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Magenta Living duo plan to build new homes in Nepal

Two dedicated members of staff at Magenta Living are taking a break from their day job to fulfill the opportunity of a lifetime - Jo Harvey and Emma Quail will soon be building new homes in the struggling community of Pokhara in Nepal.


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Op-ed labors

From time to time, I have dilemmas, trilemmas, decalemmas and even pentadecalemmas on what to write in this space.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

No Nepali envoy in Delhi on eve of Modi visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to arrive in Kathmandu on Sunday on a two-day official visit to Nepal.


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Davis Enterprise

UC Davis alumnus hopes to bring amateur radio to Nepal

In 2003, UC Davis graduate Suresh Ojha quit a well-paying job as a communications engineer to spend a year in his native Nepal.


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Path to prosperity

Building up on the successful visit of Indian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Nepal should seek to enhance the country's role as a land-bridge between India and China by proposing Trans-Himalayan Economic Corridors during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.


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In change of heart Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan monk

Nepal will allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated in a monastery in Kathmandu, a minister said on Tuesday, disregarding fears of possible anti-China protests by his followers during the funeral.


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Winning and other photos of Nepal Photo Contest 2071

Rihana Sheikh Dhapali, the 19-year- old from Banke District in southern Nepal, who was set on fire by her husband, has now returned home following an intensive treatment for 40 days at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu.


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Where the hospital itself is sick

While the administrators at Bir Hospital were on Monday celebrating the 125th anniversary of its founding, resident doctors perusing higher degrees under the National Academy of Medical Sciences were busy changing the name of the hospital on the signboard to Sick Hospital.


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Asia News Network

Vegetable prices in Nepal tumble on pesticide scare

Vegetable prices have tumbled over the last one week in the Kathmandu valley as reports of produce being contaminated with pesticide residues kept customers away.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Govt gives nod to cremate Shamarpa in Nepal

The government has given the nod to bring Guru Shamar Rinpoches body to Kathmandu for final rites and cremation as requested by his relatives and followers, on Tuesday.


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Nepal gears up preparations to make Modi visit 'fruitful'

Nepal has geared up preparations to make the upcoming visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Kathmandu a highly fruitful.


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CBI Int'l Director to arrive next week

International Director of the Confederation of British Industry , Simon Moore, is visiting Kathmandu on 2nd-3rd August, 2014.


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Nepal, US start preparations for TIFA council meeting

The two countries had signed TIFA on April 15, 2011. Deputy Assistant Trade Representative of US Mara Burr is visiting Nepal in the last week of August to arrange the meeting, according to officials.


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Drugs smuggling flourishes along Nepal-India border

Despite years of ongoing efforts to curb illegal smuggling of drugs, security forces deployed along the Nepal-India border are far from being able to stop the activities.


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A pilgrim's travels - in Wellington

HIGHER PLANE: Kaushiki Roy has been on countless pilgrimages during her life. Here, Hindu devotees take a dip at the Bagmati River as they participate in a pilgrimage in Kathmandu.


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Nerve News

Bangladeshi plane catches fire at Nepal airport, passengers safe

A Bangladeshi aircraft caught fire while landing at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport Monday afternoon, officials said.


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India Gazette

Nepalese and Afghan professionals get trained in India in Information Technology

Many Nepalese and Afghan professional and government employees are undergoing training in Information Technology under the ITEC Fellowship programme here.


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1 Nepali, 6 Indian killed in Pithauragadh landslide

Seven people including a Nepali buried to death in a landslide at Pithauragadh of India on Monday.


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Nepal parliament panel okays energy deal with India

Kathmandu, Jul 27: A parliamentary panel in Nepal on Sunday asked the government to sign as soon as possible a "Power Trade Agreement" with India under which New Delhi has proposed 100 percent Indian investment or joint ventures with Indian entities in the Himalayan country's power sector.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

BQ mobile phone with Kitkat OS launched

Horizon Enterprises, the authorized distributor of BQ mobile phones in Nepal, has launched its new phone, S37, that runs on Android KitKat Operating System .


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