Kathmandu

Type: City
Name: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 27.709999
Longitude: 85.309998
population: 790,612
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 2 reports

256 dead, 255 missing in disasters: Ministry

KATHMANDU, AUG 29 -The Ministry of Home Affairs said on Friday that at least 256 people have been killed and another 255 have been reported missing in floods and landslide across the country since June 7. About 155 people were injured.Similarly, 8,838 ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 57 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Indian students major contributor to US economy: Report

Foreign students from India, China and South Korea are the major contributors to the US economy with the host country earning USD 21.8 billion in tuition fees and USD 12.8 billion in living costs from them.Over the period of 2008 to 2012, foreign students ... [Published Business Standard India - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Valley soon to be plastic-free zone

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment today said it was preparing to declare the Kathmandu Valley a plastic-free zone on Nepal’s New Year (April 14, 2015) as per the instruction of the Parliamentary Environment Protection Committee ... [Published Himalayan Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Govt names only 17 CA members

SANTOSH GHIMIRENominations spark dispute in partiesKATHMANDU Aug 29: The government on Friday filled 17 of the 26 vacant CA seats bearly nine months after the elections to the second Constituent Assembly (CA).A cabinet meeting held at Prime Minister´s ... [Published MyRepublica.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Protesting Kantipur workers demand release of colleagues

KATHMANDU : All Nepal Revolutionary Communications Print and Publication Workers Main Committee, aligned to the CPN-Maoist, has demanded the release of its members arrested in course of obstructing the publication of the Kantipur and The Kathmandu Post ... [Published Himalayan Times - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Workers, Protest, Kathmandu
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Two nabbed with leopard hide

MYREPUBLICAKATHMANDU, Aug 29: Police have arrested two men with possession of a leopard hide from Jaharsing Pauwa of the Kathmandu Valley.Police said, the arestees have been identified as Pemba Tamang, 38, and Harka Bahadur Tamang, 44 of Chandenimandal-6 ... [Published MyRepublica.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Kamata WB’s country manager for Nepal

KATHMANDU, AUG 28 -Takuya Kamata has been appointed the World Bank’s Country Manager for Nepal.Kamata, a Japanese national, joined the World Bank in 1990. He has since held various positions in the infrastructure sector, country and corporate units in ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 5 reports

India, US Give Financial Aid To Nepal Flood Victims

KATHMANDU, Aug 29 (Benama) -- India and the US have pledged financial support totalling US$930,000 to people affected by the recent floods and landslides in central and western Nepal that claimed at least 250 lives.The Indian government will provide US$480,000 ... [Published Bernama - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Kathmandu DAO official held for receiving bribe

The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) arrested a non-gazetted officer at the Kathmandu District Administration Office (DAO) for taking bribe on Thursday.Chhabi Ram Kafle was found to have received Rs 30,000 from Sabin Thakuri of ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Mural miffs artists, Teku residents

KATHMANDU, AUG 28 -Graffiti by two foreign artists on the front of an over-a-century old Hindu temple located on the Bagmati riverbank in Teku has fuelled public concern, with local artists and experts terming the artwork “insensitive”.Seb Toussaint and ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

CA members need not be nominated now: Shrestha

KATHMANDU: Vice-chairman of Unified CPN-Maoist Narayan Kaji Shrestha today said that the nomination of 26 Constituent Assembly members was not necessary at a time when the CA has already worked for seven months.Talking to journalists at his Harisiddhi-based ... [Published Himalayan Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Howard U.'s Kathmandu connection: Nepal emerges as top source of foreign students

Howard University has long been known for the global feel of its campus in Northwest Washington. Its first Chinese students arrived in 1870, three years after the school's founding. The historically black university also draws many young scholars from ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 28 2014]

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"The 1,600 cc sedan comes with features as steering mount control, Bluetooth connectivity, dual-airbag, anti-pinch sensor window, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, projected head lamp and alloy wheels among other" the statement said
Nilesh Bhansali, director of the Travel Agents Association of Pune (PAAT), explained, "To tackle this problem, Spice Jet introduced the Pune-Mysore flight via Bangalore some days ago. This departs early in the morning and reaches by afternoon, after a one-hour halt at Bangalore airport. People prefer to halt at the airport rather than getting stuck in traffic, as it saves their time and energy."
Basistha Raj Adhikari, a water resources management specialist, said, "If we want to accelerate the pace at which irrigation coverage is currently being expanded, IWRM concept needs to implemented. But, it cannot be implemented without reforming our key institutions, policies and legislatures."
"That might be construed that the Baidya-faction wasn´t consulted before deciding crucial political issues. We mustn´t give chances of such an interpretation" he further explained

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Nepal: Talking peace in Nepal [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: Peace DirectCountry: Nepal Subindra Bogati, a Nepalese peacebuilder, looks at the state of peace talks between the Nepalese government and the countries many small armed groups. Although the activity of Nepali armed groups has decreased significantly ...
Nepal: Nepal Landslide Leaves Women and Childre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Nepal By Naresh Newar DABI, Nepal, Aug 27 2014 (IPS) - Living in a makeshift tarpaulin shelter, which barely protects her family from the torrential rainfall or scorching heat of this remote village in southern Nepal, ...
Kathmandu boss Halkett to leave in November [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Aug 25 2014]
Aug. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Kathmandu Holdings chief executive Peter Halkett will leave the outdoor equipment chain in late November, having led the company for eight years. ...
Nepal government orders vendors off streets [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Aug 23 2014]
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