Nepal

Type: Country
Name: Nepal
population: 24,947,200
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Khurkot bridge inaugurated

KATHMANDU,July 23 : Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bimalendra Nidhi on Tuesday inaugurated the Khurkot Bridge over Sunkoshi River which connects Ramechhap, Dolakha and Sindhupalchowk with Tarai districts.The bridge was built with financial ... [Published MyRepublica.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Power cooperation deal before Modi’s visit: Energy Minister

:16 nepalnews Hits: 1429Privacy Policy View CommentsMinister for Energy, Radha Gyawali has said that the government will sign a power cooperation deal with India, based on equal footing, before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Nepal.“In ... [Published Nepalnews.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Donations smash fundraising target in memory of MH17 victim

Comments (0)A WAVE of support in memory of a flight disaster victim has raised thousands for charity.Donations have poured in for Richard Mayne, who was tragically killed during the MH17 flight which was shot down.The 20-year-old, who was from Market ... [Published Nuneaton News - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Nepal Army gets emergency bridge kits

Ready to assemble roadway bridges by Acrow Bridge have been supplied to Nepal by the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command.The modular bridges supplied part of USASAC's program to help Nepal respond national emergencies, such as landslides, avalanches, ... [Published Terra Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Nepali Tara returns

KATHMANDU, JUL 21 -Nepali Tara-a popular singing reality show that had been in hiatus for eight years-is being aired again, starting this fall. This will be the third edition of the programme and is being organised by Neelbarahi Films.During a press meet ... [Published Kathmandu Post - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 6 reports

Top UN peacekeeping official to visit India

The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations will visit India this week to acknowledge the contribution of Indian soldiers and civilian staff in various peacekeeping missions across the world and the sacrifices made by them.Under-Secretary-General ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Japanese assistance for school sanitation

KATHMANDU: The government of Japan is providing financial assistance worth $232,975 (approximately Rs 22 million) for the improvement of environmental sanitation for schoolchildren in various districts of Nepal. The financial assistance will be regulated ... [Published Himalayan Times - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Sanitation, Kathmandu, Nepal
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Nepal poor because of poor governance: Communist leader

Kathmandu, July 21Khadga Prasad Oli, newly-elected chairman of Nepal's largest communist party, Monday blamed poor governance for the poverty in the country.The Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) chief, in his first major public pronouncement ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Going with the sisters on a Nepal trek

:39 The Seattle Times Hits: 90Privacy Policy View CommentsWhen Lucky, Dicky and Nicky Chettri tried to break into Nepal’s male-dominated trekking industry 20 years ago, competitors tried to run them out of business. The three sisters say men threatened ... [Published Nepalnews.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

Nepal to generate energy from Bagmati river

Kathmandu, July 21 (IANS) The Nepalese government is gearing up to generate hydropower energy from Bagmati river.Bagmati is considered a holy river by both the Hindus and Buddhists, with a number of Hindu temples located on its banks.The decision was ... [Published Mangalorean - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 13 reports

Talks with India will be focused on stregthening bilateral ties

JUL 20 -Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj will be in Kathmandu later this week, leading the Indian delegation to the third Nepal-India Joint Commission talks (July 26-27). The last such meeting took place 23 years ago. Swaraj’s visit is expected to ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 4 reports

Tri-Chandra library turns to ashes

KATHMANDU, JUL 20 -Unidentified vandals set the BP Library at Tri-Chandra College on fire on Sunday following a scuffle between members of two rival student wings belonging to ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML. However, there were no reports of ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Jul 21 2014]

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..."Traffic jam creates another problem, so we have deployed 15 of them to clear roadblocks," said Shrestha. "We spend money from our own pockets without expecting anything in return."
"This is definitely going to increase the risk from earthquakes,” said Hari Darshan Shrestha, an associate professor who teaches disaster risk management at Pulchowk Engineering Campus."
"We have also been discussing the modalities of making the recommendations" he added
"India has witnessed many critical initiatives made by the government, academia and civil society to understand and resolve the issue of gender-biased sex selection. The report bears testimony to the research work thus far, and points to the wisdom that we can build on for evolving a definitive response to skewed sex ratios in India" said a representative of the UNFPA to India, Frederika Meiker

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Men outnumber women in India, Nepal and Banglad... [Published Catholic Online - 1 hour ago]
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Bombing near building, but nurses ‘safe and unh... [Published Indian Express - 1 hour ago]
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As India consumes more and more maize, search o... [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Sushma off to Nepal on Friday [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
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PM Returns From New York [Published MyRepublica.com - 4 hours ago]
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Nepal: 12, out of 31 VDCs in Chitwan, at risk h... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Nepalnews.comCountry: Nepal Out of 31 VDCs in Chitwan district, 12 are at the high risk of flood and landslide. Balam Luintel, the Natural Disaster Management Source Person at the District Development Committee, Chitwan, said that the District ...
Nepal: Swollen Mahakali river starts encroachin... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Nepalnews.comCountry: Nepal The Mahakali river flooded with incessant rainfall for the last two weeks has started eroding the embankments in Kanchanpur district of the far west. The embankment in Bhujela area of Bhimdutta Municipality-11 is being ...
Nepal: Seven die of flood, landslide in far-west [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Nepalnews.comCountry: Nepal At least seven persons have died in different incidents of flood and landslides in the Far-Western region over the last four days. According to Far-Western Regional Police Office, Dipayal, among the dead, flooded rivers ...
India: Release from barrage, swelling rivers pu... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Times of IndiaCountry: India, Nepal TNN |Jul 21, 2014, 02.50 AM IST LUCKNOW: A flood-like situation threatened Lakhimpur and Pilibhit districts on Sunday, a day after over 2 lakh cusec water was released by Uttarakhand government from Banbasa ...
This Young Woman Footballer Is More Popular Tha... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 21 2014]
Screenshot of Sunakali's women's football team arriving home after playing a tournament. Mugu, one of the poorest districts in Nepal, doesn't have a single football stadium. But it does have a star football player as revered as Argentina's famous ...
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Theron compares paparazzi intrusion to rape, Go... [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - May 30 2014]
Pop star and UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez vis... [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - May 30 2014]
U.S. climber survives 70-foot fall in Nepal [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 23 2014]
U.S. climber disappointed with loss of sherpas ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 26 2014]
Prayer, anguish in Nepal as sherpas weigh options [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 20 2014]
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Nepal Launches Joint Migration and Development ... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 24 2014]
Bhutanese Refugee Number 90,000 Resettled from ... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - May 23 2014]
US Resettles 75,000 Bhutanese Refugees from Nepal [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Apr 11 2014]
Nepali Migrants Improve Financial Literacy [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Apr 04 2014]
eServGlobal and MNepal to Offer Mobile Financia... [Published Financial Services - Mar 05 2014]
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