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ANNISU-R to padlock +2 colleges over scholarship row

Following media reports that higher secondary schools and +2 colleges were fleecing students enrolled under scholarship quota, All Nepal National Independent Student Union -Revolutionary is all set to launch protests against private educational institutions.


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5 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

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Style Maven: New shop offers eyebrow threading, gifts Owner believes ancient practice is growing in demand.


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9 hrs ago |

A Firefighter's Call 101

Angry flames have engulfed most of the house. The upper floors are crashing down.


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13 hrs ago | Nerve News

Modi to be first Indian PM to visit Nepal in 17 years

As part of his policy to engage with India's neighbourhood, Narendra Modi travels to Nepal Sunday on a two-day visit - the first bilateral trip by an Indian prime minister to the Himalayan nation in 17 years.


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13 hrs ago |

Nepal, India to ink PTA during Modi's visit: MoFA

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has said that Nepal and India will sign a Power Trade Agreement during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Nepal visit scheduled for August 3-4.


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18 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

Appeal for MH17 air crash victim hits A 14,000

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at As part of his Stand Up and Rock tour, the Midlands funnyman will be at the Stockwell Head venue on September 19 and 20 with his Stand ... (more)


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22 hrs ago |

Family's 10-year heartache over son lost in Himalayas

TEN years on from her son's disappearance in the Himalayas, Gill Koch is still struggling to accept that he is dead.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Nepali Muslims in Kathmandu and elsewhere in Nepal

The history of the arrival of Muslims dates back to 500 years ago when the Kashmiri traders traveling via Kathmandu to Tibet were asked to settle here.


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Nepal: Interfaith prayer 'to close Ramadan in harmony'

"An interfaith prayer for peace between Israel and Palestine, peace in Iraq and peace between Ukraine and Russia; And also to push the government of Nepal to recognize that all faiths are equal, have equal rights and deserve the same protection from the authorities".


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The Telegraph

Jungpana suspends work

July 31: Jungpana Tea Estate, whose brew had fetched the maximum price among Darjeeling gardens last year, suspended work indefinitely today, citing threats to officials by a section of workers.


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The Peninsula

Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Thousands of mourners, many in tears, gathered in Kathmandu to pay tribute to a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk whose cremation was initially blocked by Nepal, sparking claims it had caved in to pressure from China.


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Carrick Today

Girvan Academy pupils cement future for Nepal school

On Wednesday 25th June fifteen intrepid student explorers from Girvan Academy and two of their teachers Miss Lyn Wilson and Mr Alan Drennan headed off on a near 24 hour journey to reach the Nepali capital of Kathmandu.


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Little hope of justice for Nepal's war-time rape survivors

For several weeks in July, veteran Nepali women's rights activist Renu Rajbhandari picketed in front of the Constituent Assembly, Nepal's legislative body in Kathmandu, demanding amendment of the country's rape laws.


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Wharfedale Observer

An Otley couple have been welcomed back by their church after a 16 year aid mission overseas

Paul and Sarah Wright spent their long stay in Nepal working in fields ranging from education and health to sustainable living and disaster management.


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Asia News Network

Patients hurting from doctors' strike in Nepal

Seven-year-old Ashish Ghimire of Ramechap had a Tuesday's appointment for the operation of his fractured right arm at the state-run Bir Hospital.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hydropower export cannot reduce trade deficit: Experts

Experts have warned against export of hydropower to reduce burgeoning trade deficit with India.


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Suicide-stricken families struggle to overcome guilt feeling, social stigma

She was blessed with both gifts that every girl wants to have -- beauty and talent.


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Nepal locations popular for foreign film shoots

At a time when many Nepali films are being shot in foreign lands, Nepals own natural beauty and rich cultural heritage have been attracting many foreign film and documentary makers to do their shooting here.


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Rinpoche's body kept for public viewing

The body of Buddhist Guru Shamar Rinpoche has been kept at the Syarvan Monastery at local Raniban for the members of the general public to pay their last respects to the 14th Rinpoche.


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Hindustan Times

Power trade deal Nepals focus on Modi visit

A power trade agreement that will enable Nepal to export electricity to India is at the centre of what Kathmandu is eyeing during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.


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