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Did Foreign Minister Say Nepal Should Ask Delhi For A Census In Lipulekh-Kalapani Region? No, His Statement Is Misconstrued

Even as Nepal government faces a dilemma over how to conduct the census in Limpiyadhura-Kalapani-Lipulekh area, a disputed territory in the north-western corner of the country, many news portals carried a news item claiming that Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka said the Indian government should...

Viral Claim That China May Increase Aid to Nepal If US scraps MCC is False

At a time when United States’ aid under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact is facing controversy in Nepal, many fabricated videos are being widely shared on social media claiming that China has offered US $85 billion (NRs 1 trillion) aid to Nepal if the MCC was revoked.

Was Fatema Sumar, MCC Compact Operations Vice President, Born in Nepal?

Fatema Z Sumar, the Vice President of Department of Compact Operations at the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), and Jonathan Brooks, the Deputy Vice President arrived in Nepal on September 9 to assuage the growing concerns in Nepal over the MCC Nepal Compact.