NEW DELHI • As China pushes ahead with its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), India - unable to offer an initiative on a similar scale - is focusing instead on infrastructure projects to improve connectivity in South Asia and beyond.
It has offered Nepal, which has embraced the BRI and is actively seeking Chinese investments in infrastructure, a railway link between the Nepali capital Kathmandu and Raxaul on the Indian border, as well as reviving the inland waterways of the Himalayan territory.
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