Bagmati, Nepal Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon urges tourists to visit earthquake-hit NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Canada.com

    Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon is urging tourists to come to Nepal, where two powerful earthquakes in the last month killed thousands of people and raised concerns that the nation's vital tourism industry could be seriously hurt. Sarandon is in Nepal for five days, staying with the famed Kung-fu nuns in a Buddhist monastery and later in an orphanage that was damaged in one of the quakes.

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  2. Nepali villagers return to homes after river gets unblockedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | MySanAntonio.com

    Thousands of villagers in northwestern Nepal were able to return to their homes Monday after a mountain river swept away debris from a landslide that had blocked it, allowing waters to flow normally again. The landslide before dawn Sunday dammed up the Kaligandaki River and created a lake 2 kilometers long.

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  3. Nepal quake survivors hope to rebuild lives one month onRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Straits Times

    Huddled in a makeshift refugee centre in a Kathmandu monastery, Nima Lama clutches his prayer beads and thinks of the family he lost when his home was destroyed by a torrent of ice and rock one month ago. His wife and parents were among the hundreds killed when the picturesque Langtang valley - home to a trekking village with the same name - was hit by a huge avalanche triggered when a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25. "It felt like a bomb had exploded, I hid behind a boulder as rocks fell everywhere," the 35-year-old trekking guide told AFP in the monastery, as monks chanted prayers for the dead.

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  4. Nepal struggles to rebuild one month after earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Al Jazeera

    Nepal is marking the one-month anniversary of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that killed thousands of people and demolished more than half a million homes, most of them in rural areas cut off from emergency medical care. The country remains perilously unstable with the risk of landslides from ongoing aftershocks, forcing thousands to leave their homes and camp out in open fields, just weeks before the start of seasonal monsoon rains.

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  5. World briefs: Italian coast guard rescues 70 migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Seventy Afghan and Iraqi migrants were rescued from a packed boat off the southeastern coast of Italy and brought to shore on Sunday, Italy's coast guard said. Two Italian coast guard cutters brought the group to the port of Santa Maria di Leuca in Puglia.

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  6. Nepal earthquake: Uncertainty, helplessness as a way of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Crofs Blogs

    It is not something I would have noticed a month ago. But now I notice it almost all the time.

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  7. Tourism Entrepreneurs' 12-Point Suggestion to Minister SherpaRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Nepalnews.com

    Kathmandu, May 25: Nepal National Tourism Entrepreneurs' Organization on Sunday met with the newly appointed Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Kripasur Sherpa, and submitted 12-point suggestions to restore the tourism sector that is badly affected by the recent earthquakes. A team of the tourism entrepreneurs led by Tourism Promotion Department In-Charge Surya Thapa drew the Minister's attention that tourists' arrival after the earthquake declined sharply in the country.

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  8. Nepal disaster: Cuba, Venezuela rush in aid, assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Green Left Weekly

    As Nepal struggles to revive from the catastrophe caused by the April 25 earthquake that registered 7.8 on the Moment Magnitude Scale and its aftershocks, Latin America's socialist governments are busy soothing the wounds of the Nepalese people. The orange-coloured team of Venezuelan aid workers and white-coloured medical team from Cuba have brought to the people of Nepal the spirit of Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara and Venezuela's late revolutionary president Hugo Chavez.

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  9. 'We have a reputation of being a caring, compassionate community'Read the original story

    Sunday May 24 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    EUGENE, Ore. Relief efforts continue to help Eugene's sister city, Kathmandu, after a series of earthquakes devastated Nepal earlier this month.

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  10. Habitat for Humanity to start building permanent houses for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | AlertNet

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  11. Thousands flee after landslide blocks Nepal riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The China Post

    Thousands of panic-stricken villagers fled their homes fearing flash floods after an overnight landslide blocked a river in quake-hit Nepal's mountainous north-west, officials said Sunday. The landslide, which occurred at around midnight, sent mud and rocks surging into the Kali Gandaki river in Myagdi district, causing water levels to rise by 150 meters , local official Yam Bahadur Chokhal said.

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  12. Best Course to play outside of the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Sand Trap

    The Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara Nepal, playing there was simply astonishing, like walking into a hallucination. I took hundred of photos but none of them captured why it was so special I've seen many a TV show about Nepal and the world's most dangerous roads.

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  13. Daughters of Gurkhas lend a handRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Ms Anita Rai, Ms Himalee Pun, SAF Colonel Lin Kwang Tang and Ms Shashikala Pun. The three women, whose fathers are retired Gurkhas who served in the Singapore Police Force, volunteered as translators for the Singapore Armed Forces' medical team.

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  14. After the Nepal earthquakes, residents continue to live in fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Star Online

    The hundreds of aftershocks that followed the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on that Saturday had been slowly decreasing in their intensity. I had come to keep calm at the new jolts that would punctuate our days and nights, even not noticing the "mild" ones when I was concentrated on the tasks at hand.

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  15. Nepal Earthquake: one month on and remote villages still in desperate need of basic shelterRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | ABC News

    MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Aid agencies in Nepal are racing to get tarpaulins, food and sanitation kits to earthquake-devastated areas in remote parts of the country before the monsoon season begins in a few weeks. Hundreds of thousands of people are still living in tents since a major earthquake struck the impoverished nation a month ago today, and aid groups say some remote communities are still yet to receive any help at all.

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  16. Thousands flee as landslip blocks Nepal riverRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Scotsman.com

    THOUSANDS of people fled villages and towns along a mountain river in northwest Nepal yesterday after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods, officials said. The landslide created a dam and a lake 1.2 miles long on the Kaligandaki River, said government administrator Yam Bahadur Chokhal.

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  17. Landslide in Nepal blocks Kali Gandaki River, threatens floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | UPI

    A landslide has blocked a river in western Nepal, causing waters to swell and threatening flash floods in the surrounding area, officials say. The landslide occurred midnight Sunday in the Kali Gandaki River, in the country's Myagdi district, 90 miles northwest of Kathmandu.

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  18. A look back at NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Reuters

    Rubble and debris remains scattered across Nepal, with some residents forced to stay in tents, as they struggle to rebuild their homes almost a month after a deadly earthquake struck the country. Display .

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  19. Heavy rain in China kills 35, leaves 13 missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Nation

    SHANGHAI/ KATHMANDU - Heavy rain which caused mudslides and flooding in southern and central China has left at least 35 people dead and another 13 missing, the official Xinhua news agency reported Sunday. Torrential rain - the worst for 40 years in some parts of the country - has hit at least six provinces, according to state media and the government.

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  20. Flood alert in Bihar after Nepal landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Times of India

    Reports emanating from Nepal said that a massive landslide has occurred in Nepal, 140km northwest of Kathmandu, whose debris has caused blockage of river Kali Gandaki in Nepal. PATNA: The water resources department on Sunday issued an express notice to all its officials and engineers posted in the Gandak basin of the state to remain on high alert as a massive landslide in the upper reaches of the river in Nepal has caused its blockage, resulting in the formation of a big artificial lake which could burst under the pressure of accumulated water.

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