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9 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

Conference on social protection in South Asia kicks off

Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey on Thursday underscored the need of more concerted and coordinated efforts, both at national and regional level, to guarantee minimum social protection coverage in South Asia region.

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13 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

Thousands set to amass to form Nepali national flag

A mass formation of people will conglomerate on Saturday at Tudhikhel in the shape of Nepali national flag spreading the message that all Nepali people are under one flag that depicts the emblems of the Sun and Moon.

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17 hrs ago | The Economist

Biometrics: Clocking people's clocks

WITH some pride, the FBI trumpeted the news last month that thanks to the agency's facial-recognition system Neil Stammer, wanted for sexual assault and kidnapping, had been apprehended in Nepal after being on the run for 14 years.

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18 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

Interaction held with students on NCell App Camp

A College Activation has been launched to inform students about Nepal's biggest App Contest - the NCell App Camp, according to an NCell statement on Thursday.

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19 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Nepal, India begin talks to build oil pipeline

Nepal and India have begun talks on developing a much-delayed 41-km petroleum pipeline project between the two countries.

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Yesterday | MYREPUBLICA.com

2,454 farmers certify their products as organic

Farmers from different parts of the country have been attracted to the organic farming of late.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chicago Tribune

California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure

A Nepalese health worker inspects an arriving passenger with an infrared thermometer for signs of fever, one of the symptoms of Ebola, at a health desk at Nepal's only international airport in Kathmandu on Aug. 20. A Nepalese health worker inspects an arriving passenger with an infrared thermometer for signs of fever, one of the symptoms of Ebola, ... (more)

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Danger zones

Nepal's health sector has been in such a terrible mess for such a long time that a single commentary cannot explain it all.

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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia, Medicare, Health, Medicine

The Independent

Nepal honours chronicler of Himalayan mountaineering Elizabeth Hawley by naming peak after her

From confirming the first ascent of Everest by a blind climber to raising doubts about a Korean woman's claim to have bagged a crucial, 8,000m summit, the American journalist has enjoyed a royal box seat to many of mountaineering's greatest dramas.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysian Human Resource Minister Arrives In Nepal For Two-day Official Visit

By Yuba Nath Lamsal KATHMANDU, Aug 20 -- Malaysian Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot arrived here Wednesday for a two-day official visit to Nepal.

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Anna.aero

SpiceJet starts second route to Nepal

SpiceJet launched international flights from Bagdogra to Kathmandu in Nepal on 13 August.

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Anna.aero

SpiceJet looks at network densification to improve financial performance

SpiceJet's newest route launch was on 13 August from Bagdogra to Kathmandu in Nepal.

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Nepalnews.com

Beautification of Kathmandu begins ahead of SAARC Summit

The Sanitation and City Decoration Committee, Kathmandu, has started works to beautify the capital city and maintain greenery ahead of the upcoming 18th Summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation .

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Artists bring Mustang alive in Kathmandu through art

'Fragments of Mustang', an exhibition of paintings and photographs at Nepal Art Council in Baber Mahal, is the culmination of a nine-day art workshop.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Nepal Seeks New Labour Deal For Migrant Workers

By Yuba Nath Lamsal KATHMANDU, Aug 20 -- Nepal is seeking to sign a new agreement with labour-destination countries including Malaysia to make recruitment process free of cost for its migrant workers.

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AlertNet

Climate change to cut South Asia's growth 9 pct by 2100 - ADB

Villagers move to safer places through flooded areas of Morigaon district in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Aug. 19, 2014.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Moderate left

Recently a number of Federal Socialist Party Nepal leaders, including its vice chairman Bijaya Subba, returned to CPN-UML, the party they had left to found FSPN in 2012.

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Nepalnews.com

Businessmen start digging own diversion road at Jure to resume China trade

Businessmen, who depend on the Araniko Highway for their supplies to and from China, have started opening up their own alternate route at Jure in Sindhupalchowk.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Protesting KU teachers halting classes from today

Studies of over 2,000 students of the Kathmandu University are set to be affected as the university teachers, who have been staging sit-in on the university premises for the past two weeks, are set to halt classes from Tuesday.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

'Police creating hurdles in transport of live fish'

Fish farmers of Chitwan have written a letter to the Nepal Police Headquarters, saying that police deputed at Nagdhunga check point in Kathmandu were creating hurdles in transport of live fishes to the capital city.

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