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6 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

No steps taken to protect World Peace Pagoda

Three weeks have already elapsed since a landslide weakened the foundation of the World Peace Pagoda, a popular tourist destination in Pokhara. However, the government authorities have yet to take measures to conserve the pagoda that is on the verge of collapse.

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18 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

U.S. embassy to accept online visa application

Starting Monday, 15 September, the U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu will join U.S. Embassies and Consulates in over 120 countries around the world in using a new, on-line system to apply and pay for U.S. tourist, business, student and other nonimmigrant visas, and to make interview appointments. According to statement released Sunday, this new system will allow travelers to view available appointments and choose the interview date and time that best fits their schedule.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Nerve News

Over 1,500 Nepali youths stranded in Jammu and Kashmir

Kathmandu, Sep 13 - Over 1,500 Nepali youth, most of them daily wage earners, are stranded in India's Jammu and Kashmir state due to the floods and landslides. Over 300 of them are from Saptari district alone on the Nepal-India border.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Boston Standard

Fundraising date helps to keep up Joan's strong school legacy

She was also involved with Kirton History and was co-writer/editor with Joy Beecham of a book on the history of the village. Joan died from a brain tumour in 1997 aged 58 but - along with husband Stan - had set in motion sponsorship of a school in Nepal after a trek in the Himalayas.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Home is where the heart is

Dr Laurie Vasily, Director of The United States Education Foundation Nepal, has been living in Nepal for the past 24 years. She came to Nepal as a Peace Corps Volunteer for the first time and taught in Dailekh for three years.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Briefly: Gokarna Giri wins Rs 50,000 on Bajaj scheme

Hansraj Hulaschand and Company Pvt Ltd, the authorized dealer for Bajaj motorbikes, announced the name of the lucky winner from a scratch card, a part of its Bajaj Lalpurja scheme. According to a Hansraj Hulaschand statement, Gokarna Giri of Balkot, who bought a Pulsar-220, won Rs 50,000 from the offer.

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Hindustan Times

India and China talk trilateral cooperation in Nepal

At a time when India and China are perceived to be locked in battle for supremacy in Nepal, both big neighbours of the small Himalayan nation are discussing possibility of trilateral cooperation. The idea of collaboration replacing competition was the theme of a seminar 'China-India-Nepal Trilateral Cooperation in the Context of South Asia' organized here on Thursday.

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Nepalnews.com

Pre-Dashain rush: 70 pc tickets of private airlines are BOOKED

Nepal's leading private airlines companies involved in domestic flights have registered 70 percent booking for tickets to and from Kathmandu ahead of Dashain, the largest festival in Nepal. "We have confirmed 70 percent booking and the number is still increasing.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Bangladeshi absconds after duping compatriot in Kathmandu: Police

A Bangladeshi citizen is on the run since last Sunday after he allegedly conned USD 7,000 from his compatriot bound for Turkey with the false assurance of providing a lucrative job abroad. Shekhdar Rasheed had reportedly fled from Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu, duping Hossan Mohammad Billal, holding Bangladeshi passport BB0922065.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

US grants for preserving Hanumandhoka and Taleju temples

The Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum Development Committee and the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust have received the United States grants for cultural preservation. The US Embassy in Kathmandu on Wednesday declared HDMDC and KVPT as this year's recipients of the US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation .

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Hindustan Times

Great escape A thrilling story of how top India Nepal officials were rescued in JK

Diplomats are used to political thrillers, but even they would not be prepared to jump walls, trek to find mobile networks, walk to the powerful for assistance, and line up and wait for hours for a special flight. But this is precisely what top Indian and Nepali officials had to do earlier this week in Srinagar.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

NRNA experience

As of 2014, more than three percent of the global population lives outside their native lands, making the modern day Diaspora an important part of global population. Among the larger groups, the Chinese Diaspora is estimated around 50 million, while the Indian Diaspora population is believed to be around 22 million.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Shopping festival at UWTC from Friday

Direction Exhibition and Convention Center Nepal is organizing UWTC Dashain Festival MahaShopping Mela in Kathmandu from Friday. The nine-day event is being organized at DECC Hall at United World Trade Center Tripureshwar with the objective of making all necessary items for the Dashain festival available under single roof, the organizers said in a press meet in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

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Asia News Network

Ni hao Nepal

In recent years, there has been exponential growth in the number of Chinese tourists visiting Nepal. This phenomenon has created additional business opportunities for Chinese airlines to fly to Nepal.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

ABC News

Photos from inside the Himalayan kingdom of Mustang and the road to Tibet

Upper Mustang is a remote region in the Himalaya sandwiched between China and Nepal. It is part of Nepal, but is culturally Tibetan Buddhist.

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The Daily Star

Domestic worker recruitment a lucrative trade in Lebanon: report

Delegates from Nepal and Bangladesh attend a conference on new report relating to exploitation of migrant domestic workers by recruitment agencies, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Domestic worker recruitment a lucrative trade in Lebanon: report

Delegates from Nepal and Bangladesh attend a conference on new report relating to exploitation of migrant domestic workers by recruitment agencies, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Apala Jewels celebrates 1st anniversary

The company is a joint venture between Rishi Agarwal and Shreeyukta Thapaliya. Speaking at the function, Rishi Agarwal, one of the owners of Apala, said the boutique studio was the first of its type in Nepal which aims to offer versatile and bold statement by crafting jewelries to its customers for special occasions.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

31 Peace Corps volunteers arrive in Kathmandu

Some 31 Peace Corps volunteers arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday. Upon their arrival, US Ambassador to Nepal Peter W. Bodde, Peace Corps Nepal Country Director Nelson Chase among others welcomed them at the Tribhuvan International Airport, US Embassy in Kathmandu said in a press statement.

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Express India

A 'time travel' back to vintage Mussoorie

Did you know that electricity arrived in Mussoorie well before it did in Lucknow? Or that there was suggestion that Mussoorie was in the running alongside Shimla to become British India's summer capital? Or that a king of Nepal named one of his sons 'Mussoorie'? Or even that there was a language school set up in Landour in 1800s to teach Hindi to newly arrived missionaries? These along with many more rare nuggets of historical information about "noisy" Mussoorie and "quiet" Landour are now available in a well-researched new book that provides a window to the "glory days" of the "Queen of the Hills".

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