The SJVN is currently developing, the Arun-III hydroelectricity project in the same river that has a generation capacity of 800 megawatts.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accompanied to the temple by his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba.
The member said the incident needs to be thoroughly investigated as the private companies that organise these expeditions tend to put the blame on the climbers and shun their responsibilities.
Kami Rita has climbed most of the peaks of mountains above 8,000 metres in the world, including K2, the second highest peak in the world, and Annapurna. He holds the record for 'Most climbs over 8,000 metres', with 38 climbs.
As in other parts of the world, Nepal has seen the prices of fuels hike in recent months over the Russia-Ukraine conflict and other factors.
Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, as well as National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will also call on Prime Minister Deuba.
The Nepal Parliament has until February 28 to ratify the deal, which has been delayed by divisions within political parties, including the ruling coalition.
The NPCI International Payments Limited (NIPL), the global arm of the NPCI joined hands with the Gateway Payments Service Pvt Ltd, an authorised Payment System Operators in Nepal, and Manam Infotech Private Limited to deploy UPI in the country.
In the last convention held in March 2016, Deuba had won in a run-off.
An MoU was signed to recognise Covid-19 vaccine certification by India's Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra and the Himalayan nation's Health Secretary on Tuesday.
With Nepal and India sharing a porous border, India has always been suspicious about the possibility of criminals and terrorists using the porous border to cause harm to India. Both sides have suffered from cross-border crimes over the last several years.
A massive avalanche struck the residential area in the Mustang district of Nepal on Sunday afternoon.
Prime Minister Deuba also thanked Modi for India's continued support for Nepal's development endeavours, post-earthquake recovery and expected similar kind of support and cooperation in the future too.
The 106-km Koshi Corridor transmission line, costing a total of NRs 10.40 billion (USD 86.8 million) is being built under government of India's Line of Credit of USD 550 million, extended by the EXIM Bank of India, Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said in a statement
Deuba, the 75-year-old President of the Nepali Congress won a trust vote in the reinstated lower House of Representatives and comfortably won it, averting a general election in the Himalayan nation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
In a dramatic turn of events, Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday midnight dissolved the Parliament as per the recommendation of the government and declared to hold midterm elections on November 12 and 19.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter scale hit the Lamjung district in northern-central Nepal on Wednesday, leaving at least three people injured, a local official said.
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