India on Friday voiced concern over the new threats of terrorism and violence posed to South Asia especially after the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan this year and asked SAARC countries to chalk out strategies to check radical groups and extremist ideologies.
The Indian government has approved a Capacity Development Programme for the officials of the Department of Money Laundering Investigation (DMLI), Nepal, and other stakeholder ministries in the Nepal government to counter the challenges of money laundering and terrorist financing.
At least Six people were killed and three went missing after rain-triggred landslides struck central and western Nepal, where a restaurant located on the banks of a lake in tourist spot Pokhara was burried on Monday.
The Nepal-China trade has been severely hit due to the damage caused by the worst landslide in over a decade in the country`s northeast which cut off a major land route connecting the two nations via Tibet.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi prayed at Nepal`s Pashupatinath Temple on the auspicious occasion of `Shravan ashtami` on Monday and granted Rs 25 crore to build a 400-bed dharamshala in the temple complex.