Nepal revives railways as China, India vye for influence

Published: 13/08/2017
Nepal revives railways as China, India vye for influence
Source: NEWS.YAHOO.COM

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. The railway to India was a lifeline for the small southern frontier town of Janakpur, used to import everything from sweets to clothes and cosmetics and fuelling a vibrant border economy. Now it i

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