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  1. Friends of the A.K. Smiley Public Library in Redlands offer a The...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    A stated first edition of “Beyond the High Himalayas” by William O. Douglas is among this week's Professor Parsons' Picks books in the silent auction at the A.K. Smiley Public Library in Redlands. Other books up for bids through 1 p.m. Tuesday are “The Conquest of Everest” by Sir John Hunt, “Beyond the Pyrenees“ by Marcel Aurousseau, “The Treasury of Song for the Home Circle,” ”Washington Square” by Henry James and “The Boy Allies on the Somme, Courage and Bravery Rewarded” by Clair Wallace Hayes.


  2. Kathmandu in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Ask MetaFilter

    My wife and I are going to Nepal for the first half of December. A Nepalese friend of mine will be there so I can have a little bit of guidance, but I suspect he will be busy.


  3. Nepal readies to welcome PM Modi again next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi managed to woo most of Nepal during his Kathmandu trip in August. A repeat performance is expected when he arrives here again next month.


  4. Modi to have jam-packed itinerary at SAARC SummitRead the original story

    Wednesday |

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrives in Nepal on a four-day visit Nov 25 to participate in the 18th SAARC Summit, will be visiting three religious sites -- Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath. Apart from participating in the summit Nov 26-27, Modi will travel from Vittamod to Janakpur by the 19-km land route and will perform a special puja in Janakpur, a revered Hindu shrine.


  5. Modi may travel to Nepal via land route to attend SAARC summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | DNA India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi may travel to Nepal via land route to attend the SAARC summit next month and is likely to visit three major religious sites -- Janakpur, Lumbini and Muktinath -- during his four-day visit. Nepal's Parliamentary Development Committee has asked the government to immediately renovate Bhittamod-Janakpur section of the East West Highway in view of the possibility of Prime Minister Modi's Nepal visit through land route.


  6. Nepal Govt. likely to receive Indian aid constructed trauma centre in NovemberRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 |

    After a delay of more than six years, the Nepal Government is reportedly ready to receive a trauma centre constructed with Indian aid adjacent to Bir Hospital. According to a Kantipur Online report, the formal transfer of the sophisticated facility from India to Nepal is expected to take place on the sidelines of the SAARC Summit and in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


  7. Italian Minister Vedova calls on PM KoiralaRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 |

    Italian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Benedetto Della Vedova visited Prime Minister Sushil Koirala at the latter's official residence at Baluwatar in Kathmandu, Tuesday. On the occasion, bilateral talks were focused on diplomatic and trade relations between Nepal and Italy as well as Nepal's constitution making and development process.


  8. Pokhara int'l airport project gets Nepali govt nodRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Asia News Network

    The Cabinet on Monday gave a go-ahead for the construction of a regional international airport in the tourist city of Pokhara after the Tourism Ministry convinced the Finance Ministry that the estimated US$215.96 million cost was realistic. The decision has paved the way for the government to formally request a soft loan from the China EXIM Bank to develop the project.


  9. China tells Nepal what to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | The Indian Express

    China has sent a clear message to Nepal that it is keen to invest in the country but would like a secure environment for that. It has candidly prescribed some bilateral and internal arrangements.


  10. FESTIVAL: Jazzmandu 2914 Finale: A Sparkling Night of JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | All About Jazz

    After a great week of concerts, as well as several Master classes by the visiting musicians of Jazzmandu, the 2014 edition of the festival came to its conclusion yesterday with the finale, a sparkling night of jazz music. Throughout the festival, artists from Brazil, Cuba, France, Sweden, the USA, Australia, Singapore and Nepal were at hand to play for the 12th Surya Nepal Kathmandu Jazz Festival.


  11. Why Did This Palestinian Facebook Group Care About A Nepal Bus Crash?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Israellycool

    This Hamas affiliated Facebook group with 1.9 Million "likes" , shared a story about a bus crash in Nepal. A tourist bus travelling from Kathmandu to the Langtang area in Nepal overturned and fell into an abyss on Friday resulting in ten deaths including two Israelis.


  12. cities you just have to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Albany Times Union

    Two North American metropolises are on the well-beaten path bracket Lonely Planet's Top 10 Cities list for 2015, one of an annual variety of best-of and trend-spotting rankings announced this week by the travel publisher, which also compiled them into the Best in 2015 book and travel planner . Although it's better known for promoting travel to rather more exotic sites, Lonely Planet chose as next year's No.


  13. Update: One Israeli Woman Reported Dead in Nepal Bus AccidentRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    One Israeli woman has just been reported among the dead in the tragic bus accident that took place in Nepal this morning. A bus traveling from Kathmandu to Langtang fell off a cliff and into a ravine in the Himalayas, and has resulted in at least 10 deaths and dozens of injured.


  14. Traveling with more than Good IntentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Boulder Weekly

    Why well-meaning adventurites and volunteers sometimes do more harm than good, and how one local adventure company intends to set a better example On a visit back to his native country, on a trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal, Portland State University professor Bishupal Limbu remembers being uncomfortable because of his shoes.


  15. Noose tightens around Nepali tourism bossRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Asia News Network

    Parliamentary panel directs Tourism Ministry to suspend NTB CEO Nirola over massive financial impropriety He was known as a man of patronage whose network extended throughout the sprawling Nepali bureaucracy and politics. He was untouchable and all powerful.


  16. Alumni meet as St Paul's turns 150Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Telegraph

    Darjeeling, Oct. 22: St Paul's School in Darjeeling is planning an international alumni meeting from October 30 for three days to mark the 150th year of the institution in the hills. Bishop George Edward Lynch Cotton had moved St Paul's School from Calcutta to Darjeeling in 1864.


  17. Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 |

    Five Nepalese ministries Wednesday decided to monitor the country's only international airport after it was ranked as the world's third worst airport by a famous travel website, saying the airport resembled a "bus station in an impoverished neighbourhood". "A Rapid Response Team headed by a joint-secretary of the home ministry and comprising representatives from the ministries of foreign affairs, finance, physical infrastructure and transport, ecotourism and TIA was formed today and will begin to work from today," Mohan Krishna Sapkota, spokesperson for the ministry of culture, tourism and civil Aviation told Xinhua Wednesday.


  18. Nepal: Walking across the top of the world: the Annapurnas of Nepal part IVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 |

    I have found no new information regarding the recent avalanche along the Annapurna Circuit. There is a BBC clip: regarding a British trekker who escaped the avalanche, but it wasn't working when I tried it.


  19. Epic Himalayan job for Wigtown doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Galloway Today

    DrJim Dunn, 58, will be among 24 cyclists from throughout the UK who will take part in an epic challenge to cycle 350km through the foothills of the Himalayas from 8-17 November. With the healthcare charity EMMS International, the cyclists will be helping to improve the health of mothers and their babies who would otherwise go without essential healthcare in the Dang District of Nepal.


  20. Nepal, India enact power tradeRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Asia News Network

    In a major boost to power trade between Nepal and India, the two neighbours have signed a power trade agreement, paving the way for free trade of power like any other commodity. The process that began in 2010 when Nepal first sent a draft of the PTA to India for approval ended with the signing on Tuesday.