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Trump once referred to Nepal as 'nipple' during a meeting

Welcome to another day living under the Trump administration. According to a Politico report published on Monday, during a 2017 briefing to prep for a meeting with the prime minister of India, President Donald Trump called the country of Nepal "
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India must avoid the partisan pitfalls in Bangladesh, keep options open

From: Buisness-standard By Bharat Bhushan Recommended by: business-standard By playing a partisan role in the domestic politics of Bangladesh, India could well be making the same mistake as in Nepal and Sri Lanka. The summary
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'Solo' puts to rest one of the oldest Star Wars fan debates

If you haven't seen Solo: A Star Wars Story yet, go no further. Spoilers ahead. "It's the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs." Han Solo's boast from the original Star Wars has been analyzed and picked apart endlessly by fans over
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This 'blockchain-based state' is the disaster love child of Ayn Rand's ghost and pain

There are a lot of sketchy ideas and publicity stunts pushed at the annual Consensus blockchain conference in New York City, but hot damn this "blockchain-based state" has truly managed to set the bar.  It's called Decenturion, and, if its
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Someone paid nearly $30,000 for this chilling 'Jack the Ripper' postcard

"I hope you liked the half of kidney." A postcard signed by someone claiming to be one of Britain's most brutal and infamous serial killers, Jack the Ripper, has gone under the hammer. SEE ALSO: Suspected serial killer caught after relative shares
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No, I don't want to have long conversations with Alexa

Amazon's Alexa is great for many things. I love walking through my door saying "Alexa, turn on all lights." I like asking Alexa for the weather and telling it to play music. I really appreciate how Amazon is constantly improving its capabilities
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Valentine's Day gifts that prove being single is way better than being coupled

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Valentine's Day is a day of love — and it's not
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Tensions run high in Nepal over naming of provincial capitals

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Fixing the provincial capitals is essential for administering the oath of office and secrecy to the newly elected lawmakers and chief ministers in the new provinces.Minor clashes
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China looks at Nepal as potential gateway to South Asia, expands footprints in market

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Beijing’s investments in the Himalayan Kingdom surged significantly since the country switched from monarchy to a republic in 2008 and has topped in commitments for the past five
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Nepal awards $2.5-bn power project to controversial Chinese firm

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times On its last day in office, the Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ government of Nepal has awarded a contract to construct the 1,200MW Budhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project to a

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