The mudslides killed at least 10 people as the search continues for dozens of others feared buried. Landslides are common in the Himalayan nation during the monsoon season that began in June and lasts up to September.
India, which controls the region – a slice of land including the Limpiyadhura, Lipulkeh and Kalapani areas to the west of Nepal – has rejected the map, saying it was not based on historical facts or evidence.
Nepal is stuck between the two giants and can act as a deterrent, provided its own territory does not fall victim to the larger dispute.
The border spat could accelerate existing trends of geopolitical and economic divergence between Beijing and New Delhi, with far-reaching consequences for the region too.
India's shifting alliances means border disputes in its neighbourhood now come with higher stakes.
India rejects Nepal's new map approved by latter's lower house of parliament that includes strategic territories disputed with its giant neighbour.
Nepali officials say border guards opened fire after a group of Indians crossed frontier, sparking clashes. Meanwhile, Nepal's parliament is set to vote on a new map of its border with India in response to India's new map that's stoked tensions.
Young female boxers in Gaza swap their usual training grounds for the beach, due to concerns that the confines of their club may cause the virus to spread rapidly.
With businesses shut and travel restrictions in place, countries and households most dependent on money from overseas are at risk of facing poverty.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extended lockdown until May 3, but said there may be some easing of restrictions on people's movement after one week to help daily wage earners and agricultural workers.
Normally, the animals are fed by devotees at Nepal’s most revered Hindu temple, the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu. But last month, the government ordered a lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus and the animals now risk starvation.
Advocacy groups including Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty warn that cramped accommodation and inadequate sanitation endanger migrant workers across the Gulf, who may not have access to healthcare.
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