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Nepal Marks Anniversary of Deadliest Everest Avalanche - ABC News

Nepal Marks Anniversary of Deadliest Everest AvalancheABC NewsNepal on Saturday marked the anniversary of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche with a memorial and a government announcement that it will set up a welfare fund for mountaineering and trekking workers in the Himalayan nation. The April 18, 2014, ...and more »

India, China Seek To Capitalize On Nepal's Water Wealth - NPR

India, China Seek To Capitalize On Nepal's Water WealthNPRChina and India are each spending billions of dollars on infrastructure, especially hydroelectric dams, in Nepal. Steve Inskeep talks to journalist Donatella Lorch about what China and India want. DAVID GREENE, HOST: A very small country is getting a ...

Nepal's 5-Time Prime Minister Cremated With State Honors - ABC News

ABC NewsNepal's 5-Time Prime Minister Cremated With State HonorsABC NewsFormer five-time Nepalese Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa was cremated with state honors Friday near a revered Hindu temple after his death earlier this week. Thousands of people paid their last respects to Thapa at the national stadium. His body ...and more »

Miss Nepal finale postponed - E Kantipur

E KantipurMiss Nepal finale postponedE KantipurKATHMANDU, APR 17 - The grand finale of the Miss Nepal 2015 slated to be held on Friday has been postponed after the government declared national mourning for the demise of former Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa. The finale of the pageant titled ...

Surya Bahadur Thapa, 5-Time Nepal Prime Minister, Dead At 87 - Huffington Post

The HinduSurya Bahadur Thapa, 5-Time Nepal Prime Minister, Dead At 87Huffington PostKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) ? Surya Bahadur Thapa, who served as Nepal's prime minister five times, has died in a hospital in India where he was being treated for stomach cancer, an official said Thursday. He was 87. Thakur Sharma, a spokesman for ...Former Nepal PM Surya Bahadur Thapa diesThe HinduFormer PM Thapa passes awayNepali times (blog)all 125 news articles »

Nepal joins Better Than Cash Alliance - E Kantipur

Nepal joins Better Than Cash AllianceE KantipurKATHMANDU, APR 18 - Nepal has joined Better Than Cash Alliance , an organization partnering with governments, the development community and the private sector to empower people by shifting from cash to electronic payments, the Finance Ministry said.

China-Nepal Mount Everest Railway A Long Shot: Terrain And Budget ... - International Business Times

International Business TimesChina-Nepal Mount Everest Railway A Long Shot: Terrain And Budget ...International Business TimesChina's hyped-up, newly proposed railway is aimed at a new frontier: connecting China and Nepal by way of Mount Everest. However, the unique environmental and topographical challenges of the area -- plus the projected $1.6 billion cost of the project ...31 Nepali children lost their fathersNepali timesEx-Marine amputee begins 2nd attempt to scale EverestSunHerald.comEverest climbers keep wary eye on icefallKY3all 130 news articles »

Nepal army, police join search for missing Malaysian trekker - Astro Awani

Astro AwaniNepal army, police join search for missing Malaysian trekkerAstro AwaniKUALA LUMPUR: The search for Malaysian amateur trekker Dennis Lee Thian Poh who disappeared while crossing the Pokhara-Msutang route in Western Nepal entered its 12th day today. A search and rescue (SAR) operation comprising 63 Nepalese army ...Rescue Dogs Hunt for Hiker in Nepal Lost 12 DaysNewserMissing trekker's wife clings to hope, appeals to Najib for helpThe Malaysian Insiderall 8 news articles »

The National Geographic Society - Voices

VoicesThe National Geographic SocietyVoicesDevi lives in Khata, within the long, narrow Terai Arc landscape, which spans nearly 20,000 square miles of northern India and southern Nepal. The region holds endangered one-horned rhinos, elephants and the world's largest concentration of tigers.

India gifts 35 vehicles to Nepal's anti-graft body - Times of India

Times of IndiaIndia gifts 35 vehicles to Nepal's anti-graft bodyTimes of IndiaUnderlining the importance of transparency and good governance for Nepal's overall development, Rae emphasized that society as a whole would need to join hands to eradicate corruption. India had earlier gifted 846 vehicles to various security agencies ...Good governance key to Nepal's overall development: IndiaEconomic Timesall 11 news articles »





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