Three years after its last train hit the buffers, landlocked Nepal is building a new railway network to boost its ailing economy—helped by the rivalry between its powerful neighbours, China and India.
India has agreed to reduce the price of electricity that is exported to Nepal. Electricity from India is imported from different Indian states via cross-border transmission lines. With this agreement, per unit price of electricity being imported from different Indian states via 132 kv, 33 kv and 11 kv cross-border transmission line will be cheaper […]
Shrubs spring up around a rusted train engine in southeast Nepal, with carriages propped up on bricks and tall grass growing over abandoned wheels, offering mute testimony to years of neglect suffered by an abandoned railway line.
Nepal and India had agreed to build the Butwal-Gorakhpur line as a backup for the Muzaffarpur-Dhalkebar line to ensure uninterrupted power supply, but the southern neighbour has begun to question its commercial viability.
Nepal has signed a major deal with a Chinese company to develop a 1,200 MW hydroelectric project, the biggest hydro project in the landlocked country that could resolve its perennial power crisis.
Nepal has requested India to consider lowering the price of electricity supplied through the cross-border transmission lines of Bihar state.
Nepal today said it will import electricity worth NRS 15 billion from India during current fiscal year to end power cuts in the country
IOC pact for supplies until March 2022: To keep China in check, India seals cooking gas supply deal with Nepal
Following threats by Nepal to source its cooking gas from China thereby undermining India’s exclusivity since 1974, New Delhi has rushed in to placate its neighbor by promising to meet its entire domestic demand for petrol products and adding a few more sweeteners such as product pipelines and storage.
Deepening ties with its friendly neighbour, India on Monday renewed its commitment to supply petroleum products to Nepal for another five years.
Nepal has requested India to provide additional power through two newly-built transmission lines. The construction of the 132KV Kushaha-Kataiya and 132KV Raxual-Parwanipur cross-border transmission lines was completed recently, Kathmandu Post reported.