Kathmandu

Type: City
Name: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal
Latitude: 27.709999
Longitude: 85.309998
population: 790,612
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 40 mins ago - 3 reports

Union Home Minister leaves for Sixth Meeting of SAARC Ministers of Interior / Home at Kathmandu

Union Home Minister leaves for Sixth Meeting of SAARC Ministers of Interior / Home at Kathmandu ... [Published Noodls - 7 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Nepal, India Agree To Settle Border Disputes In Three Years

KATHMANDU, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- The Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG) on Friday agreed to settle border disputes within three years at the conclusion of a meeting.The three-day meeting decided to form two bodies to work in the field to settle border ... [Published Bernama - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

IBN signs PDA with GMR

KATHMANDU, SEP 19 -Six years after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Nepal government, India’s GMR-ITD Consortium finally signed the project development agreement on Friday for the 900 megawatt Upper Karnali Hydropower Project.Investment ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Falling in Love With Kathmandu's Trash Heaps | Robert J. Rosenthal

There's no doubt that trash is an eyesore in Kathmandu.I passed by this scenic example of my neighborhood trash piles today as I was out buying groceries. All over Kathmandu Valley you can find mounds of these colorful little bundles of plastic by the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Kathmandu, Blister, Plastics
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 9 reports

Bir Hospital To Get Facelift For SAARC Summit

ARJUN POUDELKATHMANDU, Sept 19 : Targeting the upcoming South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, a meeting of the executive council of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) on Friday has decided to give Bir Hospital a ... [Published MyRepublica.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

Nepal clears GMR plan for $1.4 billion hydroelectric plant

Kathmandu: The Nepalese government has cleared the way for GMR to build a $1.4 billion hydroelectric plant in the northwest of the country, a cabinet minister said. The plant is of 900-megawatt capacity and is located in upper Karnali hydroelectric power ... [Published India TV - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 5 reports

Raut Produced Before Supreme Court

DURGA DULALKATHMANDU, Sept 19: Police on Friday produced CK Raut, who was arrested on treason charge, before the Supreme Court.Raut, who had been launching campaign for separation of Madhes region from Nepal, produced before court in connection with habeas ... [Published MyRepublica.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

NZ shares follow Wall Street higher

New Zealand shares have joined a global rally after Wall Street climbed to records.The NZX 50 Index gained 27.163 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 5181.345 on Friday.Within the index, 32 stock rose, nine fell and nine were unchanged. Turnover was $153 mil ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

KMC to help city walkers get going

KATHMANDU, SEP 18 -Riding bicycles in Kathmandu City is soon going to be more than a recreational activity, and walking more than a morning fitness ritual, if the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)’s campaign is effectively implemented. The campaign ‘KTM ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 9 reports

9/19/2014: NATION: Joint efforts needed to address common Saarc challenges: Rajnath

KATHMANDU: Home minister Rajnath Singh wants collaborative efforts by all member countries of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) to address common issues. “There are many common challenges faced by countries of the region and... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 5 reports

'Bikini killer' convicted of murder

Charles Sobhraj, seen here at an earlier hearing, was first convicted in Nepal in 2004 A court in Nepal has convicted a notorious alleged serial killer, Charles Sobhraj, of a second murder.Sobhraj has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for the 1975 murder ... [Published BBC - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Union Home Minister Leaves for Sixth Meeting of SAARC Ministers of Interior / Home at Kathmandu

Union Home Minister Leaves for Sixth Meeting of SAARC Ministers of Interior / Home at Kathmandu ... [Published Press Information Bureau India - Sep 18 2014]

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"We're very proud of Kieran and his trip in memory of Jack who was a fabulous student we still miss deeply" St Joseph's Principal John O'Donovan said
"I urge the government to defer the prime minister´s visit and work round the clock until the issue is settled. Then the prime minister may leave for the global forum" said Sharma
Aldrin Kenneth , Area Manager, Dubai and Northern Emirates, Jet Airways , said the popular Dubai - Mumbai route has seen a steady growth in traffic. "This additional flight would provide easy connectivity through the international hub of Mumbai for travellers to the domestic network as well as to Kathmandu , Bangkok , Singapore , Hong Kong and Colombo ."
"Some member States are yet to ratify the Convention on Mutual Assistance on Criminal Matters, which was signed in 2008. I would urge them to do so to enable the widest possible mutual legal assistance in criminal matters" he said

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Next hearing scheduled for Oct 13 [Published Kathmandu Post - 3 hours ago]
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Tourism Department brought back to streamline a... [Published Kathmandu Post - 3 hours ago]
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Leaders Fail To End House Deadlock Before PM's ... [Published MyRepublica.com - 3 hours ago]
Jet Airways India : launches 5th Dubai-Mumbai d... [Published 4 Traders - 4 hours ago]
Saarc members agree to combat terror, crime [Published Kathmandu Post - 4 hours ago]
Experts stress inclusion, long-term plan for dev [Published Kathmandu Post - 4 hours ago]
Panels to settle border issues [Published Kathmandu Post - 4 hours ago]
School shutdown hits over 3 million students na... [Published Kathmandu Post - 4 hours ago]
No ticket to ride home [Published Kathmandu Post - 4 hours ago]
Union Home Minister leaves for Sixth Meeting of... [Published Noodls - 7 hours ago]
Finding the next Facebook [Published Irish Examiner - 7 hours ago]
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Running out of Time to overrule the 1% on urgen... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 19 2014]
By Rebecca Solnit via Tomdispatch.com There have undoubtedly been stable periods in human history, but you and your parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents never lived through one, and neither will any children or grandchildren you may have or ...
Nepal: Nepal in historic introduction of the in... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
Source: UN Country Team in NepalCountry: Nepal The IPV will help secure a world free of all polio disease KATHMANDU, 18 September 2014 – In a landmark step to accelerate the global eradication of polio and help prevent a resurgence of the disease, Nepal ...
Microsoft Training Centres to Open at 56 Tertia... [Published TechNet Blogs - Sep 18 2014]
In a landmark move, Microsoft Nepal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 56 tertiary institutions to help equip IT, engineering and management undergraduates with relevant skills when they enter the workforce. The project aims to reach ...
Groups push for climbing reform after Sherpa de... [Published EarthSky - Sep 16 2014]
This article is republished with permission from GlacierHub . This post was written by Ben Orlove and anthropologist Pasang Yangjee Sherpa of Penn State. A funeral procession in Kathmandu for one of the Sherpas killed in an April, 2014 avalanche ...
I refuse to serve – the lonely conscience of Is... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 16 2014]
By Ahron Bregman , King’s College London via The Conversation In 1988, I was in Kathmandu in Nepal when I found out that war was raging in the occupied territories; it would soon become known as “the intifada”. And when, in a small corner shop I spotted ...
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U.S. climber disappointed with loss of sherpas ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 26 2014]
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Nepal Launches Joint Migration and Development ... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 24 2014]
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