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SAARC body proposes reducing regional centers to five

A two-day South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Programming Committee meeting that concluded in Kathmandu Saturday has proposed keeping only five of the total 11 Regional Centers.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

NZ sheep in Jumla to upgrade carpet wool

With a view to promote income generation though carpet production, sheep from New Zealand have been brought to Jumla district.

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The Telegraph

UK spy role in Nepal: Book

Aug. 30: British spies knowingly allowed Maoist rebels to be tortured and killed during a UK-backed intelligence operation conducted during Nepal's bitter civil war, a new book has said.

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CTV

Everest on speed: U.K. guide promises summit in 42 days

Raise your game, skip the queues and scale the world's highest peak in 42 days: that's British guide Adrian Ballinger's ambitious pitch to climbers preparing to summit Mount Everest.

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Govt names only 17 CA members

The government on Friday filled 17 of the 26 vacant CA seats bearly nine months after the elections to the second Constituent Assembly .

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Syria rebels besiege UN position near Golan Heights

Armed militant groups on Saturday besieged a position of the UN peacekeepers in Syria's southern province of Qunaitera, bordering the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

256 Dead, 255 Missing In Nepal Floods, Landslides

At least 256 people were killed and 255 remain missing in floods and landslides over the past two months since the monsoon season began in June, The Kathmandu Post reports quoting Home Ministry officials.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Foreign returnees see investment scope in Nepal

Madan KC did not see any prospect of return on his investment in Nepal while the country was reeling under conflict 10 years ago.

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Xinhuanet

Nepalese pay worship to King of Gods in Hindu myth

Nepalese Hindus pull the Indradhoj pole towards Bhotahity from Nala, Bhaktapur for upcoming Indrajatra festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Aug. 29, 2014.

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RBBL begins process to sell promoter shares of NIBL, Nepal Aawas Finance

Rastriya Banijya Bank Ltd has said that it will go for partial allotment if the share it holds in Nepal Investment Bank Ltd and Nepal Aawas Finance Limited are not fully subscribed.

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NFTA team meets Chinese envoy

"Nepali traders are facing trouble in getting visa for Hong Kong. If the visa process is eased, it would be easier for Nepali business people to participate in trade fairs there," Gupta said in the meeting, according to a press statement.

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The Washington Post

Seoul and other Asian cities provide surge of foreign students to U.S. universities

Seoul is sending more students to U.S. universities than any other foreign city, followed by Beijing and Shanghai, according to a new analysis of federal data that shows in vivid detail a huge surge of visitors from overseas in recent years seeking higher education in the United States.

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IFRC Launches Emergency Appeal After Floods and Landslides Leave Thousands Homeless Across Nepal

Over 100 lives have been lost and more than 34,000 people have been forced from their homes.

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Nerve News

Hardline Nepal Maoists obstruct Indian envoy's programme

Kathmandu, Aug 29 - Opposing direct Indian investment in Nepal's small development projects, the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist , a hardline Left entity led by Mohan Baidhya aka Kiran, Friday called a strike in Chitwan district and tried to obstruct a programme of India's ambassador to Nepal.

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Malaysian National News Agency

India, US Give Financial Aid To Nepal Flood Victims

India and the US have pledged financial support totalling US$930,000 to people affected by the recent floods and landslides in central and western Nepal that claimed at least 250 lives.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Asia News Network

Paddy output seen falling 18% in Nepal

Nepal's paddy output is expected to drop at least 18 per cent due to damage caused by landslides and floods making this fiscal year's targeted 6 per cent growth unachievable, said the agriculture department.

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Malaysian National News Agency

China Asks Nepal To Join New Silk Road

By Yuba Nath Lamsal KATHMANDU, Aug 29 -- As the new leadership in Beijing proposed a new economic belt in Asia and also a new Silk Road linking various countries of Asia and Europe, China has asked Nepal to take maximum advantage from this proposition and initiative.

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How long will Thabang remain 'Communist'?

Communist Ideology was introduced in Thabang, later the Maoists' place of origin, in 2012 BS .

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Yahoo!

Everest on speed: UK guide promises summit in 42 days

Raise your game, skip the queues and scale the world's highest peak in 42 days: that's British guide Adrian Ballinger's ambitious pitch to climbers preparing to summit Mount Everest.

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New Diamond defends volleyball title

New Diamond Club defended its National Women Volleyball Championship defeating Nepal APF Sports Club 3-1 in Pokhara on Thursday.

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