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Nepalese authorities plan to resume international flights in August

The government of Nepal has decided to resume international and domestic flights from August 17, Minister of tourism Yogesh Bhattarai.

The government of Nepal on 20 March banned all passengers, including the Nepalese, to enter the country from the territory of the European Union and the UK, West Asia, the Gulf countries and Iran, Turkey, Malaysia, South Korea, Japan. Four days later domestic and international flights were suspended to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.

The expert assessed the relations of India and China

India and China in the future will consider each other as strategic rivals in the South Asian region, according to Professor of MGIMO of the MFA of Russia and the HSE Sergey Lunev.

According to him, the current geopolitical realities play an important role for the region of South Asia.

The number of deaths due to landslides in Nepal has increased to 37

At least 37 people were killed and 15 remain missing as a result of gathering a few landslides in the province Gandaki in Central Nepal due to heavy rains, reports channel NDTV, citing the internal Affairs of Nepal.

Earlier it was reported about 24 dead and 23 missing.

The tourism industry of Nepal asks to open the country to foreigners from August 1

The tourism Board of Nepal asked the government to open the country to foreigners from August 1, reports the Kathmandu Post.

In the spring of the tourism industry of Nepal has lost billions of rupees in revenues, and tens of thousands of employees lost their jobs. Representatives of the travel industry fear that autumn will bring disappointment.

In Nepal, the number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded 15 thousand

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus new type in Nepal has exceeded 15 thousand, per day was identified 740 new cases, the biggest number since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the Ministry of health and population of the country on his page in Facebook.

According to the Ministry, the total number of confirmed cases has reached 15 259. During the day, one person died from COVID-19 in total in the 32 patients with coronavirus.

In India, lightning killed more than a hundred people in two days

One hundred ten people died in the Indian States of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh over the past two days from lightning strikes, said the Department for disaster management.

Earlier it was reported that the death toll from lightning strikes in the Indian state of Bihar has risen to 83. In turn, the state government of Uttar Pradesh announced on Thursday that the lightning killed 24 people, three of them died Wednesday.

Chinese expert explained the reasons for the border dispute with India

Indian authorities need to switch the public attention from internal problems, including complex epidemiological situation and the slow economic development, and for these purposes well suited to the problem of cross-border confrontation with China, said RIA Novosti Professor, head of the research Institute of the region of the Bay of Bengal at Shenzhen University Dai Yonghong.

A new round of tension between the two countries began after the clashes on the evening of 15 June, military of India and China in the valley of Galvan. According to the representative of the Indian army, during the incident of the collision with the Chinese military in the valley Galvan in Ladakh one officer and two Indian soldiers were killed. Later, the ANI Agency, citing a source reported that the Indian side lost 20 fighters while the Chinese side suffered 43 persons - this number includes the dead and seriously wounded.

In Nepal, the number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded 7.8 thousand

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus new type in Nepal has exceeded 7.8 thousand, according to the Ministry of health and population of the country on his page in Facebook.

According to the Ministry, for the last day in the country was identified 671 cases of infection COVID-19, only the number of confirmed infections reached 7848. Per day died two men with COVID-19 in total in the 22 patients with coronavirus.

In Nepal, the number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded six thousand

The number of cases infected with coronavirus new type in Nepal exceeds six thousand, according to the Ministry of health and population of the country on his Twitter page.

According to the Ministry, for the last day in the country was identified 451 cases of infection COVID-19, only the number of confirmed infections reached 6211. In total, the 19 patients with coronavirus.

In Nepal, approved the inclusion of the country disputed with India territories

The lower house of Parliament of Nepal on Saturday at the special session approved the bill on amendment to the Constitution about changing the political map of the country showing the regions Kalapani, Limpiadura and pass Lipulekh as Nepalese territory, reports the TV channel NDTV.

Pass Lipulekh connects India and China. Territory Kalapani, including pass Lipulekh, is a disputed territory between India and Nepal, at the moment, it controls the Indian side.

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