached with the East-India Company in 1816.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The government of Nepal has expressed grief over the loss of life and property in India and Bangladesh by the recent Cyclone Amphan.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The government on Friday registered a bill at the Parliament Secretariat so as to amend the country’s constitution to replace Nepal's old map in the national emblem with the country’s new political and administrative map released recently.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Nepal's objection to India's unilateral inauguration of a road through Lipu Lekh, a sovereign Nepali territory, two weeks ago has been horribly misinterpreted in Indian media. Basically, they say that Nepal is taking up this issue at someone else's behest.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Former foreign minister Kamal Thapa has said that India is to be blamed for the tension that has surfaced between Nepal and India after New Delhi unilaterally built and inaugurated a road through the Lipu Lekh Pass, which is a Nepali territory.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Nepal released its revised political and administrative map which incorporates Limpiyadhura, Lipu Lekh and Kalapani, the territories encroached upon by India. Amidst a televised press conference at the Ministry of Land Reforms and Management at Singha Durbar on Wednesday, Minister Padma Aryal unveiled the new political and administrative map of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 21: At a time when the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) remains sharply divided over whether the $500 million Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grant agreement should be endorsed by parliament in the current form or with some amendments, a senior US State Department official expressed hope that Nepal 'does not take dictation from China' on the issue of the MCC grant that Nepali side had agreed earlier to utilize for developing power transmission lines and road projects.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Nepal government has released the revised political and administrative map of Nepal that incorporates Limpiyadhura, Lipu Lekh and Kalapani, the territories encroached by India.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Amid diplomatic tension that has surfaced between Nepal and India after the latter unilaterally built a link road through Lipu Lekh, a Nepali territory, China has urged both the parties not to take unilateral actions that may complicate the situation.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that China has clarified that its agreement with India to open a link road through the Lipu Lekh pass does not affect the outstanding boundary questions between Nepal and India.