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Nepal warms to India on territory spat, cools to China

Nepali textbook with contentious map dropped amid talk of Chinese incursion

Vital relationship -- Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, left, was welcomed to India by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in February 2016.    © Reuters

KATHMANDU -- More than four months into an acrimonious territorial dispute with India, Nepal's communist government has taken a more conciliatory approach to its powerful neighbor by withdrawing an inflammatory school book that includes a contentious map of a border area the two countries dispute.

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